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This week on Art of the Song will be rocking your house with a LIVE from Caffè Lena show featuring The Crown Prince of Zydeco CJ Chenier and The Red Hot Louisiana Band. CJ talked with Viv about his family legacy and what lives at the heart of Zydeco.

In the second half of the show John rekindles the Creativity Corner with a segment from his book The 2020 Creativity Solution. Published in 2010, John’s book is the culmination of what he’s learned from all the creative minds we’ve talked with here on the Show. It brings us full circle to our roots as Art of the Song Creativity Radio.

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(Photo: CJ Chenier – Via Creativity Radio)

Art of the Song

May 06, 2021

Beth Hart on the Next Art of the Song – Thursday at 11pm  

Our guest this week on Art of the Song is Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter, Beth Hart. She is a chart-topping hit-maker, collaborator with guitar legend, Joe Bonamassa, and performer to sold-out audiences across the US and Europe. In spite of her success, Beth has been dealing with demons that…
April 28, 2021

Jackson Emmer on Art of the Song – Thursday at 11pm  

Jackson Emmer is our guest this week on Art of the Song. Based in the small town of Carbondale, Colorado, Jackson began singing at the age of 20. However, due to the arid, mountain climate, and the rigors of long bar gigs, his vocal cords were soon in tatters. By 28, he had lost his voice…
April 22, 2021

A Jesse Winchester Tribute on Art of the Song – Thursday at 11pm  

Legendary singer-songwriter Jesse Winchester passed away seven years ago on April 11, 2014. On this episode of Art of the Song we honor his life and his music with a special tribute. Jesse fled to Canada during the Vietnam era to avoid the draft. Unable to find employment, he began honing his craft…
April 15, 2021

Kemp Harris on Art of the Song – Thursday at 11pm  

This week on Art of the Song we talk with Kemp Harris. This Boston-based and beloved artist is one of the voices we need right now. Defying categorization Kemp is a singer and songwriter, a master weaver of American musical styles. He’s an actor, activist, author, and storyteller, and an…
April 07, 2021

Don McLean Legend Series on Art of the Song -Thursday at 11pm

“Bye Bye Miss American Pie…” you know that song. That’s right, legendary songwriter Don McLean is our guest this week on Art of the Song! Don is a Grammy award honoree, a Songwriter Hall of Fame member, a BBC Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, and “American Pie” was named by the Recording…
April 01, 2021

Daniel Lanois on Art of the Song - Thursday at 11pm

Our guest this week on Art of the Song is Canadian songwriter and producer extraordinaire, Daniel Lanois. Whether crafting ambient records with Brian Eno, making rock and roll history with U2 and Peter Gabriel, digging into American roots with Bob Dylan and Emmylou Harris, or composing his own solo…

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