My Exit: Ruth Horton

My Exit Ruth.jpgEvery Monday night our friends at WEXT do this thing called My Exit -- local listeners get to come into the station and program an hour of music. So we thought it'd be fun to find out a little bit about these people and why they picked the songs on their play list.

Here's tonight's person:

Ruth Horton. I'm from Norwich, New York and have lived in the Albany area for over 30 years.

How would you describe your musical taste?
My favorite rock and roll songs date back to the late 60's and 70's when I "came of age" but there are so many wonderful artists and songs that I have loved right up to the present day. Music is an important part of my life.

Five songs from Ruth's My Exit:

Touch Me Now -- The Doors
A great classic rock and roll song for my generation by an emblematic band. I remember first listening to the album Soft Parade and being blown away.

She Came in Through the Bathroom Window -- The Beatles
It doesn't get any better than the B side of side of Abbey Road. It was tough to pick just one, but the guitar licks in this are my favorite.

Burning Down the House
-- The Talking Heads
When the rugs get rolled up and it's time to dance there is nothing better than this band. This is the live version and it pounds with energy.

Show Some Emotion -- Joan Armatrading
I have a set in my play list of some of my favorite female singer songwriters, and Joan is certainly one of them. What a great performance she gave us at the Egg last year.

Where You End -- Moby
The beat, the sound, his voice, the words, I love it. Hotel is a wonderful album.

You can hear Ruth's My Exit show tonight at 8 on 97.7 or at

Here's how to schedule your own My Exit show on WEXT.

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