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The Tallest Man On Earth Returns And We Celebrate Two English Poets

Wednesday, April 17

Listen for selections from Robin Trower’s 1973 solo debut album, Twice Removed From Yesterday as well as music from Thin Lizzy’s Vagabonds of the Western World.

Thursday, April 18

We’ll hear music from I Love You. It’s A Fever Dream, the latest from The Tallest Man On Earth plus selections from John Martyn’s London Conversation.

Friday, April 19

Warp & Woof is the second full-length release of 2019 from Dayton, Ohio’s incredibly prolific Guided By Voices. We’ll hear music from this new recording as well as songs from Bob Mould’s 2019 effort, Sunshine Rock.

Saturday, April 20

April 21 marks the sixtieth birthday of The Cure’s Robert Smith. We’ll hear selections from Smith and his band, which was recently inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as well as some his more notable guest appearances with other artists.  

Monday, April 22

Listen for selections from Truce, the 1982 release from Robin Trower and Jack Bruce as well as music from Paul Gilbert’s Behold Electric Guitar.

Tuesday, April 23

We mark the birthday of poet and playwright William Shakespeare with a number of musical selections inspired by his works.

Wednesday, April 24

Vol.2: High and Inside is the 2011 release from The Baseball Project, featuring member of R.E.M., The Dream Syndicate and Young Fresh Fellows. For this sophomore release, the core group invited friends such as Craig Finn of The Hold Steady, Ben Gibbard of Death Cab For Cutie and Steve Berlin of Los Lobos to guest on the album. The songs range in topic from baseball legends Reggie Jackson (“The Straw That Stirs The Drink”) and Pete Rose (“Pete Rose Way”) to a defense of the Minnesota Twins (“Don’t Call Them Twinkies”). Listen for music from this release as well as music from John Fogerty’s Centerfield.

Jedd Beaudoin is host/producer of the nationally syndicated program Strange Currency. He has also served as an arts reporter, a producer of A Musical Life and a founding member of the KMUW Movie Club. As a music journalist, his work has appeared in Pop Matters, Vox, No Depression and Keyboard Magazine.