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Above The Basement - Boston Music and Conversation

211 EpisodesProduced by Chuck Clough and Ronnie HirschbergWebsite

Above the Basement offers casual and candid discussions with musicians, artists, producers and others from Boston and beyond. Conversations will inform and entertain listeners with experiences from those shaping Boston's music community and for whom music is a passion. You will hear their stories, h… read more


Episode 152 - Ry Cavanaugh

The COVID pandemic hit all of us quickly and our plans for the spring, summer and perhaps beyond, were scuttled.  We know of many musicians who were planning to tour a new album and unfortunately they had to postpone, or in the case of Ry Cavanaugh of the amazing band Session Americana, cancel altogether.

Hopefully we can change his mind about the tour, but at the very least we get to hear this beautiful album of songs that Ry gathered written by his late father George – also known as Bobby Pedd.

We were about to sit with Ry before the Pandemic hit, and while safety and health kept us from being in the same room, we were still able to chat virtually about his father, the new album called Time For This, and how Session Americana, featuring many of the great musicians in Boston, came to fruition.

Kristina Latino, our good friend from CornerScape, joins me this go round, so we’d like to thank her for joining us.

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