Sunday at 8:00 am
Art of the Song
Art of the Song is a one-hour, independently-produced radio show with music and interviews exploring inspiration and creativity through songwriting and other art forms.
The program is heard on over 160 stations worldwide. Learn why songwriters and artists
create, how they become inspired, and how you can tap into that creative source in
every aspect of your life. Art of the Song is not just for songwriters and musicians, as it
explores universal truths common to all creative expression. We talk with writers of folk
and roots music as well as novelists and visual artists.Our mission is to inspire listeners
to find and express their unique creative voices, and to connect and grow the worldwide
community of creative people.The show is hosted by performing songwriting duo John &
Viv and originates in the Creative Heart of the Land of Enchantment, Albuquerque, New Mexico,
Rosanne Cash & John Leventhal January 20, 2019 | 8:00 am
Our guests this week on Art of the Song are Rosanne Cash, and her husband/collaborator John Leventhal. The eldest daughter of country music icon, Johnny Cash, Rosanne has had an illustrious career of her own, with 21 top 40 country hits including 11 number ones.
Declan O’Rourke December 9, 2018 | 8:00 am
Our guest this week on Art of the Song is Irish singer/songwriter, Declan O’Rourke. A latecomer to the Dublin music scene, in his mid-twenties he found himself in the mix with the likes of Paddy Casey, Gemma Hayes, Damian Rice and many other Irish singer-songwriters.
Cormac McCarthy November 25, 2018 | 8:00 am
Cormac is regarded by fellow musicians and fans alike as one of New England’s finest songwriters. His insights elevate the common place events of common people that are sometimes glorious and sometimes desperate, and they sure make for good songs.
Susan Clark November 18, 2018 | 8:00 am
Susan Clark was the music director at the Rio Grande Center for Spiritual living from 2009 to 2016, and is now music director at Center For Spiritual Living, Denver. A five-time finalist of Kerrville’s prestigious New Folk award, Susan won first place in 1998. She’s also won several New Mexico Music Awards including Best Album in 2007.
Tony Joe White Tribute November 11, 2018 | 8:00 am
Singer-songwriter-guitarist Tony Joe White passed away on October 24, 2018 at the age of 75. Probably best known for writing the 1970 hit "Rainy Night in Georgia", he also wrote "Polk Salad Annie", which was recorded by both Elvis Presley and Tom Jones. As a tribute, we re-broadcast our 2014 interview with Tony Joe White.