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Discumentary: Iris DeMent Infamous Angel

Iris DeMent's debut album became a success mostly due to the rave reviews it received, many critics called it an instant classic. The reviews led to DeMent signing a contract with Warner Brothers who re-released the disc in 1993. The album features guest appearances by Emmylou Harris and Iris'...

Discumentary: Phish "Billy Breathes"

In 1995, Phish teamed up with producer Steve Lillywhite to create their seventh album. Many critics cite this album as the closest representation of the energy of Phish's live performances. It also gave them their highest charting single in the U.S.

Live & Direct from the WYEP Studios - 2010

Brian Siewiorek plays the best performances from artists who played in the WYEP studios in 2010. Including, Michael Franti, The Posies, Brandi Carlile, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals and many more.

Discumentary: The Smiths "The Queen Is Dead"

The Smiths' 3rd studio album featured songs by guitarist Johnny Marr and singer Morrissey. It was released in June of 1986 and helped to establish the band as one of the best British rock bands of the era. "There Is a Light That Never Goes Out" and "Big Mouth Strikes Again" highlight the album that...

Stephen Foster: A Pittsburgh 250 Tribute

Stephen Foster, the father of American Music, was born on the 4th of July, 1826 in Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania. His music lives on today and is performed by a variety of artists. Hear renditions of Foster’s best known tunes by Mavis Staples, Raul Malo, BR 549, Michelle Shocked and a few rare...

Discumentary: David Bowie "Diamond Dogs"

David Bowie's concept album was inspired by George Orwell's novel "1984". Bowie brings his own glam-rock vision of a post-apocalyptic world to the recording and works without his band The Spiders from Mars for the first time since 1969.

WYEP's Top 100 Songs from the 90's Countdown

The Nineties. Grunge, Trip-Hop, Lilith Fair, Lollapalooza, Brit Pop and "Alternative" Music. It was a decade with many musical milestones. To commemorate the Nineties, WYEP asked our listeners to vote for their favorite songs from the decade. We tallied the votes and here's the countdown of...

Live & Direct: The Mavericks

Discumentary: Aretha Franklin "Lady Soul"

Aretha's third album for Atlantic records, this one includes the hits "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" and Chain of Fools. It also reatures an impressive collection of musicians, including a young Eric Clapton.

JD McPherson - "North Side Gal"

Discumentary: Warren Zevon "Excitable Boy"

Before this album was released Warren Zevon was a singer/songwriter with a few albums out. His biggest claim to fame was that Linda Ronstadt had recorded some of his songs. "Excitable Boy" was the big breakout album for him, containing the big hit "Werewolves of London", a song that takes days to...

Discumentary: The Eurythmics "Touch"

Many call this a groundbreaking album, as it experimented with rapid electronic beats long before the word "techno" was ever thought up as a music genre. It was also tremendously successful commercially, generating three hits that were eased into popularity thanks to the newly assembled MTV.

Discumentary: Leonard Cohen "Songs of Leonard Cohen"

Already an established poet and novelist, Leonard Cohen released his debut album in 1967. Audiences were drawn to his literate songwriting on songs like "Suzanne" and "So Long Marianne".

WYEP's 2010 Year in Review Countdown

Rosemary Welsch countdowns WYEP's Top 50 albums for 2010, and looks back at the year in music.

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