SORM Playlist #14-44: The Spirit Season
(airing the week starting 10-29-14)

It’s the season of spirits, and we’ve got plenty of tunes to go with! LISTEN: To subscribe via iTunes, click .  |   To listen using Stitcher, click . This episode is brought to you by Blue Roses, the new album by Rachael Sage available on iTunes now! Artist / … → read more

“Betty and Dupree” – A Digital Compendium, Part 2 – The Classics

Note: this is Part 2 of a two part series.  Read Part 1 here. So, down to the jewelry store packing a gun he said, “Wrap it up, I think I’ll take this one.” “A thousand dollars please,” the jewelry man said. Dupree he said, “I’ll pay this one off … → read more

SORM Playlist #14-43: From The Natural World
(airing the week starting 10-22-14)

Autumn is in full color outside the Little Cat Records Studios. Fall and Spring bring daily changes to the natural world around us. It inspires some wonderful music. On this week’s program we hear music From the Natural World featuring Cindy Kallet, Metamora, Magpie, Bruce Cockburn and many more. Great … → read more

In the Spirit of the Rose Tattoo

WFDU-FM’s TRADITIONS Playlist for October 19, 2014 The spirit of the Rose Tattoo permeated today’s show. With the passing of one of the members of this nomadic collective of artists who shared a camaraderie with the traveling hobo, songs about the rails were sprinkled throughout the show. The 3pm hour … → read more

Remembering Larry Penn

Larry Penn, who wrote wonderful songs such as “I’m a Little Cookie,” passed away on October 7 at his home in Milwaukee. He was 87 and died from complications of diabetes and heart problems. Larry will be fondly remembered as a folksinger, songwriter, truck driver, Teamster, member of the Rose … → read more

SORM Playlist #14-42: Not Just The Blues
(airing the week starting 10-15-14)

Smithsonian has released yet another in their great compilation CD from the Folkways catalog. This week’s program Not Just the Blues is based on the new CD Classic African American Songsters. We’ll hear music from that recording as well as tunes from Elizabeth Cotten, Guy Clark, The Carolina Chocolate Drops, … → read more