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Take Me On: The Art Of The Cover Song
What makes a great cover song? Is it a total reimagining, like Devo singing "Satisfaction," Ike and Tina Turner taking on "Proud Mary" or Jimi Hendrix playing "All Along The Watchtower?" Is it a performance that brings a new energy or feeling to the original, like Earth, Wind and Fire's "Got To Get You Into My Life" or Jeff Buckley's "Hallelujah?" Or can a covering artist bring a weight to a song that makes it feel all their own, like Johnny Cash singing "Hurt?" The answer is yes. While taking on another artist's hit can seem like an easy way to please fans, it can also be a risk. Covering a song invites a comparison to the original. When done right, it's a beautiful tribute that can become a hit all its own. When done wrong, it can be the pop equivalent of dancing on a grave. Turn up your headphones and get ready for a music-filled examination of the art and craft of the cover.

Thu, Jan 18, 2018 -- 11:00pm


1A is a show for a changing America. Host Joshua Johnson convenes a conversation about the most important issues of our time. The show takes a deep and unflinching look at America, bringing context and insight to stories unfolding across the country and the world.With a name inspired by the First Amendment, 1A explores important issues such as policy, politics, technology, and what connects us across the fissures that divide the country. The program also delves into pop culture, sports, and humor. 1As goal is to act as a national mirror, taking time to help America look at itself and to ask what it wants to be. 1A airs Mondays through Thursdays from 11pm - 12 midnight.

Mon, Jan 22, 2018 -- 11:00pm


1A is a show for a changing America. Host Joshua Johnson convenes a conversation about the most important issues of our time. The show takes a deep and unflinching look at America, bringing context and insight to stories unfolding across the country and the world.With a name inspired by the First Amendment, 1A explores important issues such as policy, politics, technology, and what connects us across the fissures that divide the country. The program also delves into pop culture, sports, and humor. 1As goal is to act as a national mirror, taking time to help America look at itself and to ask what it wants to be. 1A airs Mondays through Thursdays from 11pm - 12 midnight.

Tue, Jan 23, 2018 -- 11:00pm


1A is a show for a changing America. Host Joshua Johnson convenes a conversation about the most important issues of our time. The show takes a deep and unflinching look at America, bringing context and insight to stories unfolding across the country and the world.With a name inspired by the First Amendment, 1A explores important issues such as policy, politics, technology, and what connects us across the fissures that divide the country. The program also delves into pop culture, sports, and humor. 1As goal is to act as a national mirror, taking time to help America look at itself and to ask what it wants to be. 1A airs Mondays through Thursdays from 11pm - 12 midnight.

Wed, Jan 24, 2018 -- 11:00pm


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