Skip to Content Skip to Navigation

Emily Higgins: The Mulberry Tree

Sunday, January 28 on The Mulberry Tree - January 22, 2018

Hello,

The music of several Americana Music Award recipients will be featured on The Mulberry Tree this Sunday, January 28. Please join me and the musicians I have listed here for an hour of music perfect for a chilly winter evening.

Peasall Sisters
Amy Helm
Darden Smith - 2 tracks
Kate Wolf
Ben Harper
Michael Veitch with Shawn Colvin
k.d. lang
The Gordons
Potter’s Field
RJ Cowdery
John Prine
Ellie Shine
Jay Ungar and Moly 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, January 21 on The Mulberry Tree - January 16, 2018

Hello,

This Sunday, January 21 on The Mulberry Tree, I will take you on a winter adventure with songs about the cold, followed by songs about fire to warm you up, then I'll wrap up the program with tracks on the subject matter of shelter. Bundle up, then join me and these fine musicians for the hour:

Robert Earl Keen
Jonathan Edwards
Ellis Paul
Shawn Colvin
The Currys
Nanci Griffith
Richard Shindell, Lucy Kaplansky, Dar Williams
James Taylor
Patty Griffin
Buddy Miller
Nickel Creek
Bob Dylan
Ray LaMontagne
Ben Winship & Brian Wicklund

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, January 14 on The Mulberry Tree - January 8, 2018

Hello,

This Sunday, January 14 on The Mulberry Tree, I begin with a set featuring the beautiful sound of female harmony vocals. The remainder of the playlist includes a variety folk singer-songwriters and musicians woven together to set a mood just for you. Please join me and these featured artists:

Trio (Emmylou Harris, Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt) - 2 tracks
The Haden Triplets - 2 tracks
The Gordons
Potter’s Field
RJ Cowdery
James Taylor - 2 tracks
The Underhills
David Llewellyn & Ida Kristin
Joni Mitchell
Suzie Vinnick
Cathy Barton, Dave Para & Friends
Terry Easton

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, January 7 on The Mulberry Tree - January 5, 2018

Hello,

This Sunday evening, January 7, we can enjoy the first edition of The Mulberry Tree in the year 2018. I am featuring music never before played on my program. Some of the songs are new releases, and others simply new to my playlist. Let's sit around the tree together for an hour and enjoy a fresh start. Below are the musicians who will be joining us:

Trampled by Turtles
Lucinda Williams
Gregory Alan Isokov
Laurie Lewis (with Tom Rozum and Nina Gerber)
Joe Dillstrom
Josh Ritter
Iron and Wine
Slaid Cleaves
Kris Delmhorst - 2 tracks
Willie Watson
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
Randy Newman
Sandy Weltman
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, December 31 on The Mulberry Tree - December 31, 2017

Hello,

On this cold, wintry evening, the last of 2017, join me around The Mulberry Tree as we anticipate the arrival of the new year. The music for tonight's program will set the tone for both reflection and anticipation. Here's who will be joining us:

Slaid Cleaves
Rufus Wainwright
Mary Chapin Carpenter
Laurie Lewis and Tom Rozum
John Prine
Emily Maguire
Eliza Gilkyson
Mary McCaslin
Patty Griffin
Mark Erelli
James Taylor
Jerry Douglas

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, December 24 on The Mulberry Tree - December 19, 2017

Hello,

This Sunday, December 24 on The Mulberry Tree, join me for songs fitting of the holiday season. Whether you observe holidays or not during this time of year, just know I will be thinking of all of you, and that I am very appreciative of your listening support!

Here's a list of musicians who will be sitting around the tree:

Mark Knopfler
Alison Krauss, Yo Yo Ma, Natalie McMaster
Scott Petito and Leslie Ritter
John Prine - 2 tracks
Mark Erelli
Chris Thile & Nickel Creek
George Harrison
Cat Stevens
Neil Young
Butch Thompson
Vince Guaraldi
Amelia Zirin Brown, Yo Yo Ma
Chris Thile, Edgar Meyer, Yo Yo Ma
Dave Beegle

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, December 17 on The Mulberry Tree - December 11, 2017

Hello,

This Sunday, December 17 on The Mulberry Tree, the music of John Lennon. Springfield has a quite incredible celebration of John Lennon’s life each year, held at the Gillioz Theater. The Imagine concert is happening Friday, December 22, so I thought it would be really special to share with you the music of John Lennon on The Mulberry Tree. Most selections were written solely by John Lennon, but I also included a few of his co-writes with Paul McCartney. Here's a complete list of musicians who will be around the tree with us:

