(Above) In this broadcast, Will Foote serves as Story Source and recounts a challenging encounter with a runaway calf. He, along with Chloë Isis and Malcolm Brooks, are interviewed by Radio Host Scot Cannon, who pioneers the first documentary songwriting session on radio.
“The Baby Cow song actually sounds a lot like the rhythmic way we called cows in from the field. Not sure how much cow-raising he did, but that song could easily fit into a traditional way of singing to stock. That one was sort-of miraculous to me, hearing it develop, and then when it did it was like it sprang from some deeper shared agricultural consciousness!” Mary Whitney, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
(Below) Scot Cannon interviews documentary songwriters Nora Willauer, Will Foote and Alex Wilder and records them playing live: