By Bob Boilen
From the liked host and author of NPR’s All Songs thought of and Tiny table concert events comes a vital oral heritage of recent song, advised within the voices of iconic and up-and-coming musicians, together with Dave Grohl, Jimmy web page, Michael Stipe, Carrie Brownstein, Smokey Robinson, and Jeff Tweedy, between others—published in organization with NPR Music.
Is there a unforgettable music that modified your life?
NPR’s popular track authority Bob Boilen posed this query to a few of today’s best-loved musical legends and emerging stars. on your tune replaced My lifestyles, Jimmy web page (Led Zeppelin), St. Vincent, Jónsi (Sigur Rós), Justin Vernon (Bon Iver), Cat strength, David Byrne (Talking Heads), Dave Grohl (Nirvana, Foo Fighters), Jeff Tweedy (Wilco), Jenny Lewis, Carrie Brownstein (Portlandia, Sleater-Kinney), Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens), Colin Meloy (The Decemberists), Trey Anastasio (Phish), Jackson Browne, Valerie June, Philip Glass, James Blake, and different artists think about pivotal moments that encouraged their work.
For Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy, it was once learning his sister’s forty five of The Byrds’ “Turn, flip, Turn.” a tender St. Vincent’s existence replaced the day a field of CDs actually fell off a supply truck in entrance of her condo. Cat Stevens used to be reworked whilst he heard John Lennon conceal “Twist and Shout.” those are the momentous but unmarked occasions that experience formed those and plenty of different musical abilities, and finally the sound of recent music.
A various selection of own reviews, either usual and awesome, Your tune replaced My lifestyles illustrates the ways that song is revived, restored, and revolutionized. it's also a testomony to the ability of song in our lives, and an idea for destiny artists and track lovers.
Amazing members comprise: Jimmy web page (Led Zeppelin), Carrie Brownstein (Sleater-Kinney, Portlandia, Wild Flag), Smokey Robinson, David Byrne (Talking Heads), St. Vincent, Jeff Tweedy (Wilco), James Blake, Colin Meloy (The Decemberists), Trey Anastasio (Phish), Jenny Lewis (Rilo Kiley), Dave Grohl (Nirvana, Foo Fighters), Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens), Sturgill Simpson, Justin Vernon (Bon Iver), Cat energy, Jackson Browne, Michael Stipe (R.E.M.), Philip Glass, Jónsi (Sigur Rós), Hozier, Regina Carter, Conor Oberst (Bright Eyes, and others), Courtney Barnett, Chris Thile (Nickel Creek, Punch Brothers), Leon Bridges, Sharon Van Etten, and plenty of extra.