Music Journeys Mike Foley takes you on a sonic stroll through an artist's latest release or endeavor with some reflection on the how the love of music began. Hear directly from established and emerging musicians about how the project came together and what inspires them. Guests also take part in the Fast Five, a set of simple music questions designed to highlight some of the songs that move and inspire us all. Sharing compelling stories and good music. That's the goal of every edition of Music Journeys.
Music Journeys

Music Journeys

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Mike Foley takes you on a sonic stroll through an artist's latest release or endeavor with some reflection on the how the love of music began. Hear directly from established and emerging musicians about how the project came together and what inspires them. Guests also take part in the Fast Five, a set of simple music questions designed to highlight some of the songs that move and inspire us all. Sharing compelling stories and good music. That's the goal of every edition of Music Journeys.

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