© 2023 Louisville Public Media

Public Files:
89.3 WFPL · 90.5 WUOL-FM · 91.9 WFPK

For assistance accessing our public files, please contact info@lpm.org or call 502-814-6500
89.3 WFPL News | 90.5 WUOL Classical 91.9 WFPK Music | KyCIR Investigations
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
Stream: News Music Classical

Resilience and Rock n Roll: Lucinda Williams unveils 'Stories From A Rock n Roll Heart

Danny Clinch

Join Lucinda Williams for a soulful journey in her latest album, a testament to resilience, iconic inspirations, and notable collaborations.

In an intimate conversation, celebrated singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams joins Kyle Meredith to share the heart and soul behind her latest album, "Stories From A Rock n Roll Heart." The album is a testament to resilience, as it was born from her experiences of surviving a tornado, enduring the challenges of a pandemic, and overcoming a personal stroke.

Throughout the interview, Williams delves into her musical journey, revealing the profound impact that Bob Dylan's classic "Highway 61 Revisited" had on her, igniting her passion for music. She also pays tribute to the late Tom Petty, a significant influence on her life and career, whose spirit continues to inspire her artistry.

"Stories From A Rock n Roll Heart" boasts a lineup of notable guests, and Williams excitedly shares her collaborations with luminaries like Bruce Springsteen and Angel Olsen. The album also features a song inspired by the beloved movie "The Outsiders," adding an extra layer of depth and nostalgia to the collection.

With her signature authenticity and soulful reflections, Lucinda Williams' interview with Kyle Meredith offers a poignant glimpse into the creative journey of one of rock's most revered artists.

Watch the interview above and then check out the video below.

Kyle is the WFPK Music Director. Email Kyle at kmeredith@lpm.org

Can we count on your support?

Louisville Public Media depends on donations from members – readers like you – for the majority of our funding. You can help make the next story possible with a donation of $10 or $20. We'll put your gift to work providing news and music for our diverse community.