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

Danny Clinch

Lucinda Williams talks about working with Bruce Springsteen, learning from Tom Petty, and the brilliance of Bob Dylan

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," 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, whose spirit continues to inspire her artistry.

"Stories From A Rock n Roll Heart" boasts a lineup of notable guests, and Williams shares her collaborations with luminaries like Bruce Springsteen and Angel Olsen. The album also features a song inspired by the movie "The Outsiders".

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

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