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Josh Ritter

1 hour, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 22 November 2013

New & classic Americana and alt country including an interview with American singer-songwritter Josh Ritter. He talks about how Bob Dylan inspired him to pick up a guitar, the impact Gillian Welch made on his music and the break-up of his marriage that became the subject of his new album.

Exactly 50 years ago tonight John F Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. Ricky looks at the music that was in the country chart in November 1963 and plays some of the artists that subsequently recorded songs about the death of the President. Featuring The Byrds, Emmylou Harris, Okkervil River, Son House and Buck Owens.

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