Sunday, May 31 on The Mulberry Tree 

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I have some really special music for you this Sunday, May 31 on The Mulberry Tree.  This show originally aired May 22, 2016, and it features songs that let people know you care and think about them a lot.  That sentiment is so very important in all of our lives right now, so if you are able, please join me and these gifted and talented musicians and songwriters for an hour as you wind down your weekend. You can also enjoy this week's sneak peek playlist video by clicking on the link below.  It's…

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Sunday, May 24 on The Mulberry Tree 

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This Sunday, May 24 on The Mulberry Tree, I'll present an encore edition that highlights an hour of singer-songwriters and bands, and will include a nod to Memorial Day which is being observed Monday, May 25 this year.  This Sunday's encore show originally aired on May 29, 2016.  For my sneak peek playlist video this week, please enjoy Jack Johnson and his band perform "Constellations."   Here's a full list of who will be joining us around the tree: 

James McCandless 

Still on the Hill 

 Anke…

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Sunday, May 17 on The Mulberry Tree 

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This Sunday, May 17 on The Mulberry Tree, I'll present an encore edition that highlights an hour of singer-songwriters and bands.  This show originally aired on May 20, 2018.  This week's sneak peek playlist video features the Broken String Band with "My Last Letter." Here's who will be joining us around the tree:

Broken String Band -3 tracks - Enjoy "My Last Letter" by clicking here

Barak Hill -2 tracks

Be Good Tanyas 

Old Grow Medicine Show 

Eilen Jewell 

Kevin Welch 

Eva Cassidy 

Gregory Alan…

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Sunday, May 3 on The Mulberry Tree 

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This Sunday, May 3 on The Mulberry Tree, I continue with encore programs, this one originally aired May 7,2017.  We'll enjoy songs about the rain. Included in the list of guest musicians and songwriters below is David Crosby, who performs this week's sneak peek playlist video with "Traction in the Rain."  He performs the song alongside Graham Nash shortly after he wrote the song. 

David Crosby's "Traction in the Rain"

Be safe and well.  Here's this week's musicians: 

Robert Earl Keen 

Dar Williams 

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Sunday, April 26 on The Mulberry Tree 

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This week's encore of The Mulberry Tree originally aired April 29, 2018. The show is a nod to the months of April and May, one we will bid adieu to and the other we welcome. Songwriter Richard Shindell leads the playlist and is followed by a wonderful collection of musicians listed below.  Hope you are able to join me around the tree. It's always great to know you're there listening to the same music right along with me.

Richard Shindell 

Janis Ian 

Jeffrey Foucault 

Ray LaMontagne -2 tracks

Paul…

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Sunday, April 19 on The Mulberry Tree 

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This Sunday, April 19, I begin to air encore editions of The Mulberry Tree until I am able to get back into the KSMU studio to produce new programs.  I will choose carefully and bring to you very special music and we move through a challenging time in the world.  I hope that for one hour each Sunday evening, you can take a break with me and pull up a chair around the tree and take some deep breaths.  The cool thing about airwaves, is that I can still be with you, and send you my gift of songs.  I…

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Sunday, April 12 on The Mulberry Tree 

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On The Mulberry Tree this week, I hope you'll join me to hear my playlist, which includes a song from John Prine in a duet with Susan Tedeschi.  John Prine died a few days ago after contracting coronavirus.  His music has been featured frequently on my program.  His ability to write and deliver such a wide variety of emotions through his music with such relatable lyrics is what made him a songwriting hero in my book, and a legend whose talents and energy will live on whenever we play one of his…

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Sunday, April 5 on The Mulberry Tree 

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This week's edition of The Mulberry Tree brings a wide variety of singer-songwriters to your ears.  I hope you are all doing well, have been able to stay healthy in mind and body, and are able to join me and these fine musicians around the tree Sunday evening. 

Cave States -3 tracks

Rebecca Folsom 

Mark Brown 

The Speed Bumps -2 tracks

Shortleaf Band -3 tracks

Jesse Winchester -2 tracks

Doc and Merle Watson 

Emmylou Harris

Zach Madden 

Alan Rhody with Maura O’Connell

This week's sneak peek playlist…

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Sunday, March 29 on The Mulberry Tree 

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This Sunday, March 29 on The Mulberry Tree, it’s the last in my four-part series featuring songs about our 50 United States.  The last two tracks in the program are two different instrumental versions of “America the Beautiful.”  I hope you are able to dig deep during these troubled times of fighting coronavirus, and remember that the beauty of this country awaits us for when we emerge.  I hope you are able to tune in Sunday evening.  My heart is with each of you. Be safe, healthy and happy. 

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Sunday, March 22 on The Mulberry Tree 

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This Sunday I continue my quest to feature songs about all 50 states continues with part three of four editions.  So far, I’ve covered Arkansas through Montana and tonight, it’s Nebraska through Pennsylvania.

A Special Note:  I produced and pre-recorded this four-part series back on February 6, before the world health crisis picked up greater speed.  As we listen to these songs about each of our states here in the US, send out good thoughts to each and every one of them as we fight the coronavirus…

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