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Last year, West Virginia singer-songwriter Todd Burge received a message from from Randall Arlett, the former owner of the now-defunct California-based label, Hardway Records. Some 30 years ago, the label had signed Burge while he was still an undergraduate student at West Virginia University, financing his recording of a full-length LP that was never actually… Read More
West Virginia troubadour Todd Burge wanted to mark his 50th year on earth with a special recording project. A 50-song album seemed like a bit much and calling it Fifty Songs sounded like false advertising. Instead, the Parkersburg singer/songwriter worked for a third time with Tim O’Brien, a Wheeling native and famed frontman for bluegrass… Read More
Parkersburg, W.Va., singer-songwriter Todd Burge shares his top music picks of 2013, including albums by Sam Phillips, Tim O'Brien and Darrell Scott, and Paul McCartney.
WOUB's Bryan Gibson talks with Parkersburg, W.Va., singer-songwriter Todd Burge about his new album, Building Characters, and the inspiration for his unique songs.
Todd Burge’s musical travels have included stops at the Kennedy Center, CBGB’s, the Country Music Hall of Fame and NPR’s Mountain Stage. However, home is where the heart is, and Burge’s latest project was inspired by people close to home — and his heart. The Parkersburg, W.Va., native is recording two CDs: one for kids,… Read More