Soul Asylum




Audiences have been struck by this band’s onstage swagger, mixing unrestrained rock melodies and relentless touring since the early ’80’s. In this episode, band leader David Pirner explains the story behind their Grammy award winning hit, “Runaway Train”, and how it has lead to finding missing and exploited children.


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On Tour is an Emmy Award winning music and performance program recorded live on location at local venues in and around Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey. The On Tour series features regional, national and international artists performing a wide range of musical styles including rock n' roll, R&B, country, jazz, blues, alternative rock, indie, folk and classical. The hallmark of On Tour is the seamless weaving of intimate artist interviews with great performances.


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