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Women Making Music: Erin McKeown

From: WXPN
Series: Women Making Music
Length: 03:00

Singer songwriter Erin McKeown muses about her artistic process and fascination with Judy Garland in WXPN's continuing series of short modules called Women Making Music Read the full description.

Default-piece-image-1 WXPN is celebrating women's history month with a series of first person features called Women Making Music. In these 2-3 minute vignettes artists from a variety of genres muse about their lives and their craft. This segment features young singer-songwriter Erin McKeown. A graduate from Brown University with an interest in Ethnomusicology, McKeown writes quirky and inventive songs. These series only need short anchor intros which the producer can provide.

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WXPN is celebrating women's history month with a series of first person features called Women Making Music. In these 2-3 minute vignettes artists from a variety of genres muse about their lives and their craft. This segment features young singer-songwriter Erin McKeown. A graduate from Brown University with an interest in Ethnomusicology, McKeown writes quirky and inventive songs. These series only need short anchor intros which the producer can provide.

Broadcast History

Runs locally on WXPN-FM throughout the month of March

Timing and Cues

2:59 starts and ends with music

Musical Works

"Blackbirds" & "Queen of Quiet" from "Distillation" on Signature.
"Cosmopolitans" from "Grand" on Nettwerk.
Above songs performed by Erin Mckeown.
"You made me love you" performed by Judy Garland.

Related Website

http://www.wxpn.org