The Songcircle

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Airs at: Fri, 12/15/2023 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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Every Friday from 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

The Songcircle blends songs from various eras and genres to reveal new connections, exposing forgotten artists and discovering new ones, exploring connective themes and topics, or responding to the events of the day.

Studio guests have included Loudon Wainwright III, Peter Buck (REM), Rodriguez, Joe Ely, Laura Veirs, Eric Andersen, Wesley Stace (a.k.a. John Wesley Harding), Dan Bern, Richmond Fontaine, Scott McCaughey (The Minus 5/Young Fresh Fellows), Jane Siberry, Freakwater, Erin McKeown, Barry McGuire ("Eve of Destruction"), Annalisa Tornfelt, The Von Trapps, Casey Neill, Tim Buckley lyricist Larry Beckett, noted music writers Greil Marcus and Peter Guralnick, and many others, as well as phone conversations with Peter Case, Jason Isbell, Colin Blunstone and Chris White of The Zombies, Stu Cook of Creedence Clearwater Revival, Peter Asher, and Elvis Costello keyboardist Steve Nieve.

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The Songcircle on 12/08/23

Airs at: Fri, 12/08/2023 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 12/01/23

Airs at: Fri, 12/01/2023 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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Gary sits in today & plays music from artists born on this day in history, December 1. Plus a small tribute to the late, great Shane McGowan, who died this past week at 65. Read more

The Songcircle on 11/24/23

Airs at: Fri, 11/24/2023 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 11/17/23

Airs at: Fri, 11/17/2023 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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Gary subs today & plays the music of Jacques Brel. Read more

Explore The Third Mind on The SongCircle

Airs at: Fri, 11/10/2023 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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Hello, Phil G here; Friday, 11/10, on The Songcircle, (on KBOO Community Radio) I have the pleasure of speaking with Dave Alvin about his project The Third Mind and their new album, The Third Mind 2. Lots of great music (plus some new releases from other folks) 1:30 pm Paci... Read more

The Songcircle on 11/03/23

Airs at: Fri, 11/03/2023 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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Gary subs & plays songs about singing. Read more

The Songcircle on 10/27/23

Airs at: Fri, 10/27/2023 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 10/20/23

Airs at: Fri, 10/20/2023 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 10/13/23: Triskadekaphilia, by George!

Airs at: Fri, 10/13/2023 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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Don’t fear Friday the 13th! We’ll hear songs inspired by the day, including two trios of homonym songs (same title, different tunes) and Stevie Wonder playing “Superstition” live — on Sesame Street! Then, we’re celebrating George Harrison’s music, in advance of next weeken... Read more

The Songcircle on 10/06/23

Airs at: Fri, 10/06/2023 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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