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Host Ted Canova leads candid, in-depth conversations with musicians you know and ones you should know. Explore their music, hear stories they've never shared before, and get inspired.


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Host Ted Canova leads candid, in-depth conversations with musicians you know and ones you should know. Explore their music, hear stories they've never shared before, and get inspired.




Lauren Jenkins

Lauren Jenkins talks about her just-released EP, connecting with fans during living room concerts during quarantine, career curveballs, the business of music in Nashville, advice for aspiring musicians, her love of Springsteen and honesty in her storytelling. Watch a special video version of this podcast at


Nils Lofgren

Nils Lofgren brings to light the power of his music, from learning the accordion at 5 to becoming possessed by Jimi Hendrix as a teen, collaborating with the likes of Neil Young and Lou Reed, finding his sweet voice as a solo artist and then joining Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band.


Naseem Khuri- Kingsley Flood

Host Ted Canova talks with Naseem Khuri of Kingsley Flood about the inner battles he faces as a musician and a Palestinian-American, the feeling on stage when Kingsley Flood songs reach absolute chaos, the promise of being the next great American band. And how, even with their success, Khuri still deals with imposter syndrome.


Lisa Bastoni

Host Ted Canova talks with Lisa Bastoni who reclaims her musical identify after a decade away, a path repeatedly influenced by Bob Dylan, busking on subway platforms, recording an exceptional breakout album, balancing motherhood, and the mysteries of her late-grandmother’s half written songs.


David Bromberg

Host Ted Canova talks with David Bromberg who shares his musical history from jamming with Jerry Garcia in a tent at Woodstock to calming 600,000 angry concert goers at the Isle of Wight, of recording with three Beatles and turning down John Lennon twice, plus a recent phone call from Bob Dylan.


Lucy Wainwright Roche

Host Ted Canova talks with Lucy Wainwright Roche about her unique path growing up in a famous musical family, how she's developing the discipline to write and why the road brings out the heartache in her songs, plus a quirky connection she had with a radio psychologist.


Chris Wood- The Wood Brothers

Host Ted Canova talks with Chris Wood who shares his musical journey from avant-garde jazz to The Wood Brothers, building an audience, confronting expectations of success, and reaching critical acclaim, plus his philosophy on songwriting leaving us hanging with unanswered questions.


Marc Cohn

Host Ted Canova talks with Marc Cohn who relives his career-changing trip to Memphis and the days writing his breathtaking debut album, candidly reflects on the long breaks in his music, and as a shooting victim, considers his unique voice in the wake of the Florida school shootings.


John Lodge- The Moody Blues

Host Ted Canova talks with John Lodge who pulls back the curtain on musical history, from a boy fascinated with Buddy Holly to playing bass for the legendary Moody Blues to his latest solo work. Plus his advice to all musicians and the long-awaited call from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.


Craig Finn- The Hold Steady

Host Ted Canova talks with Craig Finn who shares how music opened his world, going from nerd to “cool kid” to pioneering two bands with urgent lyrics and driving guitars. Plus the strategy of releasing 4 albums in 5 years, feeling scared when he went solo, and the future for The Hold Steady.


Alejandro Escovedo

Host Ted Canova talks with Alejandro Escovedo who opens up about heartache, death & elusive love, racism in music, and the mystery of songwriting. Plus an amazing “last supper” alongside the immortals Townes Van Zandt and Rick Danko and a come-to-Jesus with his own therapist. (Some language may offend some listeners)


Jerry Douglas

Host Ted Canova meets up with Jerry Douglas in NYC's Washington Square Park where Jerry reveals going from being a 5 year old with a squeaky voice to winning 14 Grammys mastering the dobro. And along the way, becoming one of the most recorded musicians ever.


Amy Helm

Host Ted Canova visits Amy Helm inside Levon Helm Studios in Woodstock, NY where she lets us in on some terrifying musical lessons, the struggle to grieve privately for her Dad while the public was holding tributes, and the challenges and rewards of covering hit songs by her parents, Levon Helm and Libby Titus.