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Playlist: TGIF and Small-Talk Day

Matt Berger Aug 27, 2010

Posted by Matt Berger

For Marketplace, Thursday, August 26, 2010

You know it’s a good day when you turn on Marketplace and get to listen to Brendan, Rico and the gang doing their “Small Talk.” Also on today’s show: Billionaire sues high-tech companies over patents; ‘Tommy John’ surgery can extend careers of pitchers; New FTC guidelines apply truth-in-advertising principles to online reviews; Displaced New Orleans residents migrate to the north shore; Bernanke wants consumers and businesses to spend towards a recovery; The Weekly Wrap: The Fed and the economy; And these are the songs from today’s show:



  • Tell me – Sharon Jones and the Dap KingsBuy
  • I’m Branded – Los StraightjacketsBuy
  • Welcome to the Jungle (Guns N Roses) – Guns N Roses Tribute BandBuy
  • Let the Music – OddiseeBuy
  • New Orleans Beat – Steve Riley & the Mamou PlayboysBuy
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