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Hear the songs that influenced your favorite writers. Center Stage will introduce you to great music, as you spend an hour with top songwriters. See "Where The Words" come from on Center Stage!

Hear the songs that influenced your favorite writers. Center Stage will introduce you to great music, as you spend an hour with top songwriters. See "Where The Words" come from on Center Stage!
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Hear the songs that influenced your favorite writers. Center Stage will introduce you to great music, as you spend an hour with top songwriters. See "Where The Words" come from on Center Stage!

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English

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Episodes

Roger McGuinn (The Byrds)

11/12/2018
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On this episode, we are honored to be joined by American vocal icon and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, Roger McGuinn (The Byrds). MUSIC on this episode: Elvis Presley, George Harrison, Roger (with Tom Petty), and more!

Duration:00:51:02

Steven Page (formerly Barenaked Ladies)

11/5/2018
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On this episode Steve and I discuss songwriting, celebrity, and Birchmount Stadium (home of the Robbie). MUSIC on this episode: Tom Waits, Randy Newman, The Divine Comedy, and more!

Duration:01:00:46

Nina Gordon (Veruca Salt)

10/29/2018
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On this episode Nina and I discuss the Pre-Twitter Era, the bright side of regret, and snarl-tooth beasts. MUSIC on this episode: Bjork, Aimee Mann, George Harrison, and more!

Duration:01:01:01

John S. Hall (King Missile)

10/22/2018
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On this episode, John S. Hall (King Missile, Unusual Squirrel) and I discuss poisoned pigeons, loose appendages, sodomy, and other everyday topics. MUSIC on this show: Tom Lehrer, Johnny Cash, Sex Pistols, and more!

Duration:01:00:01

Stan Ridgway (Wall of Voodoo)

10/8/2018
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On this episode, Stan Ridgway and I talk metaphysics, rock origins, and our mutual "love" of technology. MUSIC on this episode: Marty Robbins, Big Mama Thornton, The Beach Boys, and more!

Duration:01:00:04

Art Alexakis (Everclear)

9/24/2018
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On this episode Art and I discuss the meaning of home, living with ghosts, and the obsession with goats. MUSIC on this episode: Bruce Springsteen, X, John Prine, and more!

Duration:01:02:22

Jim Peterik (Ides of March, 38 Special, formerly of Survivor)

9/17/2018
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On this episode Jim and I discuss sax, love, and the creative powers of nachos. MUSIC on this episode: Temptations, Beach Boys, Ed Sheeran, and more!

Duration:01:00:01

Sean Nelson (Harvey Danger)

9/10/2018
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On this episode Sean and I discuss rebellion, time wasting techniques, and laying down the perfect bunt. MUSIC on this episode: Public Enemy, Smokey Robinson, Elvis Costello, and more!

Duration:01:01:24

Chantal Kreviazuk

9/3/2018
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On this episode Chantal and I discuss the joys of music, marriage, blind dates, and Monty Hall. MUSIC on this episode: Stevie Nicks, Supertramp, Tom Petty and more!

Duration:01:00:01

John Doe (“X”)

8/27/2018
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On this episode John and I talk deranged fans, his love for peas, and the limits on yelling and jumping around. MUSIC on this episode: Bo Diddly, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan and more!

Duration:00:59:30

Ritzy Bryan (Joy Formidable)

8/20/2018
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On this episode Ritzy and I talk inspiration, heartbreak, and finding beauty in all this damned sadness. MUSIC on this episode: Bjork, The Pretenders, Eels, and more!

Duration:01:03:26

Nic Cester (Jet)

8/13/2018
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On this episode Nic and I debate diction, ponder spitting out lyrics, and discuss dogs who think they’re The Beatles. MUSIC on this episode: Van Morrison, Cat Stevens, The Rolling Stones, and more!

Duration:00:54:41

Peter Holsapple (The dB’s)

8/6/2018
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On this episode, Peter and I talk about writer’s block, donkey abuse, and the Pythagorean theorem. MUSIC on this episode: The Kinks, Peter Blegvad, Richard Thompson, and more!

Duration:00:48:51

Chris Ballew (Presidents of the USA, Caspar Babypants)

7/30/2018
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On this episode, Chris and I talk about rock-god-dorks, toddler punks, and Francis Scott Key. MUSIC by: Talking Heads, The Stooges, The Buzzcocks & more!

Duration:00:52:28

Orry Benavides (Placeholder Confidential)

7/23/2018
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On this episode, I discuss “the arts” (songwriting, book writing, and strip-clubs) with songwriter, book-writer, and stripper, Orry Benavides. MUSIC on this episode: Sonic Youth, New Order, The Replacements, and more!

Duration:01:08:43

Ken Stringfellow (The Posies)

7/16/2018
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On this episode, Ken and I discuss songwriting, hero worship, hypnotism, and, well....rigor mortis. MUSIC on this episode: David Bowie, Squeeze, Husker Du, and more!

Duration:01:04:33

Steve Kilbey (The Church)

7/9/2018
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On this episode, Steve and I talk about the infinite cosmos, bimbo come-uppance, and the high art of songwriting. MUSIC on this episode: Genesis, Bob Dylan, The Beatles, and more!

Duration:00:49:59

John Van Deusen (Lonely Forest)

7/2/2018
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On this episode, John and I talk prostitution, masturbation, oh...and the majestic power of songwriting. MUSIC on this episode: The Proclaimers, Fleet Foxes, XTC, and more!

Duration:00:50:39

Elijah Dhavvan (Tobias The Owl)

6/25/2018
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On this episode, Elijah and I debate quantum mechanics, parallel realities, and robot prostitution. MUSIC on this episode: Gary Numan, Darlingside, Neutral Milk Hotel, and more!

Duration:00:52:07

Glen Phillips (Toad The Wet Sprocket)

6/18/2018
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On this episode, Glen and I discuss love, life changes, and poached trout in a white wine sauce MUSIC on this episode: Leonard Cohen, The Replacements, Shearwater, and more!

Duration:00:50:13