WGBH NewsSeptember 12, 2018 07:26 PM
Local Music Legend Livingston Taylor On The Audience FactorHe’s been making music since age 13, and more than 50 years later, there's no let-up in sight.
WGBH NewsSeptember 6, 2018 07:06 PM
Author Ryan Walsh On Book 'Astral Weeks' On Van Morrison Album And The Hidden Stories of 1968 BostonEven if you don't know a lot about Van Morrison, you probably know his song, “Brown-Eyed Girl.”
Anastasia TsioulcasSeptember 1, 2018 05:49 PM
At Aretha Franklin's Funeral, Gospel Was The Heart — And BackboneMany of the performers and speakers, from Chaka Khan and Jennifer Hudson to Rev. William Barber and author Michael Eric Dyson, underscored the church legacy in the Queen of Soul's voice and civil rights work.
Under The Radar StaffAugust 31, 2018 01:02 PM
Encore: 'Liminal Minds' Parallels Experiences Of Black America With 'Canterbury Tales'Callie speaks with Harvard grad and budding rapper Obasi Shaw about his album and honors thesis, 'Liminal Minds.'
Bill ChappellAugust 31, 2018 11:41 AM
To Mark An American Queen's Funeral, Buckingham Palace Plays 'Respect'Aretha Franklin, America's queen of soul, is being laid to rest in Detroit on Friday, and Queen Elizabeth's Buckingham Palace sent its respects.
NPR MusicAugust 29, 2018 01:55 PM
How To Stream — And Fully Appreciate — Aretha Franklin's FuneralThe 32 artists and speakers scheduled to attend Aretha Franklin's funeral all have a personal connection to the Queen of Soul, whether friend, acquaintance or protégé.
Judith KoganAugust 24, 2018 01:41 PM
Finding Leonard Bernstein In 'West Side Story'When Bernstein immersed himself in something, he was all in.
Judith KoganAugust 24, 2018 12:17 PM
Bernstein at 100: Boston's Impact On Composer And Conductor Leonard BernsteinBoston never got a song, but it’s where Leonard Bernstein was born and bred. And its impact on him was profound.
Marilyn SchairerAugust 24, 2018 05:00 AM
The Story Behind 'Hey Jude,' 50 Years After Its ReleaseThe Beatles' 1968 mega-hit offered reassurance to millions and became a musical unifier for people around the world.