Tapestry

Tapestry at 25: John O'Donohue and Mavis Staples

Tapestry turns 25 this season and we're marking the occasion by digging into the archives for the most requested shows ever. We revisit our conversations with Irish poet and ex-priest John O'Donohue and gospel singer Mavis Staples.
Reflections from two of our most highly-requested interviews of the past 25 years. (CBC Radio)
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It happens ALL THE TIME here at Tapestry.

Listeners write to request the audio from an interview they heard and loved...

Five years ago.

Eight years ago.

Ten years ago.

Our standard reply: "Wish we could be more helpful but…." 

Well, we see you, fans of the olden-but-golden episodes - and your day has come!

Tapestry turns 25 this season, and we're marking the occasion by digging into the archives for the most-requested shows ever. The poet John O'Donohue? Got him. The singer Mavis Staples? You bet. 

Everybody's favourite rabbi - Harold Kusher - you'll hear him in the coming weeks.

Thanks for listening, and for helping Tapestry make it to 25. Now let's celebrate with some of our all-time favourite episodes.

And with birthday cake. Pretty sure there should be cake.