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Best of eTown: 1997 – Featuring Ben Harper, Arlo Guthrie, Cephas & Wiggins, Gillian Welch, Patty Griffin, Suzanne Vega & many more!

Wow! The eTown archives are full of amazing performances. Remember, these songs have not been heard – anywhere – for almost 25 years! This week, we’re featuring some of the brightest lights from our 1997 season.

From Bobby McFerrin’s improvised vocalizing to Ben Harper’s passionate singing about a homeless child, to the first visit form noted physicist and energy expert, Amory Lovins, it’s a remarkable collection.

Add to that, a strong e-Chievement award, plus songs by Arlo Guthrie, Cephas and Wiggins, Patty Griffin, Suzanne Vega, Amory Lovins, Gillian Welch and David Rawlings, Pete Rowan with Jerry Douglas and a final song by Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, this is an all-star eTown hour that you won’t want to miss.


Photo Credit: Steve Stone