Some thoughts on why music, paintings, books, and other works of art are such an important part of our lives. Please take a listen and share your thoughts on the matter.
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As of January 1, 2017 we are no longer producing new episodes of In Search of a Song, the syndicated radio show that I hosted from about 2006 to 2016. It was an honor and a thrill to explore the mysteries of songwriting and creativity in conversations with so many wonderful songwriters, producers, and musicians […]
One of the things people frequently ask me about writing songs is: “Where do your song ideas come from?” I find this to be a fascinating question that often leads to mutually enlightening discussions about creativity and the human experience. In fact, the love of this very question and the ensuing discussions is what led […]
In this episode of In Search of a Song, guest host (and music journalist extraordinaire) Paul Zollo interviews the amazing Rickie Lee Jones. It’s such an honor to have both of these wonderful artists on the show. Rickie talks about making her new album “the other side of Desire”, her philosophy on art and life, […]
On the most recent episode of In Search of a Song we’re featuring Part 2 of my conversation with Ramblin’ Jack Elliot. A protege of Woody Guthrie, Jack is one of the true pioneers of American folk music. He inspired Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs, and many more in the early 1960’s New York City folk music […]
On the most recent episode of In Search of a Song I had the great pleasure of talking with the incredible Ramblin’ Jack Elliot. A protege of Woody Guthrie, Jack is one of the true pioneers of folk music. He inspired the likes of Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs, and many more in the early 1960’s […]
This week on In Search of a Song, we present the last installment of our series on the late, great BB King. It took three hours just to begin to shed some light on this incredible blues icon, and we’ll all miss him very much. This is part 3 of a series with Professor Andy […]
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Much appreciation and big Thank You's to those of you who helped make this music video possible: Jim Jard, John Prine Band and Crew, Fiona Whelan Prine, Andrew Primus, Chris Drosin, Mitchell Drosin, Lemesa Erdman Jacques' talented husband Dave Jacques, Vance Buchanon, Patrick Boyle, Kenneth Blevins, Pat McLaughlin, Norman Wong & Jeannie Wong at 22O5 Promotions, Richard Leader, The Dorset Arms East Grinstead, Willie, Sandra, and everyone at Campbell's Tavern, the wonderful staff at The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Mahan Kalpa, Kate Siefker, White Arc Studios, Ben Lumsdaine, Glenn Myers, and anyone else I may have accidentally omitted. You all ROCK!