TSP112 – Transcendent Tunes: Harry Chapin’s shot to the heart.

 
 
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Harry Chapin left us too soon, but he left us with compelling stories reflecting the era he lived in. Although not one of his most well known hits, Sniper, is perhaps his most eloquent, timeless comment on humankind’s fragile psyche.

Duration – 29:43

VoxBox: YouTube – Harry Chapin questions and answers (Soundstage)

Music Credit: Harry Chapin – Sniper & Cats In The Cradle.

TSP103 – Transcendent Tunes: Woody and Arlo on the ‘rails’.

 
 
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Woody Guthrie’s ‘This Land Is Your Land’ and his son, Arlo Guthrie’s ‘City Of New Orleans’ (written by the under appreciated Steve Goodman) can be considered anthems of a nation. The first being a response to the status quo – ‘God Bless America’ and the second an homage to life on the rails.

Duration – 33:02

VoxBox: Compilation of various artists performing ‘This Land Is Your Land’ and the ‘City Of New Orleans’

Music Credit: Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – This land Is Your Land & Arlo Guthrie – The City Of New Orleans