Podcast: Piedmont Blues 101
Episode #17-25 | airing 6-21-17

This week on The Sing Out! Radio Magazine Episode 17-25 we continue with our occasional feature focusing on the fundamentals of a particular style of music. This week it’s Piedmont Blues 101. Piedmont Blues is generally a ragtime inspired music played mostly on the guitar. Originally it emanated from Virginia … → read more

Podcast: Fleet Fingers Pt. 1 The Blues
Episode #17-01 | airing 1-04-17

We begin a multiweek feature all about fingerstyle guitar. This week we focus on some of the finest blues players. We’ll hear classic tunes fro Elizabeth Cotten, Charlie Patton, Blind Willie Johnson and many more. We’ll also present contemporary players who took their inspiration from these masters from the past … → read more

Podcast: Best of 2016, part 2
Episode #16-49 | airing 12-07-16

This week on the Sing Out! Radio Magazine we continue our year end roundup of some of the finest new recordings. Old-Time, Bluegrass and Blues are on tap this week. We’ll hear selections from Fletcher Bright & Bill Evans with Norman and Nancy Blake, Jim Kweskin & Geoff Muldaur, Rory … → read more

Podcast: Pioneering Women, part 2
Episode #16-38 | airing 9-21-16

This week on the Sing Out! Radio Magazine we conclude our two part feature Pioneering Women in Folk Music. We’ll hear a set of Classic Blues featuring Memphis Minnie and Big Mama Thornton and more contemporary players Rory Block and Maria Muldaur. We’ll travel to the U.K. with Anne Briggs … → read more

Podcast: The Kids are Alright Pt.2
Episode #16-14 | airing 4-07-16

This week we conclude our two week feature The Kids are Alright featuring additional players who have been inspired by their family to enter the music business. Sometimes the Kids blaze their own paths and sometimes they participate in outside projects but return to the family for support and stability. … → read more

Sandal Maker / Fiddler Allan Block Dies

We just received the sad news that sandal maker / fiddler Allan Block passed away on Wednesday, October 23rd, at 90 years of age. Allan was a seminal figure in the Folk Revival and Greenwich Village folk scene of the 1960s, father to the great blueswoman Rory Block, and a … → read more