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Record Stories: Jerry's Records

Record Stories is a series highlighting local record stores in honor of Record Store Day.

Record Stories: The Attic

Record Stories is a series highlighting local record stores in honor of Record Store Day.

Record Stories: Dave's Music Mine

Record Stories is a series highlighting local record stores in honor of Record Store Day.

Live & Direct with JJ Grey

JJ Grey performing in the WYEP Studios on April 16th, 2013.

Live & Direct with The Mavericks

The Mavericks in the WYEP Studios on April 17th, 2013

Record Stories: Sound Cat Records

Record Stories is a series highlighting local record stores in honor of Record Store Day.

Record Stories: Eide's Entertainment

Record Stories is a series highlighting local record stores in honor of Record Store Day.

Discumentary: Calexico "Carried to Dust"

Calexico's 6th album loosely tells the story of an out of work writer travelling through the desert. For the effort Joey Burns and John Convertino brought back most of the band from their 2003 album, plus guest stars Sam Beam of Iron and Wine, Douglas McCombs from Tortoise and Pieta Brown.

50th Anniversary of Bob Dylan's First Major Concert

On April 12, 1963, Bob Dylan gave his first major concert performance at Town Hall in New York City.  

Galactic's Ben Ellman Guest DJ Set

Ben Ellman plays saxophone in the band Galactic.  Ben selected some of his favorite New Orleans musicians during a Guest DJ set.

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.

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