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Ep. 18 Remembering – with special guest Jearlyn Steele

We are remembering, honoring and paying attention.  Jearlyn Steele, shares family joys and tragedies and ultimately decides to keep on singing. Candace Barrett Birk remembers the father she never knew. And Sue wonders about the racial history we didn’t learn in the 5th grade. Plus, a shout out to our newest graduate, Dae Yang!

EPISODE DETAILS

  • Island of Discarded Women Episode #18 was directed and produced by Sue Scott
  • Special Guest is Jearlyn Steele
  • Storytelling guest is Candace Barrett Birk
  • “Blessed Assurance” Performed by Jearlyn Steele. Arranged and accompanied by Billy Steele. 
  • “This Little Light of Mine” excerpt performed by Jearlyn Steele
  • “American Anthem” (underscoring Candace’s story,) written and composed by Gene Scheer. Performed by Brian Pekol
  • “Natural Woman” by Carole King. Excerpt performed live by Carole King and Jearlyn Steele on A Prairie Home Companion, October 13, 2007 in Baltimore, MD
  • Music transitions and underscoring arranged and performed by Brian Pekol
  • Episode edited, mixed and sound designed by Sue Scott. Mastered by Tony Axtell
  • Assistance by Hannah McDonald and Ashton Schneider

Ep. 15 Stand Up – with Guest Duchess Harris

Celebrating women speaking out! Shanan takes a train to an inauguration. Brittany wonders if she can be a Ruth. Dawn does the 19th Amendment. Sue votes from her heart. Special guest, History Professor Duchess Harris, fills in the blanks and R&B singer Kelley Hunt gets us on our feet!

EPISODE DETAILS

  • Island of Discarded Women Episode #15 was directed and produced by Sue Scott
  • Written by Shanan Custer, Brittany Delaney, Dawn Brodey and Sue Scott
  • Special Guest is Duchess Harris
  • “Stand Up” by Kelley Hunt/Al Berman, with EEs Music publishing, BMI 88 Records EERSUS1801
  • Episode edited and mixed by Sue Scott. Mastered by Tony Axtell
  • Assistance by Hannah McDonald

Listen to Kelley Hunt’s song,“Stand Up,”  from this episode! The entire song!

http://www.kelleyhunt.com/home.html

Ep. 14 Insight – with Regina Marie Williams, Isabell Monk O’Connor & Kelli Foster Warder

EPISODE DETAILS

Three conversations with three strong Black women. All in the arts. All with insightful personal stories to share. Plus, Sue and Zippy deliver an ode to a woman we all know and maybe wish we didn’t.

  • Island of Discarded Women Episode #14 was directed and produced by Sue Scott
  • Written by Sue Scott
  • Special Guests are Regina Marie Williams, Isabell Monk O’Connor & Kelli Foster Warder
  • Parody of “You Don’t Own Me” written by Sue Scott. Performed by Zippy Laske and Kyle Kimbllin
  • Episode edited and mixed by Sue Scott. Mastered by Tony Axtell
  • Excerpt of “Mississippi Goddam” by Nina Simone, performed by Regina Marie Williams in the play, NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN by Christina Ham
  • Excerpt from Theatre Latte Da’s production of FIVE POINTS, by Harrison David Rivers, Ethan D. Pakchar & Douglas Lyons. Choreographed by Kelli Lin Foster Warder
  • “She Won’t Go Steady” by Kelly, Cathie & Ardire, performed by Ronnie Booker and the Boardwalkers
  • Assistance by Hannah McDonald

Photos by Regina Marie Williams