TRADITIONS playlist for May 28, 2017

Re-broadcast Saturday June 3, 2017 on www.bluesandrootsradio.com

A special Memorial Day weekend edition, focusing on songs honoring the men and women of our armed services who gave their lives defending this country, and songs of hope and peace to end these conflicts. Plus, a special visit from Ramblin’ Bob (aka Rob Carlson) who shared a brand new topical song called “A Memo to the President”.

(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
JOEL MABUS “Touch a Name on the Wall”
Retold Fossil Records – www.joelmabus.com

JOHN FLYNN “Dover”
Two Wolves self – www.johnflynn.net
JOAN BAEZ “The Day After Tomorrow”
How Sweet the Sound Razor and Tie – www.razorandtie.com , www.joanbaez.com
AMY SPEACE “Weight of the World”
Fable self – www.amyspeace.com

MASON PORTER “Girl From North County”
Story of the Rifle self – www.masonporter.com
DEAN GITTER AND THE UTE MOUNTAIN GANG “When I Lay This Body Down”
Carl Sanburg’s American Songbag 2.0 self – www.utemountaingang.com
CHARLIE MOSBROOK “The Water is Wide”
Hear Me Callin’ self – www.charliemosbrook.com

LINDSAY STRAW “Blow Away the Morning Dew”
The Fairest Flower of the Womankind self – www.lindsaystraw.com
MARGARET MACARTHUR & FAMILY “Raspberry Lane”
On the Mountains High Lving Folk Records –
DOROTHY RORICK “The House Carpenter”
Classic Englisn and Scottish Ballads Smithsonian Folkways – www.folkways.si.edu

HAMILTON CAMP “Pride of Man”
Sweet Joy Beachwood Recordings – www.jamesleestanley.com
CHRIS & MEREDITH THOMPSON “Fair and Tender Ladies”
Lines of Longitude elf – www.cmthompson.com

4PM
ERIC BOGLE “And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda”
At This Stage Greentrax Recordings – www.greentrax.com

CAROL PONDER & JOHN KNOWLES “1917”
Going Across the Mountain: Songs of War & Separation Cove Struck Music – www.carolponder.com , www.johnknowles.com
JEN CHAPIN “Over There”
Song of America Split Rock Records – www.songofamerica.org

PHIL HENRY “Come Together”
PHAT Live Self – www.philhenryband.com
LOWELL “BANANA” LEVINGER “Get Together”
Get Together: Banana Recalls Youngbloods Classics Grandpa Racoon Records – www.lowelllevinger.com

PAUL BRADY “Freeborn Man”
Joy of LIving: A Tribute to Ewan MacColl Compass Records – www.compassrecords.com
THEODORE BIKEL “When I’m Gone”
While I’m Here Compass Records – www.compassrecords.com
DON HENRY, KIM RICHEY and BILL LLOYD “Where Have All the Flower’s Gone?”
Freedom Sings First Amendment Center – www.freedomforum.org

EMMA’S REVOLUTION “Jupiter”
Revolution Now self – www.emmasrevolution.com

JOEL MABUS “Grand Old Flag”
Parlor Guitar Fossil Records – www.joelmabus.com

5PM
JOHN MCCUTCHEON “The Reason I’m Here”
Trolling for Dreams Appalsongs – www.folkmusic.com

RAMBLIN’ BOB (ROB CARLSON) “Memo to the President”
recording for WFDU-FM’s TRADITIONS self – www.robcarlsonmusic.com

JOSH WHITE “The House I Live In”
Free and Equal Blues Smithsonian Folkways – www.si.edu/folkways
ODETTA “America the Beautiful”
Strike A Deep Chord: Blues Guitars for the Homeless Justice Recordings –

ARLO GUTHRIE “When A Soldier Makes it Home”
More Together Again Rising Son – www.risingsonrecords.com
TOM CALLINAN “Thank a Vet”
Call to Colors Crackerbarrel Entertainments –

JAY UNGAR & MOLLY MASON “Fallen Soldier”
MP3 self – www.jayandmolly.com
BOK, MUIR & TRICKETT “No Man’s Land”
The Ways of Man Folk Legacy – www.folklegacy.com
JOE JENCKS “One Piece at a Time”
Poets, Philosophers, Workers & self – www.joejencks.com
THE WEAVERS “Last Night I Had The Strangest Dream”
The Weavers at Carnegie Hall Volume 2 Vanguard Records – www.vanguardrecords.com

BETH DESOMBRE “The Way to Hope”
Resistance self – www.bethdesombre.com
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Ron Olesko
WFDU-FM
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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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