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Idiot's Delight

Vin Scelsa's "Idiot's Delight" for December 14

by WFUV Staff

Got waylaid by a bad cold or flu on this snowy day? So did Vin Scelsa! As he rests at home with chicken soup and a box of tissues, a repeat of last week's "Idiot's Delight"® journey from Canadian railways to the Ohio River and beyond with Richard and Linda Thompson, Billy Joel, The Low Anthem, Gordon Lightfoot and many more.

Vin Scelsa's "Idiot's Delight" for December 7

by WFUV Staff

Vin Scelsa weaves an unpredicatable tapestry on tonight's "Idiot's Delight"® at 8, following the city lights lead of Emily Barker and The Red Clay Halo.

Inspired by Emily's lyrics, Vin finds himself on a journey that takes him to Richard and Linda Thompson, seaside songs, Laura Cantrell, river fires, Randy Newman and even odes to a particular Midwestern state. 

Vin Scelsa's "Idiot's Delight" For November 30

by WFUV Staff

Tonight on Vin Scelsa's "Idiot's Delight"® at 8, Vin offers up a harmonious Everly Brothers Saturday with songs and covers inspired by brothers Don and Phil, including selections from the new collection of duets from Billy Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones.

Vin also pulls albums from Townes Van Zandt, The Low Anthem, Tom Waits and other favorites from the Studio V shelves.

Vin Scelsa's "Idiot's Delight" For November 16: Another Fine Mess

by WFUV Staff

At 8 tonight on "Idiot's Delight"®, Vin Scelsa finds himself in another fine mess — as inspired by Have Gun, Will Travel's swaggering new song and, of course, Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy and Waiting For Godot's Vladimir and Estragon. Vin also dives into Hurray for the Riff Raff's latest album of covers, My Dearest Darkest Neighbor, and Dean Wareham's recently released EP, Emancipated Hearts.