TRADITIONS playlist for July 24, 2016

This weeks show was a hodgepodge of classic recordings and new songs.  Thanks to Sophie and David Buskin for allowing me to share a demo of a new song that Sophie wrote.  Also, a tribute to farmers in the third hour.

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ARTIST “Tune / Song”
ALBUM Label – Website
2PM
Theme: HARVEY REID “Dirty Dish Rag”
Solo Guitar Sketchbook Woodpecker Records – www.woodpecker.com
FRANK SOLIVAN “Pretty Woman”
Family, Friend & Heroes Compass Records – www.compassrecords.com , www.dirtykitchenband.com

ANNA & ELIZABETH “Ooh My My!”
Sun to Sun Free Dirt Records – www.freedirtrecords.com , www.annaandelizabeth.com
LAMBERT & WALZ “Careless Love”
Lambert & Walz self – www.lambertandwalz.com
THE CARTER FAMILY “Keep on the Sunnyside”
The Carter Family 1927-1934 JSP Records –

JOAN BAEZ & DAVID BROMBERG “Freight Train”
Joan Baez 75th Birthday Celebration Razor and Tie – www.razorandtie.com
RANI ARBO & DAISY MAYHEM “Walk Aroiund the Wheel”
Violets are Blue self – www.raniarbo.com
BROTHER SUN “Mary Don’t You Weep and Moan”
Weights & Wings self – www.brothersunmusic.com

ERIC FRANDSEN “Potter’s Field”
Fast Folk Jack Hardy Tribute Smithsonian Folkways – www.folkways.si.edu
DANNY SCHMIDT “Ghosts”
Parables and Primes self – www.dannyschmidt.com
VINCENT CROSS “Dark Hollow (Alone)”
Old Songs for Moderm Folks self – www.vincentcross.com
JEAN RITCHIE “Wonderous Love”
American Tales and Folksongs Tradition Records/Essential Media Group – www.essentialmediagroupllc.com

BUSKIN – DAVID & SOPHIE BUSKIN “Mountain”
demo self – www.davidandsophiebuskin.com

3PM
SHAWNA CASPI “Not So Silent”
Apartments for Lovers self – www.shawnacaspi.com

SUSAN KANE “A Man of Much Merit”
Mostly Fine self – www.susankane.com
THE KENNEDYS “Breathe”
Better Dreams self – www.kennedysmusic.com
JOHN GORKA “I Saw A Stranger With Your Hair”
Before Beginning: The Unreleased I Know – Nashville 1985 Red House – www.redhouserecords.com , www.johngorka.com

PETE’S POSSE “The Lazy Farmer – On the Morgan Deck”
Down to the Core self – www.petesposse.com
LEE MURDOCK “Water is Wide – Banks of Loch Lomond”
Wordless self – www.leemurdock.com
MATTHEW BYRNE “Bonnie Light Horseman”
Ballads self – www.matthewbyrne.net

THE CANAL STREET STRING BAND “Short and Sweet”
Wah Hoo self – www.canalstreetstringband.com
JACOB MILLER & THE BRIDGE CITY CROONERS “Sugar Sweet”
Pacific Ragtime self – www.jacobmiller.net
MOSES SCARLETT “Sweet Lorraine”
Precious Seconds Borealis Records – www.borealisrecords.com

SUSAN WERNER “Time Between Trains”
Live at Club Passim self – www.susanwerner.com

4PM
SCOTT WOLFSON AND OTHER HEROES “Life and a Day”
Welcoming the Flood self – www.scottwoflson.com

IRISH MYTHEN “Their Waltz”
Irish Mythen self – www.irishmythen.com
JOSH JOFFEN “Waltz With My Baby”
Postcard from Antigua self – wwwl.joshjoffen.com
CARRIE RODRIGUEZ “Waltzing For Dreamers”
Love and Circumstance Ninth Street Opus – www.carrierodriguez.com

JAY UNGAR AND MOLLY MASON “Homegrown Tomatoes”
Relax Your Mind self – www.jayandmolly.com
EVY MAYER “The Barnyard Dance”
Humor Me self – ukelady123@gmail.com

JAMES GORDON “I’m Just an Old Farmhouse”
Sunny Jim Borealis Records – www.borealisrecords.com , www.jamesgordon.ca
THE MCCALMANS “Farm Auction”
When Sky Meets Sea
JOEL MABUS “The Farmer is the Man”
American Anonymous Fossil – www.joelmabus.com
CISCO HOUSTON “Farmer’s Lament”
The Folkways Years 1944-1961 Smithsonian Folkways – www.folkways.si.edu

TANGLEFOOT “When Dad & Uncle Archie Lost the Farm”
Dance Like Flames Borealis Records – www.borealisrecords.com
DAVE ROWE “Salt Water Farm”
Three’s A Charm Self – www.daverowemusic.com
STAN ROGERS “The Field Behind the Plow”
Northwest Passage Borealis Records – www.borealisrecords.com
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Ron Olesko
WFDU-FM
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Teaneck, NJ 07666

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About Ron Olesko

For over 40 years, Ron has been a radio programmer with WFDU-FM in Teaneck, New Jersey. He created WFDU-FM's TRADITIONS in 1980, a show that he continues to host and produce every Sunday afternoon from 3 to 6pm Eastern Time. He's the president of and booker for the Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Club in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, and is a regular contributor to Sing Out! as well as the host of the Folk Music Notebook blog on this site. Ron can also be found emceeing concerts and festivals around the NYC/NJ area. A lifelong Mets fan and a rabid soccer geek, Ron is a Red Bull season ticket holder since their inception and will most likely be in his seat when not in the studio.

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