Podcast: For Sir George
Episode #16-12 | airing 3-23-16

This week’s episode is dedicated to Sir George Martin. The UK-based producer known best for his work with the Beatles passed way on March 8th 2016. The show features Beatles classics played by the likes of Joan Baez, Judy Collins, Tony Trischka, The Dillards, Bela Fleck, Bruce Cockburn, Jane Lewis … → read more

Podcast: Crossing the Big Pond
Episode #16-11 | airing 3-16-16

This week we take a look at Americans taking their shot at Celtic tunes, featuring talented artists such as Tim O’Brien, Liz Carroll, Solas, The Gaslight Tinkers and more! LISTEN: https://singout.org/audio/sorm/sorm1611_podcast.mp3 To subscribe via iTunes, click .  |   To listen using Stitcher, click . Artist / “Title” / CD / … → read more

Podcast: Batter Up!
Episode #16-10 | airing 3-09-16

Baseball

Well it’s that time of year again. With the start of Spring Training, just saying it makes me smile, we are once again assured that Winter is on the run and even better yet our favorite baseball team still has a shot at greatness-the regular season hasn’t started yet. Baseball … → read more

Podcast: A Tribute to Ralph Stanley
Episode #16-09 | airing 3-02-16

Ralph Stanley Retires

Update: Sadly, Ralph Stanley passed away on June 23 2016 at age 89. I believe it’s important to give tribute while the subject is still with us. Ralph Stanley turned 89 on February 25th and although he’s lost a step or two he’s still performing selected dates with his band … → read more

Podcast: Black History in Words and Music, pt 2
Episode #16-08 | airing 2-24-16

This week we’ll conclude our two part feature celebrating Black History Month. Last week we heard some classic music from the early days of sound recording plus a set of tunes from the Civil Rights Movement. This week our program takes a sharp turn as we listen to more music … → read more

Podcast: Black History in Words and Music
Episode #16-07 | airing 2-17-16

The next two programs will celebrate Black History Month. The African-American community has produced some of the strongest and most vital music in AmericanRoots Music. On this week’s program we’ll hear some classics from the early days of sound recordings as well as some music from the Civil Rights Movement. … → read more

Podcast: The Cowboy Way
Episode #16-06 | airing 2-10-16

If you grew up in the 1950s as I did you were interested in Cowboys and the Old West. There were countless movies and television shows depicting the life in the West. Roy Rogers, Gene Autry and others were a big part of your daily life as you strapped on … → read more

Podcast: Proper Place and Time
Episode #16-05 | airing 2-03-16

All my life I have been fascinated how music fits into daily life. This week on the SORM we’ll examine four recent projects which place roots music into perspective. We’ll hear music released to accompany Peter Guralnick’s fascinating new book “Sam Phillips-The Man who invented Rock “n” Roll, Mississippi fiddle … → read more

Podcast: Jazz Folk
Episode #16-04 | airing 1-27-16

On our last program we listened to jazz players and composers who have used folk music as the foundation for their own music. This week we turn the tables and listen to some folk music performers who play music from the jazz idiom. Included will be Claudia Schmidt, Billy Novick … → read more

Podcast: Folk Jazz
Episode #16-03 | airing 1-20-16

America has produced two distinct musical styles which have traveled the world-Blues and Jazz. Both are improvisational in nature and stem from the same source-the folk music of the African-Americans who were brought here as slaves. This week on The Sing Out! Radio Magazine we’ll listen to some jazz masters … → read more