Podcast: Spend a Week With Woody
Episode #17-22 | airing 5-31-17

Woody Guthrie

In the past few years there has been a resurgence in interest in the music of Woody Guthrie. The political times we live in and the growing chasm between rich and poor in the US makes Woody’s music as relevant as ever. Additionally with Nora Guthrie, Woody’s daughter, encouraging current … → read more

Podcast: Welcome Winter!
Episode #16-51 | airing 12-21-16

This week on The Sing Out Radio Magazine we welcome Winter with Solstice tunes from Magpie and Jesse Palidofsky, Winter tunes from Peter Ostroushko and The Claire Lynch Band and a set of Celtic songs welcoming in the Darkest Season. Next week we welcome the New Year with songs written … → read more

Podcast: Woody Guthrie, pt. 2
Episode #16-21 | airing 5-25-16

Woody Guthrie gave us so many wonderful songs and this week we conclude our two part feature focusing some more of these classic songs. We’ll hear some of Woody’s recordings for Alan Lomax at the Library of Congress, selections from several Woody tribute concerts, and artists singing his songs. We’ll … → read more

Those Three Are On My Mind

“Southern Justice (Murder in Mississippi)” by Norman Rockwell Freedom Summer Next week, June 21st to be exact, will mark the 48th anniversary of the day that civil rights activists Michael Schwerner, James Chaney, and Andrew Goodman were murdered in Mississippi, as they participated in “Freedom Summer,” an initiative to expand … → read more


RON OLESKO’S FAVORITE CD’S OF 2008 Okay, it is extremely difficult to put together a “best of” list, and I hesitate to call my selections that. These are however, CDs that I will be listening to and playing on the radio long after the clock reaches midnight on New Year’s … → read more