Two Hours With Songwriter Jimmy Webb: Part One | Connecticut Public Radio

Two Hours With Songwriter Jimmy Webb: Part One

Aug 4, 2020

We're reairing this show from September, 2019, when our team traveled to Glen Cove, New York, to interview legendary songwriter Jimmy Webb

We waited a long time for this interview and it was worth every minute of the wait. It was a special day. We broke bread together, met kind people, and enjoyed a day of music and stories from Jimmy Webb's decades of making music. 

The day was not without adversity. A flat tire forced us to miss our ferry back home to Connecticut (and our dinner). We were hungry and tired. But none of that mattered when the late ferry pulled into Bridgeport against a spectacular sunset of orange, red, and purple. We would never have seen it had the day gone as planned.  

A lot has changed in America since that day last September. But not our human need for music and kinship. 

We made two shows from our time with Jimmy Webb. There was too much music not to share all of it. This is part one. You can hear part two on Thursday, August 6. 

Sunset in Bridgeport Harbor
Credit Betsy Kaplan