TRADITIONS playlist #17-34

Airing live on WFDU on Sunday, August 20, 2017 from 3-5pm

Re-broadcast Saturday, August 26, 2017 (with a bonus hour) on BluesAndRootsRadio.com

Tim Erbach was my guest this week. The Jersey City based singer-songwriter performed live in our studio and discussed the upcoming Hudson West Folk Festival – the city’s first folk festival which will also feature artists like The Mammals, the Chapin Sisters, Diana Jones, Matt Nakoa, Abbie Gardner and others.  The event will take place on Saturday September 9.

New and recommendedUncle Bonsai Problems (Yellow Tail), Aztec Two-Step Naked (self), The Early Mays Chase the Sun (Bird on the Wing).

(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.)
 

HOUR 1 (Exclusively on Blues and Roots Radio.com)
ARTIST “Tune / Song”
ALBUM Label – Website
Theme: HARVEY REID “Dirty Dish Rag”
Solo Guitar Sketchbook Woodpecker Records – www.woodpecker.com
O’CONNOR BAND WITH MARK O’CONNOR “Faded Love”
O’Connor Band Live! OMAC Records – www.oconnorband.com

JAY UNGAR AND MOLLY MASON “Homegrown Tomatoes”
Relax Your Mind self – www.jayandmolly.com
LUCY KAPLANSKY “Swimming Song”
Over the Hills
IRISH MYTHEN “Summertime”
Sweet Necessity self – www.irishmythen.com
CLIFF EBERHARDT “Summers In New Jersey”
Cornelia Street Songwriters Exchange Stash –
DANNY QUINN “Summer Roads”
Vacant Chair self – www.dannyquinn.com

JOEL MABUS “God Don’t Like It – I Don’t Either”
Different Hymnals Fossil Records – www.joelmabus.com
GEORGE THOROGOOD “No Expecations”
Party of One Rounder – www.rounder.com , www.georgethorogood.com
MISSISSIPPI JOHN HURT “Candy Man”
Avalon Blues (1963) Rounder – www.rounder.com

SARAH JAROSZ “Early Morning Light”
Undercurrent Sugar Hill Records – www.rounder.com , www.sarahjarosz.com
CONNOR GARVEY “Old House”
Before the Meteors – Live in Bozeman, Montana self – www.connorgarveysongs.com
ALICE HOWE “Nothing But You”
You’ve Been Away So Long self – www.alicehowe.com
PAUL SIMON “The Sound of Silence”
Paul Simon – Songwriter Sony Legacy – www.legacyrecordings.com

TOM CHAPIN “Talk to Your Baby”
Threads Sundance Music – www.tomchapin.com
LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III “Be Careful There’s A Baby in the House”
Recovery self – www.lwiii.com

HOUR 2 (WFDU Broadcast starts here)
AZTEC TWO-STEP “Naked”
Naked self – www.aztectwostep.com

THE EARLY MAYS “Oh Babe It Ain’t No Lie”
Chase the Sun Bird on the Wing Records – www.theearlymays.com
WILD PONIES “To My Grave”
Galax Gearbox Records – www.wildpoines.net
BEN HUNTER, PHIL WIGGINS & JOE SEAMONS “Hard Time Blues”
A Black & Tan Ball self – www.benjoemusic.com

MARILYN DUNCAN “Find My Light”
Little Blue Car Soona Songs 0 –
JOLIE HOLLAND & SAMANTHA PARTON “Biding My Tie”
Wildflower Blues Cinquefoil Records – www.joilieandsamantha.com
SHAWNA CASPI “Tennessee Waltz”
Forest Fire self – www.shawnacaspi.com

UNCLE BONSAI “Brand New World”
Problems Yellow Tail Records – www.yellowtailrecords.com , www.unclebonsai.com
APPLEWOOD ROAD “I’m Not Afraid Anymore”
Applewood Road Gearbox Records – www.gearboxrecords.com , www.applewoodroadmusic.com
CAROLINE DOCTOROW “Hard, Hard Year”
Dreaming in Vinyl Narrow Lane Records – www.carolinedoctorow.com

NOCATAMBULE “The Cloone / March Reel / The Abbey”
A Sweetish Tune self – www.noctambulemusic.com
MATTHEW BYRNE “Nancy From London”
Horizon Lines Factor Arts – www.matthewbyrne.com

TERRY EASTON “Sandblaster Blues”
Claremont 2:05 P.M. self – www.terryeaston.org

HOUR 3
PAUL SACHS “The Best Hope Can Do”
Love is Love self – www.paulsachs.com

Guest: TIM ERBACH – performed live in our studio and discussed the upcoming Hudson River West Folk Festival.
Tim Erbach “Hotel Pen”
live in the studio
TIM ERBACH “Come On John Muir”
live in the studio
TIM ERBACH “Air Conditioning and Alcohol”
live in the studio
TIM ERBACH “Delta 88”
live in the studio

 (Click on the link below to hear Tim Erbach on WFDU-FM’s TRADITIONS.
Originally broadcast on August 20, 2017)

 

LAURA ZUCKER “The Things My Father Gave Me”
Say Yes self – www.laurazucker.com

PETE’S POSSE “The Hungry Irishman”
Parodies & Hilarities self – www.petespossevt.com
JOHN REISCHMAN AND THE JAYBIRDS “Red Diamond”
On That Other Green Shore Corvus Records – www.thejaybirds.com
HEATHER PIERSON ACOUSTIC TRIO “Thunderous Voices”
Singin’ Vessel Recordings – www.heatherpierson.com
DEBORAH ROBINS “Bowling Green”
Home Fires Zippety Whippett Music – www.larryhanks.co
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Ron Olesko
WFDU-FM
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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