Might Have Drowned: “The Swimming Song” – CwD 11

(photo credit: David Travis)

We break at times from our regular fare of murder ballads for songs that confront mortality in other ways. Today’s discussion is the next installment in our “Conversations with Death” series. Special thanks to David Travis for his pictures in the post. Prelude: Agitated waters All kinds of people advise … → read more

The Magic of The Bottom Line

& WFDU-FM’s Traditions Playlist for July 5, 2015 Back in 1975, on my first day as a freshman at Fairleigh Dickinson University, I joined the college owned radio station WFDU-FM. My love for radio, and folk music, blossomed in our Teaneck, New Jersey, studios. While I did my best to … → read more

LUCY WAINWRIGHT ROCHE: There’s A Last Time For Everything

          LUCY WAINWRIGHT ROCHE There’s A Last Time For Everything Roche, Lucy Wainwrigh www.lucywainwrightroche.com   Lucy Wainwright Roche, the daughter of Loudon Wainwright III and Suzzy Roche, and stepsister of Rufus and Martha Wainwright, continues to plow her own ground. Recorded in Nashville, her second full-length … → read more