Bumper Music for June 5, 2012

Tuesday, June 05, 2012 - 04:49 PM

Two themes in today's bumper music: Venus coming directly between Earth and the Sun, and an audio essay by co-host John Hockenberry about how The Beach Boys, who released "Surfin' Safari" fifty years ago.

Folk Implosion – Insinuation  

Phenomenal Handclap Band – All of the Above 

Tallest Man on Earth – 1904

Beach Boys – Wouldn’t It Be Nice, I Get Around, Surfing USA, Good Vibrations

Papercuts – White are the Waves

Brothers Past – Heroes

Dengue Fever – Ocean of Venus

The Police – King of Pain

John Phillip Sousa – Transit of Venus

Produced by:

Jay Cowit and Alex Johnson

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