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Emily Higgins: The Mulberry Tree

Sunday, July 30 on The Mulberry Tree - July 24, 2017

Hello,

This Sunday, July 30 on The Mulberry Tree, I'll open with four tracks from local and regional songwriters and musicians. Then we'll take a musical road trip from the midwest to the mountains, out to the west coast, over to the east coast and back to the mountains. Come along with me and these fine musicians:

Abbey Waterworth
Barak Hill
Mark Bilyeu & Cindy Wolf (The Creek Rocks)
Cave States
Ben Bullington
Mary Chapin Carpenter
My Politic
The Speed Bumps
Ari Hest
Aoife O’Donovan and Tim O’Brien
Mayor Taylor
Bill & Bonnie Hearne
Jack Johnson
Growling Old Men
Time For Three

The Mulberry Tree airs on Sunday evenings at 9 p.m. CST on KSMU 91.1 FM, Springfield Missouri's NPR affiliate station, and also at the following locations: Branson - 90.5, West Plains - 90.3, Mountain Grove - 88.7, Joplin - 98.9 and Neosho - 103.7. AND we also stream live at ksmu.org.

Meet you on the airwaves!
Emily

Sunday, July 23 on The Mulberry Tree - July 17, 2017

Hello,

Several songs from some new releases will be featured on The Mulberry Tree this Sunday, July 23. I really love sharing the new tunes, so many thanks to those of you who take the time to get it to me either by email (mp3's), snail mail (CD's) or through a downloadable link. Listed below are this Sunday's featured musicians. Please join us around the tree, won't you?

Thom Coombes
The Shandies
Tom Waits
Hem
Shawn Colvin
Mandolin Orange
Michael Johnathon
JB Bruck
Nick Drake
The Honey Dewdrops
Bob Schneider with Patti Griffin
The Be Good Tanyas
Mark O’Connor, Chris Thile and Friends

The Mulberry Tree airs on Sunday evenings at 9 p.m. CST on KSMU 91.1 FM, Springfield Missouri's NPR affiliate station, and also at the following locations: Branson - 90.5, West Plains - 90.3, Mountain Grove - 88.7, Joplin - 98.9 and Neosho - 103.7. AND we also stream live at ksmu.org.

Meet you on the airwaves!
Emily

Sunday, July 16 on The Mulberry Tree - July 10, 2017

Hello,

This Sunday, July 16 on The Mulberry Tree, we will be golden! All of my song selections are about something to do with...gold. You’ll be dazzled by the songs I chose. Please join me and the following musicians around the tree, for an hour of songs made of pure gold!

Linda Ronstadt, Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris
Neil Young
Emmylou Harris - 2 tracks
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band & Kris Kristofferson
Ben and Ellen Harper
John Prine
Kim and Jim Lansford
Tim and Mollie O’Brien
Aoife O’Donovan
Eliza Gilkyson
Josh Ritter
The Secret Sisters
Glen Hansard, Marketa Irglova
Ben Folds
Jay Ungar & Molly Mason

The Mulberry Tree airs on Sunday evenings at 9 p.m. CST on KSMU 91.1 FM, Springfield Missouri's NPR affiliate station, and also at the following locations: Branson - 90.5, West Plains - 90.3, Mountain Grove - 88.7, Joplin - 98.9 and Neosho - 103.7. AND we also stream live at ksmu.org.

Meet you on the airwaves!
Emily

Sunday, July 9 on The Mulberry Tree - July 5, 2017

Hello,

About one-third of my playlist this Sunday will be songs never played on The Mulberry Tree before. I also resurrected a few of my favorites from award-winning albums I've featured over the years. Please join me and these fine musicians around the tree for the perfect early July and end-of-the-weekend retreat before heading into the new week.

