Third Country Radio Episode 68: Solar Sounds

April 8 marks a total solar eclipse crossing the Midwest and Third Country Radio is here to celebrate! We discuss the eclipse and how space has been such a potent source of inspiration for artists since time immemorial. Along the way, we'll have great tracks by David Bowie, The Mavericks and Pink Floyd.


  1. Here Comes The Moon by George Harrison on George Harrison (Capitol)
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  3. Moonage Daydream by David Bowie on The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars (Parlophone)
  4. Featured Hallo Spaceboy (with Pet Shop Boys) [Pet Shop Boys Remix] by David Bowie on Best of Bowie (Virgin)
  5. I Can't Give Everything Away by David Bowie on Blackstar (ISO)
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  7. Welcome to Lunar Industries by Clint Mansell on Moon (Original Score) (Black)
  8. Sea of Tranquility by Larkenlyre on Magical Majestical (Self-Released)
  9. Talisman: Gatherings by Off Land on The Moon Rituals (Shimmering Moods)
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  11. Man On The Moon by R.E.M. on Automatic For The People (Craft Recordings)
  12. Featured Harvest Moon (live) by The Mavericks on All Night Live Vol. 1 (Mono Mundo)
  13. Sun Structures by Temples on Sun Structures (Fat Possum)
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  15. Here Comes The Sun by The Beatles on Abbey Road (Apple)
  16. Sunshine Of Your Love by Emperors Lair (Self-Released)
  17. Eclipse (From Dune: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [Trailer Version] by Hans Zimmer on Eclipse (From Dune: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [Trailer Version] (WaterTower Music)
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  19. Featured Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun by Pink Floyd on A Saucerful of Secrets (EMI)