John Lennon - 2 tracks
John Lennon (with The Beatles)
Eva Cassidy
The Honey Dewdrops
Jeff Hanna and Matraca Berg
Mary Chapin Carpenter
Rosanne Cash
Gretchen Peters
Jake Shimabukuro with Yo Yo Ma
James Taylor with Yo Yo Ma
Carly Simon
Mimi Fox
Bull Harmon
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, December 10 on The Mulberry Tree - December 4, 2017

Hello,

This Sunday, December 10 on The Mulberry Tree, an encore program from last year, featuring an hour of music written by the late Leonard Cohen. During the hour, you'll hear the voice of Leonard Cohen himself, along with a number of musicians and bands who took their passion for such a gifted songwriter and shared their version of his songs with us.

Leonard Cohen - 5 tracks
Johnny Cash
James Taylor
Judy Collins
Buffalo Tales
Rufus Wainwright
Teddy Thompson
Jeff Buckley
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, December 3 on The Mulberry Tree - November 27, 2017

Hello,

This Sunday's show begins with a focus on the "beauty" that exists in our world, and which inspired three songwriters featured in the first set. More songwriters will follow and provide the perfect ending to your weekend. Please join me and these special musicians around the tree:

Slaid Cleaves
Suzy Bogguss
Eliza Gilkyson
Stephen Stills and Manassas
Neil Young
Emmylou Harris (with Nicolette Larson)
Greg Klyma - 2 tracks
Laurie McClain - 2 tracks
Chuck Prophet
Gillian Welch
Cave States
Randy Buckner

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, November 26 on The Mulberry Tree - November 20, 2017

Hello,

This Sunday, November 26 on The Mulberry Tree, I'll send out a playlist that includes several post-Thanksgiving themes, along with singer-songwriter selections I think you'll really like. If you're traveling for the upcoming holiday, be safe and well.

Below are the musicians included on this Sunday's playlist:

Paul Simon
Rosanne Cash
Slaid Cleaves
Emily Maguire
Mark Erelli
Greg Brown
Elton John
Dave Alvin
The Stray Birds
Odetta
Old Crow Medicine Show
Bob Dylan
Eliza Gilkyson
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell
David E. Smith (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, November 19 on The Mulberry Tree - November 14, 2017

Hello,

This Sunday, November 19, tune in to The Mulberry Tree as I’ll be featuring an hour of songs that highlight the pedal steel guitar, or just steel guitar as most call it. I chose songs where the tasteful discretion used with that instrument in arrangements and mixes result in a good set of goose bumps. I will introduce each song and add the name of the musician performing steel guitar on that song. Please join me and these fine musicians, also listed is the steel guitar musician you will hear for each song:

Notting Hillbillies featuring Paul Franklin
Bob Dylan featuring Pete Drake
Matraca Berg featuring Dan Dugmore
Steely Dan featuring Jeff "Skunk" Baxter
The Country Duo featuring Marco Pascolini
Cave States featuring John Higgins
Big Smith featuring Brad Sarno
Melinda Mullins featuring Chad Graves
Barak Hill featuring David Anderson
Judy Collins featuring Buddy Emmons
Pure Prairie League featuring John David Call
Lloyd Green (instrumental)
Cindy Cashdollar (instrumental)
Marty Stewart and His Fabulous Superlatives featuring Chris Scruggs

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, November 12 on The Mulberry Tree - November 6, 2017

Hello,

A fun three-song tribute to the guitar and some wonderful singer-songwriter selections are what is in store for listeners for this Sunday's edition of The Mulberry Tree, November 12. Please join me and these special musicians!

Doc and Merle Watson
Emmylou Harris
Neil Young
Don Conoscenti
Louise Taylor with Chris Smither
Darryl Purpose
Chip Taylor and Carrie Rodriguez
EastMountainSouth
Hillary Scott
Richard Shindell with Car Williams and Lucy Kaplansky
Emmylou Harris with Bob Carpenter
Emily Robison, Martie Maguire
Jake Shimabukuro
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, November 5 on The Mulberry Tree - November 1, 2017

Hello,

This Sunday, November 5 on The Mulberry Tree, it's an encore program featuring songs produced by Grammy-award recipient T-Bone Burnett. The playlist is diverse and really gives you a clear snapshot of the wide variety of talent that caught T-Bone's discerning ear. Please join me and these musicians this Sunday around the tree.

