All Songs Considered



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Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton spin new music from emerging bands and musical icons.


Video: Nellie McKay, Project Song

April 9th, 2008

Episode 156 of 717 episodes

Singer-songwriter Nellie McKay takes our challenge to write and record a song with just two days in the studio. We provide the inspiration and instruments, she provides the music. The end result was a song she calls "Cavendish." See how she did it in this video produced by All Songs Considered's Bob Boilen and NPR video producers David Gilkey and John Poole.

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