In episode 3 we discuss with Dori the music behind 2 fantastic albums, Damaged Goods and Huckleberry from her days with the McCarthy Legge duo. Some of the music that inspired these productions include the works of CSNY, Stan Getz, Patti Page, and the story of arecording of a song that nearly never saw the light of day!
Episode 2 features Jo Henley's fine album, Mohawk. In this episode we speak of the history of Schenectady and the inspirations behind the well crafted songs that appear here. Some references include Tom Waits, Elton John, John Lennon and the Beatles. Lead singer, songwriter Andy Campolieto discusses his love of literature and how his writing of fiction allows him to write the songs that put images in your mind.
In our first episode we feature Butch McCarthy - Prevail. Listen in as we discuss the influences on the production, performances and the songwriting of this fab album! Subjects and artists referred to in this episode include The Beatles, Bruce Springsteen, T-Bone Burnett, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, June Carter, 10CC, Johnny Cash, Dave Edmunds, Willie Nelson, JJ Cale, Talking Heads, Paul Simon, The Dixie Hummingbirds, Steely Dan, Scruffy The Cat.