Book Talk: Your Song Changed My Life with Bob Boilen and John Paul White

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September 23, 2016 - As the host of NPR’s All Songs Considered and Tiny Desk Concerts, Bob Boilen has interviewed thousands of musicians. Often these conversations reveal that a particular song had a profound impact on the artist and could be cited as a turning point in their creative growth. In Your Song Changed My Life: From Jimmy Page to St. Vincent, Smokey Robinson to Hozier, Thirty-Five Beloved Artists on Their Journey and the Music That Inspired It, Boilen adds his research and critical voice, to expand on interviews with Justin Vernon (Bon Iver), David Byrne (Talking Heads), Dave Grohl (Nirvana, Foo Fighters), Jeff Tweedy (Wilco), Jenny Lewis, Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens), Jackson Browne, and others. Boilen reads from and discuss his book with singer-songwriter John Paul White, who also performs.

Presented in partnership with the Americana Music Association.


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