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Robby Hecht - Sunday Breakfast - 2014

by John Platt
Robby Hecht is one of the rare Nashville-based artists who's actually a Tennessee native. Though he's a low-key kind of guy, he's had a number of collaborations with his fellow Nashville songwriters - most notably with Amy Speace on "The Sea and the Shore." She recorded the song with John Fullbright, but Robby gave us his own solo version, plus a couple of other originals, in this conversation for the Sunday Breakfast.

Question of the Day: Movie Mentions

by Corny O'Connell

On Ray LaMontagne's latest, Supernova, he sings, "I wanna be Brando in The Wild One" - a reference to the 1953 film starring Marlon Brando as the leader of a motorcycle gang. There are a lot of songs that mention actors, but how many can you name that reference particular movies? List them in the comments below and we'll spin a set after 9am.

Thanks to Gordon from Brooklyn for suggesting this WFUV Question of the Day.

Here's what we played:

FUV's New Dig: Strand of Oaks

by Darren DeVivo

Heal
Strand Of Oaks
Dead Oceans Records


Strand of Oaks is Timothy Showalter, a songwriter and musician who hails from Goshen, Indiana, a small city not far from South Bend. His latest album is an autobiographical study of self-examination and healing. It documents Showalter's effort to assess his life, identify the undesirable, and will himself towards change for the better.