Music

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.

Advent music

NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Friday, December 21st.  Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from member-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. Once again, we’ll end our program week with a song. Today our featured selection is not technically an Advent hymn, but a Christmas carol. Still,...

Advent music

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Today is Friday, December 14th. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from member-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Mary Reichard. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. Each week of Advent we’re ending our Friday programs with music. These recordings come from Bible school, seminary, and Christian university choirs across the country.

Advent music

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Up next on The World and Everything In It, music of Advent.

Advent music

NICK EICHER, HOST: This weekend marks the beginning of the season of Advent: The 4 weeks before Christmas set aside for faithful reflection and preparation.

The faith of Jaci Velasquez

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Next up, a conversation with Christian singer Jaci Velasquez.