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In His Own Words – Extended Interviews

  There’s no better insight into what Chris thought and felt than what he himself said.  Here’s a one-stop place from which you can access all the extended audio interviews I’ve collected.  Also check the radio shows provided in each album blog for more of what Chris had to say. Audio In the Foreground ….  … Continue reading

Toazted Interview

  This three-part interview seems to have been recorded after Din, which Chris discusses extensively.    

LWTL Media

Articles Chris Whitley Lives with the Law (OffBeat, 1991-11-01) Chris Whitley Interviewed: The Man Living with the Lore (Elsewhere) The New Troubadours (Time Magazine 1991-08-12)  (Also here) Of Empty Skies, Small Towns and Two-Lane Roads (NY Times, 1991-07-14)   (Also here) Sound and Style of the ’60s (NY Times 1992-01-21)  (Also here) Chris Whitley: His Moody … Continue reading

… In the Foreground: Early Interview Segments

Many thanks to Hiroshi Suda for sharing these on the All Things Chris Whitley Facebook group.  Here’s Hiroshi’s scan of the track list: And a playlist of the interview segments:

Interview Segments: WHCN 1991-09-20

  Great insights re LWTL, Chris’ musical direction, etc.    

KMTT 1999-04-14

While touring Dirt Floor, Chris played a great number of radio shows.  His appearance at KMTT on April 14, 1999 is a fan favorite.  Although he was sick with what sounds like a cold, Chris played excellent takes of a new song (Firefighter) and an old song (LWTL – Hiroshi Suda’s favorite live performance of … Continue reading