Chris’s Vault: A Walk and Talk about Gram Parsons Monday, Aug 10 2020 

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Chris came out of the Vault today to actually take a walk and see the sun. We caught him mid-stroll and talked about one of his musical heroes, Gram Parsons. Oh, and dont forget Emmylou too!


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Grateful Dead share video of “Wharf Rat” at Cardinal Stadium in 1990 Friday, Aug 7 2020 

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Were you there?

The Grateful Dead have shared another gem from their All The Years Live archival video series and it happens to be from their show that happened in Louisville July 6th, 1990, at Cardinal Stadium!

The Deads archivist and legacy manager David Lemieux said of the video:


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Chris’s Vault: The Electric Guitar Heard ‘Round the World Monday, Aug 3 2020 

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Today on Chriss Vault, from the Newport Folk Festival in 1965, we hear Bob Dylans scandalous performance of a song with electric guitar Maggies Farm. His audience wasnt prepared for Bob to be all rocknroll and it hurt their ears and even more so, their folking hearts.


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Leon Fleisher, The Pianist Who Reinvented Himself, Dies At 92 Monday, Aug 3 2020 

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The beloved pianist was a young lion of his generation until a hand injury forced him to rethink his relationship to music.

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Singing In The Dark Times: Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir Takes On New Meaning Wednesday, Jul 22 2020 

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Even before the age of social-distancing, composer and conductor Eric Whitacre had been leading an online chorus for a decade. Choir members say the connection they foster is more important than ever.

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Chris’s Vault: was Grace Slick Chris’s real mom? Tuesday, Jul 21 2020 

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On this edition of Chriss Vault, we ponder how Chris may have turned out if Conway Twitty was his Dad and Grace Slick his Mom. Food for thought! Check out Jefferson Airplanes Somebody to Love.


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Listen to Prince’s stripped down, early version of “I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man” Friday, Jul 17 2020 

The Prince Estate has shared another previously unreleased gem from the forthcoming deluxe reissue of his 1987 Sign O’ the Times album!

Due September 25th, the original album is not only remastered, but a mind-boggling 63 tracks from Prince’s vault are also included, as well as two entire concerts.

Check out this stripped down version of “I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man”, which is every bit as amazing as the recorded version…

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Someone Finally Remembered William Dawson’s ‘Negro Folk Symphony’ Tuesday, Jul 14 2020 

Broadcast nationwide in 1934 and praised by listeners and critics alike, a masterful symphony soon fell silent. A new recording hopes to help revive an American treasure.

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Cranberries’ “No Need to Argue” to get deluxe reissue Wednesday, Jul 8 2020 

An iconic album by The Cranberries is about to get the deluxe reissue treatment.

September 18th their 1994 release No Need to Argue will be re-released with B-sides, remixes, demos, unreleased tracks, live recordings and more.

In addition to the newly remastered 13-track album, the two-CD and digital reissue contains three B-sides, nine demo recordings from the No Need to Argue sessions, eight live recordings, The Orb’s “Zombie” remix, and even a cover of The Carpenters’ 1970 classic “(They Long to Be) Close to You”.

The release also has previously unseen photographs taken from the album’s photo session, as well as an essay on the history of the LP by the band’s archivist Eoin Devereux.

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Chris’s Vault: A story about Alice Walker and a song from The Color Purple Wednesday, Jul 1 2020 

Today on Chris’s Vault with Chris Anger we get treated to a story of when he met author Alice Walker. In her honor, we also play a song from the film based on her book The Color Purple.

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