Wailin’ Jennys
Cave States
Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt
Brandi Carlile
Tom Waits
Gillian Welch & David Rawlings
Lucinda Williams - 2 tracks
Tim O’Brien
John Lowell, Ben Winship
Tom Rush
Romano Paoletti - 2 tracks
Chet Atkins, Les Paul

The Mulberry Tree airs on Sunday evenings at 9 p.m. CST on KSMU 91.1 FM, Springfield Missouri's NPR affiliate station, and also at the following locations: Branson - 90.5, West Plains - 90.3, Mountain Grove - 88.7, Joplin - 98.9 and Neosho - 103.7. AND we also stream live at ksmu.org.

Meet you on the airwaves!
Emily

Sunday, July 2 on The Mulberry Tree - June 26, 2017

Hello,

Local and regional songwriters and new releases are front and center on The Mulberry Tree's playlist this Sunday. I'll start the program with a tip of the hat to the upcoming 4th of July holiday, and later in the show we'll hear tracks from Carrie Elkin's latest album "Penny Collector." We'll also get to hear three more tracks from Melinda Mullins' awesome new release "The Johnny Mullins Collection - Vol. 1." Here's a full list of musicians who will join us around the tree:

Crosby & Nash
Wil Maring
Don Conoscenti
Mark O’Connor
Robert Earl Keen, Jr.
Ray Bonneville
Geoff Bartley
Carrie Elkin - 2 tracks
Melinda Mullins - 3 tracks
Jenny Vinyard
Sandy Weltman

The Mulberry Tree airs on Sunday evenings at 9 p.m. CST on KSMU 91.1 FM, Springfield Missouri's NPR affiliate station, and also at the following locations: Branson - 90.5, West Plains - 90.3, Mountain Grove - 88.7, Joplin - 98.9 and Neosho - 103.7. AND we also stream live at ksmu.org.

Meet you on the airwaves!
Emily

Sunday, June 25 on The Mulberry Tree - June 20, 2017

Hello,

Summertime has "officially" arrived, and with it, comes music of the season on The Mulberry Tree this Sunday, June 25. Let's spend an hour together listening to songwriters who were in some way inspired by summer enough to share their thoughts with all of us. Here's who we'll hear this Sunday:

Gordon Lightfoot
The Wailin’ Jennys
Richard Shindell
Ray LaMontagne and the Pariah Dogs
James Taylor
Erica Wheeler
Robin and Linda Williams
Sky Smeed
Show of Hands
Chuck Prophet
Cheryl Wheeler
John Hartford
Townes Van Zandt
Gillian Welch
Jay Ungar, Molly Mason

The Mulberry Tree airs on Sunday evenings at 9 p.m. CST on KSMU 91.1 FM, Springfield Missouri's NPR affiliate station, and also at the following locations: Branson - 90.5, West Plains - 90.3, Mountain Grove - 88.7, Joplin - 98.9 and Neosho - 103.7. AND we also stream live at ksmu.org.

Meet you on the airwaves!
Emily

Sunday, June 18 on The Mulberry Tree - June 12, 2017

Hello,

Along with some Father's Day songs ready for us to hear, I'll open the show with a track from Melinda Mullins' new album "The Johnny Mullins Collection - Volume 1." Melinda is the daughter of famed songwriter Johnny Mullins and has put her voice to his music to both memorialize it in her own way, and to pay homage to her beloved father. The collection is filled with touches from Springfield musicians, and is great listening from start to finish. Here are the musicians who will join us all around the tree:

Melinda Mullins
John and Jamie Hartford
Leon and Eric Bibb
John Prine
Tim and Mollie O’Brien
Carrie Newcomer
Mary Black
Linda Ronstadt
John Hartford
Dan Fogelberg
Chet Atkins
Melody Greenwood
Sam Rizetta
Tommy Emmanuel
Thomas Canning

The Mulberry Tree airs on Sunday evenings at 9 p.m. CST on KSMU 91.1 FM, Springfield Missouri's NPR affiliate station, and also at the following locations: Branson - 90.5, West Plains - 90.3, Mountain Grove - 88.7, Joplin - 98.9 and Neosho - 103.7. AND we also stream live at ksmu.org.

