Randy Newman to Perform on WNYC's "Soundcheck"
Randy Newman will be the guest on today's episode of Soundcheck from NPR member station WNYC. Newman will talk with host John Schaefer about his 40-plus year career and perform songs from his latest Nonesuch album, Songbook Vol. 2. Newman celebrates Memorial Day weekend ahead with two performances at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, Arizona, which the Arizona Republic includes among the "shows of the week."
Randy Newman will be the guest on today's episode of Soundcheck, the weekday music show from New York City NPR member station WNYC. Newman will talk with host John Schaefer about his 40-plus year career and perform songs featured on his latest Nonesuch album, Songbook Vol. 2, which takes a fresh look at both classic and more recent work in new solo takes on 16 of his celebrated songs. The show airs at 2 PM ET and again at 10 PM ET on the radio in New York City at 93.9 FM and streaming online at wnyc.org.
Newman celebrates Memorial Day weekend ahead with two performances at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, Arizona, this Saturday and Sunday. The Arizona Republic includes the performances among the "shows of the week." For more information on these and other upcoming live shows, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.
To pick up a copy of Songbook Vol. 2, head to the Nonesuch Store, where orders include high-quality, 320 kbps MP3s of the complete album at checkout.
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