Alex McMurray http://wwno.org en The Strange World Of Alex McMurray http://wwno.org/post/strange-world-alex-mcmurray <p></p><p>As noggins in New Orleans go, there is no noggin like that of singer-songwriter Alex McMurray. He's got more original characters in his head than a Hollywood film library. Why else would McMurray write a song about the man who shot the man who shot Liberty Valance? (Spoiler Alert: John Wayne is in the crosshairs).</p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 15:29:59 +0000 Gwen Thompkins 27975 at http://wwno.org Some Of The Best On Music Inside Out http://wwno.org/post/some-best-music-inside-out <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Our good friends at </span>WWNO<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> are in the midst of a fund drive — that niggling but necessary part of the way that public radio in which listeners like you help pay for the programs you love.</span></p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 16:42:14 +0000 Gwen Thompkins 46249 at http://wwno.org Summer Songs: Led Zeppelin Reinvented, Acoustic Style http://wwno.org/post/summer-songs-led-zeppelin-reinvented-acoustic-style Transcript <p>CELESTE HEADLEE, HOST: <p>And now we continue our summer songs series. We've been talking to Gwen Thompkins - the host of Music Inside Out on WWNO in New Orleans - about current artists who reinterpret old classics. This week she tells us about musician Alex McMurray. He takes us on a little bit of time travel back to the heyday of the rock band Led Zeppelin. Welcome back, Gwen.<p>GWEN THOMPKINS, BYLINE: Thank you so much, Celeste. It's great to be back.<p>HEADLEE: So this song is an American version of a tune by a British band.<p>THOMPKINS: That's right. Thu, 22 Aug 2013 16:07:00 +0000 Gwen Thompkins & CELESTE HEADLEE 42314 at http://wwno.org Welcome to Alex McMurray's Strange World http://wwno.org/post/welcome-alex-mcmurrays-strange-world <p></p><p>As noggins in New Orleans go, there is no noggin like that of singer-songwriter Alex McMurray. He's got more original characters in his head than a Hollywood film library.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Gwen Thompkins 33023 at http://wwno.org