Have a Few On Me

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Sunday, February 28, 2010

Experience the magical alchemy of song. Joanna Newsom's brand new album, "Have One On Me" is full of songs that take us further along this young composer's unique musical path. Her singing is more flexible, her harp playing even more virtuosic, and her songs more intimate and moving. Host David Garland presents songs from "Have One On Me," as well as selections from two other excellent new albums: "Bright is the Ring of Words" by Mark David Ashworth, and "I Speak Because I Can" by Laura Marling.

More about Joanna Newsom's "Have One On Me"

More about Mark David Ashworth

Laura Marling on Spinning On Air, Feb. 2008

More about Laura Marling

Laura Marling's homepage

Comments [5]

CJ from Bronx

Her music is overated and boring. I listen to Antony,Some Devandra Banhardt and a few toher band's lazy journalists have lumped her into-But this woman is les than compelling. She is beutifull and will sell record's or downloads and have a successffull carreer.But obviously indie cred and worshippers does not equal good art. Just don't get it.

Mar. 12 2010 12:56 AM
Eli from Manhattan

Nearly 2 decades ago, when my daughter was about 3, you played a solid hour of various versions of Jingle Bells, which was her favorite song at that time. I got her out of bed to listen, she was in heaven, and I became an instant fan. Too bad that show isn't in the archives!

Mar. 05 2010 06:53 PM
David Garland from WNYC Studio

Annie, I can't imagine saying what you thought I said. I'd never think it or say it. I'm sorry you misunderstood! I've spent a lot of time with the music of the artists you mention, and I'm happily aware of its brilliance and beauty. (As a teenager I even once waited for hours to take a brief drum lesson with Elvin Jones!)

Mar. 03 2010 02:43 PM
annie from Bronx

I was in bed, but had to get up to address what you just said: Jazz is "sonic pablum." Pablum: bland or insipid intellectual fare, entertainment, etc; pap. Apparently you don't listen to Cecil Taylor or Ornette Coleman, to say nothing of what you can find in Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Art Blakey, Elvin Jones, and I could go on.

Feb. 28 2010 09:03 PM
Vanessa Nutter from Kensington, Brooklyn

Oh my goodness thank you for always playing great music, having great interviews, and for playing the new Joanna Newsom!

Feb. 28 2010 08:23 PM

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