SPECIAL WOODY GUTHRIE SEGMENTS ON TRADITIONS

This Sunday, April 12, WFDU-FM’s TRADITIONS (3 to 6pm ET on 89.1FM – www.wfdu.fm for streaming audio) will feature two special segments in celebration of Woody Guthrie.Folk radio icon and Philadelphia Folk Festival emcee Gene Shay will offer a report on the 2008 “Woody Fest” – the annual Woody Guthrie … → read more

HENRIETTA YURCHENCO passes away at the age of 90

Henrietta Yurchenco Henrietta Yurchenco, one of the pioneers of the folk music community, passed away on December 9th at the age of 90. In a career that spanned over 70 years, she became a world reknowned ethnomusicologist, author, producer, radio broadcaster and a colleague of such diverse individuals as Alan … → read more

WFDU TO REBROADCAST THE RECREATION OF “BOUND FOR GLORY: A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO WOODY GUTHRIE”

In honor of the 95th Anniversary of the birth of Woody Guthrie, WFDU will re-broadcast “BOUND FOR GLORY: A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO WOODY GUTHRIE” this Sunday, July 22nd, at 3pm. Last November, I was able to gather together a talented group of musicians to re-create the historic “Bound For Glory” … → read more