Podcast: Over The River…
Episode #16-47 | airing 11-22-16

This week we celebrate Thanksgiving on the SORM with songs about travel, food and family. Thanksgiving is a most American holiday however in the excitement and anticipation of the holiday spent with friends and family not everything is as joyous as portrayed on the Hallmark Channel. We’ll include music addressing … → read more

Folkfinds: John Daniel Lane’s “Walk Along John to Kansas”

Midwestern fiddler John Daniel Lane takes a panoramic high-definition view of American fiddle music and clearly enjoys experimenting with different styles. There’s a distinct and acknowledged John Hartford influence to his playing and repertoire, but he’s as likely to be playing Irish, Scandinavian, or hyperlocal Missouri styles and tributes to … → read more

Podcast: The Midwest, Remembering Art
Episode #15-28 | airing 7-08-15

Art Thieme

We’ll be traveling this Summer on The Sing Out Radio Magazine. We’ll begin our journey by spending two weeks in the Midwest. We lost the master folksinger Art Thieme on May 26 and these next two programs are dedicated to him. We’ll hear songwriters and traditional musicians, many whom were … → read more

SORM Playlist #15-18: Nashville Cats
(airing the week starting 4-29-15)

Dylan in Nashville

In 1966 Bob Dylan was struggling with the recording of his next album. He was having little success recording in New York City. His producer Bob Johnston suggested they move the sessions to the CBS studios in Nashville. Bob took his advice and he, Al Kooper and Robbie Robertson moved … → read more

Flatpickin’ Dobro Man Tut Taylor Passes

Tut Taylor

Sad news today as word that Dobro player Tut Taylor has passed at age 91 on Thursday morning. Known for his contributions to John Hartford’s revolutionary Aereo-Plain record, Taylor was a beloved name throughout the bluegrass and old-time music community. His unique playing style was defined by his use of … → read more