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Danny Schmidt and Carrie Elkin - Sunday Breakfast - 2014

by John Platt
Jeremy Rainer

It was love pretty much at first sight when Carrie Elkin and Danny Schmidt met at Folk Alliance in Memphis. It took these busy musicians about 7 years to record an album together, but it's a beauty, with a fitting title - "For Keeps." The soon-to-be newlyweds, one of Austin's favorite couples, visited me in Studio A to share a little of their love story and a few songs from the album.

Robert Plant - FUV Live - 2014

by Dennis Elsas
Robert Plant photos by Phil King
Robert Plant keeps moving forward with his musical choices, without abandoning or ignoring his glorious past. Since Led Zeppelin ended in December 1980 (following the death of their drummer John Bonham) Plant has recorded numerous solo albums, reunited with Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page for several projects, and ventured into Americana and world music. He successfully and surprisingly teamed up with bluegrass star Alison Krauss in 2007 and then joined Patty Griffin and Buddy Miller for Band of Joy in 2010.
 

Question of the Day: Rock-a-bye, Baby

by Corny O'Connell

Listen tonight at 9 for Dennis Elsas' conversation with Robert Plant. Plant's latest lullaby and...The Ceaseless Roar is this week's 'FUV #NewDig. It also gives us an excuse to put together a set of songs that would be good lullabies. Rest your suggestions in the comments below and we'll drift off after 9am.

Here's what we played:

The Beatles "Blackbird"

FUV's New Dig: Robert Plant

by Darren DeVivo

lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar
Robert Plant
Nonesuch / Warner Brothers Records


Robert Plant is an adventurer, possessing a passion and hunger for musical exploration. He has never hesitated to venture outside of his comfort zone or go beyond any boundaries that might have been imposed by his early audience.