TRADITIONS playlist for February 19, 2017

Tune in to WFDU-FM’s TRADITIONS every Sunday from 3pm to 6pm Eastern Time over WFDU-FM 89.1 in the NYC/Northern New Jersey area, or on the web at or The show can also be heard Saturday evenings at 6:30pm ET at On-demand streams of shows, including this one, are archived for two weeks by clicking HERE. A Sing Out! Radio Partner.

ARTIST “Tune / Song”
ALBUM Label – Website
Theme: HARVEY REID “Dirty Dish Rag”
Solo Guitar Sketchbook Woodpecker Records –
GIBSON & CAMP “Sing for the Song”
Homemade Music Bob Gibson Legacy –

THE BROTHER BROTHERS “Columbus Stockade Blues”
Tugboats E.P. self –
JIM POST “Beautiful CIty”
Reach Out Together self –
THE WEAVERS “Goin’ Down the Road Feelin’ Bad”
The Weavers Rarities From the Vanguard Vault Vanguard Records –

TOM CHAPIN “Guitar Child”
70 self –

THE ONCE “You’re My Best Friend”
Row Upon Row of the People They Know Borealis – ,
THE NUTOPIANS “All You Need is Love”
Lennon Re-Imagined self –

SPUYTEN DUYVIL “The Warmth of Other Suns”
MP3 self –
FOUR BITCHIN’ BABES “Bob Dylan’s Poetry”
Some Assembly Required Shanachie –

MP3 New World Media –

TRET FURE “Freedom”
Rembrandt Afternoons self –
ZOE MULFORD “Speak True”
Small Brown Birds Azalea City Recordings –

STEVE GOODMAN “City of New Orleans”
Live Wire Red Pajama Records –

CHRISTINE LAVIN “What Was I Thinking”
I Don’t Make This Stuff Up I Just Make It Rhyme self –

JOHN MCCUTCHEON “The Reason I’m Here”
Trolling for Dreams Appalseed Productions –
JOHN SHECKLER “Everything Gonna Be Alright”
Pretty Barn self –
CISCO HOUSTON “Nine Hundred Miles”
Lonesome Road: Gems From the Vanguard Vault One Day Music –

RIK PALIERI “The Cuckoo”
Totem Pole self –

JOSH WHITE JR. “Streets of London”
Delicate Balance Silverwolf Records –

THE SQUID JIGGERS “The MIngulay Boat Song”
33 1/3 self –

JOE JENCKS “Let Me Sing You a Song”
MP3 self –

PAUL CLAYTON “Green Rocky Road”
Paul Clayton, Folk Singer! Omni Recording –
DAVE VAN RONK “Duncan and Brady”
Bob Dylan’s Greenwich Vilage Chrome Dreams –
TOBY WALKER “Got the Blues (Can’t be Satisfied)”
What You See is What You Get self –

HOOT AND HOLLER “Coffee in the Mornign”
Reasons to Run self –

JOHN OATES “He Was a Friend of Mine”
The Village 429 Records –
Ron Olesko
1000 River Road
Teaneck, NJ 07666

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About Ron Olesko

For over 40 years, Ron has been a radio programmer with WFDU-FM in Teaneck, New Jersey. He created WFDU-FM's TRADITIONS in 1980, a show that he continues to host and produce every Sunday afternoon from 3 to 6pm Eastern Time. He's the president of and booker for the Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Club in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, and is a regular contributor to Sing Out! as well as the host of the Folk Music Notebook blog on this site. Ron can also be found emceeing concerts and festivals around the NYC/NJ area. A lifelong Mets fan and a rabid soccer geek, Ron is a Red Bull season ticket holder since their inception and will most likely be in his seat when not in the studio.

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