East Coast Music Hour debuts 21 new East Coast songs
Hear The Story and the Song on CBC Listen
Many words come to mind to describe what we've all been through over the past year. From the loneliness of isolation, to the despair of the unknown, and to the hope that rebirth will bring, we all have stories to tell. Music can be a lifeline when telling stories of our time. This new virtual series of The Story and the Song explores themes connected to our collective journey throughout this pandemic.
The Story and the Song: Isolation, The Unknown, and Rebirth features 21 new original songs, 7 for each theme, by 21 East Coast artists, and was originally broadcast in March 2021. Links to each of the episodes on CBC Listen can be found below.
Featuring music and stories by Atlantic String Machine, Catherine MacLellan, Hubert Francis, Josh Bravener, Owen Lee, Vince The Messenger and Zamani.
Featuring music and stories by Eastern Owl, Joce Reyome, Morgan Toney, Phil Churchill featuring Geraldine Hollett (from The Once), Quote the Raven with special guests, Reeny Smith and Amelia Curran.
Featuring new music and stories by Jah'Mila, Jenn Grant, Les Chanterelles, Mary Beth Carty, Meghan Blanchard, Paul Murphy and Wolf Castle.
The East Coast Music Hour can be heard Saturdays at 10 a.m. AT, 10:30 NT on CBC Music/CBC Listen and 5 p.m. AT, 5:30 NT on CBC Radio One/CBC Listen.