WFUV DJ, Eric Holland talks to Tom about songwriting, American folk and singer/songwriting traditions and more in his Sound Advice report, in the lead up to Tom’s December 8 show at the Schimmel Center at Pace University.
The magical Gene Shay of 88.5 WXPN Philadelphia has been a friend and supporter of Tom since his earliest days. This show starts with Gene talking about Tom version of “Mole’s Moan” and how it became the staple intro to the show for many decades. Having produced a weekly folk radio show since 1962, this show is part of the buildup toward Gene’s retirement. This program features archival interviews with Tom (at the 37min mark), as well as an 1967 interview with Joni Mitchell and others.
Pat Gandjean of Conneticut Magazine interviews Tom in advance of the Dec 8 Fairfield Ct. concert. Tom and Pat discuss Tom’s early years, and the making of the documentary film “Tom Rush … No Regrets”.
Tom features in a new segment of Growing Bolder, where he talks with reporter Bill Shafer about his career, the surprise youtube sensation “The Remember Song” and putting out his first new album in 35 years “What I Know”. He also talks about a few of his many side projects like the “Fish Story Song” a story book and video for children.
Shown on many PBS stations, The Growing Bolder TV show reaches 97% of the country.
New Hampshire Public Radio program hosted by Kate MCNally on December 24, 2003. Tom starts by playing “Easy to Please” and tells the story of how he picked it up by listening to Ed Holstein from Chicago. They talk about his connection to New Hampshire and the upcoming Boston Symphony Hall, Club 47 Show. Have a listen here in the player below, or from NHPR.org