Music

Spiritual eldercare

NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Tuesday, May 21st. Thank you for turning to WORLD Radio to help start your day. Good morning. I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. Families dealing with devastating diagnoses such as Alzheimer’s disease is growing.

Stories behind the songs

NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Friday, May 10th. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from listener-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Nick Eicher. MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: And I’m Megan Basham. The scriptures remind us that the words we speak are powerful. They can build up and encourage, or tear down and disappoint.

Good Friday music

NICK EICHER, HOST: Well, it seems appropriate that we close today with that great Easter hymn, sung here by the Saint Michael’s Singers.

A singer facing limitations

NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Friday, April 12th. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from listener-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. All through history there are stories of God doing great things through ordinary people and their limitations.

Writing through heartache and tragedy

NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Friday, March 29th. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from listener-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. It hardly matters the genre or style of music you may prefer. It’s the story behind the music that can capture our hearts as much...

The Fairfield Four

NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Friday, February 8th. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from listener-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. A capella music is experiencing a resurgence today. Think Pentatonix, Straight No Chaser, Take Six. But it’s been around a long time.  

The day the music died

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Today is Friday, February 1st. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from listener-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Mary Reichard. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. In early 1959, three rock-n-roll musicians partnered together for an ambitious 24-city tour. Buddy Holly, just 22 years old, was setting out on a solo...

A musical comeback

NICK EICHER, HOST: Next up on The World and Everything in It: a musical comeback.

Sing-along Messiah

NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Wednesday, January 2nd. Thank you for turning to WORLD Radio to help start your day. Good morning. I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. Coming next on The World and Everything in It: Every year, thousands of ordinary people participate in Chicago’s Do-It-Yourself Messiah. They don’t rehearse as a group,...

Notable deaths in 2018: Religion, music, sports

NICK EICHER, HOST: It’s Wednesday, the 26th of December, 2018. Glad to have you along for today’s edition of The World and Everything in It. Good morning, I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. First up: Notable deaths in 2018.