Meet you on the airwaves!
Emily

Sunday, June 11 on The Mulberry Tree - June 10, 2017

Hello,

This Sunday, June 11 on The Mulberry Tree, we'll hear an entire hour of songs showcasing vocal harmonies! We'll hear some excellent examples of two- and three-part harmonies. Some tracks have some age on them, others fairly new. It was difficult to choose just 13 songs!

Please join me and these vocally gifted musicians who will treat our ears to something very special!

Pure Prairie League
Red Molly
Ozark Mountain Daredevils
Trio
The Living Sisters
The Beatles
Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
Civil Wars
Brewer and Shipley
The Haden Triplets
The Eagles
The Wailin' Jennys
Tommy Emmanuel and Chet Atkins (instrumental)
Stuart Duncan, Chris Thile, Edgar Meyer, Yo-Yo Ma (instrumental)

The Mulberry Tree airs on Sunday evenings at 9 p.m. CST on KSMU 91.1 FM, Springfield Missouri's NPR affiliate station, and also at the following locations: Branson - 90.5, West Plains - 90.3, Mountain Grove - 88.7, Joplin - 98.9 and Neosho - 103.7. AND we also stream live at ksmu.org.

Meet you on the airwaves!
Emily

Sunday, May 28 on The Mulberry Tree - May 22, 2017

Hello,

I hope you have a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day Weekend coming up. I'll be providing some real nice singer-songwriter music as part of the backdrop to your activities. It's always good to know we're sitting around the tree together. This Sunday, May 28, we'll be joined by the following musicians:

James McCandless
Still on the Hill
Anke Summerhill
Jason Isbell
The Hollands
Louise Taylor
Brother Wiley
Robert Earl Keen
Bill Callahan
Jack Johnson
Richard Shindell
Jack Williams
Jay Ungar and Molly Mason

The Mulberry Tree airs on Sunday evenings at 9 p.m. CST on KSMU 91.1 FM, Springfield Missouri's NPR affiliate station, and also at the following locations: Branson - 90.5, West Plains - 90.3, Mountain Grove - 88.7, Joplin - 98.9 and Neosho - 103.7. AND we also stream live at ksmu.org.

Meet you on the airwaves!
Emily

Sunday, May 21 on The Mulberry Tree - May 15, 2017

Hello,

Music new to The Mulberry Tree is front and center this Sunday, May 21. I've got tracks from a couple of new releases, plus songs on my playlist for the first time that I'm really excited about. My appreciation to those who take the time to send their music my way so I can share with listeners. Here's the artists that will be sitting around the tree with us:

Broken String Band - 3 tracks
Barak Hill - 2 tracks
Be Good Tanyas
Old Crow Medicine Show
Eilen Jewell - 2 tracks
Eva Cassidy
Gregory Alan Isokov
Sarah Jarosz
Biscuit Burners
Gillian Welch
Emmylou Harris

The Mulberry Tree airs on Sunday evenings at 9 p.m. CST on KSMU 91.1 FM, Springfield Missouri's NPR affiliate station, and also at the following locations: Branson - 90.5, West Plains - 90.3, Mountain Grove - 88.7, Joplin - 98.9 and Neosho - 103.7. AND we also stream live at ksmu.org.

Meet you on the airwaves!
Emily

Sunday, May 14 on The Mulberry Tree - May 9, 2017

Hello,

This Sunday, May 14 on The Mulberry Tree, it's songs to acknowledge Mother's Day. I hope you will join me around the tree, along with these special musicians and bands, who felt inspired by someone who held the role of a mother enough to honor her in song.

