Join us as we welcome Joan Shelley for Coffeehouse Conversations. We discuss Joan's new album and music that matters to her including The Weather Station, Bonnie "Prince" Billy, Van Morrison & Leonard Cohen.
Grand Piano plays WYEP's Third Thursday on Febuary 20th, 2014.
New Invisible Joy in the WYEP Studio on October 19, 2007.
Steve Earle's 1986 debut was hailed by critics as an instant classic. Earle's writing style incorporated elements of Townes Van Zandt's mournful ballads and Springsteen's depictions of small town life.
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.
Water Seed - "Show Work & Prove"
Water Seed are playing July's Final Friday concert in Schenley Plaza.
Jason Isbell is back with a new album called Something More Than Free. Watch the video for "24 Frames".