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Applause and The Sound of Applause

Bobby Womack, Scott Raab and Jason Vieaux

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

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Bobby Womack, Scott Raab and Jason Vieaux We share Lawrence Caswell's interview with the late soul singer Bobby Womack. Plus,"Esquire" magazine writer and loyal Cleveland sports fan Scott Raab talks to Dan Polletta about the art of interviewing famous people and has some thoughts on the chances of LeBron's return...and master guitarist Jason Vieaux shares music from his new disc "Play" when he performs in the Key Bank Studio.

Additional Information

Soul singer Bobby Womack passed away at age 70. We reflect on one of our conversations with him on how he got his start in the music industry.

Scott Raab joins us in studio to talk Cleveland sports just in time for his reading at the second anniversary of July Brews + Prose on Tuesday, July 1.

Jason Vieaux stops by to tell us about his new album ’Play‘ and performs a few of the songs.


Arts and Culture, History, Literature, Music


Bobby Womack, singer

Scott Raab, jounalist, Cleveland sports fan

Jason Vieaux
, musician

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Special Thanks

Special thanks to the Oberlin Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College for the use of their Steinway Piano.

ideastream Arts Funding

Production of arts and culture programming on ideastream is made possible by grants from:


By residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.

The Cleveland Foundation; The Dominion Foundation; Eaton; The George Gund Foundation; The George W. Codrington Charitable Foundation; The Kulas Foundation; The John P. Murphy Foundation; Stroud Family Exempt Trust; The Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation; and The Nord Family Foundation.


The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this program with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.

Beyond the Dish Music Monday


Applause is an Emmy award-winning locally produced TV show that celebrates artists and cultural groups around Cleveland and Northeast Ohio.

The Sound of Applause, ideastream’s weekday radio magazine, celebrates the visual and performing arts, explores cultural trends, and examines current events through an artistic lens.

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