Hosts/nerds Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are your friendly music buddies with the week's best new music discoveries, including conversations with emerging artists, icons and more. Hear songs that can completely change your day, with humor, heart and (sometimes) a whole lot of noise. Directions for use: Morning commute, the gym, or alone time. (If rash persists, discontinue use.)
August 14th, 2009
Episode 236 of 783 episodes
All Songs Considered continues its celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Newport Folk Festival, now known as George Wein's Folk Festival 50. Wein was one of the original founders of the festival, which brought together an eclectic mix of folk, blues, gospel and pop artists. On this edition we look at Day 2 of this year's festival, with music from Josh Ritter, The Campbell Brothers, Joan Baez, Judy Collins, Deer Tick, Guy Clark and Arlo Guthrie.
In a time where we're all threatened by a rhetoric of hate from the people in power; A Gay And A NonGay challenges many of our differences head on and promises that no matter who you are, or what you're into (Bruce Springsteen or Britney), love is love and gay and nongays can be friends. Contact us on Twitter @gaynongay