WFDU-FM’s THE SESSION playlist for September 29, 2006- Celebrating Mike Rafferty’s 80th Birthday!

WFDU-FM’s THE SESSIONPlaylist for September 29, 2006HOST: Ron Olesko (www.ronolesko.blogspot.com) An 80th Birthday Tribute to Mike Rafferty –www.raffertymusic.com Tune in to THE SESSION every Friday at noon ET over WFDU-FM89.1 in the NYC/Northern New Jersey or on the web atwww.wfdu.fm ARTIST Tune / SongALBUM LABELTheme: COLM O’DONNELL The Dublin ReelFarewell … → read more

Odds and Ends

I apologize for not updating this site as frequently as I would like to over the past couple of weeks. I promise that new articles, reviews and recommendations will be coming! I have been hard at work on a few projects in addition to Hurdy Gurdy and WDFU business. Bill … → read more

WFDU-FM’s THE SESSION playlist for Friday September 15, 2006

WFDU-FM’sTHE SESSION Playlist for September 15, 2006 HOST:Ron Olesko (www.ronolesko.blogspot.com ) (Tune in to THE SESSION every Friday at noon ET over WFDU-FM89.1 in the NYC/Northern New Jersey or on the web at www.wfdu.fm ) ARTIST Tune / SongALBUM LABEL Theme: COLM O’DONNELL The Dublin ReelFarewell to Evening Dances BogfireTHE … → read more

WFDU-FM’s TRADITIONS playlist for Sunday September 10, 2006

WFDU-FM’sTRADITIONSPlaylist for September 10, 2006 HOST:Ron Olesko (www.ronolesko.blogspot.com ) We shared some lovely new recordings from John Flynn, Greg Greenway, Chuck Pyle, Cosy Sheridan and Catie Curtis. The “CD of the Week” for me was a re-issue of “American Folk Tales and Songs” featuring Jean Ritchie, Paul Clayton, and folklorist … → read more

JOE GLAZER

Below is a posting from Bennet Zurofsky that originally appeared on the Sing Out! magazine listserv that I would like to share it with you. Unfortunately, it is rather disturbing news about folksinger, historian and labor troubador Joe Glazer: Dear friends, I thought you would be interested in this sad … → read more