Three Song Stories Three Song Stories is an exploration of the power music has to connect us to times, places, people, and emotions from our lives. The show bring out the guests' personalities, and personal histories, by mining the connections music has made during their lifetimes. It's also a chance to sit back and listen to the eclectic mix of songs the guests have chosen for their ultimate musical memory short list.
Three Song Stories

Three Song Stories

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Three Song Stories is an exploration of the power music has to connect us to times, places, people, and emotions from our lives. The show bring out the guests' personalities, and personal histories, by mining the connections music has made during their lifetimes. It's also a chance to sit back and listen to the eclectic mix of songs the guests have chosen for their ultimate musical memory short list.

Most Recent Episodes

039 - Jesse Thorn

Jesse Thorn is host and producer of the public radio show and podcast Bullseye. Listen to it if you haven't yet. He's also host of the podcast Jordan, Jesse, Go!, and the co-host and producer of the podcast Judge John Hodgman. He's also the proprietor of the podcast production outfit MaximumFun.org, which currently produces and distributes 39 podcasts if Wikipedia is up to date. From the number of times I've already used the word podcast you can probably tell Jesse might be the closest thing we

038 - Karen Feldman

Karen Feldman grew up in the Jersey suburbs of Philly. After getting her bachelor's in English from Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, she headed to Manhattan and the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, where she earned her master's degree, and came to the realization that northern winters were not for her.

037 - LIVE Show at the Sanibel Island Writers Conference

We were invited to do our show live on stage at the super awesome Sanibel Island Writers Conference with three renowned poets. Our guestS Major Jackson, January Gill O'Neil, and Annemarie Ní Churreáin.

036 - Al Holland

A native of Detroit, Al started his musical career in classical music with his principal instrument being the Violincello. Al's played in many orchestras including the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, The Highland Park Chamber Orchestra, and The Windsor Symphony. Then, he decided to try something different, so chose the keyboards as his new major instrument, which led him to join the show band, "Attraction" in 1970. He also spent many years touring with the Platters as an acclaimed vocalist and

035 - Jen Ray

Jen Ray is a New York artist whose work has been exhibited primarily throughout the U.S. and Germany, where she used to live. Her art includes drawing, painting, performances, and sound works that celebrate female power and self-determination. She's in town for a show called Blind Date at the Wasmer Art Gallery here at FGCU featuring both her work, and the work of artist Neil Bender.

034 - Neil Bender

Neil Bender was born in New Jersey, and currently lives and works in Florida. His artwork has been shown nationally and internationally. Neil received the Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant after getting his degree from the University of Georgia, attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, the 'Painting's Edge' residency in Idyllwild, CA, and the Vermont Studio Center.

033 - Robert Macomber

Robert Macomber is an award-winning and internationally recognized Florida author, lecturer, and TV commentator, best known for his Honor Series, which are naval thrillers which start during the Civil War and run into the early 1900s. He's also been a consultant for the U.S. Department of Defense, specializing in strategic vision and planning by using historical analogies of what works.

032 - Stephen Brittain

Stephen Brittain first came to our attention during our interview with Megan Kissinger - she mentioned a friend with pipe organ BUILT INTO HIS HOUSE. Stephen says a chance meeting in his early 20s with retired banker and theatre organ enthusiast began his love affair WITH the theatre pipe organ. Now his house is home to a 25 rank Wurlitzer theatre pipe organ that was once installed in Chicago and later San Francisco. He also owns 5 grand pianos, and an eclectic mix of antiques and historical

031 - Milton "Milty" Evans

Milton "Milty" Evans lives in San Antonio with his wife Kelly, and their three freaking adorable daughters Clara, Sadie and Mimi. He works at a job out there - something related to finance, management systems, and eyewear. Anyway, what he does isn't why I've got him here, it's who he is and the role he's played in my life.

030 - FGCU President Mike Martin

Dr. Mike Martin (who just so happens to be President of FGCU where we make this show) has been president here for almost a year and a half. Before FGCU, he served as chancellor, or president, or vice president, or as a faculty member at a number of universities, including Colorado State, LSU, UF, and University of Minnesota - it would be correct to say he's had a long career in higher education.

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