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The Roundtable
11:45 am
Thu August 23, 2012

Dave Thompson - singer-songwriter boom recalled in Hearts of Darkness

WAMC's Ian Pickus speaks with rock journalist Dave Thompson, author of Hearts of Darkness: James Taylor, Jackson Browne, Cat Stevens, and the Unlikely Rise of the Singer-Songwriter.

Arts & Culture
10:12 am
Thu July 26, 2012

Festival, Brewery, Benefit - and that's just in the next few days.

Jeff Tweedy playing in Brooklyn
Wilco's Instagram Feed

Our friends in the rock-band, Wilco, are busy guys. In the last year they launched their own label (dBpm) and released their latest album (The Whole Love) on it - this weekend they are kicking off this year's Newport Folk Festival and playing at Brewery Ommegang in Cooperstown, NY.

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The Roundtable
11:35 am
Mon July 2, 2012

Warren Zevon's road manager strikes up the cam

George Gruel checking out his old photos

WAMC's Ian Pickus sits down with Troy, New York-based photographer and visual artist George Gruel, former road manager for acclaimed musician Warren Zevon and the author of Lawyers, Guns and Photos: Photographs and Tales of My Adventures with Warren Zevon.

The Roundtable
11:33 am
Fri June 1, 2012

Josh Ritter - Bright's, Darlings, Emergencies, and Looking Ahead

Brian Stowell

We welcome Josh Ritter back to the show and speak with him about the paperback release of Bright's Passagehis EP, Bringing in the Darlings;, a recent hea

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The Roundtable
9:01 am
Fri April 20, 2012

Stephen Davis - Remembering Levon Helm

This Wheel's On Fire

WAMC's Ian Pickus speaks with rock journalist Stephen Davis, who co-authored Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Levon Helm's memoir This Wheel's On Fire. Helm, a member of The Band and a respected solo artist, died this week, succumbing to cancer at 71.

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