The Full Counts
WYEP's November Local Music Happy Hour featured the three winners of the 2015 Dos Equuis Singer-Songwriter Competition: Melinda Colaizzi, Amy Melissen & Peter Perkins.
Lenny Smith plays WYEP's Local Music Happy Hour on April 19th, 2012.
Casey Dienel (White Hinterland) talks to Cindy Howes on The Morning Mix.
The third release by the White Stripes showcases a more polished and refined sound than their previous efforts. The songs on the album show the range of the group's influences, from Led Zeppelin to early Delta Blues.
The Pixies second album was released in 1989 and was the album that helped them break out in the United States. The album conquers a diversity of subject matter (love, religion, surrealism) amid a variety of musical styles with elements of surf rock, punk and pop.
Ronstadt's fifth album was released in 1974, and made her a star. She perfects her folk-rock sound through covers of songs by Paul Anka, Hank Williams and Anna McGarrigle. This album had number one hits on the Country and Pop charts, went platinum, and even earned Ronstadt a Grammy award.
American Originals is WYEP's monthly series devoted to essential American artists and their music. This episode is on the career of Lou Reed. From the Velvet Underground to his solo career, Lou Reed's innovative guitar playing, songwriting and provocative nature has made him legendary.
American Originals is WYEP's monthly series devoted to essential American artists and their music. In this episode, we focus on the life of Hank Williams. For a man who spent only twenty-nine years on this earth, Hank Williams had an enormous impact on music.
American Originals is WYEP's monthly series devoted to essential American artists and their music. In this episode, it's Chrissie Hynde. As a singer and songwriter, member of The Pretenders and to her many collborations, she has brought a unique voice and passion to her work.