John Gorka
Lucy Kaplansky
Marideth Sisco and Blackberry Winter
Kasey Chambers
Aoife O’Donovan
Townes Van Zandt
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Laura Nyro
The Beatles
Ben Harper
Lucinda Williams
Willie Nelson
Mary Chapin Carpenter
Peter Rowan with Tony Rice
Chet Atkins and Mark Knopfler

The Mulberry Tree airs on Sunday evenings at 9 p.m. CST on KSMU 91.1 FM, Springfield Missouri's NPR affiliate station, and also at the following locations: Branson - 90.5, West Plains - 90.3, Mountain Grove - 88.7, Joplin - 98.9 and Neosho - 103.7. AND we also stream live at ksmu.org.

Meet you on the airwaves!
Emily

Sunday, May 7 on The Mulberry Tree - May 1, 2017

Hello,

In the aftermath of catastrophic flooding here in Missouri, I have a playlist for this coming Sunday, May 7, to include songs about the rain. It may not be a popular subject at this time, but rain, in more reasonable amounts, is essential to our existence. So, with optimism, come join me around the tree this Sunday evening, along with these special musicians:

Robert Earl Keen
Dar Williams
Ricky Skaggs and Bruce Hornsby
Tom Waits
David Crosby
Gordon Lightfoot
James Taylor
Credence Clearwater Revival
Patti Griffin
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Nanci Griffith
Willie Nelson
Judy Collins and Shawn Colvin
Cindy Novello

The Mulberry Tree airs on Sunday evenings at 9 p.m. CST on KSMU 91.1 FM, Springfield Missouri's NPR affiliate station, and also at the following locations: Branson - 90.5, West Plains - 90.3, Mountain Grove - 88.7, Joplin - 98.9 and Neosho - 103.7. AND we also stream live at ksmu.org.

Meet you on the airwaves!
Emily

Sunday, April 30 on The Mulberry Tree - April 25, 2017

Hello,

There's a lot to be said for variety, which is what you will get with my playlist for this Sunday's program. I've always enjoyed putting these weekly music tapestries together for you. Thanks for joining me when you can. It's always so great to have all of you around the tree with me. Here's who will be joining us:

Lisa Bailes
Greg Brown
Jefferson Airplane
Craig Carothers
Arlo Guthrie
Jakob Dylan
Willis Alan Ramsey
Big Smith
The Wilhelms
The Greencards
Chris Stuart
Clint Alphin
John Hartford
Wine and Alchemy

The Mulberry Tree airs on Sunday evenings at 9 p.m. CST on KSMU 91.1 FM, Springfield Missouri's NPR affiliate station, and also at the following locations: Branson - 90.5, West Plains - 90.3, Mountain Grove - 88.7, Joplin - 98.9 and Neosho - 103.7. AND we also stream live at ksmu.org.

Meet you on the airwaves!
Emily

Sunday, April 23 on The Mulberry Tree - April 17, 2017

Hello,

This coming Sunday, April 23 on The Mulberry Tree, I chose songs for Earth Day weekend. Each song increases awareness of the beautiful planet Earth on which we live. Tune in this Sunday evening as we wind down the weekend activities. It's always so good to know we're all sitting around the tree together.

Leslie Ritter and Scott Petito
Nickel Creek
Eric Andersen
The Weepies
Arlo Guthrie
Van Morrison
Greg Brown
Crosby, Stills and Nash
Guy Clark
Kate Wolf
James Taylor
Bruce Springsteen
Tommy Emmanuel

The Mulberry Tree airs on Sunday evenings at 9 p.m. CST on KSMU 91.1 FM, Springfield Missouri's NPR affiliate station, and also at the following locations: Branson - 90.5, West Plains - 90.3, Mountain Grove - 88.7, Joplin - 98.9 and Neosho - 103.7. AND we also stream live at ksmu.org.

