The Songcircle

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A sequel to last year's acclaimed episode!
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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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Current

The Black & White Album 2: More African-American Artists Cover The Beatles

Airs at: Fri, 09/17/2021 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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We're helping to kick off KBOO's Fall Drive in style with a follow-up to one of last year's most listened-to and loved Songcircle episodes, The Black & White Album, this time around featuring a whole new batch of stellar interpretations of songs from the latter half of The ... Read more

9/11+20. Also: Blues in the Mississippi Night

Airs at: Fri, 09/10/2021 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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Jeff is back on the air to observe the anniversary of 9/11, featuring a world exclusive Laura Veirs song and a pair by Dan Bern, all recorded live in the KBOO studios in the days and months following the attacks, plus additional tracks by Ani DiFranco and Loudon Wainwright ... Read more

The Songcircle on 09/03/21

Airs at: Fri, 09/03/2021 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 08/27/21

Airs at: Fri, 08/27/2021 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 08/20/21

Airs at: Fri, 08/20/2021 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 08/13/21

Airs at: Fri, 08/13/2021 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 08/06/21

Airs at: Fri, 08/06/2021 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 07/30/21

Airs at: Fri, 07/30/2021 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 07/23/21

Airs at: Fri, 07/23/2021 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 07/16/21

Airs at: Fri, 07/16/2021 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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