Music: it's good. On each episode of Strong Songs, host Kirk Hamilton takes listeners inside a piece of music, breaking it down and figuring out what makes it work.
John Williams' Star Wars Legacy, with Dan Golding
Author and composer Dan Golding joins Kirk for a deep dive into one of John Williams' greatest scores.
Counterpoint, Chaka Kahn, & Peter Gabriel
"Soul Vaccination" by Tower of Power
When you get the notion, Tower's got the potion.
"Killing Me Softly With His Song," as sung by Lauryn Hill, Roberta Flack, & Lori Lieberman
Three different singers; one classic song.
"Everybody Wants to Rule the World" by Tears For Fears
Welcome to your life.
An Operatic Odyssey, with Luigi Boccia
From Pavarotti to Di Stefano, an epic journey through the world of the opera tenor,
I don’t play an instrument or have much of an interest in music. It’s background noise for me. But Kirk makes me love songs, love music. He makes me want to dissect and enjoy the artistry and talent. It’s addictive.
Hello from Australia 🇦🇺!! I am 11 years old and I love this show!! It is so interesting and pleasurable. Can you please do an episode on How to Explain by The Cat Empire or Barbie Girl by Aqua?? Thanks, Great podcast!! Annabelle
Everybody wants to rule the world was the first show of yours i listened and very pleased and happy with the show. Always been a fan of TFF and this song really hit a chord in me bringing me back to the 80s. Keep doing what you do best.