The Songcircle

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Airs at: Fri, 09/30/2022 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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Every Friday from 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

The Songcircle blends songs from various eras and genres to reveal new connections, exposing forgotten artists and discovering new ones, exploring connective themes and topics, or responding to the events of the day.

Studio guests have included Loudon Wainwright III, Peter Buck (REM), Rodriguez, Joe Ely, Laura Veirs, Eric Andersen, Wesley Stace (a.k.a. John Wesley Harding), Dan Bern, Richmond Fontaine, Scott McCaughey (The Minus 5/Young Fresh Fellows), Jane Siberry, Freakwater, Erin McKeown, Barry McGuire ("Eve of Destruction"), Annalisa Tornfelt, The Von Trapps, Casey Neill, Tim Buckley lyricist Larry Beckett, noted music writers Greil Marcus and Peter Guralnick, and many others, as well as phone conversations with Peter Case, Jason Isbell, Colin Blunstone and Chris White of The Zombies, Stu Cook of Creedence Clearwater Revival, Peter Asher, and Elvis Costello keyboardist Steve Nieve.

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Insurrection Blues, Living, Dying, and Unfinished Business

Airs at: Fri, 09/23/2022 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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  It's Fall, and we're looking forward to the return of our favorite TV shows -- like the January 6th Hearings! We'll hear a bunch of tunes on that and related topics, a set of songs pondering living and dying, and some stray tracks that didn't fit into a couple of other r... Read more

Run x 36! Plus, Million-Dollar Dylan, and Seasonal Songs

Airs at: Fri, 09/16/2022 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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Today we go overboard on the "homonym songs" concept, featuring a full dozen different songs all sharing the title "Run Run Run" (albeit with some differences in punctuation). Also, a rare Bob Dylan re-recording of "Blowin' in the Wind" that's worth more than a million buck... Read more

The Songcircle on 09/09/22

Airs at: Fri, 09/09/2022 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 09/02/22

Airs at: Fri, 09/02/2022 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 08/26/22

Airs at: Fri, 08/26/2022 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 08/19/22

Airs at: Fri, 08/19/2022 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 08/12/22

Airs at: Fri, 08/12/2022 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 08/05/22

Airs at: Fri, 08/05/2022 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 07/29/22: Moonsongs

Airs at: Fri, 07/29/2022 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 07/22/22: Asking the Musical Question

Airs at: Fri, 07/22/2022 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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