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One songwriter, one song. Podcast about stories & songs of Champaign-Urbana music. In each episode Sven sits down with a person from the C-U music scene to hear the story & the background of a favorite song they’ve written.

June 12, 2020

Episode 42 Reginald Chapman - “Hoodie”

Sven Zooms with Dr. Reginald Chapman Jr. We talk about writing, arranging, the Champaign-Urbana scene, being a musician in NY, and the best way to propose... maybe. 

SONG: Hoodie

ALBUM: Prototype

BANDS: UTV. Chamber, Trio Of Justice, No BS Brass, Foxygen (+Vid playing on Conan), The Mountain Goats, Pressure Fit, Lucky Chops,
Champaign bands: Recorded and performed with: Rebecca Rego and the Trainmen (EP20), Elsinore (EP35), Church Booty Now Called Fay Ray

Favorite treat: Twizzlers

Photo credit:  Nick Moore


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George Roberts



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Highdive [Closed]

The Great Cover UP

We The Animals

Mike Ingram

The Dirty Feathers

Elsinore (EP35)

Justin Vernon

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Bebop [Genre]

Cowboy Monkey [No longer a venue]

Emily Blue (EP41)

Melvin Knight (EP7)

Rebecca Rego (EP20)

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