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David N. Meyer appears in the following:

Revisiting The Bee Gees' Falsetto; Audra McDonald's Homecoming; Chris Thile Plays Bach

Monday, September 02, 2013

In this episode: In his new book, The Bee Gees: The Biography, writer David N. Meyer looks back at the music and legacy of The Bee Gees and its trademark soaring falsetto. 

Actress and soprano Audra McDonald recently starred in Broadway's revival of Porgy and Bess. Now, she's back with her first solo album in seven years, Go Back Home, featuring songs by Rodgers and Hammerstein and Stephen Sondheim, among others. McDonald performs songs from that album in the studio.

And mandolin extraordinaire Chris Thile performs the sonatas of Bach.

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Why the Bee Gees Sang So High

Friday, August 02, 2013

The Bee Gees didn’t always use an aggressive falsetto. In fact, it was an act of desperation. We hear the story from David N. Meyer, author new book The Bee Gees: The Biography.

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Revisiting The Bee Gees; Getting To Know AlunaGeorge; Kendra Morris In The Studio

Friday, August 02, 2013

In this episode: In his new book, The Bee Gees: The Biography, writer David Meyer looks back at the music and legacy of The Bee Gees. 

Then, a primer on AlunaGeorge -- the duo of George Reid and Aluna Francis who have become darlings of the European music festival circuit without releasing an album. Body Talk, the group's full-length debut was released on July 26. We get a primer from Katherine St. Asaph on just who this group is.

And neo-soul singer Kendra Morris performs in the Soundcheck studio.

Plus, we get a taste of "Mercy" the new single from TV on the Radio, which debuted this week online. The band also released the stems to the song for fans and musicians to remix.

Must-See Rock Movies You've Probably Never Seen

Monday, March 31, 2008

If the Bob Dylan biopic “I’m Not There” and the Beatles-fest “Across the Universe” left you craving more rock movies, join us for a look at must-see rock movies -- that you probably haven't seen. Film critic and professor David N. Meyer shares a list of great rock flicks that ...

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