Podcast: It Takes Two, Part Two
Episode #16-35 | airing 8-31-16

This week we conclude our two part feature focusing on duos. We’ll hear more classic and contemporary duos of singers and instrumentalists including Anne Hills & Jay Ansill, The Cactus Blossoms, Sara & Maybelle Carter and many more. LISTEN: http://singout.org/audio/sorm/sorm1635_podcast.mp3 To subscribe via iTunes, click .  |   To listen using … → read more

Ron’s “2016 Old Songs Diary” – part 2 of 2

This is my second and final installment of my 2016 Old Songs diary. Part 1 featured some background about the fest and the first night of the fest. Every festival has a personality of its own, and Old Songs is unique. I welcome all readers to submit a comment at … → read more

Podcast: Give Thanks
Episode #15-48 | airing 11-25-15

Thanksgiving is a very special time of the year. Even more than Christmas it’s a time for friends and family to gather when the only pressure is if the pies turn out like Grandma used to make. On this week’s program we’ll hear some songs about travel, food, family and … → read more

Podcast: Send the Band Home early
Episode #15-37 | airing 9-09-15

Sheila Kay Adams

The purity of the unaccompanied human voice is one of the most beautiful sounds. Songs sung without accompaniment or a capella have a long history in folk music. You don’t need an instrument to make beautiful music whether you’re working on the farm, marching to battle or just passing time … → read more

VARIOUS ARTISTS: Dear Jean

              Various Artists Dear Jean: Artists Celebrate Jean Ritchie Compass Records #7 4631 2 www.compassrecords.com There are two things any and every true aficionado of folk music should know full well about Jean Ritchie: First that she is one of the most important and … → read more