Disaster Songs — Readers Recommend

"Flood Disaster (Homecoming - Kaw Valley)," 1951, by Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975)

We invited our readers via Facebook last week to submit some of the disaster songs they find most moving. Through those, and through some suggestions we got from others directly, we received some great suggestions. In an unusual turn for us, therefore, we’ll turn it over to the readers, and … → read more

Podcast: Harmonica Greats
Episode #16-02 | airing 1-12-16

This week we’ll turn our attention to the Harmonica and some of its finest players. We’ll hear classic masters like Little Walter and James Cotton, innovators like Mickey Raphael Charlie McCoy and John Mayall and new a new recording from Charlie Musselwhite and a fine new collection featuring Blues Harp … → read more

Podcast: To Those We’ve Lost
Episode #16-01 | airing 1-06-16

Photo by Jean-Luc Ourlin-1977

At the beginning of each year it’s important to reflect on the musicians who have passed and their significance to the music. When I glance at all the year end lists I’m always surprised at whom I’ve forgotten or missed. This week on the Sing Out! Radio Magazine we’ll note … → read more