DJ Sessions: The Mystery Of Connie Converse And More

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Danish singer Agnes Obel perfoms at the 32nd Victoires de la Musique, the annual French music awards ceremony in 2017 in Paris. (Thomas Samson/AFP/Getty Images)
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After dropping out of college to become a musician, Connie Converse later mysteriously disappeared in the 1970s. But her music still has a following.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with KCRW DJ Anne Litt (@anne_litt) about Converse’s music.

Note: We have a Spotify playlist and an Apple Music playlist for our weekly DJ Sessions.

Music From The Segment

Agnes Obel, “Mary”

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Ryan Adams, “To Be Without You”

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Connie Converse, “Playboy of the Western World”

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Daymé Arocena, “Mambo Na Ma”

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