Americana

Produced in partnership with the Americana Music Association, these programs showcase voices of American roots music, with performances and conversations.

Music Masters: A Conversation with Producer Jim Rooney

September 24, 2016 - Producer Jim Rooney has been one of the architects of ...

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Songwriter Session: Jim Lauderdale

September 24, 2016 - Jim Lauderdale’s songwriting credits include the count...

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Book Talk: Your Song Changed My Life with Bob Boilen and John Paul White

September 23, 2016 - As the host of NPR’s All Songs Considered and Tiny Des...

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Concert: Del McCoury Band plays Del and Woody

September 22, 2016 - In addition to classics like “Pastures of Plenty” and ...

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Songs We Love Americana Edition: Margo Price and Friends

​September 21, 2016 - Margo Price is a breakout star of Nashville’s grassro...

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Mac Wiseman: Conversation, Performance, and Signing

September 19, 2015 - Country Music Hall of Fame member Mac Wiseman has made...

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Songwriter Session: Mary Gauthier

September 19, 2015 - Though she didn’t start writing until her mid-thirties...

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Interview: Don Henley

September 17, 2015 - As a founding member of the Eagles and as a solo artis...

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Panel Discussion: Dylan Disc by Disc: The Nashville Recordings

September 16, 2015 - Jon Bream is a music critic for the Minneapolis Star-T...

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Interview: Ry Cooder with Barry Mazor

September 19, 2014 - Extraordinary slide guitarist, producer, composer, and...

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Interview: Marty Stuart with Scott Goldman

September 18, 2014 - Marty Stuart grew up in Mississippi, where he listened...

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Songwriter Session: Billy Joe Shaver

September 20, 2014 - Johnny Cash, Tom T. Hall, Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristo...

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Concert and Conversation: The Big E: Salute to Buddy Emmons

September 21, 2013 - Pedal steel guitar legend Buddy Emmons, whose staggeri...

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Panel Discussion: Land of 1,000 Dances: The Groundbreaking Sounds of Muscle Shoals, with David Briggs, Donnie Fritts, Rick Hall, Jimmy Johnson, Spooner Oldham, Dan Penn, Norbert Putnam, and Candi Staton. Moderated by Holly George-Warren

October 13, 2011 - What do Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, Bob Dylan, Bobb...

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Interview: Dr. John, hosted by Nick Spitzer

September 19, 2013 - Dr. John personifies the musical heritage of New Orlea...

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Interview: Booker T. Jones in conversation with Robert Gordon

September 13, 2012 - Throughout the 1960s, Booker T. Jones led the house ba...

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Songwriter Session Rodney Crowell

September 21, 2013 - Grammy winner Rodney Crowell joined Emmylou Harris's H...

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