Ryan Bingham
Jeff Bridges with Rosanne Cash
The Secret Sisters (Laura & Lydia Rogers)
Brandi Carlile
John Mellencamp
Willie Nelson
Alison Krauss and Robert Plant
The Blood Oranges
Jakob Dylan
Gillian Welch
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
k.d. lang and Tony Bennett
Emmylou Harris
Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss, Gillian Welch
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, October 29 on The Mulberry Tree - October 23, 2017

Hello,

This Sunday, October 29 on The Mulberry Tree, I have a real treat for you...new releases! My Politic has a fine new album "12 Kinds of Lost," and I'll spin a couple of tracks from that collection, along with new music from songwriter Gloria Attoun, from her album titled "Go." Please join me and these wonderful musicians for an hour around the tree before you begin your new week.

Jeffrey Foucault
Alison Krauss
Justin Townes Earle
My Politic - 2 tracks
Wailin’ Jennys
Buddy Mondlock
Show of Hands
Society of Broken Souls
The Youngbloods
Pierce Pettis
Guy Clark
Ben Winship
Cave States
Gloria Attoun - 2 tracks
The Sandroids

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, October 22 on The Mulberry Tree - October 18, 2017

Hello,

You're going to love my playlist for this Sunday, October 22. I make every effort to keep your ears interested by not settling into one pace or another, instead making it a nice musical trip with a good amount of variety. It's going to be a great hour to spend together. Please join me and my musical guests this Sunday.

Eric and Leon Bibb
Del Amitri
Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson
John Gorka with Tim O’Brien
Lucinda Williams
Graydon James and the Young Novelists - 2 tracks
Carolina Chocolate Drops
Cindy Kallet
Alan Rhody
Phoebe Snow
Jeffrey Foucault
Rosie Thomas
John Hartford
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, October 15 on The Mulberry Tree - October 10, 2017

Hello,

This Sunday, October 15 on The Mulberry Tree, our annual fall pledge drive at KSMU once again inspires me to create a playlist of songs about money. If you enjoy The Mulberry Tree and the many wonderful programs we provide, please consider becoming a sustaining member. We also appreciate any contribution you can send our way! Here's my list of musicians lined up for this Sunday.

Simon & Garfunkel
Spencer Bohren
Chris Smither
The Weavers
Nanci Griffith
Tom Rush
Dave Van Ronk
Kim and Jim Lansford
Greg Brown
Cheryl Wheeler with Kenny White
Jerry Jeff Walker
Lefty Frizzell
Gillian Welch
Judy Collins
Tim & Mollie O’Brien
Jerry Garcia & David Grisman

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, October 8 on The Mulberry Tree - October 2, 2017

Hello,

This Sunday, October 8 on The Mulberry Tree, we are taking a musical road trip, friends! Please join me and these incredible musicians for an hour of tunes that will take us down many imaginative roads we've traveled, hope to travel again, or perhaps travel for the first time.

Jack Williams
Emmylou Harris and Brandi Carlile
Emmylou Harris, Lily Lankin and the McGarrigle Hour Group
Greg Brown & Bill Morrissey
Steve Canaday
Roger Miller
Truckstop Souvenir a/k/a Society of Broken Souls
John Mellencamp
George Harrison
Jimmy LaFave
Shelby Lynne
The Ozark Mountain Daredevils
Ralph McTell
Kentucky Standard Band (David Wilson and Ken Baldwin)
The Sandroids

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, October 1 on The Mulberry Tree - September 25, 2017

Hello,

This Sunday's edition of The Mulberry Tree, October 1, we will be just a few days into the season of autumn. Songwriter Cheryl Wheeler is first on the playlist with her nod to the season, then I'll follow with a nice variety of songwriters. Please join me! Here's who will join us around the tree:

Cheryl Wheeler
Cat Stevens - 2 tracks
Mark Alan Schultz
Dana Louise
Moonalice
Jason Isbell - 2 tracks
Jake Shimabukuro - 2 tracks
Cris Williamson, Tret Fure
John Gorka
Tim O’Brien
JJ Cale
Les & Gary Gallier

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, September 24 on The Mulberry Tree - September 19, 2017

Hello,

This Sunday, September 24 on The Mulberry Tree, songs about eyes...windows to the soul, and the moon will also be a theme later in the hour. Come sit around the tree with me and these musicians. It's always good to have you there!

