Kirk takes a look back at the many musical memories of Strong Songs Year Three.
Year Three is over, and it's time to revisit the songs analyzed, the questions answered, and the interviewees interviewed.
SCHEDULING NOTE: The show will be off for December, and will return for Year Four in January 2022.
2022! Feels weird to type that out.
- "Space Oddity" by David Bowie from David Bowie, 1969
- "Starman" by David Bowie from The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars, 1972
- "HIde and Seek" by Imogen Heap from Speak For Yourself, 2005
- "Babylon Sisters" by Steely Dan from Gaucho, 1980
- "Wuthering Heights" by Kate Bush from The Kick Inside, 1978
- "Cameo Lover" by Kimbra from Vows, 2011
- "Design (feat. Kimbra)" by Cory Wong from The Striped Album, 2020
- "Stolen Moments" by Oliver Nelson from The Blues and the Abstract Truth, 1961
- "New Born" and "Micro Cuts" by Muse from Origin of Symmetry, 2001
- "Micro Cuts" by Muse from Origin of Symmetry: XX Anniversary RemiXX, 2021
- "You've Got a Friend" by Carole King from Tapestry, 1971, and performed by Donnie Hathaway by Donnie Hathaway Live!, 1972
- "Respect" by Otis Redding as performed by Redding and Aretha Franklin
- "Mad World" by Roland Orzabal as performed by Michael Andrews and Gary Jules
- Curt Smith's quarantine performance of "Mad World"
- "Scenes from an Italian Restaurant" by Billy Joel from The Stranger, 1977
- "Fingertips" by They Might Be Giants from Apollo 18, 1992
- "Careless Whisper" by George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley from Make It Big, 1984
- "September" by Maurice White, Al McKay, and Allee Willis from The Best of Earth Wind and Fire, Vol. 1, 1978
- Love Will Never Do (Without You) by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, performed by Janet Jackson on Rhythm Nation 1814, 1989
- "Slippery People" and "Once In a Lifetime" by Talking Heads from Stop Making Sense, 1984
INTERVIEWS: Carmen Staaf, Lindsay Ellis, Imogen Heap, Brian Bender, and Eric Vetro
OUTRO SOLOISTS: Carlos Eiene, Jeff Bean, and Eric Elligers
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NOVEMBER 2021 WHOLE-NOTE PATRONS
Mark and Michelle
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NOVEMBER 2021 HALF-NOTE PATRONS
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