Music is at the heart of Sam Long’s life as he struggles to find ways to cope during the holiday season with the loss of his wife. So it stands to reason that music is also at the heart of WHYY’s radio play, “Come, They Told Me,” written by Chris Satullo, directed by Elisabeth Perez-Luna and engineered by Charlie Kaier.
Curious about the songs that weave in and out of the play? Find a list below.
“In the City“CavemanFat Possum Records
“The Kid“Marc RibotPi Recordings
“Gee whiz, it’s Christmas“Carla ThomasRhino
“When the Tigers Broke Free”Low Red Land
“Zapateando“Juan Gómez ChicueloMilan Records
“Strange“CavemanFat Possum Records
“Save Me“Nina SimoneRCA/Legacy
“Little Drummer Boy/Peace on Earth“Bing Crosby and David BowieLLC productions
“Little Drummer Boy“Bob DylanSony Music
“Little Drummer Boy”Zydeco
“Little Drummer Boy” (a cappella)PentatonixMadison Gate Records, Inc.
“Movements of the Heart“David LanzShanachie Records
“Surge“The University of Houston Percussion EnsembleAlbany Records