Podcast: Boo! Music For The Haunting Season
Episode #16-43 | airing 10-27-16

Bluegrass Ghost by Terry Irwin

This week we celebrate music for the Haunting Season of Halloween. Some songs and tunes have a deep spiritual significance and others are just for fun. We’ll feature ancient melodies and classic tunes as well as a Native American story about the supernatural and a selection from the Sacred Harp. … → read more

FRANK SOLIVAN: Family, Friends and Heroes

Family Friends and Heroes

          FRANK SOLIVAN Family, Friends and Heroes Compass Records www.compassrecords.com   People used to make albums, you know, with a beginning and a middle and an end. Given the way we buy music these days, it seems like the impetus to make a real album — … → read more

DARRELL SCOTT: Couchville Sessions

Couchville Sessions

        Darrell Scott Couchville Sessions Thirty Tigers www.thirtytigers.com   Save a pair of duo albums with Tim O’Brien Couchville Sessions is Darrell Scott’s first album in four years. Most peculiar is that is not exactly entirely new as the songs here were first tracked in 2001 and … → read more

Podcast: It Takes Two
Episode #16-34 | airing 8-24-16

One of the most durable combinations in folf music is the duo. Join me this week and next as we hear classic and more recent combinations of singers and instrumentalists including Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott, Mark Mandeville & Raianne Richards, Ian & Sylvia and many more. This week I’ve … → read more

Podcast: National Park Service Centennial
Episode #16-30 | airing 7-27-16

2016 is the Centennial of the National Park Service. This week we’ll hear music that celebrates the great outdoors with songs and tunes from Jay Ungar & Molly Mason, Pete Sutherland, Bruce Cockburn and many more. . LISTEN: https://singout.org/audio/sorm/sorm1629_podcast.mp3 To subscribe via iTunes, click .  |   To listen using Stitcher, … → read more

Podcast: Conventions, pt. 2
Episode #16-29 | airing 7-20-16

This week on the Sing Out! Radio Magazine Episode 16-29 we complete our two part series focusing on the Political Conventions. The issues we’ll examine this week include Immigration and the Economy with music from Tim O’Brien, Guy Carawan, Ry Cooder, The Atomic Duo and many more. It’s Convention time … → read more

Podcast: Two Peas in a Pod
Episode #16-22 | airing 6-01-16

This week’s program is a very personal one. On May 21st our son Nate married Brittany Hicks in a beautiful ceremony in Helvetia West Virginia. This week’s program consists of many of their favorite songs and tunes played by some of their favorite musicians. Do not fear the program does … → read more

“With a Memory Like Mine”

For the fifth time, we at Murder Ballad Monday find ourselves with something musical to share on Memorial Day.  Songs of war don’t always get us to the same place as do those in our genre of choice, but sometimes they get us there and back as well as any … → read more

TIM O’BRIEN: Pompadour

        TIM O’BRIEN Pompadour Howdy Skies www.timobrien.net   I eagerly look forward to a new release from Tim O’Brien. He always delivers fresh, strong stuff … and Pompadour is no exception. It’s a diverse, ever captivating set of ten songs with one instrumental. Tim wrote or co-wrote … → 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