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The Singer And The Songwriter


Inspired by the recent International Folk Alliance Convention held recently in Kansas City, host Bill Shapiro features a group of singer-songwriters that all share the same quality.

And it goes beyond the obvious fact they all have composed and performed great songs. 

It's that those great songs put listeners in touch with their feelings. This week's edition of Cyprus Avenue showcases the work of Bob Dylan, Sam Baker, Townes Van Zandt and others.

Track List

Sam Baker - "Baseball”

Tony Joe White - “Willie and Laura Mae Jones”

Townes VanZandt - “Poncho & Lefty”

Bob Dylan - “Simple Twist of Fate”

John Trudell - “Baby Boom Che”

Sam Baker - “Say Grace”

Tony Joe White - “Crack the Window Baby”

Tom Waits - “Jersey Girl”

Townes VanZandt - “Mr. Mudd & Mr. Gold”

Bob Dylan - “The Girl From the Red River Shore”

Ron Jones returned to KCUR in September, 2013 as Director of Community Engagement. He is now the program director. You can reach him at ron@kcur.org.
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