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Remembering Fountains Of Wayne's Adam Schlesinger

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Adam Schlesinger of Fountains of Wayne, performing on Mountain Stage in Charleston, WV February 12, 2012.

One of the most prolific and decorated songwriters of his generation dies at 52 after contracting COVID-19 Mountain Stage joins the music community in mourning the loss of Fountains of Wayne's Adam Schlesinger.  You can read more about his work, which found success in popular music, film and television,  via NPR's recent posting.

Fountains of Wayne joined us twice on Mountain Stage. First in March 2009 in Morgantown, W.Va. and a second time in February 2012.  You can listen to their second performance below via NPR Music.

Here's the set list.

  • "Someone To Love"
  • "A Dip In The Ocean"
  • "Richie And Ruben"
  • "It Must Be Summer"
  • "No Better Place"
  • "A Road Song"
  • "Bright Future In Sales"
  • "Radiation Vibe"


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