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Highlights from Live from Here, the public radio variety show hosted by mandolinist Chris Thile. Each week, download Chris’s brand-new Song of the Week and Tom Papa’s report from Out in America. Unfortunately we can’t offer the entire show as a podcast due to music downloading rights, but you can stream any full episode from our website, livefromhere.org, or listen live on the radio Saturdays from 6-8 pm ET. Find us on social media @livefromhereapm. Produced by American Public Media. Support the show at livefromhere.org/give

Highlights from Live from Here, the public radio variety show hosted by mandolinist Chris Thile. Each week, download Chris’s brand-new Song of the Week and Tom Papa’s report from Out in America. Unfortunately we can’t offer the entire show as a podcast due to music downloading rights, but you can stream any full episode from our website, livefromhere.org, or listen live on the radio Saturdays from 6-8 pm ET. Find us on social media @livefromhereapm. Produced by American Public Media. Support the show at livefromhere.org/give

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Highlights from Live from Here, the public radio variety show hosted by mandolinist Chris Thile. Each week, download Chris’s brand-new Song of the Week and Tom Papa’s report from Out in America. Unfortunately we can’t offer the entire show as a podcast due to music downloading rights, but you can stream any full episode from our website, livefromhere.org, or listen live on the radio Saturdays from 6-8 pm ET. Find us on social media @livefromhereapm. Produced by American Public Media. Support the show at livefromhere.org/give

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English


Episodes

Tom Papa: Grandparents - May 23, 2020

5/30/2020
Tom Papa reads an excerpt on grandparents from his book Your Dad Stole My Rake during our December 7, 2019 show. (originally from our December 7, 2019 episode) Find more about Tom’s Netflix special and his new book, You’re Doing Great!, at tompapa.com. Please support Live from Here with Chris Thile to help us stay strong during these tough times: livefromhere.org/give — Listen to our May 23 rebroadcast with Pixies, Black Pumas, Crooked Still, Freestyle Love Supreme, Aoife...

Duration:00:04:58

Out In America: San Diego - May 23, 2020

5/28/2020
This week: our Out In America correspondent Tom Papa heads to San Diego, where he visits an oceanfront bar, ponders ways to live a stress-free life, and chats with a business traveler from Queens named Gladys. (originally from our December 7, 2019 show) Find more about Tom’s Netflix special and his new book, You’re Doing Great!, at tompapa.com. Please support Live from Here with Chris Thile to help us stay strong during these tough times: livefromhere.org/give — Listen to our May...

Duration:00:07:53

Song of the Week: How's the Weather Where You Are? - May 23, 2020

5/25/2020
Download Chris Thile’s Song of the Week for May 23, 2020: “How’s the Weather Where You Are?” (originally from our December 7, 2019 show) The band: Chris Thile, Aoife O’Donovan, Mike Elizondo, Chris Eldridge, Marcus Gilmore, Brittany Haas, Brett Williams. Please support Live from Here with Chris Thile to help us stay strong during these tough times: livefromhere.org/give — Listen to our May 23 rebroadcast with Pixies, Black Pumas, Crooked Still, Freestyle Love Supreme, Aoife...

Duration:00:04:38

Song of the Week: You're Just Doing Your Job - May 9, 2020

5/14/2020
Download Chris Thile’s Song of the Week for May 9, 2020: “You’re Just Doing Your Job.” The band: Chris Thile, Anaïs Mitchell, Jon Cowherd, Eric Doob, Alex Hargreaves, Armand Hirsch, Chris Morrissey. (Originally from our November 23, 2019 episode.) Please support Live from Here with Chris Thile to help us stay strong during these tough times: livefromhere.org/give — Listen to our May 9 rebroadcast with Paul Simon, Vagabon, Anaïs Mitchell, Ryan Hamilton, Ron Funches & Holly...

Duration:00:03:55

Chris Thile talks with Julie Andrews & Emma Walton Hamilton - May 2, 2020

5/8/2020
Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton joined Chris Thile on our May 2 show to introduce their new podcast, Julie’s Library; share some movie recommendations; and chat about what makes them hopeful for the future. Listen to this extended version of the interview and find Julie’s Library wherever you get your podcasts! — Listen to our May 2 show with Sylvan Esso, Watkins Family Hour, Gaby Moreno, Josh Gondelman & more

Duration:00:07:24

Song of the Week: It's a Long Way Across the Wire - April 25, 2020

4/27/2020
Download "It's a Long Way Across the Wire," Chris Thile's Song of the Week from our November 16, 2019 broadcast. The band: Chris Thile, Aoife O'Donovan, Mike Elizondo, Eric Doob, Alex Hargreaves, Armand Hirsch, Gabriel Kahane. Please support Live from Here with Chris Thile to help us stay strong during these tough times livefromhere.org/give — Lyrics: Boy you’re gonna tire Yourself right out pretending That you can write a happy ending To this story by yourself ‘Cause it’s a...

Duration:00:05:21

Tom Papa: The Importance of Strangers - April 18, 2020

4/23/2020
Tom Papa reads an excerpt from his book ‘Your Dad Stole My Rake’ on the importance of strangers in our lives and points out a few new groups of strangers (originally from our November 2, 2019 show). Find more about Tom’s Netflix special and his new book, You’re Doing Great!, at tompapa.com.

Duration:00:03:45

Out In America: Portland - April 18, 2020

4/20/2020
Tom Papa heads to Portland, Oregon during Halloween week, tries to determine who’s wearing a costume and who’s just “Portland,” and sets off on a quest with a local wizard (originally from our November 2, 2019 show). Find more about Tom’s Netflix special and his new book, You’re Doing Great!, at tompapa.com.

