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Important Message to our TV Viewers about New Broadcast Frequency: On July 3, 2020, WHRO will transition to a new broadcast frequency as part of an FCC-mandated change. Learn more

Bob Dylan’s double album “Rough and Rowdy Ways,” his first of original material in eight years, is the return of the greatest wordsmith of our lifetime

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Host Barbara Hamm Lee interviewed the author of a book about the secret love affair betwen Father William Grau and Sister Sophie Legocki.

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Thank you to the countless fans who reached out and expressed your desire to have A Way with Words return to our weekly schedule. Starting July 4, the show will air on Saturdays at 10 a.m.

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On this week's show, host Barry Graham honors his father, and all fathers, by playing music from his dad's Bluegrass collection.

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This week's show is all about our dads! Call up your father and join us for songs about fatherhood from local and national musicians.

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This Friday, in honor of Juneteenth, WHRO FM will feature the work of African American composers and performers in classical music.

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Just as some of the best recorded music is the result of experimentation, some of the best albums can come about accidentally. Norah Jones just put out a solo album last year and an album by the trio Puss and Boots this year, so “Pick Me Up Off the Floor,” her eight studio release was not expected so soon

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On the latest episode of Lyrical, songwriter Lena Klett shares the story behind her song "Hand Me Down." 

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