Playlist: The Hear & Now for October 22, 2009 - 10:00pm

Singer-songwriter / guitarist Chris Smither came to the studio to chat and play a few songs live; plus, new music by The Low Anthem, pianist Stefano Bollani, Laura Veirs, Joe Henry, Monsters of Folk and Rachel Efron (who will perform live on the show Oct. 29).

LambchopMy Face Your AssThrillerMerge199710:001:30
Van MorrisonEnlightenmentEnlightenmentPolydor199010:013:18
Chris SmitherDon't Call Me StrangerLive in the studion.a.200910:054:26
Chris SmitherSurprise SurpriseLive in the studion.a.200910:134:20
Chris SmitherI Don't KnowLive in the studion.a.200910:254:23
Chris SmitherIt Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to CryTime Stands StillSignature Sounds200910:404:26
Laura VeirsI Can See Your TracksJuly FlameRaven Marching Band200910:462:57
Phil OchsChangesFarewells & FantasiesElektra / Rhino199710:494:41
Lloyd Cole and the CommotionsForest FireRattlesnakesGeffen198410:544:34
Monsters of FolkSlow Down JoMonsters of FolkShangri La200911:033:21
Joni MitchellFurry Sings the BluesHejiraAsylum200711:065:06
John GorkaThirsty BootsBleecker StreetAstor Place199911:124:27
Fairport ConventionPercy's SongUnhalfbrickingIsland200311:166:46
Rachel EfronDance Me Around the Room4 AMWhisper Track200911:284:55
Stefano BollaniImprovisation 13 en la mineurStone in the WaterECM200911:346:18
Joe HenrySuit on a FrameBlood From StarsAnti-200911:406:22
The Low AnthemTo the Ghosts Who Write History BooksOh My God, Charlie DarwinNonesuch200911:463:30
Cat PowerIt's Alright to FailThe Hottest StateSecret Sun / Sony200711:483:41
Kathryn Williams and Neill MacCollInnocent When You DreamTwoNettwerk200911:523:14
King CrimsonIn the Wake of PoseidonIn the Wake of PoseidonVirgin200011:552:26
David Slusser Hip ReplacementDelight at the End of the TunnelTzadik199711:571:00
LambchopMy Face Your AssThrillerMerge199711:581:15
Clara RockmoreThe SwanThe Art of the TheraminDelos199411:591:00

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