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

Episode 248 - Tatum Bates

Tatum Bates is a sophomore Theatre major at Florida Gulf Coast University. She's acted in plays, musicals, and films produced all over Florida, and she also shows off her work in special effects movie makeup, on her TikTok. She's also the newest cohost on the Razzle Dazzle podcast.

Episode 247 - Guest Music Roundup vol.2

We're dipping back into our collection of songs that our musician guests have played for us at the end of their episodes. It's one of our very favorite things about this show. This episode's music guests are: David Mayfield Sergio Munoz Max Hatt and Edda Glass Billy Kemp David Hintz Cody Smith Spencer "Duke Stamina" Elles Katie Lyon

Episode 246 - Rendy Ramos

Rendy Ramos is a videographer, editor, and avid cinephile. He has worked on shoots including ESPN, music festivals on cruises, nationally broadcast dog shows, wedding films, and music videos. Rendy moved back to Southwest Florida in 2013 and was a Production Director for Waterman Broadcasting, the local NBC/ABC affiliate before shifting to Photojournalism and joining us here at WGCU developing content and stories.

Episode 245 - Guest Music Roundup vol.1

Whenever we have musicians on the show we ask them to play a song for us as that week's parting tune. Over the years we've compiled quite a collection of songs, so today we're putting some of them together for Volume 1. of our Music Guest Roundup.

Episode 244 - Dr. Ebony Green

Dr. Ebony Green has been a teacher, principal, district leader and is now nationally recognized champion for Equity at the Institute for Student Achievement, where she supports school districts nationally to ensure equitable outcomes for all students. Ebony has taught as an adjunct professor at Mercy College, Pace University, and is currently serving at Bank Street College in New York City, and Fordham University where she teaches a course that examines the Impact of Prejudice.

Episode 243 - Tritonal

DJs Chad Cisneros and David Reed are the halves of the Austin Texas-based music duo Tritonal. As they have released five studio albums, including their latest Coalesce earlier this year. Chad and David host the show Tritonia on Sirius XM Electric Area, they were #65 on DJ Mag's Top 100 DJs of 2012, and one of MTV Clubland's "10 Artists to Watch in 2013"

Episode 242 - Mike Braun

Mike Braun is managing editor at WGCU working with our reporters to dig deeper and add context to stories affecting Southwest Florida. In his career in print media, he's been a general assignment reporter, copy editor, Sunday edition editor, designer, and chief of the design desk. In 1985 he convinced the editors that he could fill a page weekly with news about hunting, fishing and conservation topics, and did just that as de facto outdoor editor for the next 20 years in addition to his regular duties. Mike then moved to southwest Florida and joined The News-Press in 2005 as a front page designer and then moved back to reporting in 2011.

Episode 241 - Jon Shain

Jon Shain is a veteran singer-songwriter who combines improvised piedmont blues with bluegrass, swing, and ragtime, and is the 2019 winner of the International Blues Challenge in the solo/duo category. His most recent solo disc, Gettin' Handy with the Blues: A Tribute to the Legacy of WC Handy, was released in 2018. In 1989 he founded the Chapel Hill-based folk-rock group, Flyin' Mice and their spin-off group, WAKE. They released four CDs and played up and down the East Coast until the late 90s. He then went solo, and has since released ten albums of his own folk-blues compositions.

Episode 240 - Jenny Lapham

Jenny Lapham is a mental health advocate and sociology fangirl who leverages her personal and professional expertise to change how we talk about mental wellness. Jenny has led an unconventional life full of chaos, magic and education. Her idea of a good time is obsessing over romance novels, crafting, and missing the 90s.

Episode 239 - Judd Cribbs

Judd Cribbs was a writer, reporter and editor for 25 years before becoming a teacher. He's worked as a digital teletext news writer and editor at WKRC-TV in Cincinnati from 1985 to 1993. After a brief time as a freelance reporter for the Cincinnati Enquirer, he was an on-air television news reporter for WFTX-TV and WLWT-TV, also in Cincinnati, until 1998. Cribbs won a regional Emmy award in 1994 at WLWT. He moved to Florida in 1998 to work as a feature reporter for WINK-TV, becoming the managing editor there in 2008. He taught TV Production at Cape Coral High School in 2011-2012 before starting at FGCU in 2012, where he is currently an assistant professor in the Journalism Program. We sat down with Judd on September 9th...19 days before Hurricane Ian made landfall about 35 miles from our studio in south Fort Myers.