"The Song Is You with Bonnie Grice" Group

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"The Song is You with Bonnie Grice" is a weekly radio show that invites guests to dip into their I-pods and their memory banks to explore the soundtrack of their lives and how music has influenced and inspired them. Guests pick their Top 10 favorites including a "Guilty Pleasure" song. It's informal, fun and revealing!

"The Song is You with Bonnie Grice" is a division of  BLG Productions: {continuing adventures in public media}

Series

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53 Pieces

"A brilliant idea for a show. It brings out the music in all of us." -Roger Rosenblatt, author and essayist


Pieces

Caption: Loudon Wainwright III
Loudon Wainwright III continues to perform and inspire with his own brand of wry, outrageous songs and approach to life. He picked up a 2009 Grammy...

Bought by WCPN and KOSU


  • Added: Apr 06, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Lesley Gore
Deemed the most commercially successful solo artist of the “Girl Group” era of the ‘60s, Lesley Gore created a string of Quincy Jones-produced, cha...

Bought by KENW and KOSU


  • Added: Apr 06, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Regina Carter
Regina Carter was the first Jazz musician and first African-American artist to play the legendary violin owned by classical music virtuoso and comp...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, KENW, WCPN, and KOSU


  • Added: Apr 06, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: René Marie
A gifted young jazz artist, who digs deep into the music of Gershwin for a drop-dead version of I Loves You Porgy, along with some of her own tunes.

Bought by KOSU and KENW


  • Added: Apr 06, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Darryl McDaniels
On today’s show, DMC discusses his VH1 series, My Adoption Journey with Bonnie, and plays some of his diverse musical influences.

Bought by KENW and KOSU


  • Added: Mar 30, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dirk Wittenborn
In between songs, Dirk talks about his new novel Pharmakon – inspired by his own family history – a chilling and true story about a doctor’s patien...

Bought by KENW and KOSU


  • Added: Mar 30, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ellis Marsalis
The famed elder of the Marsalis clan sits down for a thoughtful hour of some of his favorites, including Oscar Peterson, Thelonious Monk and anothe...

Bought by KMUW, 90.5 WSNC, KENW, WCPN, and KOSU


  • Added: Mar 30, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Eric Fischl
One of the most influential painters of the past two decades, Eric Fischl’s first job out of college was as a guard at the Museum of Contemporary A...

Bought by KENW and KOSU


  • Added: Mar 30, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: James Villas
Winner of the James Beard Award, the elegant author James Villas looks at food and music during our hour with him.

Bought by KENW, KOSU, and KENW


  • Added: Mar 30, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Jay McInerney
Best selling author, Jay McInerney has had “quite the life” from studying with Raymond Carver, being labeled a member of the “literary brat pack” i...

Bought by KENW, KOSU, and KENW


  • Added: Mar 25, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3