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 An exploration of the use of trains in folk songs was heard during the first hour (exclusive to the BluesAndRoots broadcast). We also shared new music from … → read more

TRADITIONS playlist for July 2, 2017

Re-broadcast Saturday July 8, 2017 (with a bonus hour) on Starting this week, TRADITIONS is being broadcast as a two-hour program on WFDU-FM on Sunday afternoons. The full three-hour show can be heard on the following Saturday night each week at 6:30pm. Plans are afoot for the three-hour … → read more

TRADITIONS playlist for June 25, 2017

(Tune in to WFDU-FM’s TRADITIONS every Sunday from 3pm to 6pm Eastern Timeover WFDU-FM 89.1 in the NYC/Northern New Jersey area,or on the web at or The show can also be heard Saturday evenings at 6:30pm ET at On-demand streams of shows, including this one, are archived … → read more

TRADITIONS playlist for June 18, 2017

Re-broadcast Saturday June 24, 2017 on A preview of the 27th Annual Old Songs Folk Festival of Traditional Music and Dance ( was featured on this weeks show, plus songs for Father’s Day!  Also, a tribute to Rosalie Sorrels who passed away on June 11th at the age of … → read more

TRADITIONS playlist for June 11, 2017

Re-broadcast Saturday June 17, 2017 on George Mann joined me in the studio this week. A former labor union organizer and activist, George talked about life on the road for a socially relevant musician and he performed several songs live in the studio. We also discussed a compilation CD … → read more