TRADITIONS playlist for April 16, 2017

Re-broadcast Saturday April 22 on This week’s show marked a personal anniversary for me, and also this radio series.  On Easter Sunday, April 10, 1977, WFDU-FM aired the first one-on-one interview that I conducted for the station. It was also the first broadcast dedicated solely to folk music on … → read more

Welcome to the “New” Folk Music Notebook

Ron Olesko onstage at the Hurdy Gurdy 2013

“We propose to devote ourselves to the creation, growth and distribution of something new, yet not so new, since its beginnings have been visible, or rather – audible, for some years now. We call it ‘Peoples Music’ “ Those words were printed on page 2 of the very first issue … → read more