Also in the Musicians on the Record series
Musicians on the Record: Buddy Guy
Blues man Buddy Guy reflects on his favorite album, B.B King's "Live at the Regal".
Musicians on the Record: Matisyahu
Matisyahu performs reggae and hip-hop. He's also a Hasidic Jew. As a teenager, Matis found spiritual sustenance in an album by the jam band Phish.
Musicians on the Record: Nanci Griffith
Austin based artist Nanci Griffith says Bruce Springsteen's "Tunnel of Love" helped her recover from a broken relationship.
Musicians on the Record: Liz Phair
Rocker Liz Phair praises the Stevie Wonder classic "Songs in the Key of Life"
Musicians on the Record: Richard Thompson
Acclaimed singer songwriter and guitarist Richard Thompson says he learned about the guitar from listening to an album of piano jazz.
Musicians on the Record: Steve Forbert
Folk singer Steve Forbert muses about his favorite album, "Paris 1919". He says this John Cale record is very good for the subconscious.
Musicians on the Record: El Vez
El Vez calls himself the "Mexican Elvis". Still he found solace and inspiration in David Bowie's 1972 record, "The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust."
Musicians on the Record: Lucy Kaplansky
Therapist turned folk singer Lucy Kaplansky discovered the Joni Mitchell album "Blue" when she was a teenager. Kaplansky says she related to the yearning she heard in ...
Plays in October locally on WXPN-FM in Philadelphia and nationally on NPR's World Cafe.
Timing and Cues
begins and ends with music
self-contained narrative; first person essay
Psychocandy, by the Jesus and Mary Chain (1985, Warner Bros.)
Just Like Honey