Chicago’s Country Music w/ Mark Guarino, Opinions on PJ Harvey


Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot interview author Mark Guarino about his new book, "Country and Midwestern," which details Chicago's role in the development of country music. The hosts also review the new album from PJ Harvey.

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I Inside the Old Year Dying PJ Harvey

PJ Harvey I Inside the Old Year Dying

PJ Harvey is back with a new album for the first time in seven years. “I Inside the Old Year Dying” is based on a book-length poem she published last year and features more acoustic instruments than her early, hard-edged music.

Chicago Country


Jim and Greg talk with author Mark Guarino in front of an audience at the Chicago Humanities Festival. The topic is Guarino's recent book, “Country and Midwestern,” which details the little-known midwestern roots of the country music industry.

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