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Thursday, July 31, 2014
With John Schaefer on vacation this week, Soundcheck is turning to special guests to fill the host chair and revisiting some of our favorite interviews and studio performances.
First: Popular children's illustrator and author Sandra Boynton headed to Music City for her latest musical project – a book and star-studded album, Frog Trouble. She talks about her about the country music from her childhood that inspired her to embark upon the project, and about the challenges of breaking into the Nashville music scene.
Then, country legend Emmylou Harris and veteran songwriter Rodney Crowell recently teamed up for the album Old Yellow Moon – which won a Grammy for Best Americana Album earlier this year. They perform a special session recorded at WNYC's The Greene Space.
Sandra Boynton Goes Country; Emmylou Harris And Rodney Crowell; Anna Von Hausswolff Plays In A Church
Friday, September 06, 2013
In this episode: Popular children's author and illustrator Sanda Boynton recently added "songwriter" to her resume. Her latest project, Frog Trouble, is a book and album of country songs sung by some of the biggest names in the business: from Alison Krauss to Brad Paisley to Ryan Adams.
Then, we revisit one of our favorite sessions from the past few months, country legends Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell, who played songs from their collaborative album Old Yellow Moon live from the Greene Space at WNYC.
And Swedish musician and singer Anna von Hausswolff performs her song "Funeral For My Future Children" on an enormous pipe organ in a New York City church.
Thursday, March 07, 2013
In this episode: Alt-country legend Emmylou Harris and veteran songwriter Rodney Crowell recently teamed up for a new album called Old Yellow Moon. They perform a special session recorded in The Greene Space.
Plus: Got some vacation days stockpiled? How about a rock ‘n’ roll pilgrimage? Robert Reid, U.S. Editor for Lonely Planet, suggests some musical destinations.
And: John Schaefer talks about a recent musical journey that he took -- all while sitting at his desk.
Thursday, March 07, 2013
Old Yellow Moon is the brand new album from country legends Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell -- but it's hardly their first collaboration. Harris and Crowell talk about their long-lasting musical friendship -- and perform a special session recorded in The Greene Space.
Monday, March 14, 2011
Grammy Award-winning country music singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell discusses his memoir, Chinaberry Sidewalks. In the book, he recounts his hardscrabble upbringing in rural Texas with his hard-drinking father and long-suffering mother, his marriage to—and eventual divorce from—Roseanne Cash, and his long-running love affair with country music.