Bonus Episode - Archival Feature on RA Scion

RA Scion

RA Scion has always had day jobs working with his hands. Physical labor, he says, inspires his music and connects him to the work of his ancestors back in the tobacco fields of Kentucky. In 2007, he used to blow leaves, walk dogs and wash cars as the maintenance guy for an elite condominium building in Seattle's Capitol Hill Neighborhood.

RA Scion performs today as a solo artist. You can find his music on

This profile of RA Scion dates from 2007. It was part of an experiment that ran 11 episodes over two years on Seattle Weekly's website

I've put all 11 episodes from that 2007-2008 series in an album, which you can hear by clicking on the collage image below.