This Week’s Show (#1203): Words & Music

    Segment One: The Words & Music Show

    Manners with City & Colour’s Dallas Green and Graham Nash, a fake news life with Regina Spektor, and songwriting thoughts from Kacey Myusgraves and E of Eels.

    Segment Two: The Words & Music Show

    The meaning of “sexy” with Tom Jones, protesting with Michael Franti, the work ethic of Alison Krauss and Aimee Mann on great vocalists.

    Segment Three: The Words & Music Show

    Ledisi on singing, jazz and Robert Glasper, Spoon on longevity and Joan Baez on being politically engaged.

    Segment Four: The Words & Music Show

    The late Warren Zevon on sincerity and stupidity, Laura Marling’s manifesto years, Gregory Porter’s preferred time to sing, wasted time with Croz and Sam Outlaw on country music in Los Angeles.

    Segment Five: The Words & Music Show

    Dan Wilson on writing with strangers, the old, funny songs from Robbie Fulks, Paula Cole cringing through the classics, and Squeeze on being quintessentially Squeeze.

    Segment Six: The Words & Music Show

    Gordon Chambers reflects on his late friend Whitney, activism with Ani and how a top tier rock frontman views “The Show.”


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    Show number 1203, Aired the week of 01/29/2018 – 02/04/2018