Duration:00:06:07

Out In America: #livefromhome Edition - April 11, 2020

4/13/2020
Comedian Tom Papa checks in from Out In ... his home with thoughts on how his daily routine has changed while he stays socially distanced due to Covid-19. Find more from Tom at tompapa.com. Listen to our brand-new #livefromhome episode now, with remotely recorded music from Chris Thile and our amazing band of Live from Heroes (Madison Cunningham, music director Mike Elizondo, Chris Eldridge, Jeremy Kittel, Trevor Lawrence Jr., and Brett Williams), along with #livefromhome Challenge...

Duration:00:06:52

Tom Papa: Children - March 28, 2020

4/4/2020
Tom Papa reads an essay on what life is like with children from his book Your Dad Stole My Rake (originally from October 12, 2019). Find info about Tom’s books, his Netflix special, and his new YouTube baking show at tompapa.com.

Duration:00:04:16

Tom Papa, Out In America: Milwaukee - March 28, 2020

4/2/2020
Tom Papa visits Milwaukee for Oktoberfest, samples some spicy breakfast chili, chats with a waitress named Denise, and serves as a wingman in a bratwurst eating contest (originally from October 12, 2019). Find info about Tom’s books, his Netflix special, and his new YouTube baking show at tompapa.com.

Duration:00:06:45

Song of the Week: CQ - March 28, 2020

3/30/2020
Download Chris Thile’s Song of the Week for March 28, 2020, “CQ” (originally from October 12, 2019). The band: Chris Thile, Sarah Jarosz, Mike Elizondo, Kush Abadey, Chris Eldridge, Brittany Haas, Brett Williams. — Lyrics: [BALLADEERS] He believes (belies (belabors)) Himself into the wee hours of the morning ‘Til even he finds it boring So he leaves it to long (and then look) for Someone else with some midnight oil that wants burning And seeing as he’s made up so much of this...

Duration:00:04:23

Song of the Week: Vail Monograph, Version 2 - March 21, 2020

3/23/2020
Chris Thile’s Song of the Week for March 21, 2020, “Vail Monograph, Version 2” (originally from October 19, 2019). The band: Chris Thile, Aoife O’Donovan, Mike Elizondo, Jeff Babko, Matt Chamberlain, Chris Eldridge, Alex Hargreaves, Noam Pikelny. — Lyrics: “Canst thou send lightnings So that they may go And say unto thee here we are?” A rhetorical question From our Father In Heaven To Job in his suffering Here below To Job in his suffering— As we sent the first...

Duration:00:06:11

Out In America: Los Angeles - March 14, 2020

3/19/2020
Our Out In America correspondent Tom Papa spends a rare day off at home in Los Angeles stretching out his morning rituals as far as they’ll go, pondering the dawn of a new decade, and rejecting diet advice from his friends and family. (originally from our January 25, 2020 episode) Find Tom’s tour dates and more information about his forthcoming Netflix special You’re Doing Great! at tompapa.com.

Duration:00:06:18

Tom Papa: That Cute Thing She Does - March 7, 2020

3/12/2020
Tom Papa reads an essay from his book Your Dad Stole My Rake on the beginnings of relationships, and why it’s important to eat meals with someone as you get to know them. Find more information about the book and Tom’s tour dates at tompapa.com. (originally from our September 28, 2019 episode)

Duration:00:08:34

Tom Papa, Out In America: Las Vegas - March 7, 2020

3/9/2020
Our Out In America correspondent Tom Papa puts on his blue suede shoes and heads to Las Vegas, where he gets a ride from a soon-to-be fan of the Las Vegas Raiders, extols the virtues of the city’s buffets, and chats with an old married couple who aren’t married at a $10 blackjack table. (originally from our September 28, 2019 episode) Find Tom’s tour dates at tompapa.com.

Duration:00:07:52

Song of the Week: The Sully - February 29, 2020

3/5/2020
Download Chris Thile’s Song of the Week from our February 29, 2020 show, “The Sully” (originally from September 14, 2019). The band: Chris Thile, Sarah Jarosz, Mike Elizondo, Eric Doob, Armand Hirsch, Gabriel Kahane, Jeremy Kittel. — Lyrics: This is the Sully— —As fine a ship as you can sail from Le Havre France to New York of a mild October in the year of our lord 1832 Blessed be the quiet mind— —such as wielded by a Sully passenger named Samuel F.B Morse the nearly...

Duration:00:05:17

Song of the Week: Escape from the Tuileries - February 22, 2020

2/24/2020
Download Chris Thile's Song of the Week for February 22, 2020, "Escape from the Tuileries." The band: Chris Thile, Mike Elizondo, Jon Cowherd, Armand Hirsch, Jeremy Kittel, Nate Smith.

Duration:00:04:38

Tom Papa: You Work Too Hard - February 8, 2020

2/15/2020
Tom Papa explains why you should never let anyone tell you that you don’t work hard enough and offers a few more life lessons, in an excerpt from his forthcoming book, You’re Doing Great! Find Tom’s tour dates and more about his new Netflix special at tompapa.com.

Duration:00:05:08

Out In America: Cleveland - February 8, 2020

2/13/2020
Our Out. In. America. correspondent Tom Papa stays warm in Cleveland by eating his way across the city — sampling the corned-beef-hash-centric menu at Slyman’s, accompanying a group of police officers to a pierogi restaurant, and celebrating a friend’s birthday with dim sum. Find Tom’s tour dates at tompapa.com.

Duration:00:07:29