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Songs Considered will be joined by director Robert Yapkowitz and singer-songwriter Margo Price in a live conversation about the film.

Karen Dalton, born in Oklahoma of Cherokee and Irish descent, had a voice like none other — with a bluesy swagger and stagger steeped in folk music, yet unmoored to tradition. On the two albums released in her lifetime (1969's It's So Hard to Tell Who's Going to Love You the Best and 1971's In My Own Time), she largely performed and arranged covers, but after you heard her version of "Reason to Believe" or "Katie Cruel," there simply wasn't a substitute. "Whether it's in her voice or her arrangements," Vagabon's Laetitia Tamko told Morning Edition, "she had something that she was trying to pass down to everybody."

That's part of the joy in Karen Dalton: In My Own Time, a documentary that features interviews from the likes of Nick Cave and Vanessa Carlton, Dalton's journals and poetry read by Angel Olsen, along with music composed by Julia Holter. But the film also spends time in Dalton's darkness: her struggle to be understood artistically, constant poverty, drug and alcohol abuse, and her eventual death from AIDS in 1993. For an artist once lost to time and rediscovered by a new generation through reissues and TV shows, it's a movie that uncovers some of the mystery that's shrouded both her work and life.

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fullerThroughout the week, we play short segments about what birds are out in Sonoma County and what they sound like, from Harry Fuller. Here's what we've aired so far. Harry spent his working career as a TV and Internet newsman in the Bay Area.  He’s been leading bird trips and writing about birds for thirty years.  He has written three natural history books: Freeway Birding, I-5 San Francisco to Seattle; San Francisco’s Natural History, Sand Dunes to Streetcars; Great Gray Owl in California, Oregon & Washington. He blogs regularly about birds: atowhee.blog.  And he frequently leads birding trips on the Pacific Coast. Check him out at http://www.towhee.net/.

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Our podcast "Living Downstream" has been named by the Global Center for Climate Justice as one of "Five Climate Justice Podcasts You Need to Follow." Wow: https://bit.ly/2Xkbs0D

Listen to some recent episodes! Generations in Houston's Fifth Ward Contend with Contamination, Cancer Clusters will break your heart, and perhaps solidify your resolve to make change. The Sea Next Door is told in true partnership with the community living near California's Salton Sea, an environmental powder keg, where the state has no idea how to avoid a coming health disaster.

Get them here, or wherever you get your podcasts.

Dana RebmannDana Rebmann tells us all where to go in our regular Hiding Places segments.  Dana lives in Santa Rosa and writes about travel, nature, wine, and anything that makes folks smile for Hemispheres, AARP, TravelAge West,Diablo Magazine, Sonoma Magazine, The Telegraph.com, and more. Dana loves adventures that get her outside, especially near or in water. Check out our interactive map of her top 50 Hiding Places.

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