Jan 28, 2021
Today New York bred Nashville based singer-songwriter Jillette Johnson joins me on the eve of her new album release, to discuss Patty Griffin’s game-changing genre-defying second album Flaming Red. Like Bob Dylan, Patty shocked a lot of people when she ‘went electric’ on this record, and we get into why this album...
Jan 21, 2021
Today, legendary songwriter and Semisonic
frontman Dan Wilson joins me to talk about the
Joni Mitchell masterpiece that
isn’t ‘Blue’ - 1976's
We talk about where the title came from, how a teenage infatuation led Dan to Joni, why Jaco Pastorius is like Hannibal Lector, the album’s lyrical themes of...
Jan 14, 2021
We’re kicking off 2021 with the legendary producer, guitarist
and singer/songwriter Daniel Lanois, talking about
one of the greatest debut albums of all time, The Jimi
Hendrix Experience’s 1967 barnstormer ‘Are You
We delve into Daniel’s discovery of the record while he was a teenage record...
Jan 5, 2021
Singer/songwriter/fiddle wizard Amanda Shires joins me over chicken-fried steak to talk/argue about the great Leonard Cohen and his 1971 masterpiece 'Songs of Love and Hate'.
Is the album depressing? What is Leonard Cohen's best song? Is co-writing good or bad and should Amanda do it? Did she steal one of Cohen's coat...