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Sunday Street Special - Willie Nile


The Sunday, August 16th edition of Sunday Street on WUSB, hosted by Charlie Backfish, will celebrate singer/songwriter Willie Nile's 40 years as
a recording artist.

Long Island's Paradiddle Records will release Willie Nile Uncovered on August 21st. This double CD album features
an incredible array of artists --- both local as well as nationally-touring --- performing their take on songs from Willie's
rich catalogue.

The list of participating artists includes Graham Parker, James Maddock, Elliott Murphy, Dan Bern, Nils Lofgrin, Richard Shindell, Richard Barone,
Kenny White, Slaid Cleaves, John Gorka, Lucy Kaplansky, Emily Duff, Gene Casey, Caroline Doctorow, Russ Seeger, Pete Mancini,
Quarterhorse, Caroline Doctorow, Russ Seeger and others.

We'll be sharingmuch of the album along with Willie playing his own songs, along with a conversation with Bill Herman
as well as Willie himself.

We're on from 9 am until 12 noon.