Marc Cohn on his career and the inspiration for “Walking In Memphis”

Singer-songwriter Marc Cohn joined Downtown to discuss his current tour, which celebrates the 25th anniversary of his debut album. Cohn talked about how quickly the time has passed, shared the story behind his classic song “Walking In Memphis”, and reflected on some of the talented artists he has collaborated with through the years. He also recalled the experience of being shot in the head during an attempted car-jacking and how music helped him process all that happened.

Marc Cohn performs at Husson’s Gracie Theatre on May 5 and the Stone Mountain Arts Center on May 7.