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Souls In Space

Friday, November 1

It’s our New Month, New Music feature with selections from the latest EP by Elk City, Souls In Space as well as selections from High Line, the new album from ambient country collective SUSS, featuring former members of The B-52s and Rubber Rodeo.

Saturday, November 2

Released in 1989, Nick Of Time found Bonnie Raitt achieving the commercial success she’d sought for more than a decade. Featuring her hit version of John Hiatt’s “Thing Called Love” as well as song from veteran songwriters such as Jerry Williams, the album reached Number One on Billboard’s album chart in 1990 and featured guests such as Herbie Hancock, Graham Nash and David Crosby. Listen for music from that release as well as songs from Kira Small’s 2016 release, 3 AM.

Monday, November 4

Issued in October, 1987, U2’s Rattle and Hum was a hybrid live and studio release in the spirit of Jackson Browne’s Running On Empty and featured guest appearances from BB King, Bob Dylan and others. We’ll hear selections from both records on this episode.

Tuesday, November 5

Listen for music from Shawn Colvin’s 1994 collection Cover Girl, featuring her take on songs from The Police, Talking Heads and Tom Waits, as well as selections from Juliana Hatfield’s Police covers album.

Wednesday, November 6

We celebrate the birth of Adolphe Sax with saxophone music by Morphine, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Bruce Springsteen and David Bowie

Thursday, November 7

We celebrate the birthday of Canadian-born singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell, who turns 76.

Friday, November 8

Rubber Rodeo was a Boston-based band that imagined an intersection between American country music and British art rock in the style of Roxy Music. We’ll hear selections from the band’s 1984 album, Scenic Views on this episode plus music from SUSS, featuring former members of Rubber Rodeo.

Saturday, November 9

Released in 1973, Takin’ My Time was Bonnie Raitt’s third album and featured her take on songs written by artists as diverse as Mississippi Fred McDowell and Randy Newman. We’ll hear songs from that collection and from Shawn Colvin’s 2015 effort, Uncovered.

Monday, November 11

We’ll celebrate Veterans Day with selections from Drive-By Truckers, Jason Isbell, Huey Lewis and The News and Bob Dylan. 

Tuesday, November 12

We’ll celebrate the birthdays of musicians Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser of Blue Oyster Cult and late singer-songwriter Vic Chesnutt.

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.