The Hear and Now

Winter Fund Drive Special: Songs about the news. The Hear and Now – March 2, 2017

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Bonnie Simmons sticks around to co-host the first hour with Derk Richardson, continuing the musical themes of “news,” “newspapers,” and independent media. Also, birthday nods to Robyn Hitchcock and the late Lou Reed, plus the 50th anniversary of Merle Haggard’s I Am a Lonesome Fugitive, and new avantNOIR music by Lisa Mezzacappa.


Winter Fund Drive SpecialFirst hour co-hosted by Bonnie SimmonsSongs About the News and Media
Old 97'sGood with GodGraveyard WhistlingATO
Don HenleyDirty LaundryActual Miles: Henley's Greatest HitsGeffen
Dusty SpringfieldNothing Has Been ProvedThe Dusty Springfield AnthologyMercury
David FranceyThe Waking HourThe Waking HourRed House Records
Phil OchsThe Ballad of William WorthyAll the News That's Fit to SingElektra
Billy BraggIt Says HereBrewing Up with Billy BraggYEP ROC
Kathleen EdwardsSix O'Clock NewsFailerRounder
Fleetwood MacSecond Hand NewsThe Very Best of Fleetwood MacWarner Bros.
Simon & Garfunkel7 O'Clock News / Silent NightThe Best of Simon & GarfunkelColumbia
The BeatlesA Day in the LifeSgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club BandCapitol
Robyn Hitchcock (64th birthday, March 3)TelevisionSpookedYep Rock
Merle HaggardI'm a Lonesome FugitiveI'm a Lonesome FugitiveCapitol
Tim BuckleyNo Man Can Find the WarLady, Give Me Your Key: The Unreleased 1967 Solo Acoustic SessionsFuture Days Recordings / Light in the Attic
AnjaniBlue AlertBlue AlertColumbia
Lou Reed (75th birthday)Satellite of LoveTransformerRCA
Lou ReedIntro / Sweet JaneRock n Roll AnimalRCA
Lisa MezzacappaA Bird in the HandavantNOIRClean Feed
Leonard CohenGoing HomeOld IdeasColumbia
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