WXPN to debut new "Power of Song" series for September


The program will be broken down by short-form profiles and interviews with popular musicians. Billy Bragg, Ani DiFranco (pictured above), the Dixie Chicks, Pete Seeger and Merle Haggard, among others, are already set to appear.

Listeners can catch the segments on air three times a day or by downloading them from the XPN site. The site also plans to include extra content including related video. Bruce Warren, program director, said about the show, "In the context of the election year we thought it would be an excellent public service to let the music do the talking about some serious political, cultural and social issues that in some part still impact our lives."

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