This Song: John Prine (Rerun)

This Song

This Song: John Prine (Rerun)

Posted by on Apr 2, 2020

Beloved American singer-songwriter John Prine is on many people’s minds right now. He is currently in stable condition on a ventilator due to symptoms from COVID-19. Our hearts go out to him and his family.  This episode, recorded live in 2018 at Waterloo records, is a testament to Prine’s creativity,  kindness and generosity of spirit. In it, he explains how Bob Dylan’s “The Lonsesome Death of Hattie Carroll” changed his life and goes in-depth on his own songwriting process for his album “The Tree of Forgiveness.

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This Song: Beach House

This Song

This Song: Beach House

Posted by on Aug 22, 2018

Alex Scally from the dream pop duo Beach House explains how he learned to love a bad note in Bob Dylan’s “Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands” and how that experience showed him the beauty of imperfection and errors in music.

 

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This Song: John Prine

This Song

This Song: John Prine

Posted by on Jun 20, 2018

Songwriting legend John Prine  just released, “The Tree of Forgiveness,” his first record of original material in 13 years. He sat down with host Elizabeth McQueen at a live taping of  This Song at Waterloo Records to talk about Bob Dylan’s “The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll,” songwriting, empathy, and why he had to sequester himself in a hotel to write for the new record.

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Brian Beattie //Kathy McCarty //Ray Benson

This Song

Brian Beattie //Kathy McCarty //Ray Benson

Posted by on Dec 6, 2014

In  this episode of “This Song” we hear Brian Beattie talk about a song that blew him away and made a shelf in his brain, Kathy McCarty talks about a song that opened her up to the possibility that songwriting wasn’t just for people from the olden times, and Ray Benson explores a song that showed him the power of one note played with emotion.

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Music News 05.02.14

SoundCheck

Music News 05.02.14

Posted by on May 1, 2014

‘Jurassic Park’ to release dino vinyl; How much are the lyrics ‘Like a Rolling Stone” worth? More festivals wash in with Floatfest 2014.
This is your SoundCheck.