In the Spirit of the Rose Tattoo

WFDU-FM’s TRADITIONS Playlist for October 19, 2014 The spirit of the Rose Tattoo permeated today’s show. With the passing of one of the members of this nomadic collective of artists who shared a camaraderie with the traveling hobo, songs about the rails were sprinkled throughout the show. The 3pm hour … → read more

Remembering Larry Penn

Larry Penn, who wrote wonderful songs such as “I’m a Little Cookie,” passed away on October 7 at his home in Milwaukee. He was 87 and died from complications of diabetes and heart problems. Larry will be fondly remembered as a folksinger, songwriter, truck driver, Teamster, member of the Rose … → read more