This week, three songs from a new John Lennon tribute CD featuring Roseanne Cash, Gretchen Peters, and Jeff Hanna & Matraca Berg. Also tonight: Hugo Duarte; Mosey West; Ray Bonneville; Jerry Jeff Walker; Bonnie Raitt; and more.
Emily addresses two subjects tonight: Halloween, with songs by the Wailin' Jennys, Bob Dylan, Alison Krauss and the Indigo Girls; and the season of autumn, with songs by Dan Fogelberg, Eva Cassidy, Neil Young, and the Gallier Brothers.
There's a full moon tonight, Sept.30, and Emily acknowledges it with songs by Peter Bradley Adams, Jonathan Edwards, Kate Wolf, and Tommy Emmanuel. Also: songs in which musicians talk of "eyes" by Willie Nelson, Tish Hinojosa, and Tim O'Brien.
Tonight's show features a "retro" set with the Byrds, Dylan, CSNY and the Atlanta Rhythm Section. Also: Eliza Gilkyson, the Notting Hillbillies, and Mark Knopfler working with Emmylou Harris and Chet Atkins.
This week, Emily pays tribute to the late singer-songwriter Townes Van Zandt... you'll hear Van Zandt himself on two numbers, and covers of his songs performed by Guy Clark, Gravitational Forces, Nanci Griffith, Peter Rowan, Richard Shindell, and more.
Female harmony opens the show, with the Wailin' Jennys, Red Molly, and the trio of Linda Ronstadt, Dolly Parton and Emmylou Harris. Also: Neil Young's classic "Harvest" album; Lyle Lovett; Mary lack; Shawn Colvin; and Dorian Michael.
Tonight, new music from the duo The Civil Wars and Rufus Wainwright. Also, tracks by the late Doc Watson, Johnny Cash, James Taylor, the McGarrigle Sisters, Rita and Priscilla Coolidge, Bonnie Raitt, and more.
Emily celebrates the legacy of the late Levon Helm, in conversations with various musicians including her brother, songwriter/musician John Higgins, and various former and current members of the Ozark Mountain Daredevils.
Legendary folk-rock singer/songwriter Melanie performs at the Aud in Eureka Springs on July 12, and Emily interviewed her by phone about that performance. We'll hear music from Melanie's new CD, as well as summertime songs by the Wailin' Jennys and Townes van Zandt.
Emily salutes the 4th of July with music by Crosby and Nash, Pete Seeger, Simon and Garfunkel, Robert Earl Keen and more. And she has a talk with musicians David Wilson, Jerry Williams and Ken Baldwin about their CD "Hardtack and Saddlesores," a collection of mostly original songs about the Civil War.
For Father's Day, Emily features fathers and sons Bob and Jakob Dylan, Jim and AJ Croce, John and Jamie Hartford, and Leon and Eric Bibb. Also, classics from Crosby Stills & Nash, Judy Collins, Cat Stevens, Linda Ronstadt and more.
This week Emily pays tribute to the late Keith Summers, who guest-hosted/co-hosted this show several times, by recreating Keith's playlist from the June 20, 2010 show. Artists include Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark, Emmylou Harris and John Prine.