First broadcast November 30, 2007

A Gaggle of Guitarists

10 p.m. to Midnight Host: Steve Winters

We had a gaggle of guitarists live in the studio for this show, a preview of Robert Messore’s annual “Guitar Night” at the St. John’s Coffeehouse in New Haven, which this year features over a dozen guitarists in concert.

Joining us for an in-the-round session were Robert, Shawn Persinger, Dan Bonis and Ron Anthony, for an in-studio night of diverse guitar styles and fascinating discussion that was (mostly) all about guitars. We did a bit of interactive media and took questions from listeners via e-mail with our guest guitarists providing the answers.

My thanks once again to WSHU Public Radio Chief Engineer Paul Litwinovich, who not only mixed the sound but set up the e-mail service for listeners.

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Robert Messore: “Banish Misfortune” Medley
Dan Bonis: “Bailey’s Ledge”
Ron Anthony: “Win To Lose”
Shawn Persinger: “Big Balls” (Yes, the old AC/DC hit!)

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Robert Messore: “Si Bheag, Si Mhor”
Dan Bonis: “Patience And Hope”
Ron Anthony: “Musings From the Starlite Café”
Shawn Persinger: “Modern Primitive Music Medley”

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Robert Messore: “Garry Owen/Citi na gCumman”
Dan Bonis: “Waterfall”
Ron Anthony: “Someone Else’s Blues”
Shawn Persinger: “Start Again”

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All Four: “Like Glass”
All Four: “She’s Gone”
All Four: “The Hymn Of Ordinary Motion”
All Four: “Blues In E/Your Red Wagon”