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Cover Story with Stephanie Shonekan
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This is Cover Story with Stephanie Shonekan, a podcast where we take apart the song covers we love and take a deep dive into the stories behind them.

Today's guest is a good friend and colleague, Dr. Keona Ervin. She’s a professor in the Department of History at the University of Missouri, and also someone I’ve talked with at length about music. When I came up with the concept of the show, I knew she had to be one of my first guests. And so I reached out and asked her to choose a song to chat about.

And that choice?

Donny Hathaway’s live cover of Yesterday by the Beatles.

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Janet Saidi is a producer and professor at KBIA and the Missouri School of Journalism.
Ryan Famuliner joined KBIA in February 2011. Ryan previously worked as a general assignment reporter and videographer at WNDU-TV in South Bend, Ind. and as a reporter and anchor at the Missourinet radio network in Jefferson City, MO. He’s reported nationally on NPR and WNYC’s The Takeaway.
Rehman Tungekar is a former producer for KBIA, who left at the beginning of 2014.