Ron’s Favorites of 2015

Ron Olesko on the air at WFDU-FM on June 15, 2004

& WFDU-FM’s TRADITIONS Playlist for January 10, 2016 The year 2016 is two weeks old and I have already received over a dozen new recordings to share on my radio show. While I am looking forward to all the musical treats the coming 12 months promise, I want to take a … → read more

Driving Dull Care Away

Preview of a new CD from John Roberts & Debra Cowanand WFDU-FM’s TRADITIONS Playlist for August 9, 2015 Oh why should we our lot complain Or grieve at our distress? Some think if they could riches gain T’would be true happiness. But alas in vain is all their strife Life’s … → read more

LOOKING BACK AT THE 30TH ANNUAL OLD SONGS FESTIVAL

Another year has come and gone. I’m beginning to set my calendar to coincide with the Old Songs Festival. The event has become my annual booster shot that reminds of why “folk” music is so important – the festival displays the music and the artists while informing us of where … → read more