About this archive

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Welcome to the In Search of a Song blog archive. We’ve saved this blog archive of all our guests in the past six years on PRX.  These were some of the fabulous artists that we interviewed on our show between 2005 and the December 31st, 2016 last show of ISOAS.

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Rich Reardin
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Beyond a Song

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BEYOND A SONG: Dick Connette (Part 2)

This week on Beyond a Song: New York City composer and songwriter Dick Connette. Dick Connette has been composing, performing, and recording music since 1970. His work has been presented by The Kitchen, LaMaMa, Arts at St. Ann’s, New Sounds Live at Merkin Hall, and Central Park’s SummerStage. Over the last 20 years he has devoted himself to writing music and songs based on American folk and popular traditions. Two CDs of this work have been released by Nonesuch Records: “Last Forever” and “Trainfare Home.” In addition, he wrote and helped record arrangements for songs on Loudon Wainwright III’s CD, “Last Man on Earth,” and Suzzie and Maggie Roche’s CD, “Zero Church,” and produced Geoff Muldaur’s “Private Astronomy”

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Beyond a Song this week: Dick Connette (Part 1)

This week on Beyond a Song: New York City composer and songwriter Dick Connette. Dick Connette has been composing, performing, and recording music since 1970. His work has been presented by The Kitchen, LaMaMa, Arts at St. Ann’s, New Sounds Live at Merkin Hall, and Central Park’s SummerStage. Over the last 20 years he has devoted himself to writing music and songs based on American folk and popular traditions. Two CDs of this work have been released by Nonesuch Records: “Last Forever” and “Trainfare Home.” In addition, he wrote and helped record arrangements for songs on Loudon Wainwright III’s CD, “Last Man on Earth,” and Suzzie and Maggie Roche’s CD, “Zero Church,” and produced Geoff Muldaur’s “Private Astronomy”

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This week on Beyond a Song: Andy Hall (Part 1)

Host Rich Reardin talks about the life and music of dobro and slide guitar player Andy Hall. Andy comes from the world of bluegrass, and cut his teeth in Nashville’s vibrant bluegrass and country scene performing with Earl Scruggs, Ryan Adams, and Dolly Parton. Andy teamed up with another great slide guitar player, Roosevelt Collier, and they tear up concert halls with dualing instruments, and have recently released an album called “Let The Steel Play”.

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BEYOND A SONG: Doug MacLeod (Part 2)

Host Rich Reardin talks about the life and music of bluesman extraordinairé Doug MacLeod. Doug is a great guitarist, songwriter, storyteller, and all around blues musician. Recently, he won the 2017 Blues Music Award for Acoustic Artist of the Year. Rich talks to Doug about his philosphy of the blues, recording music, and his new record ‘Break the Chain’. This is part one of a two part interview.

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BEYOND A SONG: Doug MacLeod (Part 1)

Host Rich Reardin talks about the life and music of bluesman extraordinairé Doug MacLeod. Doug is a great guitarist, songwriter, storyteller, and all around blues musician. Recently, he won the 2017 Blues Music Award for Acoustic Artist of the Year. Rich talks to Doug about his philosphy of the blues, recording music, and his new record ‘Break the Chain’. This is part one of a two part interview.

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Beyond a Song this week: Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters

Host Rich Reardin talks about the life and music of Amanda Platt. Amanda is an Asheville, North Carolina singer/songwriter, and the lead singer for her band “Amanda Platt and the Honeycutters”. She’s received many awards for her songs, and her band continues to tour the US, and UK.

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Beyond a Song: Jared Tyler


Jared Tyler is a singer/songwriter who grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma and who has twice lived in Nashville. He’s now happily rooted back in the Tulsa community where he grew up. He made his debut with the release of Blue Allelujia, an album produced by Ruse Titleman on Walking Liberty Records in New York City. He’s been the supporting act for many artists such as Emmylou Harris, Nickle Creek, Merle Haggard, and many more. Jared has recorded eight albums with his sideman, Malcolm Holcolm, and toured throughout North America with the likes of Billy Bragg, Merle Haggared, Shelby Lynne and Wilco. Before we get into the interview, let’s hear some of his music. This is Jared Tyler.

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