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Apr 27, 2020

The first of two episodes paying tribute to the amazing John Prine, shortly after his death from COVID-19. We focus more on John as a songwriter this time, looking at his songs Paradise, Blue Umbrella, and Hello In There. Covers are by Dwight Yoakam, Steve Goodman, and 10,000 Maniacs.

Outro music is If A Song Could Be...

Apr 20, 2020

There's a difference between a great song and a great record. It's pretty clear this week that one band understood how to bridge that gap. Hanging on the Telephone, originally by The Nerves, covered by Blondie.

Outro music is A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You by The Monkees.

Apr 13, 2020

One of the weirdest yet oddly satisfying songs of the 90s, covered by a band that couldn't be more serious while acting like real goofs. She Don't Use Jelly by The Flaming Lips, covered by Ben Folds Five.

Outro music is Love Will Keep Us Together by Captain and Tennille.

Apr 6, 2020

Just a few days before recording, the world lost Adam Schlesinger -- of Fountains of Wayne and so much more -- to COVID19. We have so many positive feelings about his music, we wanted to spend some time looking at his breadth, his impact, and a career that was shockingly successful if you'd only ever known Stacy's Mom....