Willie Nelson
Leandra Peak
Tish Hinojosa
Wendy Beckerman
Tim O’Brien - 2 tracks
Josh Ritter
Graham Nash
Patty Griffin with Emmylou Harris
Peter Bradley Adams
Jonathan Edwards
Kate Wolf
Tommy Emmanuel - 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, September 17 on The Mulberry Tree - September 11, 2017

Hello,

This Sunday, September 17, much of my playlist will feature local and regional musicians and songwriters. Please join me and my guests for a special hour of musical inspiration, hand picked just for you.

Brandon Moore - 3 tracks
Melinda Mullins and Friends - 2 tracks
Kevin Cott and the Ghost Chorus - 2 tracks
Jason Isbell - 2 tracks
Linda Ronstadt
Johnny Kendrick
Benny Nale
Chad Elliott
Mark O’Connor

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, September 10 on The Mulberry Tree - September 6, 2017

Hello,

This Sunday, September 10 on The Mulberry Tree, I've got an hour-long listening adventure for you. On those weeks when I don't have a particular theme or featured artist, I try to weave an hour-long program together for you to keep your ears interested. So is the case for this Sunday's program. Join me, won't you? Here's a list of musicians gathering around the tree with us:

Beatles
Randle Chowning
Claire Lynch
Flying Mules
Dallas Jones and Molly Healey
Ray Bonneville
My Politic - 3 tracks
Mark Knopfler
Hem
Laura Cantrell
Jackie Greene
Vance Gilbert
Danny Carter 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, September 3 on The Mulberry Tree - September 1, 2017

Hello,

This Sunday, September 3 on The Mulberry Tree, an encore airing of my special program featuring the music of AP Carter. You won't want to miss this gathering of all-star musicians honoring AP's legacy. Here's a list of who will be joining us around the tree:

Aoife O’Donovan and Tim O’Brien
Eugene Wolf, Mitya Kuznetsov - 3 tracks
Carlene Carter with Vince Gill
Carlene Carter with Kris Kristofferson
The Haden Triplets - 2 tracks
Tim and Mollie O’Brien
Murray Hammond
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band & Kris Kristofferson
Linda Ronstadt, Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris
Rosanne Cash
Mark Howard, Stuart Duncan, Matt Combs - 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, August 27 on The Mulberry Tree - August 23, 2017

Hello,

This Sunday, August 27 on The Mulberry Tree, we'll be listening to songs about birds. Soon, our furry and winged friends will be gathering in large numbers to migrate once again. Let's spend an hour together with the birds and these fine musicians:

Jesse Colin Young
Kate MacLeod
James Taylor
The Wailin’ Jennys
Laurie Lewis
Mary Chapin Carpenter
The Beatles
Lydia Ruffin
The Weepies
Kris Delmhorst
Carrie Newcomer
Richard Shindell
Kate Wolf
Emmylou Harris with Anna & Kate McGarrigle
Norman Blake

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, August 20 on The Mulberry Tree ECLIPSE SPECIAL - August 17, 2017

Hello,

Get ready...it's an extra special edition of The Mulberry Tree as I bring you an hour of songs about the sun to honor next Monday's total eclipse of the sun in Missouri. The songs I chose combine to make one big bright hour of music to prepare you for what is about to happen when the moon passes between the Earth and the sun. Something incredibly exciting will happen during my show: a song will make its debut, the song is "Sunshine" and it was written by award-winning songwriter Larry Lee. Larry finished arranging the song and recorded it just for The Mulberry Tree listeners in honor of the eclipse. Very cool, wouldn't you say? Tune in to hear it and all of the songs I chose, compliments of these musicians:

The Beatles (3 tracks)
Jonathan Edwards
Larry Lee
Beyond Reach
The Honey Dewdrops
Jack Johnson
Mark Knopfler
Nick Drake
John Prine
Ellie Shine
Mark Howard, Stuart Duncan, Matt Combs
Joe Winters (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, August 13 on The Mulberry Tree - August 8, 2017

Hello,

I'm really excited about this Sunday's playlist for The Mulberry Tree. Every song I chose seemed to blend right into the next, which isn't always easy to do. Please join me this Sunday around the tree, along with these fine musicians, for an hour-long adventure of twists and turns, hills and valleys. It's always good to know you're there with me.

James Taylor and Mark Knopfler (duet)
Gretchen Peters
Carolina Chocolate Drops
Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss, Gillian Welch
Suzy Bogguss
Ray Bonneville
Jimmy LaFave
Mary Chapin Carpenter
The Northwoods
Ben Bullington
John Prine
Joni Mitchell
Jesse Colin Young
James Taylor with Yo Yo Ma
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
<< Previous Page    Next Page >>

RSS feed