Nellie McKay–singer-songwriter

Nellie McKay–the 19-year-old piano-playing, genre-traversing singer-songwriter, whose recently-released double-disc debut, “Get Away From Me,” has drawn a boatload of rave reviews–discusses the animal songs and references on her album, her commitment to animal rights and activism, the huge number of animals in her life growing up, and more. The interview segment is sprinkled with some of her animal songs.  []
COMEDY CORNER: Ellen DeGeneres’ “Birds Mating”  []
MUSIC: Nellie McKay’s “Ding Dong,” “The Dog Song,” & “Columbia Is Bleeding” (non-album track), plus  Cliff Stone’s “Barracuda” &  instrumentals
NAME THAT ANIMAL TUNE: The Beatles’  “Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)”


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