TRADITIONS playlist #17-28

Airing live on WFDU on Sunday, July 9th, 2017 from 3-5pm

Re-broadcast Saturday, July 15, 2017 (with a bonus hour) on BluesAndRootsRadio.com

An exploration of the use of trains in folk songs was heard during the first hour (exclusive to the BluesAndRoots Radio.com broadcast). We also shared new music from Pete’s Posse, Loretta Hagen, Avalon and more.

(Tune in to for the 2-hour version of WFDU’s TRADITIONS each Sunday from 3pm to 5pm Eastern Time over WFDU-FM 89.1 in the NYC/Northern New Jersey area, or on the web at www.wfdu.fm or iHeartRadio.com. The full 3-hour program airs each week on the following Saturday from 6:30-9:30pm Eastern Time at BluesAndRootsRadio.com. (The 2-hour version is also available via on-demand stream for two weeks after the WFDU airing by clicking HERE. TRADITIONS is a Sing Out! Radio Partner.)
 

ARTIST “Tune / Song”
ALBUM Label – Website

HOUR 1 (Exclusively on Blues and Roots Radio.com)

Theme: HARVEY REID “Dirty Dish Rag”
Solo Guitar Sketchbook Woodpecker Records – www.woodpecker.com
JOHN JACKSON “Step it Up and Go”
Step it Up and Go Rounder – www.rounder.com

HONEYBOY EDWARDS “Mornin’ Train”
Worried Blues: Honeyboy Edwards Fat Possum – www.fatpossum.com
TOBY WALKER “Ride This Train”
Old Songs 2009 Old Songs, Inc. – www.oldsongs.org
GUY DAVIS & FABRIZIO POGGI “Midnight Special”
Sonny & Brownie’s Last Train M.C. Records –

CHARM CITY JUNCTION “Train On the Island”
Charm City Junction self – www.charmcityjunction.com
WEST END STRING BAND “Reuben’s Train”
West End String Band self – www.westendstringband.com
FRANK FAIRFIELD “The Train That Took My Girl From Town”
Frank Fairfield self – www.frankfairfield.net
THE NEW LOST CITY RAMBLERS “Riding on that Train”
50 Years: Where Do You Come From? Where Do You Go? Smithsonian Folkways – www.si.edu/folkways

MARAIS AND MIRANDA “Train to Kimberly”
Returning Home self – www.maraisandmiranda.org
BIG BILL BROONZY “This Train”
1956 Radio Broadcast out of print –
WILLIE NELSON “Freight Train Boogie”
Country Music New Rounder – www.rounder.com

LARRY PENN “Bob’s Train Ride”
A Ride on the Westbound self – www.larrypenn.com
THE FARWELLS “That Train”
The Farwells self – www.thefarwells.band
LUCY KAPLANSKY “Brake A Train”
Selections from the Greenwich Village Folk Festival Gadfly Records – www.gladflyrecords.com
ANNE HLLS “The Train to Morrow”
Tracks self – www.annehills.com
ARI & MIA “Freight Train”
Unruly Heart self – www.ariandmiamusic.com
SUZY THOMPSON & DEL REY “That’s It!”
Hen Party self – www.ericandsuzy.com , www.delreyplays.com

HOUR 2 (WFDU Broadcast starts here)
MIKE AGRANOFF “The Modern Folk Musician”
The Modern Folk Musician self – www.mikeagranoff.com

JERRON “BLIND BOY” PAXTON “Trying to Make One Hundred”
Recorded Music For Your Entertainment self – www.blindboypaxton.com
J.E. MAINER AND THE MOUNTAINEERS “Old and in the Way”
20 Old Time Favorites Rural Rhythm – www.ruralrhythm.com
LEAD BELLY “Old Man”
Leadbelly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collectoni Smithsonian Folkways – www.folkways.si.edu
DAVID MASSENGILL “The Ole Man”
Dave on Dave: A Tribute to Dave Van Ronk by David Massengill self – www.davidmassengill.com

PETE’S POSSE “The Echo”
The Conversation Epact Music – www.petespossevt.com
HARPETH RISING “Love Child”
Against All Tides self – www.harpethrising.com
AVALON “Pied Piper”
Avalon self –
COLCANNON “Highands”
Wild Orchid self – www.colcannon.com

TYLER HUGHES & SAM GLEAVES “Bread & Roses”
Tyler Hughes and Sam Gleaves self – www.samandtylermusic.com
DEBORAH ROBINS “The Great American Bum”
Home Fires Zippety Whippett Music – www.larryhanks.com

MIKE LAUREANNO “Tightrope”
Tightrope self – www.michael.laureanno.com
ALASTAIR MOOCK “Dream”
Alastair Moock self – www.moockmusic.com
ALICE HOWE “Nothing But You”
You’ve Been Away So Long self – www.alicehowe.com

ANNE HILLS & JAY ANSILL “Follow That Road”
Fragile Gifts Hand and Heart Music – www.annehills.com , www.jayansill.com

ARNIE NAIMAN “My Lucky Stars”
My Lucky Stars Merriweather Records – www.merriweather.ca , www.arnienaiman.com

HOUR THREE
CHRISTINE LAVIN “Don’t Ever Call Your Sweetheart by HIs Name”
Future Fossils Rounder – www.rounder.com , www.christinelavin.com

JAY MANKITA “Junk Food Man”
Eat Like A Rainbow Healthy School Food – www.healthyschoolfood.com , www.jaymankita.com
GREG KLYMA “Kale Store”
Pianomandonation self – www.klyma.com
DAVID ROTH “Camp Granola”
Another SIde of David Roth self – www.davidrothmusic.com

TOM CHAPIN “We Will Not Stop”
Threads Sundance Music – www.tomchapin.com
THE MALVINAS “How Can I Keep from Singing?”
God Bless the Grass Soona Songs – www.soonasongs.com ,
TOM PAXTON “Eleanor’s Song”
Boat in the Water Pax Records – www.tompaxton.com

LORETTA HAGEN “You’ll Be Safe Here”
Lucky Stars self – www.lorettahagen.com
DAVEY O. “In Its Own Time”
A Bright Horizon LIne self – www.daveyo.com
HAMILTON CAMP “Sweet Joy”
Sweet Joy Beachwood Recordings – www.jamesleestanley.com

HOOT AND HOLLER “Make a Move”
Reasons to Run self – www.hootandhollermusic.com
MAN ABOUT A HORSE “To Your Ghost Man”
Man About a Horse self – www.manaboutahorse.com

BETH DESOMBRE “She Persisted”
Resistance self – www.bethdesombre.com
HEDY WEST “I Had A Notion”
Lonesome Road: Gems for the Vanguard Vaults One Day Music – www.onedaymusic.co.uk
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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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