Podcast: Fleet Fingers Pt. 2 The Americans
Episode #17-02 | airing 1-11-17

This week we continue our feature Fleet Fingers and examine American Fingerstyle Guitarists. American players take their influence from the Blues players but put the emphasis on softening the melodic quality of their playing while still using many of the components of the Blues. We’ll hear Merle Travis, John Fahey, … → read more

Podcast: Fleet Fingers Pt. 1 The Blues
Episode #17-01 | airing 1-04-17

We begin a multiweek feature all about fingerstyle guitar. This week we focus on some of the finest blues players. We’ll hear classic tunes fro Elizabeth Cotten, Charlie Patton, Blind Willie Johnson and many more. We’ll also present contemporary players who took their inspiration from these masters from the past … → read more

Podcast: Happy New Years!
Episode #16-52 | airing 12-21-16

We welcome in 2017 with a collection of songs and tunes about the New Year. We’ll hear great tunes from Arnie Naiman, Hesperus, John McCutcheon and others. And New Year’s songs from the Gathering featuring Joe Newberry, Josee Vachon, Geoff Bartley and others. And if that’s not enough we’ll hear … → read more

Podcast: Welcome Winter!
Episode #16-51 | airing 12-21-16

This week on The Sing Out Radio Magazine we welcome Winter with Solstice tunes from Magpie and Jesse Palidofsky, Winter tunes from Peter Ostroushko and The Claire Lynch Band and a set of Celtic songs welcoming in the Darkest Season. Next week we welcome the New Year with songs written … → read more

Podcast: Best of 2016, part 3
Episode #16-50 | airing 12-14-16

I fully intended to complete our Best of 2017 feature on the Sing Out! Radio Magazine after two installments but looking over the remaining stack of 2016 releases I had to create one more program. This week we’ll hear some Celtic Music from various locations around the globe and we’ll … → read more

Podcast: Best of 2016, part 2
Episode #16-49 | airing 12-07-16

This week on the Sing Out! Radio Magazine we continue our year end roundup of some of the finest new recordings. Old-Time, Bluegrass and Blues are on tap this week. We’ll hear selections from Fletcher Bright & Bill Evans with Norman and Nancy Blake, Jim Kweskin & Geoff Muldaur, Rory … → read more

Podcast: Best of 2016, part 1
Episode #16-48 | airing 11-30-16

Every year there are more and more great recordings released. This week and next we’ll sample some of the finest. This week we focus on Singer/Songwriters. We’ll hear Gillian Welch, John Gorka, Kaia Kater, Putnam Smith and many more. LISTEN: http://singout.org/audio/sorm/sorm1648_podcast.mp3 To subscribe via iTunes, click .  |   To listen … → read more

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

Podcast: When I Paint My Masterpiece
Episode #16-46 | airing 11-16-16

Dylan in Nashville

In December Bob Dylan will travel to Stockholm to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature. (Update: Actually, looks like he will *not* be in attendance for the ceremony) This is unprecedented in awarding the prize to a musical composer, much less a popular music figure. Bob Dylan obviously is no … → read more

Podcast: For Laughs
Episode #16-45 | airing 11-09-16

Pete Seeger, Photo Copyright Devan Goldstein

The election is over and both sides could probably need a good laugh. This week’s program supplies just that-some really funny songs. We’ll hear music from Kate Campbell, Peter Ostroushko, Steve James, Christine Lavin and many more. Just for Laughs on the next Sing Out! Radio Magazine. LISTEN: http://singout.org/audio/sorm/sorm1645_podcast.mp3 To … → read more