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Past Episodes: September 2011 Archives

Found Treasure

WO.jpgToday on the X, we have excerpts from an recently unearthed interview recorded with the great W.O. Mitchell, in 1967, in which Canada's great storyteller of the prairies, and particularly of prairie youth in the early part of the the 20th century,  muses on how his prairie youth made him a writer, and his worry for future generations of kids growing up away from the wild places....PLUS cuts from the treasure found on a new Ness Creek Music Festival 20th anniversary CD release.

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Funny, Sad but Mostly Musical

bensures.jpgCome to the X for  the bittersweet and whimisical charm of master song-writer Ben Sures, and some final top ten lists from comedian Dawn Dumont.


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The Sunny Side of SoundXchange

Karl Roth 2011 - Karl 2 thumb.jpgThis week on the X we are keeping things sunny right into September with some laidback jazz from cool fiddle cat Karl Roth, plus a cautionary tale of youth and Israeli beer from playwright Kenneth T. Williams. Read more »