WSUM 91.7FM Madison

The Snake on the Lake


Beyond the Breakwater (Music)

Each week I choose a poem, excerpt, or quote to read on air and play songs that relate. On occasion, a guest poet will collaborate on a show and read some of their own work.

With Ariel Wood

Wed Feb 22nd 2017 9.00am–10.00am

R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links help support the station.

Time zone: central


PHOX “Shrinking Violets”
from PHOX (Deluxe Edition) MP3 Album (Partisan Records 2014)


Edith Piaf “la Vie en Rose”
from Cafe De Paris


Nina Simone “I want a little sugar in my bowl”
from The Very Best of Nina Simone CD Album (SONY 1967)


Aretha Franklin “Try a little tenderness”
from 30 Greatest Hits CD Album


M. Ward “Pure Joy” Single


Beach House “wildflower”
from Depression Cherry CD Single (Sub Pop 2015)

Like everything else, times are approximate. Spinitron and this station are not liable for errors or omissions.