Sunday at 7:00 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,
Susan Clark February 14, 2016 | 7:00 am
Our Guest, Susan Clark says, "Ever since I was twelve years old, songwriting has been my saving grace, allowing me to express those difficult hidden emotions of mine that seem to be limited by normal conversation." Join the musical discourse this Sunday!
Glenn Frey February 7, 2016 | 7:00 am
All of us at Art of the Song are deeply saddened by the untimely passing of Eagles founding member Glenn Frey on January 18, 2016. An inspiration to a generation of musicians and millions of fans, he helped to define the genre of country rock. Listen this week to our TRIBUTE to Glenn Frey featuring our 2012 interview and many of his most beloved songs.
JANITA January 24, 2016 | 7:00 am
The buzz and anticipation surrounding Brooklyn-based artist Janita (pronounced YA-nee-tuh) is as unsurprising as it is palpable. Standing room only concerts and sold out festivals have cemented her reputation as an electrifying singer-songwriter and an artist who’s breakthrough moment has arrived.
Brooke Annibale January 3, 2016 | 7:00 am
As a guitar player, Brooke Annibale stands out with her deep groove and interesting stylistic choices. However, it’s her magnetic voice, that smoldering and irresistible delivery, that draws you in. In the second half of the show we’ll hear from filmmaker/publisher Michael Weise with an essay on the connection between love, gratitude and creativity.
Mannheim Steamroller December 20, 2015 | 7:00 am
This week we feature the Grammy Award winning founder of Mannheim Steamroller, Chip Davis. A musical prodigy who wrote his first song at age 6, Chip went on to form the American Gramaphone label in 1974. A multiplatinum selling artist, he is widely credited with launching the New Age music genre.
Beth Hart December 13, 2015 | 7:00 am
Beth is a rising star, collaborator with guitar legend, Joe Bonamassa, and performer to sold out audiences across the US and Europe. This episode goes to the depth of her soul, revealing past pain, family issues and personal demons as well as her coming to grips with them and using that knowledge to find the real beauty in her life.
Buffy Sainte-Marie December 6, 2015 | 7:00 am
Buffy Sainte-Marie’s bold new album, Power in the Blood, begins where it all started more than 50 years ago, with a contemporary version of “It’s My Way,” the title track of her 1964 debut. Its message, about the road to self-identity and the conviction to be oneself, still resonates with the Cree singer-songwriter, activist, educator, visual artist, and winner of countless awards (Oscar, Juno, and Golden Globe, among them).