The Songcircle

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Airs at: Fri, 04/10/2020 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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The Songcircle on 04/03/20

Airs at: Fri, 04/03/2020 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 03/27/20

Airs at: Fri, 03/27/2020 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 03/20/20

Airs at: Fri, 03/20/2020 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 03/13/20

Airs at: Fri, 03/13/2020 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 03/06/20

Airs at: Fri, 03/06/2020 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Song Circle

Airs at: Fri, 02/28/2020 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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Local duo Siren Songs joins  Host Ed Mellnik. Also featuring lots of new releases and old favorites. Read more

The Songcircle welcomes a pair of Eyelids, and the return of Larry Beckett!

Airs at: Fri, 02/21/2020 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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This week, we take a deep dive into The Accidental Falls, the new, Peter Buck-produced album from Portland's Eyelids, with the help of the band's celebrated frontmen, John Moen and Chris Slusarenko, and lyricist Larry Beckett. John's a member of the Oregon Music Hall of Fam... Read more

Valentine's Day on The Songcircle

Airs at: Fri, 02/14/2020 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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On today's show, we'll celebrate Valentine's Day with -- naturally -- some lovely love songs, including sets of tunes by Valentine's birthday boys Eric Andersen and Tim Buckley, as well as songs from Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, and others. We'll also hear new tracks by ... Read more

It's Carnival Time Again on The SongCircle

Airs at: Fri, 02/07/2020 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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Phil G here; I'll be sitting in on the SongCircle Friday Feb 7 and talking with members of the Mysti Krewe of Nimbus, the Portland Mardi Gras folk, about their upcoming Carnival celebrations, including a Louisiana Style Ball and a Parade on Mardi Gras Day on Mississippi Av... Read more

The Songcircle on 01/31/20

Airs at: Fri, 01/31/2020 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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