Podcast Episode
Season
Three
number
151
Type
Album Review
Post Date
Dec 3, 2013

Sweet Relief

A Benefit for Victoria Williams

Label
Thirsty Ear
Release year
1993
Producer
Various

Pearl Jam, Lou Reed, Shudder to Think and more stand out as we go track-by-track through the album.

Thanks to a recent Facebook poll, this week we're tackling a 1990s benefit album, specifically the 1993 compilation Sweet Relief - A Benefit for Victoria Williams. As with any tribute record, some artists will stay true to the original version, while others will make the songs their own, which can lead to mixed results. Tune in to find out where Pearl Jam, Lou Reed, Shudder to Think and more come out as we go track-by-track through the album.

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Songs in this episode

  • Intro - Summer of Drugs
  • 7:48 - Summer of Drugs
  • 16:22 - Weeds
  • 23:23 - This Moment
  • Outro - Crazy Mary

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