TRADITIONS playlist #17-36

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

Re-broadcast Saturday, September 9, 2017 (with a bonus hour) on BluesAndRootsRadio.com

The Chapin Sisters joined me in the studio to share some live music and to discuss the upcoming Hudson West Folk Festival. Lily and Abigail Chapin, the daughters of Tom Chapin, are also working on a new EP and performed one of their new songs.

(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

3PM
Theme: HARVEY REID “Dirty Dish Rag”
Solo Guitar Sketchbook Woodpecker Records – www.woodpecker.com
GATHERING TIME with MARA LEVINE “Too Far to Turn Back Now”
single self – , www.maralevine.com

JEFFREY MARTIN “Poor Man”
One Go Around Fluff & Gravy Records – www.jeffreymartinmusic.com
MICHAEL TROY “Jesus on the Radio”
I Am American self – www.folkmichaeltroy.com
BILL MORRISSEY “Handsome Molly”
The Essential Bill Morrissey Rounder – www.rounder.com , www.billmorrissey.com

AMY & RACHEL BECK “Better Days”
Run self – www.becksisters.com
SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK “The Living Waters”
#LoveinEvolution Appleseed Recordings – www.appleseedmusic.com , www.sweethoneyintherock.org
SHARON KATZ & THE PEACE TRAIN “Rocking Chair”
Double Take self – www.sharonkatz.com

MARTIN SIMPSON “Stagolee”
True Stories Topic – www.topicrecords.co.uk
JOHN JACKSON “Matchbox Blues”
Step it Up and Go Rounder – www.rounder.com
MISSISSISSIPPI JOHN HURT “Cow Hooking Blues”
Avalon Blues (1963) Rounder – www.rounder.com
RORY BLOCK “Nehemiah James”
Hard Luck Blues: A Tribute to Skip James self – www.roryblock.com

BETH DESOMBRE “What You’d Have Done”
Resistance self – www.bethdesombre.com
PAT WICTOR “Knock on the Door”
This is Absolutely Real: Visions and Versions of Phil Ochs Riskydisc Records – www.patwictor.com

HOUR 2 (WFDU Broadcast starts here)
MODERN MAN “Very Little Like a Train”
Modern Immaturity Inverted Turtle Records – www.modernman3.com

LOU & PETER BERRYMAN “Why Am I Painting the Living Room?”
Love is the Weirdest of ALl self – www.loudandpeter.com

Guests: THE CHAPIN SISTERS, Lily and Abigail Chapin, who performed live in the studio and discussed the upcoming Hudson West Folk Festival in Jersey City on September 9 “”
THE CHAPIN SISTER “We Will Not Stop”
Live in the studio self – www.thechapinsisters.com
THE CHAPIN SISTER “Crying in the Rain”
Live in the studio self – www.thechapinsisters.com
THE CHAPIN SISTERS “Angeleno”
live in the studio self – www.thechapinsisters.com
THE CHAPIN SISTERS “Dreaming of You”
live in the studio self – www.thechapinsisters.com
THE CHAPIN SISTERS “Remember When the Music”
The Chapin Sisters Sing the Chapin Brothers self – www.thechapinsisters.com

UNCLE BONSAI “Brand New World”
The Family Feast Yellow Tail Records – www.yellowtailrecords.com , www.unclebonsai.com

HOUR 3
ABBIE GARDNER “Hope”
Hope self – www.abbiegardner.com

SUSAN WERNER “Cuba Is”
An American In Havana self – www.susanwerner.com
THE CANAL STREET STRING BAND “I Had Someone Else Before I Had You”
Wah Hoo! self – www.canalsteetstringband.com
BEN HUNTER, PHIL WIGGINS & JOE SEAMONS “How’m I Doin'”
A Black & Tan Ball self – www.benjoemusic.com
CAROLINA CHOCOLATE DROPS “Ol’ Corn Likker”
Dona Got a Ramblin’ Mind Music Maker – www.musicmaker.org

CHRISTINE LAVIN “Turn This Ship Around”
Spaghettification self – www.christinelavin.com
Emma’s Revolution “Shadow of the Wall”
Revolution Now self – www.emmasrevolution.com
JOHN FLYNN “I Will Not Fear”
To the Point self – www.johnflynn.net

MAGPIE “Which Side Are You On?”
When We Stand Together Long Tail Records – www.magpiemusic.com
DAN CUNNINGHAM “John Henry’s Ghost”
Appalachian Song self – www.pickndawg.com

CHERYL WHEELER “Summer’s Almost Over”
Defying Gravity Rounder – www.rounder.com , www.cherylwheeler.com
SONS OF THE NEVER WRONG “Map of Regrets”
Songs of Sons Waterbug – www.waterbug.com , www.sons.com
SHAWNA CASPI “Never Enough”
Forest Fire self – www.shawnacaspi.com
MODERN MAN “Like A River”
Modern Immaturity Inverted Turtle Records – www.modernman3.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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