June 3rd, 2009 ~ For richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health -- June is the month for weddings, and American Routes has lots of different takes on matrimony from Cab Calloway, Tammy Wynette, Hank Williams, Etta James and more. Plus a sweet proposal and a look at what makes a good wedding band -- the music not the gold. Tune in to American Routes, and we'll get you to the chapel on time...

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  • Open Bed: Wedding March Mendelssohn
  • Don't Falter at the Altar Cab Calloway
    Are You Hep to the Jive? , Columbia/Legacy
  • The Flirt Shirley and Lee
    Let the Good Times Roll , Ace
  • Married Man's a Fool Blind Willie McTell
    Last Session , Bluesville
  • Tennessee Border #2 Homer & Jethro
    America's Song Butchers , Razor & Tie
  • Jackson Jerry Lee & Linda Gail Lewis
    The Locust Years , Bear Family
  • Instrumental: Aqui Como Alla Mark Ribot
    Mark Ribot Y Los Cubanos Postizos , Atlantic
  • SEGMENT: Wedding of Todd & Dionna Hulslander with music by the Romeo Dogs
  • Sone Que Fui Casado (I Dreamed I Was Married) Pedro Gonzalez & Los Madrugadores
    Los Madrugadores 1931-1937 , Arhoolie
  • Desde Que Conosco Freddy Fender
    Canciones de Mi Barrio , Arhoolie
  • Mouse on a Hill Warner Williams
    Original Recording for Folkmasters,
  • My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone
    My Baby Just Cares for Me , Charly
  • Please Send me Someone to Love Hank Crawford
    Heart & Soul , Rhino
  • Sea of Love Heptones
    Sea of Love , Heartbeat
  • Instrumental: Minnie the Moocher's Wedding Day Horace Henderson & his Orchestra
    Horace 'Red' Allen: Ride, Red, Ride , ASV
  • CLIP: From the film "The Graduate"
  • Stop the Wedding Etta James
    Her Best , MCA/Chess
  • Wedding Bells Charlie Rich
    Country Meets Soul , Hi
  • I Can't Help it if I'm Still in Love with You Hank Williams
    The Complete Hank Williams , Mercury
  • From Hank to Hendrix Neil Young
    Harvest Moon , Reprise
  • Open Bed: Twilight Waltz Johnny Gimble
    Great American Fiddle Collection , CMH
  • Single Girl Rose Maddox
    16 Down Home Country Classics , Arhoolie
  • D-I-V-O-R-C-E Tammy Wynette
    D-I-V-O-R-C-E, Koch
  • I'll Dance At Your Wedding Peggy Lee
    The Capitol Collector's Series: Volume 1, The Early Years , Capitol
  • Wedding Boogie Johnny Otis
    The Original Johnny Otis Show , Savoy Jazz
  • How High the Moon Les Paul & Mary Ford
    The Legendary Duo at their Best , Collectables
  • How Deep is the Ocean Doc Cheatham & Nicholas Payton
    Doc Cheatham & Nicholas Payton, Verve
  • Instrumental: Tea for Two Charles Mingus
    Jazz Composers Workshop , Savoy
  • Second Marriage Woody Allen
    Standup Comic , Rhino
  • Rumania Dave Tarras
    Tanz! , Sony
  • Let's Get it On Rebirth Brass Band
    We Come to Party , Schanachie
  • Honey Pie Golden Gate Quartet
    The Very Best of , World Pacific
  • When I Say Wife Jonathan Richman
    Having a Party With Jonathan Richman , Rounder
  • Instrumental: The Marriage Blues Benny Carter
    New Jazz Sounds: The Urbane Sessions , Verve
  • SEGMENT: Proposal at the Rockefeller Center skating rink
  • Let's Get Married Al Green
    Greatest Hits , The Right Stuff
  • Someday My Prince Will Come Miles Davis
    Someday My Prince Will Come , Sony
  • Crazy Love Van Morrison
    Moondance , Warner
  • End Bed: Wedding March Charles Mingus
    Cumbia & Jazz Fusion , Rhino