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Live & Direct with Joshua James

Joshua James and band performing live at WYEP on April 8th, 2013.

Muddy Waters 100th

Jerry Weber of Jerry's Records talks about the impact of Muddy Waters on what would have been his 100th birthday.

WYEP's 25 Women Who Have Influenced Music

In celebration of Women’s History Month, WYEP profiles 25 women who influenced music. This 2 hour program covers eras and genres and offers insight into each woman’s work and features classic recordings. 

Live & Direct with Langhorne Slim & The Law

Langhorne Slim & The Law, a rowdy roots band, performed live at WYEP on March 28, 2013.

Ed Droste of Grizzly Bear Guest DJ

The talented and charming Ed Droste of Grizzly Bear was kind enough to play guest DJ on The Morning Mix on March 28, 2013. Ed shared a few of his favorite songs with Morning Mix host, Cindy Howes. 

55th Anniversary of Stereophonic Sound

55 years ago, CBS announced the introduction of Stereophonic Sound.

American Originals: Carole King

American Originals is WYEP's monthly series devoted to essential American artists and their music. In this episode we feature the work of Carole King. We will explore her mulit-faceted career featuring her songs performed by The Shirelles, Aretha Franklin, The Beatles, and more.

WYEP Studio Session: Wake Owl

Wake Owl in the WYEP Studios - originally broadcast on March 25, 2013

Third Thursdays at WYEP: Ben Shannon

Ben Shannon performs at Third Thursdays, WYEP's local music happy hour on March 21, 2013.

Mr. McFeely on the Morning Mix

On the occasion of Fred Rogers’ 85th birthday, actor David Newell spoke with Joey Spehar and Cindy Howes about his time working on Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood as the beloved Speedy Deliveryman, Mr. McFeely. 

WYEP Studio Session: They Might Be Giants

They Might Be Giants perform live at WYEP Studios on March 20, 2013.

Songs performed:

1) Pittsburgh (Mr. Smalls)

2) Tesla

3) James K. Polk

4) Lost My Mind

WYEP Studio Session: Joy Ike

Joy Ike in the WYEP Studios - originally broadcast on March 18, 2013

WYEP Studio Session: The Lone Bellow

The Lone Bellow in the WYEP Studios - originally broadcast on March 11, 2013. 

Discumentary: The Breeders "Last Splash"

The Breeders second full-length album is considered to be among the best of the 90's.  Released in 1993,  during the height of the "Alternative Rock" phenomenon.  It sold one million copies in less than a year and includes the hit, "Cannonball".  

WYEP Studio Session: The Staves

The Staves in the WYEP Studios - originally broadcast on March 4, 2013.

American Originals: Allen Toussaint

American Originals is WYEP's monthly series devoted to essential American artists and their music. In this episode we feature the work of Allen Toussaint. As a composer, pianist, arranger, conductor and performer Toussaint's musical genius has benefited musicians of many genres and...

WYEP Studio Session: Suzanne Vega

Suzanne Vega at WYEP Studios on February 25, 2013

Third Thursdays at WYEP: Emily Pinkerton

Third Thursdays, WYEP's local music happy hour, present Emily Pinkerton on February 21, 2013.

Discumentary: Nina Simone "Nina Simone in Concert"

Of the many live albums Nina Simone released, this one stands out as her greatest. Recorded over three nights at Carnegie Hall in 1964, it was the first time she put her feelings on the struggle for civil rights in her music. 

American Originals: Gamble & Huff

American Originals is WYEP's monthly series devoted to essential American artists and their music. In this episode we feature the work of Philadelphia Soul pioneers, Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff. 

WYEP Studio Session: Soul Asylum

Soul Asylum in the WYEP Studios on February 18, 2013.

Discumentary: Muddy Waters "Hard Again"

The Blues legend's 1977 "comeback" album teamed him up with many Blues greats.  Produced by Johnny Winter, and winner of a Grammy Award, "Hard Again" captures 63 year-old Muddy Waters and his band in a raw, firey performance.

WYEP's Alternative Souper Bowl - The Deceptions

The Deceptions perform at WYEP's Alternative Souper Bowl at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Main in Oakland. Broadcast Date: Sunday, February 3, 2013.

WYEP's Alternative Souper Bowl - Broken Fences

Broken Fences perform at WYEP's Alternative Souper Bowl at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Main in Oakland. Broadcast date February 3, 2013

WYEP's Alternative Souper Bowl - The Billy Price Band

The Billy Price Band perform at WYEP's Alternative Souper Bowl at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Main in Oakland. Broadcast date February 3, 2013

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