In the first part of this hour, singer-songwriters Lacey Williams and Debra Fotheringham sit down with Sam Payne to discuss songwriting, storytelling, and give us other behind-the-scenes insights to their premier performance of "The Maybelle Series." This singer-songwriter series, highlighting the work of female musicians particularly, had its first performance at Velour Live Music Gallery in Provo, Utah. Other stories and songs included in this episode:
Streets of Sarajevo
A song from John McCutcheon, a master at music and narrative, about creating art in the midst of turmoil and conflict. To learn more about John McCutcheon visit
An original song performed by Kim Weitkamp & The Broken Bucket Band at the National Storytelling Festival from the folk operetta "The Ballad of Ronnie Calloway." (Click here for part 1. Click here for part 2.) Learn more about Kim Weitkamp by visiting www.kimweitkamp.com
Product of the Past
A Utah native and descendant of Mormon pioneers puts his heritage into song.
Denis Zwang's Saxophone Prayer
Sam Payne shares a story about friendship, connecting through story and song, and memory.