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Friday, April 09, 2004

In this hour of Now Hear This, a long distance live performance from Mason Jennings, we'll find out who Janeane Garofalo is stalking in Union Square, and we'll also bring you a Talking Heads double-header.

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David Byrne

David Byrne Former Talking Heads frontman, David Byrne, talks about his adventures with Bizet and keeping the teddy bears at bay on his new record, Grown Backwards.

» David Byrne's website


Mary Wood

Mary WoodShe's the woman responsible for all those soda pop songs stuck in your head. John talks with the queen of the New York jingles scene, Mary Wood.

» An article on Mary Wood on


Ghosting: Anton Fig

Anton FigWho really played what on what hit record? John sits down with drummer Anton Fig and reveals the truth behind the rumors.

» Anton Fig's website


Guilty Pleasure/Hidden Treasure:
Janeane Garofalo

Janeane Garofalo Comedian and actress Janeane Garofalo reveals her secret musical crush and reminisces about rainy days in college.

» Janeane Garofalo's website
» More on Garofalo's radio show, The Majority Report, on Air America


Mason Jennings

Mason JenningsHe's been compared to a young Dylan, but Mason Jennings isn't afraid to play an acoustic guitar and harmonica when it suits his simple and compelling songs. Conversation and live performance from this Minnesota sensation. Mason Jennings will be performing at Bowery Ballroom ...


Tina Weymouth

Mason JenningsIn the Rhino recent anthology of punk rock, Tina Weymouth, former bass player of the Talking Heads and the Tom Tom Club, wrote this essay about her close encounter with the bad boys of rock.



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