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Mulberry Tree

Emily interviews the duo from Iowa called "Truckstop Souvenir," and we hear three songs from them in the course of the hour. Also: Tim O'Brien; Alison Krauss; Grace Griffith; and Tommy Emmanuel.

Emily offers a show for the Thanksgiving holiday, with songs expressing thanks and making merry by Mary Chapin Carpenter, the Ozark Mountain Daredevils, Shawn Colvin, the Youngbloods, Mark O'Connor... and 300 turkeys.

This week, tracks from Noah Earle's first CD, along with cuts by Rita Coolidge, Jim Croce, Willis Alan Ramsey, Dylan Charles, and Nancy Griffith.

Emily welcomes November with music by the Continental Drifters, the late Dave Carter with Tracy Grammer, Townes Van Zandt, Neil Young from his LP "Harvest", Nanci Griffith, Robert Earl Keen and more.

Emily enlists Buddy Mondlock, Bob Dylan, the Wailin' Jennys, Trout Fishing in America, Alison Krauss, Richard Shindell and others for a Halloween-themed show.

This week, Emily plays tracks by Dan Fogelberg, Louise Taylor, Claire Lynch, Tommy Emmanuel, and the Gallier Brothers.

Tracks by John Hartford, Eva Cassidy, George Harrison, Judy Collins, Lucinda Williams and more.

This week, music by The Northwoods, Kate Rusby, and Jimmie Spheeris, along with cuts from iconic albums by Bob Dylan, Neil Young, and David Crosby & Graham Nash.

This week, tracks by Paul McCartney, Mary Black, Lyal Strickland, Arlo Guthrie, Jimmy Webb and friends, and cuts from the "Trio II" album with Emmylou Harris, Dolly Parton and Linda Ronstadt.

Emily plays cuts from numerous iconic artists of the '60s and '70s: Cat Stevens, The Mamas and the Papas, James Taylor, and CSNY. Also: Emmylou Harris, Joni Mitchell, Leo Kottke, Willis Alan Ramsey and Springfield's Big Smith.

This week, Emily Higgins is joined for the entire hour by singer-songwriter-record producer Larry Lee. They'll play several recordings produced by Larry, as well as a few of his own songs.

Tonight, music by Jerry Jeff Walker, Tim O'Brien, Joan Baez, Tish Hinojosa, Cindy Woolf, Eliza Gilkyson, Gillian Welsh, and Emily's brother John Higgins with his former band The Flying Mules.

Emily plays music for Labor Day by members of the Seeger family (Mike, Pete and Peggy); Bob Dylan; Chris Smither; Tommy Emmanuel; one half of Joe and Eddie; Doc Watson; John Lowell & Ben Winship; the Augusta Bottoms Consort; and the Gallier Brothers.

Emily presents several classics by Crosby, Stills & Nash; Jefferson Airplane; and CCR. Also, two tracks from the Eagles' reunion album "Hell Freezes Over;" and tracks by Bob Dylan's son Jakob and his band the Wallflowers. And Mark O'Connor and Mark Knopfler play with some of their musical heroes.

This week, Emily features Ryan Shupe, Eliza Gilkyson, Ben Harper, Tuck & Patti, early Elton John (from "Tumbleweed Connection"), Alison Krauss joining up with Robert Plant, and young Irish musician Terry McGuinness.

This week Emily sends out birthday greetings to her sister with music by Tim & Mollie O'Brien, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, the Beatles, Nanci Griffith, Ray Bonneville, Pete Seeger, and Tommy Emmanuel.

Emily plays tracks by Paul Simon, Ellen Gomez, Chad Elliot, Emily Robison, Emmylou Harris and more.

Emily interviews Sara Watkins, and we hear a couple of cuts from her new solo CD and something she recorded a decade ago as a member of Nickel Creek. Also: cuts from Jimmy Webb's new CD "Just Across the River."

This week, Emily plays an interview she conducted a few weeks back with Dar Williams, who played the Gillioz in Springfield earlier this month--and we hear several songs by Dar. Also, a couple of cuts from local band Brother Wiley, and tracks from Buddy Mondlock, Hillary Scott, and Julie Sutton, who appeared on KSMU's "Studio Live Performance" a few days ago.

Classic singer-songwriters Joni Mitchell and Bob Dylan start this week's show. Also this week, cuts by Jan Marra, Pete Morton, Ritter & Petito, Vance Gilbert, Kristen Hall and Bull Harman.

Emily goes in two directions tonight... first, since it's summer, summertime songs. And, since July 11 is "7/11", songs about luck. Artists include Gordon Lightfoot, Kate Wolf, Alison Kraus, Mary Chapin Carpenter, and Robin & Linda Williams.

Emily's Fourth of July show deal with the heritage and beauty of this country, with selections by Don Conoscenti, Bruce Springsteen, Pete Seeger, Simon and Garfunkel, Dar Williams, Sara Watkins, Steve Canaday, and Burning Sky.

Local band Big Smith kicks off the hour, which includes cuts by Richard Shindell, Cosy Sheridan, Dan Hicks, Tom Waits, Iris Dement, Alison Krauss and Doug Smith.

Keith Summers returns to "Mulberry Tree" to guest host for Emily this week, with some very early Neil Young, as well as tracks by Guy Clark, Townes Van Zandt, Bonnie Raitt, John Prine, Kris Kristofferson, and Nanci Griffith among others.