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Malcolm Dalglish Serves Up Music And Four Dozen Apple Pies

Love Songs For A Lasting World is part music and dance extravaganza, part apple pie fest.

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Photo: Courtesy of Kevin Atkins

Malcolm Dalglish and the Ooolites perform "Pie R Pie" at last year's Love Songs For A Lasting World.

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Love Songs For A Lasting World


Buskirk-Chumley Theater

Monday, February 13th at 7:00pm

General Admission: $22 Student: $14 Children Under 6: free

Benefit concert for Middle Way House

I visited local composer and hammered dulcimer player Malcolm Dalglish at his home last week as he was preparing for the upcoming show Love Songs For A Lasting World.

But why was he peeling apple after apple? The event, a fundraiser for the Middle Way House, is part music and dance extravaganza, part apple pie fest. Following the show, each audience member will receive a slice of apple pie — Malcolm’s personal recipe, prepared by Muddy Fork Bakery.

Malcolm and The Ooolites will be performing a few food-themed tunes on the program, including Pie R Pie. He originally wrote the song as a solo rap. He later arranged it for a boys’ a cappella group, and then for his group of singers:

It’s kind of a feeling with my songs the same as pies. I really want people to like singing it, because if they don’t like singing it, then it’s not going to sound very good. So, it’s got to be something that’s like a piece of playground equipment for a singer.

Click listen at the top of this post to hear Malcolm explain the origins of his song Little Potato.

Annie Corrigan

Annie Corrigan is a producer and announcer for WFIU. In addition to serving as the local voice for NPR's Morning Edition, she produces WFIU's weekly sustainable food program Earth Eats. She earned degrees in oboe performance from Indiana University and Bowling Green State University.

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