Hrishikesh Hirway produces the “Song Exploder” podcast where artists deconstruct and explain their work. He’s also a musician who leads the band The One AM Radio and and provides the music for the hip-hop project Moors. Listen as he explains how hearing Asha Bhosle’s “Yeh Hai Reshmi Zulfon Ka Andhera,” at the age of 6 helped him understand a feeling that he would be able to draw inspiration from for his entire life.
Then Canadian singer-songwriter and multi instrumentalist Basia Bulat explains why a live version of Sam Cooke’s “Bring It On Home To Me,” changed her life.
Listen to the songs featured in Episode 39 of This Song.