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Former Nashvillian and current soul-Americana singer/songwriter Natalie Prass joins for a glass or two of Jameson as we discuss her favorite album - the 1964 record Presenting Dionne Warwick.
We talk about Dionne’s origin story, how she went from backing singer to star and her relationship with iconic songwriters Burt Bacharach and Hal David, who were also her producers.
We also delve into the origin of Natalie’s 60s fixation, why she left Nashville for Richmond, her struggles to make a Dionne Warwick style record in the 21st century, how her songwriting process compares to Bacharach and David and how touring as part of Jenny Lewis’s band shaped her artistically.
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My Favorite Album is a podcast on the impact great music has on our lives. Each episode features a guest on their favorite album of all time - why they love it, their history with the album and how it's influenced them.
Jeremy Dylan is a filmmaker, journalist, concert promoter and photographer. He directed the the feature music documentary Jim Lauderdale: The King of Broken Hearts (out now!) and the film Benjamin Sniddlegrass and the Cauldron of Penguins.
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