Meet you on the airwaves!
Emily

Sunday, April 16 on The Mulberry Tree - April 12, 2017

Hello,

I think you'll really enjoy this Sunday's playlist on The Mulberry Tree. The music I chose for you seemed to fit the mood that springtime brings, when we, and the plants and animals, are emerging from wintertime. It's relaxed and cheerful sounds this Sunday. Please join me and these special musicians and songwriters for an hour around the tree:

Willie Nelson
Jose Feliciano
Sarah Harmer
James Taylor - 2 tracks
Alison Krauss
Emmylou Harrison with Vince Gill
Cheryl Wheeler
John Gorka
Bob Dylan
Court Yard Hounds
Kris Kristofferson with Steve Earle
Augusta Bottoms Consort - 2 tracks

The Mulberry Tree airs on Sunday evenings at 9 p.m. CST on KSMU 91.1 FM, Springfield Missouri's NPR affiliate station, and also at the following locations: Branson - 90.5, West Plains - 90.3, Mountain Grove - 88.7, Joplin - 98.9 and Neosho - 103.7. AND we also stream live at ksmu.org.

Meet you on the airwaves!
Emily

Sunday, April 9 on The Mulberry Tree - April 7, 2017

Hello,

This Sunday, April 9 on The Mulberry Tree, I've prepared a playlist for you that includes songwriters with unique styles. When I put this program together, I enjoyed how the diversity of lyrics, tempos and vocals blended together. I hope you enjoy the musical ride with me around the tree. It's good to know you're sharing that hour with me. Here's who is joining us:

Emmylou Harris
Emmylou Harris with Anna & Kate McGarrigle
James Taylor - 2 tracks
Sara Watkins
Vance Gilbert
Buddy Miller - 2 tracks
Paul McCartney
John Lennon
George Harrison - 2 tracks
Ringo Starr
Jonathan Edwards - 2 tracks
Neil Young

The Mulberry Tree airs on Sunday evenings at 9 p.m. CST on KSMU 91.1 FM, Springfield Missouri's NPR affiliate station, and also at the following locations: Branson - 90.5, West Plains - 90.3, Mountain Grove - 88.7, Joplin - 98.9 and Neosho - 103.7. AND we also stream live at ksmu.org.

Meet you on the airwaves!
Emily

Sunday, April 2 on The Mulberry Tree - March 28, 2017

Hello,

Welcome, month of April! This Sunday, April 2 on The Mulberry Tree, all the songs I chose for you were written when a particular person touched the life of the songwriter. All but two of those songs were written by songwriters about other musicians and/or songwriters! Join me around the tree, along with these inspired musicians:

Robert Earl Keen
Chad Elliott
Steve Earle
Leonard Cohen
Rufus Wainwright
Bob Dylan - 2 tracks
Paul Simon
Lyal Strickland
Crosby, Stills, Nash, Young
Gillian Welch
Tommy Emmanuel

The Mulberry Tree airs on Sunday evenings at 9 p.m. CST on KSMU 91.1 FM, Springfield Missouri's NPR affiliate station, and also at the following locations: Branson - 90.5, West Plains - 90.3, Mountain Grove - 88.7, Joplin - 98.9 and Neosho - 103.7. AND we also stream live at ksmu.org.

Meet you on the airwaves!
Emily

Sunday, March 26 on The Mulberry Tree - March 20, 2017

Hello,

This Sunday on The Mulberry Tree, I'll start with a couple of tracks from local band favorite Brother Wiley. They are disbanding after a long and happy run of making extremely fun music for the Springfield area. Their farewell performance is scheduled for Saturday, April 1 at Lindberg's Tavern, so if you're in the area, go wish them well!

Please join me and my special guests around the tree this Sunday. We'd love to have you there!

Brother Wiley - 2 tracks
Sky Smeed - 2 tracks
Bill Staines
Court Yard Hounds
Kevin Welch
Kane’s River
Brewer & Shipley
Richard Shindell
Valerie June
Del Barber
Alison Krauss
Ray Bonneville
Mary Black
Dorian Michael

The Mulberry Tree airs on Sunday evenings at 9 p.m. CST on KSMU 91.1 FM, Springfield Missouri's NPR affiliate station, and also at the following locations: Branson - 90.5, West Plains - 90.3, Mountain Grove - 88.7, Joplin - 98.9 and Neosho - 103.7. AND we also stream live at ksmu.org.

