Best of Salute The Songbird: Susan Tedeschi
Maggie is fresh off of opening for a band that David Fricke has called “America’s Greatest Rock and Roll big band” - Tedeschi Trucks. In celebration, we’re re-releasing the episode with the great Susan Tedeschi. And there’s a lot going on in Susan’s world at the moment: Fantasy Recordings is re-issuing her breakthrough album, Just Won’t Burn, to mark its 25th anniversary. And, Tedeschi Trucks Band is about to play two landmark arena shows - their first performances ever at Boston’s TD Garden on September 27 and at Madison Square Garden on September 28.
Susan Tedeschi Trucks is a blues guitarist and singer-songwriter who leads the Tedeschi Trucks Band along with Derek Trucks. Susan is known for her guitar playing and her incredible voice, blending R&B, Rock, and Gospel into a soulful combination, which she talks about with Maggie on this episode. Susan explains why right now is a particularly important time for the female voice to be heard and shares some of the silver linings that came out of the pandemic. And, the two dig into the inspiration for and making of the Tedeschi Trucks project, I Am The Moon, their most ambitious to date.
Salute the Songbird hosted by Maggie Rose. Produced by Austin Marshall, Maggie Rose, and Kirsten Cluthe with production assistance from Kip Baggett. Edited by Justin Thomas. Music by Maggie Rose. Graphics by Mark Dowd. Presented in partnership with Osiris Media.
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