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Vivid Muses, Names Remembered

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David McClister

Monday, February 10

Released in 1989, Good Evening saw singer-songwriter Marshall Crenshaw deliver a series of originals alongside covers from artists such as Richard Thompson and John Hiatt. The album includes the Diane Warren-penned song “Some Hearts” which was a 2005 hit for Carrie Underwood. We’ll hear selections from that release as well as songs from Freedy Johnston’s Never Home.

Tuesday, February 11

Released in 2013, The Muse was the fifth album from The Wood Brothers. Listen for selections from that as well as songs from David Crosby’s 1971 solo debut, If I Could Only Remember My Name.

Wednesday, February 12

We’ll hear music from Kira Small’s 2010 album Raise My Voice as well as selections from Lilly Hiatt’s Trinity Lane.

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John Moreland

Thursday, February 13

Released in 1988, Living Colour’s debut album Vivid was notable for the inclusion of the radio hits “Cult of Personality” and “Open Letter (To a Landlord).” Listen for songs from that album as well as selections by Pearl Jam, Guided By Voices and John Moreland.

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'Come On Up To The House: Women Sing Waits'

Friday, February 14

It’s our annual Valentine’s Day celebration with music from The Haden Triplets, Aimee Mann and Jason Isbell.

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.