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Steve Earle appears in the following:

From Russia With Soundcheck: Brighton Beach; The Beatles And The Cold War; Steve Earle Live

Friday, February 07, 2014

In this episode: Capping a week-long look at Russian music and culture, Soundcheck explores Brighton Beach -- an enclave on the ocean where several generations of Russian immigrants and descendants live and work. Alexander Rudoy is a choreographer and entertainment programmer active in the Brighton Beach scene, and he takes host John Schaefer on a guided tour of sorts.

Then: Today marks the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ arrival in the United States. Beatle biographer Allan Kozinn looks at a pivotal moment in pop fandom. And, we hear about The Beatles in the U.S.S.R.

And: Over a five-decade career and 15 albums now, Steve Earle's songs have carried the weight of his past struggles with addiction, incarceration and heartbreak. Hear him perform the title track from The Low Highway, plus a couple older favorites, in the Soundcheck studio.

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Hear: Steve Earle, Live On Soundcheck

Friday, February 07, 2014

Over a five-decade career and 15 albums now, Steve Earle's songs have carried the weight of his past struggles with addiction, incarceration and heartbreak. Hear him perform the title track from The Low Highway, plus a couple older favorites, in the Soundcheck studio.

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Steve Earle’s Washington Square Serenade

Friday, August 16, 2013

Country rocker Steve Earle tells Kurt about how his move from Nashville to New York City inspired his album Washington Square Serenade.

Bonus Track: "Days Aren't Long Enough"

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In Studio: Steve Earle

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Although Steve Earle’s debut novel takes inspiration from the life – and death – of country singer Hank Williams, much of the story comes from his own personal experience as well. We’ll speak with the singer-songwriter(-actor-author) about his recent book and album, both titled “I’ll Never Get Out of This World Alive.” Plus, we’ll hear a live solo performance.

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Steve Earle

Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Steve Earle often tackles politics and personal demons in his songs, but his new album pays tribute to his mentor: the influential singer-songwriter Townes Van Zandt. Earle joins us to talk about a friendship that began with heckling at a nightclub -- and endured after Van Zandt’s death. Plus, Earle ...

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One Soundtrack Is Not Enough

Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Music sets the mood in the mysterious films of director Jim Jarmusch. Today, the iconic filmmaker talks about compiling two soundtracks for his new film, "The Limits of Control." Plus: singer-songwriter Steve Earle discusses the mentor who inspired his latest album. And, he plays live.

Steve Earle, Gabriela Montero, Anthony McGill and Anne Midgette

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Musician Steve Earle gives us his take on this historic moment. Also: Performers Gabriela Montero and Anthony McGill talk about getting the call to play John Williams' piece for the inauguration. Plus: Anne Midgette gives us a review of the inauguration parade performances.

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"City of Immigrants"

Friday, January 02, 2009

Steve Earle's wife and musical collaborator, Allison Moorer, joins Earle on this love song to their new hometown.

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Bonus Track: "Days Aren't Long Enough"

Friday, January 02, 2009

Allison and Steve perform their duet from Washington Square Serenade.

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"Christmas in Washington"

Friday, January 02, 2009

Steve Earle casts a critical eye on the political scene, in a song from his record El Corazon.

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Steve Earle

Friday, January 02, 2009

The country rocker tells Kurt about how his move from Nashville to New York City inspired his new album, Washington Square Serenade. He also talks about his role on HBO’s The Wire: "a redneck recovering addict, so it required no acting."

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"Tennessee Blues"

Friday, January 02, 2009

Steve Earle performs this song about leaving his adopted home of Nashville with no regrets.

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2008 News Quiz: Odds and Ends

Monday, December 29, 2008

We've touched on a couple of hot-button topics; now, Grammy-winning musician and actor Steve Earle helps tie up the loose ends with a batch of miscellaneous quiz questions.

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DNC Coverage: Hour 1

Friday, August 29, 2008

Markos Moulitsas Zuniga, Daily Kos blogger and author of Taking On the System: Rules for Radical Change in a Digital Era, and Susan Page, Washington bureau chief for USA Today, wrap up the week's events.

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Brooke Gladstone, host of WNYC's On The Media, ...

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Steve Earle

Friday, July 18, 2008

Country rocker Steve Earle tells Kurt about how his move from Nashville to New York City inspired his new album, Washington Square Serenade. He also talks about his role on HBO’s The Wire: "a redneck recovering addict, so it required no acting."

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"Tennessee Blues"

Friday, July 18, 2008

Steve Earle performs this song about leaving his adopted home of Nashville with no regrets.

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"City of Immigrants"

Friday, July 18, 2008

Steve Earle's wife and musical collaborator, Allison Moorer, joins Earle on this love song to their new hometown.

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Bonus Track:
"Days Aren't Long Enough"

Friday, July 18, 2008

Allison Moorer and Steve Earle perform their duet from Washington Square Serenade.

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"Christmas in Washington"

Friday, July 18, 2008

Steve Earle casts a critical eye on the political scene, in a song from his record El Corazon.

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Steve Earle on Musical Activism

Monday, February 18, 2008

Singer-songwriter and activist Steve Earle has made several albums of in-your-face songs about the Bush administration and other political issues. But on his latest, "Washington Square Serenade," he's less the political provocateur than a sociological observer. He explains why.

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