Meet you on the airwaves!
Emily

Sunday, March 19 on The Mulberry Tree - March 14, 2017

Hello,

This Sunday on The Mulberry Tree, I'll start the show with a four-song set of tracks never before played on The Mulberry Tree, though they are not considered "new" releases. The remainder of the show will be acknowledgement of the arrival of the spring equinox. Please join me and these fine musicians to celebrate.

Slaid Cleaves
Eliza Gilkyson
Lyle Lovett
Tom Paxton
Richard Shindell
Mary Chapin Carpenter
Greg Brown
Gloria Attoun
James Taylor
Neil Young with Nicolette Larsen
Mark Knopfler and Emmylou Harris
Elephant Revival
Jay Ungar, Molly Mason - 2 tracks

The Mulberry Tree airs on Sunday evenings at 9 p.m. CST on KSMU 91.1 FM, Springfield Missouri's NPR affiliate station, and also at the following locations: Branson - 90.5, West Plains - 90.3, Mountain Grove - 88.7, Joplin - 98.9 and Neosho - 103.7. AND we also stream live at ksmu.org.

Meet you on the airwaves!
Emily

Sunday, March 12 on The Mulberry Tree - March 6, 2017

Hello,

This Sunday, March 12 on The Mulberry Tree, join me for an hour of folk songwriter tunes and a special set to include local and regional musicians. It's always good to know you're sitting around the tree with me and my musician guests. Here's who we will hear this Sunday:

James Taylor
John Prine
Lyle Lovett
Judy Collins
Cheryl Wheeler
Roger Miller
Townes Van Zandt
Gordon Lightfoot
Ray Bonneville
Loggins & Messina
Johnny Mullins
Melinda Mullins and Bo Brown
Mark Alan Schultz
Jin J. X Group
Lori Locke
Lori Locke Band
Time for Three

The Mulberry Tree airs on Sunday evenings at 9 p.m. CST on KSMU 91.1 FM, Springfield Missouri's NPR affiliate station, and also at the following locations: Branson - 90.5, West Plains - 90.3, Mountain Grove - 88.7, Joplin - 98.9 and Neosho - 103.7. AND we also stream live at ksmu.org.

Meet you on the airwaves!
Emily

Sunday, March 5 on The Mulberry Tree - February 27, 2017

Hello,

This Sunday, March 5 on The Mulberry Tree, new music from songwriters Jack Williams, Chad Elliott, and ukelele/harmonica tunes from Sandy Weltman. I've also got music new to the tree from Bill Haymes, and a set of music from local and regional musicians. Here's a full list of musicians on the playlist:

Jack Williams - 3 tracks
Bill Haymes - 2 tracks
Michael Vietch
Ryan Adams with Emmylou Harris
Brandon Moore - 2 tracks
Chad Elliott - 2 tracks
Ellie Shine
Sandy Weltman - 2 tracks

The Mulberry Tree airs on Sunday evenings at 9 p.m. CST on KSMU 91.1 FM, Springfield Missouri's NPR affiliate station, and also at the following locations: Branson - 90.5, West Plains - 90.3, Mountain Grove - 88.7, Joplin - 98.9 and Neosho - 103.7. AND we also stream live at ksmu.org.

Meet you on the airwaves!
Emily

Sunday, February 26 on The Mulberry Tree - February 21, 2017

Hello,

This Sunday, February 26 on The Mulberry Tree, for the entire hour I will showcase the music of the late Levon Helm, best known as the drummer with the unique voice in a band called simply…The Band. Please join me as we listen to some of Levon’s music with The Band, and also as a solo performer. We’ll also hear from several musicians covering some of Levon’s songs. I’ll end the show with two songs written by musicians who wanted to honor Levon by writing a song about him.

