Music 101

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Host: Margot
Sundays at 10 am MST and Wednesdays at 8 pm MST

Music 101 is part music/part history lesson with your teacher and host Margot. Every week, Margot highlights a different chapter in music history, bringing you songs you love and the stories behind them. Music 101 explores how music and history both affect one another, while highlighting topics like the Wrecking Crew, banned and censored songs, the Civil Rights Movement, CBGB’s, the Hammond organ in rock — and much more.

Recent Episodes

Music 101: debut singles

Music 101: debut singles

Some musicians knocked it out of the park with their debut single, while others took longer to find their footing.

Music 101: second wave feminism

Music 101: second wave feminism

In honor of International Women’s Day (March 8),  Music 101 explores the history of the women’s lib movement through songs.

Music 101: Civil Rights part 2

Music 101: Civil Rights part 2

February is Black History Month in the U.S., and this week Music 101 takes another look at the music of the Civil Rights movement.