21 episodes

For decades, Detroit radio host, Ann Delisi, has been talking with people whose creative spirit drives them. With some Midwest charm, she talks with everyone from White House Photographer Pete Souza to journalist/actor Mo Rocca to Jazz Artists Esperanza Spalding and Terri Lyne Carrington.

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    • Performing Arts
    • 5.0, 13 Ratings

For decades, Detroit radio host, Ann Delisi, has been talking with people whose creative spirit drives them. With some Midwest charm, she talks with everyone from White House Photographer Pete Souza to journalist/actor Mo Rocca to Jazz Artists Esperanza Spalding and Terri Lyne Carrington.

    EP 20: Tina Sinatra

    EP 20: Tina Sinatra

    Episode Description In December of 2015, Frank Sinatra would have turned 100 years. His daughter, Tina Sinatra, talked with Ann Delisi about her famous father.
    TinaSinatra

    • 24 min
    EP 19: Alice Cooper, Jack White and Detroit Tiger, Kirk Gibson

    EP 19: Alice Cooper, Jack White and Detroit Tiger, Kirk Gibson

    These 3 Detroiters sat down in front of an audience to talk with Ann Delisi about music and sports at the Shinola Hotel in Detroit to benefit the Kirk Gibson Foundation for Parkinson’s

    • 26 min
    E18: Iggy Pop & Filmmaker Jim Jarmusch

    E18: Iggy Pop & Filmmaker Jim Jarmusch

    In October of 2016, Ann Delisi talked with Iggy Pop & Jim Jarmusch in front of an audience at the Detroit Film Theater following the premiere screening of the film “Gimme Danger” about The Stooges.

    • 29 min
    E17: Rock and Blues Guitarist Billy Davis

    E17: Rock and Blues Guitarist Billy Davis

    Ann Delisi talks with Billy Davis about his friendship with James Brown, his history working with Hank Ballard and the Midnighters and meeting an unknown aspiring guitarist, Jimi Hendrix, who learned not only guitar playing techniques, but some of his signature stage moves, from Billy Davis.

    • 44 min
    E:16 NPR Political Correspondent Don Gonyea - Part Two

    E:16 NPR Political Correspondent Don Gonyea - Part Two

    Ann Delisi continues her conversation with NPR Political Correspondent, Don Gonyea who talks about what it’s like to be a reporter at a Trump rally, covering Barack Obama when he spoke to 250,000 people in Berlin, being at The White House on 9/11 and the phone conversation he had with his wife that day.

    • 44 min
    E15: NPR Political Correspondent Don Gonyea Part One

    E15: NPR Political Correspondent Don Gonyea Part One

    Ann Delisi talks with her longtime friend and colleague, Don Gonyea, about getting the call to cover The White House for NPR, the protocol for the daily press briefings, the logistics of being in the press corps on Air Force One and covering President Donald Trump.

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

GamerManiac2273 ,

Truly Essential

Ann Delisa has the best radio show in Detroit period She has a way of blending old and new into a seamless whole with just terrific insight I always come away with a urge to check out new artists she introduces as well as a greater appreciation of artists I’m familiar with Its great to have some of her interviews in podcast format
Chase Carter

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