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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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United States

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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

Alan Parsons (Alan Parsons Project, Pink Floyd) - Center Stage Show

6/11/2018
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On this episode, we talk to the legendary producer/songwriter about submarines, sneaking into casinos, and of course, robots. MUSIC on this episode: Genesis, The Who, Pink Floyd, and more!

Duration:00:49:49

Lisa Brammer (Dakota) - Center Stage Show

6/4/2018
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On this episode, from the Netherlands, Lisa gives us good relationship advice, and confirms that Eddie Vedder is unclear in all languages. MUSIC on this episode: Joy Division, Sufjan Stevens, Coldplay, and more!

Duration:00:50:11

James LaBrie (Dream Theater) - Center Stage Show

5/28/2018
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On this episode James and I talk rock & roll, personal growth, and Lord of the Rings. MUSIC on this episode: Peter Gabriel, Rush, Led Zeppelin, and more!

Duration:00:52:35

David Faulkner (Hoodoo Gurus) - Center Stage Show

5/21/2018
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On this episode David and I talk Mary Poppins, grunge roots, and answering the door in one’s underwear. MUSIC on this episode: Rolling Stones, Chuck Berry, The Ramones, and more!

Duration:00:52:13

Jack Tempchin (The Eagles, Glenn Frey) - Center Stage Show

5/14/2018
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On this episode, we talk peacefully and easily, to Jack Tempchin about car repair, Rock AND Blues, Thelma AND Louise. MUSIC on this episode: The Rolling Stones, Robert Johnson, Jimmy Cliff, and more!

Duration:00:51:37

Julia Massey (JM & The 5 Finger Discount) - Center Stage Show

5/7/2018
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On this episode, we talk to Julia Massey about robot songwriters, and seeking parental advice from astronauts. MUSIC on this episode: Michael Jackson, Elton John, Talib Kweli, and more!

Duration:01:01:51

Tim Fletcher (The Stills, Megative) - Center Stage Show

4/30/2018
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On this episode, we talk to Tim Fletcher (The Stills, Megative, Voizes) about vomiting like an American, and the infinite river of creation. MUSIC on this episode: Radiohead, Tears for Fears, Megadeth, and more!

Duration:00:52:54

Roger McGuinn (The Byrds) - Center Stage Show

4/23/2018
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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

Bradford Loomis - Center Stage Show

4/16/2018
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On this episode, we talk politics, marriage, family, pain, sorrow, spirituality (you know....light stuff) with soulful Americana vocalist, Bradford Loomis. MUSIC on this episode: Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, EmmyLou Harris and more!

Duration:00:52:43

Sam Forrest (Nine Black Alps) - Center Stage Show

4/9/2018
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On this episode, we ponder slop-rock, and dressing up like Batman, with dynamic and “vaguely profound” Nine Black Alps front-man, Sam Forrest. MUSIC on this episode: Pixies, Hole, Pedro the Lion, and more!

Duration:04:47:11

Chris Collingwood (Fountains of Wayne) - Center Stage Show

4/2/2018
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On this episode, we discuss monkeys on backs, ‘Merica!, and the lyrical artistry of Chris Collingwood (Fountains of Wayne, Look Park). MUSIC on this episode: Paul Simon, Elvis Costello, Shawn Colvin, and more!

Duration:01:00:01

John S. Hall – EPISODE 8 - Center Stage Show

3/26/2018
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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

Patrick Galactic – EPISODE 7 - Center Stage Show

3/19/2018
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On this episode, we talk God, politics, and S&M with lyrical spaceman, Patrick Galactic. MUSIC on this episode: Randy Newman, Curtis Mayfield, The Doors, and more!

Duration:01:00:06

Stan Ridgway – EPISODE 6 - Center Stage Show

3/12/2018
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On this episode, I talk metaphysics, rock origins, and a mutual love of technology with Wall of Voodoo founder, movie and TV composer, and all around swiss army knife, Stan Ridgway. MUSIC on this episode: Marty Robbins, Big Mama Thornton, The Beach Boys, and more!

Duration:01:00:04

Kye Alfred Hillig – EPISODE 5 - Center Stage Show

3/5/2018
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On this episode, we discuss addiction, abandonment, abuse...but avoid talk about seagulls with prolific songwriter Kye Alfred Hillig, author of more songs than you’ve had solid meals. MUSIC on this episode: Warren Zevon, Jackson Browne, Elliot Smith, and more!

Duration:01:00:04

Stacey Meyer (Furniture Girls) – EPISODE 4 - Center Stage Show

2/26/2018
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On this episode we talk Stacey's "almost-marriage" to Sid Vicious, and being charming as f**k. MUSIC on this episode: Faith No More, Siouxsie and the Banshees, The Cure, and more!

Duration:01:00:04

Parker Gispert (The Whigs) – EPISODE 3 - Center Stage Show

2/19/2018
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This week, I talk to Parker Gispert of The Whigs (“Late Show with David Letterman”, “Tonight Show With Jay Leno”, “Late Night With Conan O’Brien”) about overflowing toilets, and disappointing his parents. MUSIC on this episode: Beck, Pavement, Joni Mitchell, Captain Beefheart, and more!

Duration:01:00:04

Jules Shear – EPISODE 2 - Center Stage Show

1/30/2018
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I INSIST Jules was married to Susanna Hoffs, and we ponder my "problems".

Duration:01:00:05

Rob Wynia (Floater) – EPISODE 1 - Center Stage Show

1/19/2018
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On the inaugural episode of Center Stage, I talk "word painting" with Portland Hall of Famer, Robert Wynia of the dynamic rock band "Floater".

Duration:01:00:04