Please join me and these fine musicians around the tree this Sunday. It’s a great way to begin a new week!

The Band - 2 tracks
Levon Helm - 4 tracks solo
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band featuring Levon Helm
Bob Dylan with Levon Helm
Amy Helm - 2 tracks
Shawn Colvin
The Levon Helm Band
Robert Earl Keen
Bruce Hornsby

The Mulberry Tree airs on Sunday evenings at 9 p.m. CST on KSMU 91.1 FM, Springfield Missouri's NPR affiliate station, and also at the following locations: Branson - 90.5, West Plains - 90.3, Mountain Grove - 88.7, Joplin - 98.9 and Neosho - 103.7. AND we also stream live at ksmu.org.

Meet you on the airwaves!
Emily

Sunday, February 19 on The Mulberry Tree - February 14, 2017

Hello,

This Sunday, February 19 on The Mulberry Tree, I have a great selection of songwriters, including an entire set of local singer-songwriters from right here in Springfield. The music community here is vibrant and strong. It's a true pleasure to share some of this town's talent with listeners. Here's a complete list of musicians for this week's show. Come sit with us around the tree.

Bob Dylan
Kris Delmhorst
Steve Earle
Molly O’Brien
Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard
Alison Krauss, Robert Plant
George Harrison
The Byrds
Andy Havens
Barak Hill
Patrick Mureithi - 2 tracks
The Wailin Jennys
Ben Winship & David Thompson

The Mulberry Tree airs on Sunday evenings at 9 p.m. CST on KSMU 91.1 FM, Springfield Missouri's NPR affiliate station, and also at the following locations: Branson - 90.5, West Plains - 90.3, Mountain Grove - 88.7, Joplin - 98.9 and Neosho - 103.7. AND we also stream live at ksmu.org.

Meet you on the airwaves!
Emily

Sunday, February 12 on The Mulberry Tree - February 6, 2017

Hello,

This Sunday, February 12 on The Mulberry Tree, I will be honoring the music of songwriter Kate Wolf. Kate lived a short life, only to the age of 44, but compiled a vast and incredible collection of originals. Her songs have been covered by many musicians who understand the essence and value of her storytelling. Please join me around the tree to hear Kate’s voice, and the voices of several others who have kept her music alive.

Kate Wolf
Laurie McClain
Lucinda Williams
Emmylou Harris
John Gorka
Nanci Griffith
Nina Gerber

The Mulberry Tree airs on Sunday evenings at 9 p.m. CST on KSMU 91.1 FM, Springfield Missouri's NPR affiliate station, and also at the following locations: Branson - 90.5, West Plains - 90.3, Mountain Grove - 88.7, Joplin - 98.9 and Neosho - 103.7. AND we also stream live at ksmu.org.

Meet you on the airwaves!
Emily

Sunday, February 5 on The Mulberry Tree - January 30, 2017

Hello,

My February 4 edition of The Mulberry Tree features songwriters here and gone, old and new, and a wide variety of styles. Let's enjoy an hour around the tree together. Here's whose music I've got ready for us:

Kate Wolf
Steve Earle - 2 tracks
Iris Dement
Lyle Lovett
Joni Mitchell
Tom Rush - 2 tracks
Tom Waits
Lucy Kaplansky
Chris Isaak
James Taylor
Jack Johnson
James Taylor
Mark Knopfler and Chet Atkins

The Mulberry Tree airs on Sunday evenings at 9 p.m. CST on KSMU 91.1 FM, Springfield Missouri's NPR affiliate station, and also at the following locations: Branson - 90.5, West Plains - 90.3, Mountain Grove - 88.7, Joplin - 98.9 and Neosho - 103.7. AND we also stream live at ksmu.org.

Meet you on the airwaves!
Emily
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