The Shadow- July 27th

The original artist is in The Shins, and he plays bass for the Black Keys, and is also in this new spin-off called The Arcs. He also makes music on his own and for others. He’s really fast. This song is from his 2009 release The Atlantic Ocean and it’s about a fortuitous women.

The Shadow artist is a hip band from Seattle, and they work with Sharon Van Etten on this song from their 2013 full-length debut “Can’t Talk Medicine”.

The Shadow- July 24th

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The original artist was the long-time girlfriend of Marc Bolan and was driving the car in the crash that killed him in 1977. She was just a teenager when she had her first taste of success with this 1964 song about a relationship that has turned. Sometimes people think the song today is an original…

The Shadow- July 23rd

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The original artist is an original swamp rocker and he turns 71 today. This song today about a girl and he unique southern cuisine, might be his best known tune and biggest hit; with the exception of “Steamy Windows”, which he wrote for Tina Turner. The Shadow artist was known as The King. Need I…

Weekend on the Radio: July 23rd – 26th

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Wave your flag Baltimore. There’s a lot to be proud about.  We’ve all got Pride this weekend; plus birthday parties, festivals, clinics, meals, and concerts. Find out more by listening to Sam Gallant and Don Rogers below, or click here for details. You can submit your own event here too. Also, check out Live Baltimore,…

The Shadow- July 22nd

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The original artist was an early R&B duo that had this 1956 hit: about allowing the pleasurable moments to keep progressing. The song has been Shadowed by the likes of Sonny & Cher, Delbert McClinton, Barbra Streisand, Conway Twitty, and The Animals among others. One half of the duo went on to have an early…

The Shadow- July 21st

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The original artist found the location with this song, and kept the naivety in the melodic parts at the same time. The Shadow artist is a combo of Sam Beam and a horse from Band of Horses. It’s a new collaborative album and this is the opening track and the title track in a way,…

The Shadow- July 20th

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The original artist is actually the original artist. Most people probably think the song today is an original by the Shadow artist; but alas, it’s from this English group’s second album, a compilation of singles and other material, released in the US in 1969. This album is called English Rose, the UK version is called…

Announcing ‘Believe in Baltimore,’ helping kids make sense and music out of the Baltimore riots

From left: Believe in Music students Caprice Martin, Taniyah Kutcherman, Yamaudi Pinder and Amira Winchester. Photo by J.M. Giordano.

WTMD parters with Believe in Music at the Living Classrooms Foundation to give at-risk students a chance to tell their stories. Members of Future Islands, Lower Dens, Celebration, the Bridge and others join in. >>Download the song for free here.<< Several Baltimore middle school students in Living Classrooms’ Believe in Music Program have come together…

City Cafe

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For twenty years, City Cafe has been a city-wide favorite. Locally owned and operated, City Cafe is conveniently located in the heart of Baltimore’s historic Mount Vernon neighborhood. Whether you are joining us for a weekend brunch or pre-concert meal in our restaurant, an espresso drink in our newly renovated cafe, a party with your…

The Shadow- July 17th

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The original band was a quartet from England. Your mother should know they sold quite a few records on Penny Lane. Don’t let me down, guess the artist! The shadow band is still going after 48 years. They aren’t in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, but they should be, as they were influential…

The Shadow- July 16th

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The song today is the title track to his sixth album, released 50 years ago this August. It tells the absurd tales of things that could happen on a particular road. The Shadow artist traveled this road many times. This blues legend was known for his cold guitar licks and long white locks. He passed…

Weekend on the Radio: July 16th – 19th

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It’s a jam packed weekend of music, music, and more music. That’s partially because it’s time once again for the Baltimore summer tradition of Artscape. There’s lots of art of course, but there’s also an incredible musical line-up including a lot of “&” bands: George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Michael Franti & Spearhead, and Trombone…

The Shadow- July 15th

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5:00 is Shadow time! The original band formed in NYC in 1974 and played their first gig under their new band name opening for the Ramones at CBGB the following year. They broke up acrimoniously in 1991, although they did reunite and perform for their induction in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in…

The Shadow- July 14th

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The original artist would have been turning 103 today, but he passed away in 1967 due to complications from Huntington’s disease. This song was a part of a series of songs that he wrote for the Bonneville Power Administration in 1941, but it wasn’t released until 1956. The Shadow artist does this one, recorded live,…

Pure Wine Cafe

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Located at 8210 Main st in the historic district of old Ellicott city, Pure Wine Cafe offer an extensive award winning wine list (wine spectator award of excellence 2010-2014) craft cocktails and local beers. Our new summer menu focuses on fresh local ingredients while highlighting our award winning house favorites, like Local Rockfish Tacos, Catalon…

The Shadow- July 13th

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The original artist was a 50’s doo-wop group from Southern California. They didn’t always wear tuxedos or play in Antarctica, despite their name. This song is about a celestial being on our planet, and it’s their best known tune, an early R&B crossover hit from 1954. The Shadow band is an indie-rock darling from the…