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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

WYEP Studio Session: Erin McKeown

Erin McKeown performed at WYEP on January 23rd, 2013

WYEP Studio Session: Rhett Miller

Rhett Miller at WYEP on January 19, 2013

Third Thursdays at WYEP: Young Brokaw

Young Brokaw plays WYEP's Local Music Happy Hour on January 17th, 2013.

The Block Party's Top 50 Songs of 2012 Countdown

Join Joey Spehar as he counts down the Top 50 songs played on WYEP's Block Party in 2012.

WYEP Studio Session: G. Love

G. Love in the WYEP Studios on January 11th, 2013. Interviewed by Rosemary Welsch

2012's Departures

Brian Siewiorek hosts this two-hour tribute to many from the music world who passed away in 2012.

Live & Direct from the WYEP Studios - 2012

Hosted by Kyle Smith, "Live and Direct from the WYEP Studios" offers some of the best tracks recorded live at WYEP in 2012.

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