Idiot's Delight

Vin Scelsa's "Idiot's Delight" for September 21

by WFUV Staff

Tonight on "Idiot's Delight"® at 8, on this last balmy evening of summer, Vin Scelsa explores the new release from folk-country songwriter Bill Callahan called Dream River.

Branching out from Callahan's poetic path, Vin has also lined up selections from Richard Thompson, Mark Eitzel, Lucy Rose, Randy Newman and others.

Idiot's Delight - 09/14/2013

by Vin Scelsa
Vin Scelsa finds himself amidst a sea of sultry chanteuses like Marlene Dietrich, Alison Goldfrapp, Audra Mae and Laura Veirs. Expect some grizzled fellows as well - like Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan and David Bromberg - plus more favorites from Studio V.

Vin Scelsa's "Idiot's Delight" for September 14

by WFUV Staff

Tonight at 8 on "Idiot's Delight"®, Vin Scelsa finds himself amidst a sea of sultry chanteuses like Marlene Dietrich, Alison Goldfrapp, Audra Mae and Laura Veirs. Expect some grizzled fellows as well — like Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan and David Bromberg — plus more favorites from Studio V.

Another Bob Dylan Self Portrait On Vin Scelsa's "Idiot's Delight" For August 31

by WFUV Staff

On tonight's Vin Scelsa's "Idiot's Delight"® at 8, Vin focuses on the release of Bob Dylan: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 10 - Another Self Portrait (1969-1971), exploring tracks from the collection, out now on Columbia Legacy.

Although Self Portrait was critically pummelled upon its release in 1970, the new Bob Dylan box set offers the advantage of hindsight and a different perspective via unreleased material and alternate takes.

Vin Scelsa's "Idiot's Delight" For August 24

by WFUV Staff

Tonight at 8 on Vin Scelsa's "Idiot's Delight"®, Vin honors another great radio host, NPR's jazz pioneer Marian McPartland, who passed away on Tuesday at the age of 95. He'll also have music from Elvis Costello and The Roots, Valerie June, Public Service Broadcasting, Frank Sinatra, North Mississippi Allstars and, yes, even the Grateful Dead.