May 28, 2011 Playlist

DJ: Bruce “America (excerpt)” – Walt Whitman – Poetry on Record [Shout Factory: (1889)] edison disc circa 1889 “Ring the Summer Home” – Ewan MacColl – Antiquities [Recall: 1989] “Lucinda Matlock” – Edgar Lee Masters – Poetry on Record [Shout Factory: (1916)] “Hatchethead Blues” – Old Southern Jug Band – That Devilin’ Tune- A Jazz History – Vol 1 c.d. 5 [West Hill Radio Radio Archives: 1923] … Continue reading May 28, 2011 Playlist

May 21, 2011 Special End-of-the-World Playlist

DJ: David I talked over selections from Brad Mehldau’s Live in Marciac “Freight Train Blues” {Happy Birthday Bob} – Bob Dylan – Bob Dylan “Like a Rolling Stone” – Bob Dylan and the Band Band – After the Flood “Gonna Change My Way of Thinking” {Thanks Rebecca} – Bob Dylan and Mavis Staples – Gotta Serve Somebody “It’s the End of the World As We Know … Continue reading May 21, 2011 Special End-of-the-World Playlist

Lovesick Dylan

Sunday, the last day of the Marathon, I co-hosted this show with Rebecca.  We had a great response.  Thanks to all who pledged throughout the Marathon. And, remember, you can still pledge online. “Lovesick” – Bob Dylan – Time out of Mind “Just Like a Woman” – Richie Havens – Bob Dylan: The 30th Anniversary Concert Collection “Mama You’ve Been on … Continue reading Lovesick Dylan

Vagabond Percussion (special folk marathon May 14, 2011 edition)

DJ: Bruce Some technical difficulties notwithstanding, the beat went on… “Let’s Take 16 Bars, partial” – Art Blakey – Drums around the Corner “Land of Gourds and Honey” – Richmond Indigenous Gourd Orchestra – Gourd Shack “Tar Solo” – Slah Manaa – Art of Arabic Folk Music “Crommanti” {Alan Lomax field Recordings 1962} – Drummers of Carriacou – Caribbean Voyage – Saracca “Sheikh Shamil” – Seyl Samil – Compilation Topic turkey … Continue reading Vagabond Percussion (special folk marathon May 14, 2011 edition)

2011 Folk Fund Raising Marathon

Today is the start of the 2011 Folk Marathon.  Here’s the overview: WTJU will have 71 candles burning for the 2011 Folk Fundraising Marathon, May 9-15 on 91.1 FM and WTJU.net. We’ll light 70 of them for Bob Dylan’s Birthday Bash. In addition to playing a wide range of covers and original material, as well … Continue reading 2011 Folk Fund Raising Marathon

May 7, 2011 Playlist

“Big Space” – Suzanne Vega – Days of Open Hand “Daughter” {Happy birthday to my daughter, Sydnie} – Loudon Wainwright – Strange Weirdos “We Shall Overcome” {Happy birthday Pete Seeger (92)} – Bruce Springsteen – The Seeger Sessions “On That Day” {Good ridddance Osama Bin Laden} – Leonard Cohen – Dear Heather “Dog Eat Dog” – Joni Mitchell – Dog Eat Dog “Everything Reminds Me of My Dog” {RIP Jackie Cooper} – Jane Siberry – Bound by … Continue reading May 7, 2011 Playlist