TRADITIONS playlist #17-48

Airing live on WFDU on Sunday, November 26, 2017 from 3-5pm
Re-broadcast Saturday, December 2, 2017 and Tuesday, December 5, 2017 (with a bonus hour) on BluesAndRootsRadio.com

Martin Swinger was my guest in the studio this week. Martin performed some of his witty and affirming songs and also shared a sneak preview of his upcoming CD Living Things, which will be released in January 2018. In commemoration of World Aids Day (December 1), Martin performed his powerful song “Red Ribbon” (Click on the link below to hear Martin’s appearance on Traditions.)

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 and Tuesdays from10:00pm-1:00am 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
WINDBORNE “The Diggers Song”
Song on the Times self – www.windbornesingers.com

SALLY ROGERS & CLAUDIA SCHMIDT “Prudence Crandall”
We Are Welcomed Pragmavision 35 – www.claudiaschmidt.com , www.sallyrogers.com
CRYS MATTHEWS “One and the Same”
Battle Hymn for an Army of Lovers self – www.crysmatthews.com
THEODORE BIKEL “Oh Freedom”
While I’m Hee Compass Records – www.compassrecords.com

JEREMY AARON “On A Sinking Ship”
In the Magic Light self – www.jeremyaaron.com
SOLAS “Sailor Song”
For Love and Laughter
ANTJE DUVEKOT with SEAN STAPLES “Sailing Off to the Yankee Land”
Live From All Over the Place self – www.antjeduvekot.com

MAMA’S BROKE “Count the Wicked”
Count the Wicked self – www.mamasbroke.ca
O’CONNOR BAND WITH MARK O’CONNOR “Shady Grove”
O’Connor Band Live! OMAC Records – www.oconnorband.com
VI WICKAM “Arksansas Traveler”
Not My Monkey Owl Mountain Music – www.fiddlewhamdiddle.com
DUBL HANDI “Cindy”
Morning in a New Machine self –

TOM CHAPIN “When The Family Sings”
Threads Sundance Music – www.tomchapin.com

ILYA PORTNOV “Cincinnati Flow Rag”
Strong Brew self – www.ilyaharmonica.com

HOUR 2 (WFDU broadcast starts here)
SUSAN CATTANEO “Work Hard Love Harder”
The Hammer & The Heart Jersey Girl Music – www.susancattaneo.com

BRIANNE CHASANOFF “The Night is Over”
Broken self – www.brianechasanoff.com
CHICKABIDDY “Origin Story”
Songs From Exile self – www.chickabiddytheband.com
SLOAN WAINWRIGHT “Bright Side of A Rainy Day”
Bright Side of a Rainy Day self – www.sloanwainwright.com

MICHAEL BRAUNFELD “Lullabies”
Full Circle self – www.michaelbraunfeld.com
DENNIS DOUGHERTY “Grandma’s Old Piano”
Songs From the Dog House Thinking Dog Records – www.dennisdougherty.com
HUGH O’DOHERTY “Music Room”
Icebreaking self – www.sonicbids.com/hughodoherty
LOIS MORTON “Time Is Suspended When You Sing Your Song”
Doorways in Time self – www.loismorton.com

PAUL WINTER “Winter’s Dream”
Paul Winter’s Greatest Hits Living Music – www.paulwinter.com

BANJO NICKARU & WESTERN SCOOCHES “Freight Train”
Very Next Thing On the Bol Records – www.banjonickaru.com
BEN HUNTER, PHIL WIGGINS & JOE SEAMONS “Po Howard”
A Black and Tan Ball self – www.benjoemusic.com
HEATHER PIERSON ACOUSTIC TRIO “The Get Up and Go”
Singin’ Vessel Recordings – www.heatherpierson.com

HOUR 3
NOEL PAUL STOOKEY “Impeachable”
Summerfallwinterspring NewWorld – www.noelpaulstookey.com

Guest: Martin Swinger, who performed “This is My Mother’s World”, “You You You” and “Red Ribbon” live in the studio, and we shared cuts from his forthcoming CD “Living Things”:
MARTIN SWINGER “God Loves”
Living Things self – www.martinswinger.com
MARTIN SWINGER “Pharoah”
Living Things self – www.martinswinger.com

SIOBHAN O’BRIEN “All My Trials”
Song I Grew Up To self – www.siobhanobrien.com

SIOBHAN O’BRIEN “The Fox”
Song I Grew Up To self – www.siobhanobrien.com

=================
Ron Olesko
WFDU-FM
1000 River Road
Teaneck, NJ 07666

www.WFDU.fm
WFDU-FM’s TRADITIONS on Facebook
www.iheart.com/live/WFDU-891-6648
click here for Traditions Archive
click here for Ron’s Soundcloud page

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.

Join in the discussion: