The Songcircle

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Airs at: Fri, 06/28/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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Every Friday from 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

The Songcircle blends songs from various eras and genres to reveal new connections, exposing forgotten artists and discovering new ones, exploring connective themes and topics, or responding to the events of the day.

Studio guests have included Loudon Wainwright III, Peter Buck (REM), Rodriguez, Joe Ely, Laura Veirs, Eric Andersen, Wesley Stace (a.k.a. John Wesley Harding), Dan Bern, Richmond Fontaine, Scott McCaughey (The Minus 5/Young Fresh Fellows), Jane Siberry, Freakwater, Erin McKeown, Barry McGuire ("Eve of Destruction"), Annalisa Tornfelt, The Von Trapps, Casey Neill, Tim Buckley lyricist Larry Beckett, noted music writers Greil Marcus and Peter Guralnick, and many others, as well as phone conversations with Peter Case, Jason Isbell, Colin Blunstone and Chris White of The Zombies, Peter Asher, and Elvis Costello keyboardist Steve Nieve.

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The Songcircle on 06/21/19

Airs at: Fri, 06/21/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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Talking with Stu Cook of Creedence Clearwater Revival/Revisited

Airs at: Fri, 06/14/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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This week, we're very pleased to be speaking with a founding member of one of the finest ensembles of all time, Creedence Clearwater Revival, and still bassist today with the band that honors their legacy on the road, Creedence Clearwater Revisited - though Stu Cook and ori... Read more

Luther Russell Live!

Airs at: Fri, 06/07/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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On this week's show, we're excited to welcome singer-songwriter Luther Russell, who spent some of the '90s on the Portland scene, to discuss Stumptown then and now, and hear some songs from his brand-new Fluff and Gravy Records release, Medium Cool, solo-acoustic style. Plu... Read more

The Songcircle on 05/31/19

Airs at: Fri, 05/31/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 05/24/19

Airs at: Fri, 05/24/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 05/17/19

Airs at: Fri, 05/17/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 05/10/19

Airs at: Fri, 05/10/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 04/26/19

Airs at: Fri, 04/26/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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New reissue reveals Van Morrison at a mid-career peak

Airs at: Fri, 04/19/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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On today's Songcircle, we'll dive deep into the new, three-disc expansion of Van Morrison's 1997 album, The Healing Game, which unearths a treasure trove of rare and previously unreleased material, including collaborations with roots-music legends John Lee Hooker and Carl P... Read more

The Songcircle on 04/05/19

Airs at: Fri, 04/05/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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Guest host: Dan Shramek Read more