Louise Goffin Launches Current and Compelling Podcast Titled Song Chronicles

Song Chronicles is a current, compelling oral history podcast told through songwriter, artist and producer Louise Goffin's conversations with her fellow writers, musicians, producers and artists who create the music we know and love.

The first episode January 24, 2020, features Sam Hollander, a once academically-challenged teenager who became a songwriter and producer of multiple #1 hit songs. Sam's story will inspire parents of children—and the kids themselves—who are mischaracterized as "failing" in school when their gifts are not measured by standardized tests. 

Episode 2, February 21, 2020, features Grammy-Winning Producer, Recording Artist and Songwriter,  Desmond Child.   From Aerosmith to Zedd, his songs have been recorded and performed by a wide variety of both entertainers and collaborators, defying genre limits, with superstars as diverse as Bon Jovi, Garth Brooks and Kermit the Frog just to name a few. 

Episode 3, April 3, 2020, features Grammy-nominated J.D. Souther who was also Inducted into the Songwriter Hall of Fame.  Souther has penned countless hits for The Eagles, Linda Ronstadt, Rou Orbison, James Taylor, Don Henley, George Strait, Trisha Yearwood and Brooks and Dunn, also found success as a solo artist. J.D.'s latest album Tenderness, produced by Larry Klein, connects "LA's golden age with the Great American Songtbook," writes Uncut, with songs that sound "like standards themselves." 

Episode 4, May 18, 2020, proudly presents a conversation with American musician, songwriter and author, Kathy Valentine. Kathy was a member of the first, and to date, only all-female band that wrote their own songs and played their own instruments, topping Billboard charts at #1 and having one of the most successful debuts of all time.  Kathy's inspiring and honestly told memoir, "All I Ever Wanted" was released March 31, 2020.  

Episode 5, July 10, 2020 features exceptional conversation with singer-songwriter, bass player extraordinaire, Gail Ann Dorsey.  Louise first met Gail in the early 90's in London, performing together and thus began a long and cherished friendship.  Gail shared, "I think...since I was a little kid...I wanted to get out of Philadelphia. I wanted to see the world". 

Episode 6 - Part 1, August 14, 2020 and Episode 7 - Part 2, August 21, 2020, proudly presents a two part interview with Peter Case, whose career stretches over half a century and is still going strong. Through the experiences that he has had,  the different band line-ups, the travels, the epiphanies, the inspiring companions, he pours vibrancy into each musical chapter. Part 2 with Peter Case.

Episode 8 - Part 1, August 28, 2020 - is priviledged to present the first of a two-part interview with Al Schmitt, the very definition of a living legend.  During his uparalleded career, the 90-year-old engineer/producer has worked with an incredible list of musical giants: Frank Sinatra, Duke Ellington, Sam Cooke, Barbra Streisand, Henry Mancini, Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Willie Nelson, Neil Young, Steely Dan, Celine Dion, Queen Latifah to name of few. 

Episode 9 - Part 2, September 4, 2020 - in a testament to his generosity and work ethic, Al Schmitt took the time to follow up with additional stories and memories he wanted to share, making this an even more special interview following the great first interview.  

Episode 10 - Part 1, September 18, 2020 - is proud to present part one of a two-part conversation with the amazing Gloria Estefan. Gloria spoke on a wide range of topics, from her start in the music business to the art of songwriting and music that has influenced her. 

Episode 11 - Part 2, September 25, 2020 - continuing the incredible conversation with the extraordinary Gloria Estefan.

Episode 12 - October 9, 2020 - features the incredibly talented McBroom Sisters, who are on the shortlist when some band needs a powerhouse guest vocalist and they each boast star-studded resumes that any musician would envy.

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