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June 6th, 2012
11:06 AM ET

Starting Point Playlist for Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Today's show kicked off with "Good Times, Bad Times," a Led Zeppelin classic from guest and TIME columnist Joe Klein. The song's famous guitar riff is reportedly the most difficult segment that lead bassist Jean Paul Jones ever wrote.

Also played:

Panelist Margaret Hoover's playlist:
Squirrel Nut Zippers - "Memphis Exorcism"
Bruce Springsteen - "Radio Nowhere"

Panelist Ryan Lizza's playlist:
Arctic Monkeys - "A Certain Romance"
Sharon Van Etten - "We Are Fine"

Panelist Will Cain's playlist:
Stoney LaRue - "Look At Me Fly"
Smashing Pumpkins - "Today"

Guest author Mark Kennedy Shriver's playlist:
U2 - "Pride (In the Name of Love)"

Guest LGBT activist Wade Davis's playlist:
Jay-Z ft. Kid Cudi - "Already Home"

Soledad O'Brien's playlist:
Rihanna - "Please Don't Stop the Music"

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