NPR: Rita Houston http://weku.fm en Black Joe Lewis And The Honeybears: Rock 'n' Roll Grit http://weku.fm/post/black-joe-lewis-and-honeybears-rock-n-roll-grit With the release of <em>Scandalous </em>earlier this spring, the Austinites in <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/114244882/black-joe-lewis-the-honeybears">Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears</a> sound bolder than ever. While their new record maintains the soulful energy of its predecessor, <em>Tell 'Em What Your Name Is!</em>, Lewis and the band exude rock grit on <em>Scandalous</em> — they prove as much in this, their latest interview and performance at WFUV.<p>During our conversation, Lewis maintained an off-the-cuff vibe that many artists can only emulate. Thu, 16 Jun 2011 05:00:00 +0000 NPR: Rita Houston 6568 at http://weku.fm Black Joe Lewis And The Honeybears: Rock 'n' Roll Grit First Listen: Emmylou Harris, 'Hard Bargain' http://weku.fm/post/first-listen-emmylou-harris-hard-bargain <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/14874232/emmylou-harris">Emmylou Harris</a> is the first to admit that songwriting doesn't come easy for her: "It's the fear of writing that's still there with me," she said recently. Mon, 18 Apr 2011 02:30:00 +0000 NPR: Rita Houston 1700 at http://weku.fm First Listen: Emmylou Harris, 'Hard Bargain'