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Fine Tuned

Fine Tuned is a weekly segment where Daybreak's Alya Ramadan talks to musicians about their music. In this episode, singer-songwriter Matt Foster from the band The Crooked Brothers shares the story behind his song Blackbird in the Snow.

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Daybreak South's weekly playlist

Did you hear a song on Daybreak, but missed the name? Here's our weekly playlist!

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Song: Holy City
Artist: Soweto Gospel Choir

Song: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Artist: Kenny Loggins

Song: Blackbird in the Snow
Artist: The Crooked Brothers


Fine Tuned: Past episodes

Oh Susanna and producer and songwriter Jim Bryson talk about the song Oregon.

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In this episode, singer-songwriter Chris Murphy from Sloan talks about the tooth fairy and being a dad.

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In this episode, singer-songwriter Shaky Knees shares the story behind a song called Make It Last.

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In this episode, singer-songwriter Quique Escamilla explains his motivation behind the song Mascara de Esperanza.

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Lauren Mann of the Fairly Odd Folk shares the story about her song Weight of the World.

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Bry Webb shares the story behind the song Fletcher off his latest solo record, Free Will.

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Singer-songwriter Kym Gouchie shares explains the title of her song Over There.
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Patti Lamoureux shares the story behind her song Memories of Eva.

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Luke Lalonde from the Born Ruffians shares the story about the song Oh Cecilia. 

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Planet Smashers frontman Matt Collyer shares the story about their latest single, Tear It Up.

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Songwriter Adam 'Doom' Sewell talks about writing Your Love Fades Away for singer Simone Denny.

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Ladies of the Canyon share the story behind their song What We Had.

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Belgian singer-songwriter Chantal Acda shares the story about her song Arms Up High.
 
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Winnipeg's Cara Luft shares the story behind her song Idaho.
 
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Matt Webb, from Marianas Trench, talks about the title track from his solo EP, Right Direction.

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Sultans of String violinist Chris McKhool shares the story about a journey with his father to Lebanon.

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Country singer super-star Dean Brody shares a fun story about his hit song Bounty 

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Ryan McMahon of The Lion The Bear The Fox shares the story behind the song Room 32. 

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Singer songwriter Craig Cardiff's latest album, Floods and Fires was nominated for a Juno Award. He shares the story behind a song on the album called Safe Here.

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Award-winning singer-songwriter Jenn Grant shares the story behind her song Michael.

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Toronto singer-songwriter Jadea Kelly shares the story behind her song, You Had Me. 

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Vernon singer-songwriter Olivia Penalva shares a story about her song, Christmas for Two. 

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In this episode, piano-player extraordinaire Michael Kaeshammer shares the story about his song Lovelight.

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Great Lake Swimmers frontman Tony Dekker talks about the title track of his solo project, Prayer of the Woods.

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Singer-songwriter Royal Wood shares the story about his song, Lady in White.

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Jazz pianist Laila Biali shares a story about delving into songwriting.

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Singer songwriter Jordan Klassen talks about his song Go To Me off his latest EP called Kindness.

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Matthew Woodley from Plants and Animals shares the story about the song Bye Bye Bye.

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Scarlett Jane share the story behind the song Wild Fire.

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By Divine Right songwriter and lead vocalist Jose Miguel Contreras shares the story about his song Past the Stars.

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Max Kerman of Juno award winning band the Arkells shares the story about the song Book Club.

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Zoe Thiessen shares her story about a romantic get-away that never was.

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Guitar super-star Sean Ashby shares the inspiration and story behind his song Company Man.

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Kootenay singer-songwriter Cam Penner shares a story about a song from his latest record, To Build a Fire.

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JP Hoe shares the story about his song, Lions and Tigers.

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Montreal's Simon Walls shares the story about his song Smell of Blue.

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Award-winning singer songwriter Stephen Fearing shares the story behind his song, Cold Dawn.

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Winnipeg's Sweet Alibi shares her story about the song Get It Right.

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Two Hours Traffic front-man Liam Corcoran shares a story about the making of the song, Last Star.

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Shane Philip shares a story about his song, Connections.

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Karla Adolphe shares the heartwarming story behind her song Mamma Wing.

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Byron Maiden Mikaloff of The Lost Fingers shares the story of how the gypsy-jazz trio shot to fame around the world.

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Matt Layzell of Vancouver band The Matinee shares the story about their song The Sinking of Greenhill Park.

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Martha Wainwright shares the story behind Proserpina.

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Vancouver's Lydia Hol talks about a 'break-up' with a story about her song Diane.

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Sarah Slean tells the story behind her song Napolean, which is off her latest record, Land and Sea.

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Quebec superstar Ariane Moffatt shares the story behind her song In Your Body.

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Vancouver's The Belle Game has a new album out this Spring. Lead vocalist Andrea Lo shares the story behind one of the brand new tracks, Tradition.


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British singer-songwriter Benjamin Francis Leftwich shares the story behind his song, Atlas Hands.

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B.C born musician Linda McRae shares her story about the song Three Midnights, off her latest record, Rough Edges and Ragged Hearts.

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Tom Landa is the frontman of the Paperboys but also the Latin influenced group Locarno. Here he shares the story behind his song, Joah.


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