Podcast: Folk City, Part 2
Episode #16-40 | airing 10-05-16

Joan Baez and Bob Dylan at the March on Washington 1963 (Public Domain, National Archives)

This week we conclude our New York City folk music revival excursion. This week we take a look at the city after the arrival of Bob Dylan. LISTEN: http://singout.org/audio/sorm/sorm1640_podcast.mp3 To subscribe via iTunes, click .  |   To listen using Stitcher, click . Artist / “Title” / CD / Label Pete … → read more

Podcast: Dylan at 75
Episode #16-24 | airing 6-15-16

Bob Dylan celebrated his 75th birthday on May 24th. This week’s program celebrates Bob and features some great covers of his tunes and some rare recordings of Bob as artist and sideman. We’ll hear classic songs from Ian & Sylvia, John Martyn, Johnny Cash, Fairport Convention, the Byrds, The Carolina … → read more

Podcast: Woody Guthrie, pt. 2
Episode #16-21 | airing 5-25-16

Woody Guthrie gave us so many wonderful songs and this week we conclude our two part feature focusing some more of these classic songs. We’ll hear some of Woody’s recordings for Alan Lomax at the Library of Congress, selections from several Woody tribute concerts, and artists singing his songs. We’ll … → read more

Podcast: Paradise
Episode #16-18 | airing 5-04-16

This week we begin a two part feature focusing on train songs. Included are new and classic songs from a wide variety of performers including Hank Snow, Tom Rush, The Stairwell Sisters and many more. Train songs the next two weeks on The Sing Out! Radio Magazine. LISTEN: http://singout.org/audio/sorm/sorm1618_podcast.mp3 To … → read more

Podcast: Paradise
Episode #16-17 | airing 4-27-16

Sometimes the theme for a program comes right out of the headlines. The Peabody Energy Company has filed for bankruptcy. If you recall John Prine’s classic song Paradise refers to “Mr. Peabody’s coal train…”. This week we’ll hear some classic coal mining songs contemporary and classic. LISTEN: http://singout.org/audio/sorm/sorm1617_podcast.mp3 To subscribe … → read more

Stephen Petrus and Ronald D. Cohen: FOLK CITY: NEW YORK and THE AMERICAN FOLK MUSIC REVIVAL

                  Stephen Petrus and Ronald D. Cohen FOLK CITY: NEW YORK and THE AMERICAN FOLK MUSIC REVIVAL Oxford University Press global.oup.com   Straightforward and engaging, breezily fresh and poignant, rich in reminiscences and primary as well as secondary sources, Folk City: New … → read more

Podcast: Izzy Young and the Folklore Center
Episode #15-45 | airing 11-04-15

Israel Young founded the Folklore Center on MacDougal Street in Greenwich Village in 1957. The timing was perfect for an establishment that was as much a clubhouse as a store. Izzy Young: Talking Folklore Center is a documentary from Sweden made in 1989 recently issued on DVD following him as … → read more

Never Again: Redemption, Loss, & Wrecks on the Highway (Part 2)

To good and true love fear is forever fixed. — Rabelais This is the second of a two-part look at songs (“Wreck on the Highway” and “Percy’s Song”) about road crashes and their aftermath … Bad News In one of the most memorable sequences in Don’t Look Back, D. A. … → read more

Podcast: The Tribute, pt 2
Episode #15-35 | airing 8-26-15

This week we complete our two week feature focusing on tribute recordings. We’ll hear tributes to Muddy Waters and Sister Rosetta Tharpe. We’ll also pay tribute to the late John Martyn and John Stewart and finish up with a short quirky set of tunes dedicated to Bob Dylan. LISTEN: http://singout.org/audio/sorm/sorm1535_podcast.mp3 … → read more

SIMON and GARFUNKEL: The Complete Albums Collection

Simon and Garfunkel Complete Albums

          SIMON and GARFUNKEL The Complete Albums Collection Legacy www.legacyrecordings.com   Folk rockers Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel, both born in 1941, grew up three blocks from each other in the Forest Hills suburb of Queens, New York. By the mid-’60s, along with the likes of … → read more