My Mix Tape

What's your favorite song? Or a song that holds meaning for you? KALW News has been asking these questions to people all around the Bay Area and here's what they've found.

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12:00pm

Mon November 14, 2011
MY MIX TAPE

"Waiting" by Jimmie's Chicken Shack

Charlie Mintz listened to this song as a patient 6th grader, waiting for a crush's feelings to change.

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5:00pm

Mon November 7, 2011
MY MIX TAPE

“I’ve Got You Under My Skin” by Frank Sinatra

This song changed Hana Baba's opinion of Frank Sinatra  – with a little help from her husband.

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9:00am

Mon November 7, 2011
MY MIX TAPE

Dvorak's String Quartet in F, No. 12, Op. 96 - "American" Quartet-, 2nd Movement

The last page of the autograph score with Dvořák's inscription: "Finished on 10 June 1893 in Spillville. I'm satisfied. Thanks God. It went quickly"
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/String_Quartet_No._12_(Dvo%C5%99%C3%A1k)

This song took KALW's Jen Chien on an unexpected journey.

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10:00am

Mon October 31, 2011
MY MIX TAPE

"Pride" by U2

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pride_(In_the_Name_of_Love)

Phil Ting, San Francisco's Assessor-Recorder, appreciates the tribute this song makes to civil rights movements.

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6:18pm

Mon October 17, 2011
MY MIX TAPE

"Drops of Jupiter" by Train

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drops_of_Jupiter_(Tell_Me)

This song inspired City Attorney Dennis Herrera during his 2001 campaign for office. 

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