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  1. “JUST A BANJO PLAYER”: Rhiannon Giddens - Ireland’s Edge | Acast

    Once referred to as a ‘performing historian’ Rhiannon Giddens is a musician from Greensboro, North Carolina whose career has ranged from folk to country, blues to gospel, opera to R&B. Her old-time string band, the Carolina Chocolate Drops have received 6 Grammy nominations, winning in 2010 for their album Genuine Negro Jig.

    In 2017 Rhiannon received a MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant for ‘reclaiming African American contributions to folk and country music and bringing to light new connections between music from the past and the present’.

    At Ireland’s Edge, she speaks to music journalist Jim Carroll about race, influence and appropriation of African-American music, and cross-cultural collaboration all through the story of the banjo in the United States.

    https://shows.acast.com/irelands-edge/episodes/just-a-banjo-player-rhiannon-giddens

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  2. #32 – Batman – Settling the Score

    Holy film score discussion, this time it’s Batman! Join Jon and Andy in Gotham City as they talk about Danny Elfman’s classic 1989 score. How does Elfman sell the sound of a dark comic book world? What peculiar path led him to film music in the first place? And, is this the best movie theme ever written on an airplane?

    https://www.settlingthescorepodcast.com/32-batman/

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  3. Joanie Madden Interview (Whistle)

    The legend. ‘We just kept climbing up that mountain.’ The hardest working woman in folk music. Hearing Mary Bergin and the beginnings of a career in the entertainment business. New York, the drive to succeed and picking up the phone thirty times a day to get a gig. Balls, weddings, county dances, and the circuit. An American in Ireland. Tour(s), interrupted. ‘It’s a tough old racket.’ Keeping going and being present for the opportunity.

    And the tunes!

    https://www.blarneypilgrims.com/episodes/joanie-madden-interview-whistle

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  4. Spider Stacy Talks Pogues, Playing with Lost Bayou Ramblers of New Orleans, ‘A Fairytale of New York,’ and More – Berklee Online Take Note Podcast

    Spider Stacy met Shane MacGowan at a Ramones gig as teens. Shortly after, they formed the Pogues, which meant Spider had to learn to play music.

    https://online.berklee.edu/takenote/podcast-episode-036-spider-stacy-talks-pogues-playing-with-lost-bayou-ramblers-of-new-orleans-a-fairytale-of-new-york-and-more/

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