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SongWriter Podcast

SongWriter is a podcast of stories and answer songs, featuring performances from Roxane Gay, Joyce Carol Oates, Gary Shteyngart, Sarah Jaffe, Michael Ian Black, Ted Leo, Susan Orlean, and many others. SongWriter is distributed by the American Songwriter Podcast Network, and is produced in association with the syndicated radio program Acoustic Cafe, which airs excerpts and songs in their weekly show for 2M listeners.

SongWriter Podcast

SongWriter is a podcast of stories and answer songs, featuring performances from Roxane Gay, Joyce Carol Oates, Gary Shteyngart, Sarah Jaffe, Michael Ian Black, Ted Leo, Susan Orlean, and many others. SongWriter is distributed by the American Songwriter Podcast Network, and is produced in association with the syndicated radio program Acoustic Cafe, which airs excerpts and songs in their weekly show for 2M listeners.

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SongWriter: Jonathan Lethem + Tift Merritt

SongWriter is a podcast of stories and “answer songs” featuring David Gilmour of Pink Floyd, Joyce Carol Oates, Mary Gauthier, Roxane Gay, and Amanda Shires. Grammy-nominated songwriter Tift Meritt, wrote a song in response to bestselling author Jonathen Lethem’s novel, The Arrest. Below is an edited version of my conversation with Tift and Jonathan about More

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SongWriter: Success, a Long Time Coming

In 1938 music kingmaker John Hammond – who later shaped the careers of Bob Dylan, Billie Holiday, and Bruce Sprinsteen – tried to book Robert Johnson for a concert at Carnegie Hall, only to discover that the blues legend had been murdered. At the time Johnson was an admired but relatively obscure artist, and he More

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