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Podcast: It Takes Two
Episode #16-34 | airing 8-24-16

One of the most durable combinations in folf music is the duo. Join me this week and next as we hear classic and more recent combinations of singers and instrumentalists including Tim O'Brien & Darrell Scott, Mark Mandeville & Raianne ...

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Podcast: Not For Kids Only
Episode #16-33 | airing 8-17-16

It's been really warm here in the Northeast with humidity levels higher than usual during the Summer. I have noted a distinct decrease in the number of kids coming out to play in these sultry days. I can recall that ...

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Wasn't That a Mighty Storm / Galveston Flood

"It was the year of 1900..." - The Galveston Flood Disaster songs don't inhabit the same space as murder ballads, but at MBM we find that they intersect in some profound ways with our genre of choice.  Recently we spent a couple ...

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Podcast: Innovators, pt. 2
Episode #16-32 | airing 8-10-16

This week on The Sing Out! Radio Magazine we complete our two part feature focusing on Innovators in Acoustic Music. We'll hear some fascinating reworkings of Pop classics as well as some innovations in Klezmer and Dance music. Artists include ...

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Dave Carter (photo by Dan Betenbender, courtesy of Tracy Grammer)

When I Go - Conversations with Death 8

“Sometimes you wake with the feeling tone of a dream. You stay with it. There’s something there for you if you keep listening. It’s a good idea to let your dream and waking world co-exist. From the dream you get ...

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Penny Lang

Penny Lang, 1942 - 2016

Canadian folk music icon Penny Lang passed away in the early morning of July 31 at her home in British Columbia. Penny had celebrated her 74th birthday two weeks earlier surrounded by family and friends. It is believed that Penny ...

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Video of the Week

For the incomparable Roy Zimmerman, his guitar, voice and keen sense of satire are as sharp as a scalpel in the hands of a gifted surgeon ... and what better targets of that skill than the reality-impaired parade of buffoons clamoring for the title of "most deluded" as we enter the silly season, a literal barrel of fear merchants scrambling to "save us all" from partisan horrors they've been hallucinating for the past six-and-a-half years ... otherwise known as the modern Republican Primary season. We'll make you a deal: We'll stop calling them clowns, when they stop acting like 'em.