Podcast: Planes, Trains and Automobiles, pt. 1
Episode #17-32 | airing 8-09-17

This is the time of the year for family vacations, in fact I’m taking my vacation in West Virginia this week. We’ll feature music from Tim O’Brien, Tony Trischka, Kate Campbell, Rory Block and of course Steve Goodman.
Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Pt. 1, on the next Sing Out! Radio Magazine.

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Artist / “Title” / CD / Label

Pete Seeger / “If I Had A Hammer” (excerpt) / Songs of Hope and Struggle /
              Smithsonian Folkways
Merle Travis / “Cannonball Stomp” / Walkin’ the Strings / Raven
Tim O’Brien / “Forty Nine Keep on Talkin’” / Traveler / Sugar Hill
Sarah Alden / “Come Take a Trip on my Airship”/ Sarah Alden / Self Produced
Tony Trischka / “Promontary Point” / Great Big World / Rounder
Scott Ainslie / “Terraplane Blues” / Terraplane / Cattail

Steve Goodman / “City of New Orleans” / Steve Goodman / Buddah
Kate Campbell / “See Rock City” / The Portable Kate Campbell / Campadre
The Byrds / “Gunga Din” / The Ballad of Easy Rider / CBS
Vassar Clements / “Westport Drive” / Grass Routes / Rounder
Merle Travis / “On a Bicycle Built for Two” / Walkin’ the Strings / Raven

Rory Block / “New Frisco Train” / Keepin’ Out of Trouble / Stony Plain
Dan Hicks & his Hot Licks / “Coast to Coast” / Where’s the Money? / MCA
Ordinary Elephant / “Railroad Man” / Before I Go / Self Released

Dillard & Clark / “Train Leaves Here this Morning” / The Fantastic Expedition
              of Dillard & Clark / A+M
Blue Velvet Band / “Hitch Hiker” / Sweet Moments with the Blue Velvet Band / Warner Brothers
Arlen Roth w/ Johnny Winter / “Rocket 88” / Slide Guitar Summit / Aquinnah
Pete Seeger / “If I Had A Hammer” (excerpt) / Songs of Hope and Struggle /
              Smithsonian Folkways

About Tom Druckenmiller

Tom has a long history with Sing Out! as a writer and regular contributor (for more than a decade) and deep and rich skills as a radio host and programmer of folk and roots music! He’s been a folk musician and teacher for over forty years. Tom began playing and singing Bob Dylan and Tom Paxton songs, but fell in love with old-time music and the clawhammer banjo after hearing John McCutcheon at the legendary Bethlehem folk club Godfrey Daniels. He has studied with old-time music greats Dwight Diller, Riley Baugus and Norman and Nancy Blake … and has, himself, taught at many music camps and workshops including The Augusta Heritage Workshops (in Elkins WV), the Pocono Dulcimer Fest (in Stroudsburg PA) and the Maidencreek Old-Time Music Festival (in Blandon PA). Druckemiller’s continuing regular local radio gig “In The Tradition” has aired on WDIY-FM in Allentown PA for the past 16 years, and he also co-hosts the “Sunday Folk” program on the station.


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