TRADITIONS playlist for January 29, 2017

New music from Tom Paxton, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Bev Grant and John McCutcheon were featured. This week’s show aired in the days following President Trump’s orders limiting immigration and a number of songs were played that dealt with the treatment of immigrants and their role in the building of the country.

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ARTIST “Tune / Song”
ALBUM Label – Website

3PM
Theme: HARVEY REID “Dirty Dish Rag”
Solo Guitar Sketchbook Woodpecker Records – www.woodpecker.com
JOAN BAEZ “Oh Freedom”
How Sweet the Sound Razor and Tie – www.razorandtie.com , www.joanbaez.com

JESSE PALINDOFSKY “I Am An Immigrant”
single Azalea City – www.azaleacityrecordings.com , www.jeesepal.net
ROGER DEITZ “The Common Man”
Love Songs, Now and Then self – www.rogerdeitz.com
ROD MACDONALD “Springtime in America”
Songs of Freedom self – www.rodmacdonald.net

BEV GRANT “National Anthem: Arise! Arise!”
It’s Personal self – www.bevgrant.com
PHIL OCHS “Power & the Glory”
Live at Newport Vanguard Records – www.vanguardrecords.com

GINA FORSYTH “Sweet & Sunny South”
Promised Land Waterbug – www.waterbug.com , www.ginaforsyth.com
JANE ROSS FALLON “Before the Fire”
Songs on Purpose Town Forest Books & Music –
GREG GREENWAY “Never Say Never”
20,000 Versions of the Sun self – www.greggreenway.com
THE MONTGOMERY GOSPEL TRIO, THE NASHVILLE QUARTET and GUY CARAWAN “We Shall Overcome”
We Shall Overcome: Songs of the Freedom Riders and the Sit-Ins Smithsonian Folkways – www.si.edu/folkways

RONNY COX “Sanctuary”
Ronny Cox Live self – www.ronnycox.com
RAMBLIN’ JACK ELLIOT “Jack O’Diamonds”
Ramblin’ Jack Elliot Six Essential Albums Real Gone Music – www.realgonemusic.co.uk

4PM
CHERISH THE LADIES “The Back Door”
The Back Door Green Linnet – www.cherishtheladies.com

APRIL VERCH “Light in the Window”
The April Verch Anthology Slab Town Records – www.aprilverch.com
HANNAH SHIRA NAIMAN “Train on the Island”
Know the Mountain Merriweather Records – www.merriweather.ca , www.hannahshiranaiman.com
JOE CRAVEN “Ol’ Dan Tucker”
Mo’ Joe self – www.joecraven.com
JIM KWESKIN & GEOFF MULDAUR “Gwabi Gwabi”
Penny’s Farm Kingswood Records – www.kingswoodrecords.com

CATHY FINK AND MARCY MARXER “Oh, Had I A Golden Thread”
Get Up and Do Right Community Music – www.cathymarcy.com
CATHY FINK AND MARCY MARXER “Get Up and Do Right”
Get Up and Do Right Community Music – www.cathymarcy.com
CATHY FINK AND MARCY MARXER “Song of Joy”
Get Up and Do Right Community Music – www.cathymarcy.com

EVA “Deepest Water”
Take Some Air self – www.evaband.net
EVA “Down by the RIver”
Take Some Air self – www.evaband.net
SLOAN WAINWRIGHT “Miles and Myles”
Bright Side of a Rainy Day self – www.sloanwainwright.com

JOHN MCCUTCHEON “Sharecropper’s Song”
Trolling for Dreams Appalseed Productions – www.folkmusic.com

5PM
TOM PAXTON “Outward Bound”
Boat in the Water Pax Records – www.tompaxton.com

TOM PAXTON “The Last Hobo”
Boat in the Water Pax Records – www.tompaxton.com
TOM PAXTON “Dream On, Sweet Dreamer”
Boat in the Water Pax Records – www.tompaxton.com
TOM PAXTON “Life”
Boat in the Water Pax Records – www.tompaxton.com

JACK WILLIAMS “Sail On”
Far Away Long Ago Wind River Music – www.folkera.com/windriver , www.jackwilliamsmusic.com
LARA HERSCOVITCH “The Bravest Thing”
Misfit self – www.laraherscovitch.com
COSY SHERIDAN “Woody Guthrie Watch Over Me”
Sometimes I Feel Too Much self – www.cosysheridanmusic.com

MARTIN SIMPSON “Brothers Under the Bridge”
Purpose & Grace Topic Records – www.topirecords.co.uk
JULIE GOLD “America”
Sixty self – www.juliegold.com

MARY BETH CROSS “Kathy’s Song”
Feels Like Home self – www.marybethcross.com
JOAN & JONI – Allison Shapira & Kipyn Martin “A Case of You”
Joan & Joni self – www.joanandjoni.com
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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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