Weekend, September 22 & 23, 2018: Loreena McKennitt

Loreena McKennitt and John McLaughlin Interviewed on Echoes

Singer and songwriter Loreena McKennitt has returned with her first album of original music in 12 years. Only most of the music was composed over 12 years ago. McKennitt has grabbed these unrecorded songs, recorded them, and put them on an album called Lost Souls. An Icon of Echoes, Loreena McKennitt talks about Lost Souls with us on Echoes.

Weekend listeners may also hear a giant of the guitar, John McLaughlin. He’s announced his retirement from regular touring and last year, returned to the seminal music he made with the Mahavishnu Orchestra in the 1970s. This week he releases his Live in San Francisco album with Jimmy Herring, playing all Mahavishnu music. We look back with John McLaughlin a musician who was always going forward.

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