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Podcast: Planes Trains and Automobiles, pt. 2
Episode #17-33 | airing 8-16-17

We continue with some more great traveling music this week on the Sing Out! Radio Magazine. It's vacation time with music from John Gorka, John Hartford, Kris Kristofferson, Richard Thompson and many more. LISTEN: https://singout.org/audio/sorm/sorm1733_podcast.mp3 To subscribe via iTunes, click .  |   To ...

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Podcast: Planes, Trains and Automobiles, pt. 1
Episode #17-32 | airing 8-09-17

This is the time of the year for family vacations, in fact I'm taking my vacation in West Virginia this week. We'll feature music from Tim O'Brien, Tony Trischka, Kate Campbell, Rory Block and of course Steve Goodman. Planes, Trains and ...

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Carl Sandburg (photo by William A. Smith, from Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site)

Still He Keeps Singing: I Ride an Old Paint

“I am here when the cities are gone. I am here before the cities come. I nourished the lonely men on horses. I will keep the laughing men who ride iron. I am dust of men.” -- from “Prairie” by Carl Sandburg Hoolihans and poolroom fights When ...

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Podcast: Folk from the UK 101
Episode #17-30 | airing 7-26-17

This week on the Sing Out! Radio Magazine we continue our occasional feature exploring a specific style of music. This week we explore folk music from the UK. British folk music has been widely collected and housed in the English ...

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Podcast: Monterey at 50
Episode #17-31 | airing 8-02-17

There has been quite a bit of nostalgic interest in the Monterey Pop Festival as it and the "Summer of Love" turn 50 this year. I was 15-years-old when Monterey Pop happened, and I was drawn to the festival and ...

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2017 NERFA Formal Showcase Artists Announced

I have been attending the Northeast Regional Folk Alliance Conference (NERFA) since the late 1990s. This annual gathering of artists, DJs, promoters, presenters and fans has been a gathering that has a profound influence on me. NERFA provides an opportunity ...

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Video of the Week

When California Congresswoman Maxine Waters was trying to question Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin she was have NONE of his obfuscation and time wasting, she wanted the answers to her questions. When Mnuchin wouldn't quickly and clearly answer her directly, she used congressional rules to reset and ask for a direct answer! That set of exchanges (which you can read more about HERE) inspired a terrific gospel "remix" from YouTuber Mykal Kilgore. Enjoy!