Hall of Fame Vocalist Says Yes to WRCT!

Look who’s been subpoenaed to WRCT’s Court’s in Session!

Join your Rockin’ Attorney, Eric Jackson Lurie, Thursday, July 21 for an interview with Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famer Jon Anderson, former frontman of the influential prog-rock band Yes. Jon has sold over 30 million albums world-wide.

Jon and Eric will be talking about his July 27 concert at the Palace Theater in Greensburg and the 50th Anniversary of the classic 1972 Yes album Close to the Edge.

Jon’s vocals are featured on classic Yes hits like “Roundabout,” “I’ve Seen All Good People,” “Starship Trooper,” “Owner of Lonely Heart” and many more! And, in May 2021, asteroid 48886 Jonanderson, discovered by French astronomers was named in his honor.

This is an interview you don’t want to miss. On WRCT’s Court’s in Session, Thursday, July 21 shortly after 8:00 p.m. on 88.3 FM Pittsburgh and streaming from this very website! (You can hear an encore presentation of this interview Monday, July 25 shortly after noon.)


PGH Folk bands featured on WBB June 15 & 22

On WRCT’s Whiskey Before Breakfast, we’re going to have features on two outstanding bands from the Pittsburgh folk music community.


  • Shortly after 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, fiddler Mark Tamsula, banjoist Richard Withers, and guitarist Dave Krysty will be playing some tunes from their new album Neighbors in the Cloud Land and talking about traditional music in SW Pennsylvania and Sam Bayard’s collections of traditional SW Pennsylvania tunes (1920s – 1960s). Lively music and conversation! Recorded on a front porch — just like this music was meant to be played! (Encore broadcast: 9:00 a.m. Thursday June 23)
  • Shortly after 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 22, members of The Early Mays will join us to talk about their forthcoming EP Prettiest Blue and their June 25 concert at UU SongSpace celebrating the release of the new EP! Ellen Gozion and Emily Pinkerton are known for their love of traditional songs, ballads, and harmony. Add Cello Fury‘s Nicole Meyers and you’ve got a really fresh take on this traditional music. (Encore broadcast: 9:00 a.m. Thursday June 30)


Catch the excitement on Pittsburgh’s most eclectic folk radio show, WRCT’s Whiskey Before Breakfast, Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. on 88.3 FM and streaming from this very website!


Southern Rock Legend Henry Paul comes to Court!

Thursday, June 2, Henry Paul of the iconic Southern Rock band The Outlaws and country act BlackHawk joins your Rockin’ Attorney, Eric Jackson Lurie on WRCT’s Court’s in Session. Henry will discuss the upcoming release of the new BlackHawk album Blue Highway as well as talk about the return of The Outlaws to Pittsburgh on June 8th at Jergel’s.

Talking about his classic hits like “Green Grass and High Tides Forever,” “There Goes Another Love Song,” “Ghost Riders in the Sky” and his eclectic musical history, Henry Paul’s story and conversation will make radio you won’t want to miss. Thursday, June 2 at 8:00 pm only on 88.3 FM Pittsburgh and streaming from t!his very website!


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