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Tell Me About Your Song

Welcome to Tell Me About Your Song! In each episode, a songwriter talks about a song they wrote in depth. Enjoy!

Sep 28, 2015

This bonus episode of Tell Me About Your Song features outtakes from my discussion with composer Steven Jobe, in which we talked about the hurdy-gurdy, an interesting instrument that Jobe often makes use of.

This episode features excerpts from Jobe's compositions 'Bacchanal', which can be seen online at, and 'Heather Lane', which is online at The final song is an impromptu performance by Pumpkintown accompanied by the Bosch Hurdy-Gurday; that performance is online at

More information about Jobe's music can be found on his website at You can hear his discussion of his opera 'The Legend of the Fairy Melusine' at