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Andrew Bird: Guest DJ: 2017

Guest DJ Andrew Bird at WFUV (photo by Rita Houston)

Guest DJ Andrew Bird at WFUV (photo by Rita Houston)

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Activism is in the air and artists everywhere are responding in one way or another, including Andrew Bird. For a special edition of The Whole Wide World, the FUV fave, songwriter, violinist and whistler shared a protest song playlist, as well as his ever-evolving ideas about art, songwriting and the role of art in activism.

Playlist

  • Charley Patton, "I Shall Not Be Moved"
  • Marijata, "No Condition Is Permanent"
  • Stereolab, "Crest"
  • Lead Belly, "We're In The Same Boat, Brother"
  • Amadou & Mariam, "Ce N'est Pas Bon"
  • The Carter Family, "When The World's On Fire"

[recorded: 2/1/17]

Audio for this show is no longer available, but you'll can listen to Andrew's full "How to Write a Protest Song" playlist on Spotify.