Episode 13 – Wendy Bourgeois

Poet and essayist Wendy Bourgeois talks about growing up working class, shoe shopping, conservative relatives, her love of minor key country & western music, and her new book of essays “The Devil Says Maybe I Like It,” published by Propeller Books.

 

 

Playlist:

Gillian Welch — “Look at Miss Ohio”

Gillian Welch — “Annabelle”

Lucinda Williams — “Are You Alright?”

Lucinda Williams — “I Lost It”

Guy Clark — “The South Coast of Texas”

Guy Clark — “Let Him Roll”

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit — “If We Were Vampires”

Jason Isbell — “If It Takes a Lifetime”

Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings — “The way it will be” (Live @ Jills Veranda)

Gillian Welch — “Time (The Revelator)”

Guy Clark — “The Cape”

Photo Credit:

Vivian Maier, Chicago, 1956

 

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