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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9:05am

Mon December 12, 2011
MY MIX TAPE

Citizen Kane film score by Bernard Herrmann

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Citizen_Kane

Seth Samuel, sound engineer for KALW News, reflects on the art of film scoring. 

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5:00pm

Mon December 5, 2011
MY MIX TAPE

"Brick House" by The Commodores

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commodores

KALW's Jayme Catsouphes and his high school swim team would get pumped up for their meets listening to funk. 

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9:00am

Mon December 5, 2011
MY MIX TAPE

"Yesterday" by The Beatles

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yesterday_(song)

This is the first song KALW's Martina Castro learned to sing. She listened to it for the first time with her parents.

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9:00am

Mon November 28, 2011
MY MIX TAPE

“Everyday People” by Sly and the Family Stone

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Everyday_People_(song)

Much like Sly Stone, San Francisco Supervisor John Avalos believes we've got to live together. 

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9:00am

Mon November 21, 2011
MY MIX TAPE

“Better World A-Comin'" by Woody Guthrie

This song reminds California State Senator Leland Yee of the Vietnam War protests he witnessed as a student at UC Berkeley. 

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