Best of the songs of ‘Town Hall Ohio’

compiled by staff

If you’re a regular listener to the radio show Town Hall Ohio, you know show host Joe Cornely has fun matching the show’s topics to songs that fit the theme. Joe is a music buff and supplied us with his list of favorite show topics and songs that fit nicely together. Who knew there was a song about bio products made from soybeans? Well, apparently iTunes knew.

Take a look and listen to our list and let us know suggestions for other songs we should include.

Oh, and don’t forget to listen to Town Hall Ohio every Sunday at 7 a.m. on 610 WTVN, subscribe to our podcast or find episodes and clips on SoundCloud.


Bottle Rockets – “Lucky Break”

Discussion with the director of Ohio’s Bureau of Workers’ Compensation.


James McMurtry – “We Can’t Make It Here Anymore”

The struggles of rebuilding local economies.


Melissa Crabtree – “Biodiesel Van”

Exploring various bio products made from soybeans.


Rolling Stones – “Beast of Burden”

Discussion of animal rights and animal welfare.


Lisa Donahey – “Bacon”

Conversation with Ohio pork producers.


Bruce Springsteen – “My City of Ruins”

Ten year anniversary of 9/11.


Mother’s Little Helpers – “Antibiotic”

The public discussion over the use of antibiotics in food animals.


Honky Tonk Confidential – “TV Anchorman”

State of the television industry.


Barry P. Foley – “NAFTA Blues”

The pros and cons of Free Trade Agreements.


Cowboy Troy – “My Bowtie”

Conversation with E. Gordon Gee.


Callie Wells 

Callie Wells is the director of digital communications for Ohio Farm Bureau.