Strong Songs

Strong Songs

Music: it's good. On each episode of Strong Songs, host Kirk Hamilton takes listeners inside a piece of music, breaking it down and figuring out what makes it work.

September 22, 202302:26:27134.09 MB

John Williams' Star Wars Legacy, with Dan Golding

Author and composer Dan Golding joins Kirk for a deep dive into one of John Williams' greatest scores.

September 08, 202300:54:4250.09 MB

Counterpoint, Chaka Kahn, & Peter Gabriel

Mailbag time!

August 25, 202300:49:4445.54 MB

"Soul Vaccination" by Tower of Power

When you get the notion, Tower's got the potion.

August 11, 202300:59:5754.89 MB

"Killing Me Softly With His Song," as sung by Lauryn Hill, Roberta Flack, & Lori Lieberman

Three different singers; one classic song.

July 28, 202300:47:2643.44 MB

"Everybody Wants to Rule the World" by Tears For Fears

Welcome to your life.

July 14, 202303:38:37200.15 MB

An Operatic Odyssey, with Luigi Boccia

From Pavarotti to Di Stefano, an epic journey through the world of the opera tenor,

July 13, 202300:06:225.84 MB

Season 5 Announcement!

An update on plans for a very musical Season 5.

June 30, 202300:46:1442.33 MB

"You're The Voice" by John Farnham, Live in Sydney

Kirk goes on stage in Sydney to talk about the unofficial Australian national anthem.

June 16, 202301:00:2555.32 MB

"The Chain" and "Dreams" by Fleetwood Mac [Recast]

Thunder only happens when it's raining, and Strong Songs only crams two songs into an episode when it's super warranted.

June 02, 202301:03:2658.09 MB

"Wedding Song" from Hadestown [Recast]

Who's gonna lay the wedding table? Who's gonna make the wedding bed? And what about the rings? Funny you should ask.