The Working Songwriter
The Working Songwriter
Joe Pug
Joe Pug hosts a monthly conversation with one of today's best songwriters.
John P. Strohm, President of Rounder Records
This Indiana-born musician co-founded indie rock stalwarts Blake Babies with Juliana Hatfield, was a member of The Lemonheads during the peak of their success, and now runs the iconic roots music label Rounder Records.
Jan 21
1 hr 10 min
Beth Bombara
The St. Louis by way of Michigan troubadour talks about her time touring as a side-woman in other people's bands and how she stepped into the spotlight to front her own project.
Jan 14
1 hr
Watkins Family Hour
Sean and Sara Watkins are a sibling musical duo who got their start on the national stage in the bluegrass group Nickel Creek, they stop by the show to talk about their writing with archetypes and their new album.
Jan 7
56 min
Corb Lund
The Alberta native discusses his unique style of country balladry, growing up in the tradition of Cowboy music, and staying fiercely independent.   Special Christmas deal! Every purchase of a 2-year plan will get you 4 additional months free. Go to https://nordvpn.com/tws and use our coupon TWS at checkout.  
Dec 31, 2020
58 min
Marcus King
This Greenville SC native is a Grammy-nominated troubadour known for his tireless touring schedule. Special Christmas deal! Every purchase of a 2-year plan will get you 4 additional months free. Go to https://nordvpn.com/tws and use our coupon TWS at checkout.
Dec 18, 2020
46 min
Allison Moorer
This native of the deep south is a Grammy, Oscar, and ACM nominee whose career has navigated the hallways of both commercial country and taste-making Americana.   Special Christmas deal! Every purchase of a 2-year plan will get you 4 additional months free. Go to https://nordvpn.com/tws and use our coupon TWS at checkout.
Dec 10, 2020
56 min
Dave Alvin
The roots rock legend and creative force behind The Blasters discusses the punk rock scene in 1980s LA, touring with Queen, and the sublime moment of playing the right song with the right band.   Special Christmas deal! Every purchase of a 2-year plan will get you 4 additional months free. Go to https://nordvpn.com/tws and use our coupon TWS at checkout.
Dec 3, 2020
1 hr 9 min
Will Johnson
The Texas native and creative force behind Centro-Matic talks about his early years in Denton, his collaboration with Jason Molina, and his decision to put his band on hiatus instead of letting it "become a hobby".
Nov 19, 2020
1 hr 8 min
Aoife O'Donovan
This Grammy winning singer-songwriter has had a long, varied, and acclaimed career with Crooked Still, I'm With Her, and her own solo work.
Nov 12, 2020
1 hr 1 min
Aaron Lee Tasjan
The Ohio native describes his journey from guitarist in Drivin' and Cryin' and the New York Dolls to finding success writing songs under his own name.
Nov 5, 2020
1 hr 16 min
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