This year marked the 25h anniversary of Fresh Air as a national NPR program. This episode looks back at some of the great live musical performances from the show's archive, including songs from Shirley Horn, Loudon Wainwright III, Susannah McCorkle, Nick Lowe and Richard Thompson.
Friday marks the 25th anniversary of the day Fresh Air became a daily national NPR program. To celebrate, hear two delightful; medleys of impromptu musical performances, culled from Fresh Air's archives.
Singer and pianist Shirley Horn died last week on October 21st at the age of 71. In 1992, Horn took part in a concert and interview with Fresh Air. Playing with her was her long time drummer Steve Williams and bassist Charles Ables (who died in 2002).