In 2012, 77 arsons plagued a small, rural community on Virginia's Eastern Shore. Over the span of five months, Accomack County residents and firefighters could not pin down the culprit, who was widely suspected to be a member of their community.
While most people find annoyance and frustration in Metro, one Alexandria man found a muse. After moving to Washington seven years ago, Jason Mendelson saw the Metro system as a source of inspiration for his music. He embarked on a years-long mission to write a song about every single Metrorail station. Kojo discusses Mendelson’s project, which was completed earlier this year with his 91st song.
- Jason Mendelson Creator of MetroSongs
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