TRADITIONS playlist for May 21, 2017

Re-broadcast Saturday May 27, 2017 on www.bluesandrootsradio.com

This week’s guests were Rick Massimo, author of I Got A Song: A History of the Newport Folk Festival and Stevie Connor, Music Director and co-owner of www.bluesandrootsradio.com.

New music from The McIntosh County Shouters, Harpeth Rising, Joe Jencks and Lindsay Straw.

(Tune in to WFDU-FM’s TRADITIONS every Sunday from 3pm to 6pm Eastern Timeover WFDU-FM 89.1 in the NYC/Northern New Jersey area,or on the web at www.wfdu.fm or iHeartRadio.com. The show can also be heard Saturday evenings at 6:30pm ET at www.bluesandroots.radio.com. On-demand streams of shows, including this one, are archived for two weeks by clicking HERE.
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ARTIST “Tune / Song”
ALBUM Label – Website
3PM
THE MCINTOSH COUNTY SHOUTERS “Jubilee”
Spiritual and Shout Songs Fromthe Georgia Coast Smithsonian Folkways – www.folkways.si.edu

RANI ARBO & DAISY MAYHEM “I’ll Fly Away”
Some Bright Morning Signature Sounds – www.signaturesounds.com , www.raniarbo.com
HAPPY TRAUM “The Water is Wide”
Just for the Love of It Lark’s Nest Music – www.happytraum.com

THE MALVINAS “Weak in the Knees”
God Bless the Grass Soona Songs – www.soonasongs.com ,
ALICE HOWE “Make A Fool Out of Me”
You’ve Been Away So Long self – www.alicehowe.com
ZOE & CLOYD “Running on Empty”
Eyes Brand New self – www.zoeandcloyd.com

TOM PAXTON “Ev’ry Time”
Boat in the Water Pax Records – www.tompaxton.com
THE SHORT SISTERS “When Did Those Promises Turn Into LIes?”
Downsized Black Socks Press – www.shortsisters.com
C.DANIEL BOLING “Every Journey”
He Dreams self – www.danielboling.com
ELLIS “Right on Time”
Right On Time self –
TOM RUSH “River Song”
What I Know Appleseed – www.appleseedmusic.com , www.tomrush.com
LINDA MCRAE “The Station”
Fifty Shades of Red Borealis – www.borealisrecords.com. www.lindamcrae.com
PIERCE PETTIS “”

4PM
PETE SEEGER “The Bells of Rhymney”
The Newport Folk Festival 1960 Not Now Music – www.notnowmusic.co.uk

Guest: Rich Massimo, author of the new book “I Got A Song: A History of the Newport Folk Festival (Wesylan University Press).

RICHARD THOMPSON “Turning of the Tide”
Ben & Jerry’s Newport Folk Festival ’88 Live out of print –
BOB DYLAN “Blowin’ in the Wind”
The Newport Folk Festival 1963 – The Evening Concerts Vol. 1 Vanguard Records – www.vanguardrecords.com

REV. GARY DAVIS “I Will Do My Last Singing in This Land Somewhere”
Folk Music At Newport Part 1 Vanguard Records – www.vanguardrecords.com
TAJ MAHAL “New Statesboro Blues”
Ben & Jerry’s Newport Folk Festival Volume 2 – Mementos Alcazar –
QUEEN IDA AND THE BON TEMPS ZYDECO BAND “Chere Duloone”
Ben & Jerry’s Newport Folk Festival ’88 LIve Alcazar –

EARL SCRUGGS “Flint Hill Special”
The 1959 Newport Folk Festival Not Now Music – www.notnowmusic.co.uk
THE FREEDOM SINGERS “We Shall Overcome”
The Newport Folk Festival 1963- The Evening Concerts Vanguard Records – www.vanguardrecords.com

ARNIE NAIMAN “Slipping and Sliding / Boatsman”
My Lucky Stars Merriweather Records – www.merriweather.ca , www.arnienaiman.com

5PM
JOE JENCKS “Mercy”
Poets, Philosophers, Workers & self – www.joejencks.com

Guest: Stevie Connor – Music Director at www.bluesandrootsradio.com

EFRAT “Keep on the Sunnyside”
The Silver Lining self – www.efratmusic.com

HARPETH RISING “I Did Not Make The World”
Against All Tides self – www.harpethrising.com
ANDREW CALHOUN “May Colvin”
Rhymer’s Tower Waterbug Records – www.waterbug.com , www.andrewcalhoun.com
SHIRLEY COLLINS “The Rich Irish Lady / Jeff Sturgeon”
Lodestar Domino Recordings – www.dominorecord.co.uk , www.shirleycollins.co.uk
LINDSAY STRAW “The Crafty Maid’s Policy / Fingal’s Cave / Sheepskins & Beeswax”
The Fairest Flower of the Womankind self – www.lindsaystraw.com

BILL STAINES “The Boats They Come and the Boats They Go”
Just Play One Tune More Folk Legacy – www.folklegacy.com

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Ron Olesko
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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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