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Look back at the early years of Pink Floyd with an exclusive interview of Pink Floyd drummer, Nick Mason, plus rare tracks from the late '60s and e...

Bought by KFAI, KZYX, KAZU, WFiT Melbourne 89.5 FM, KFAI and more


  • Added: Nov 05, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 24
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Merle Haggard. His dates are 1937 to 2016. He was not a bluegrass performer, but he was loved by bluegrass artists and people. Now that he is gone,...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2016
  • Length: 06:41
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
When Bluegrass goes downtown, it’s generally to have fun, and sometime too much! After a few “downtown” songs, the Gem of Bluegrass features bluegr...

Bought by WTIP, WOUB, RadioFreePalmer, KRZA, KBRP Community Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
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Another hour of Dylan's most literate work, hosted by Paul Ingles, to further mark his winning the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature.

Bought by WYSO, WXAV 88.3FM, WRVO Public Media, and KGLT


  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Fall is Beautiful, right? Well, we hear about it in bluegrass songs, but those beautiful falling leaves are usually meant to symbolize something el...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2016
  • Length: 06:12
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
After an HDS (hard-driving song) to open the show, we play three examples of the Unfortunate Rake song cycle, where, before death, the protagonist ...

Bought by WVRU, WOUB, KRZA, KBRP Community Radio, WRGY and more


  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 18
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
So many bluegrass songs are about relations, including functional and dysfunctional. We contrast different kinds of relationships in a couple of di...

Bought by WEZU, WVRU, RadioFreePalmer, WOUB, KBRP Community Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 17
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Music writers, musicians and Bob Dylan fans were invited to write to music host Paul Ingles with a choice of a Dylan track since mid-1975 that they...

Bought by KGLP, WAMC, WFAE, WCAI / WNAN, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Oct 14, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Old songs about driving trucks frequently center on the power of trucks and the long drives. More recent ones also focus on the relationships conne...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, WOUB, KRZA, KBRP Community Radio, WAMU and more


  • Added: Oct 07, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 16
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Over the course of 13 or 14 tracks, this hour of The Roadhouse get focused with a set of blues from the 1970s and another of great soul blues. Dr. ...

Bought by WJAB


  • Added: Oct 05, 2016
  • Length: 59:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Interviews with Actor and Producer Philip Galinsky and Author Rosemary A. Johns. Also music by Arielle Philips

  • Added: Sep 25, 2016
  • Length: 59:46
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Losing one’s way somehow in life is a frequent topic in bluegrass songs. But how this topic is handled differs from period to period. We listen to ...

Bought by WOUB, KRZA, KBRP Community Radio, WVRU, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Sep 24, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
There are lots of songs about trains, and at least two with the name Old Train. We spin them. We focus on a new tune by Grascals banjoist Kristin S...

Bought by WVRU, WOUB, KRZA, KBRP Community Radio, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Sep 24, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Sweet 16. It should be joyous to be sweet 16. But in bluegrass, it can be not-so-sweet 16. We play a few examples, and then an old and frivolous so...

Bought by KKRN, WOUB, KRZA, KBRP Community Radio, WNTI.ORG-Internet Radio from Centenary University and more


  • Added: Sep 20, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
The blues plays a large role in the bluegrass style. There are many ways to use the blues, from the blues tonality to creating song segments that r...

Bought by WOUB, KRZA, KBRP Community Radio, RadioFreePalmer, KUMD and more


  • Added: Sep 17, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 16
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A 14:30 sampler of comments and music from an upcoming public radio special on the legendary soul singer Otis Redding. Commentators in this previe...

Bought by KGLT


  • Added: Sep 09, 2016
  • Length: 14:27
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Pat Donohue, Credit: Phil Nusbaum
Starting with their association on the Prairie Home Companion radio show, former members of Guy’s old Shoe Band have continued playing as Pat Donoh...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
The Bluegrass Review opens with a couple of songs instructing on the dangers of forgetting where one comes from. Later on the Gem of Bluegrass, we ...

Bought by WOUB, KRZA, KBRP Community Radio, WNTI.ORG-Internet Radio from Centenary University, KUMD and more


  • Added: Sep 05, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Philip Nusbaum, Credit: Karen Van Norman
There’s a lot in bluegrass song lyrics. And yes, we know that many people use bluegrass music as the background to whatever else is going on, or ev...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2016
  • Length: 06:46
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
We begin today with recent bluegrass, including a couple of artists who enjoy re-doing Flatt and Scruggs songs from a half century or more ago. Our...

Bought by WOUB, KRZA, WVRU, WAMU, KUMD and more


  • Added: Aug 20, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Through electronic manipulation, many kinds of music bands can be recorded so that all of the instruments can be heard. Walls of sound have detract...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2016
  • Length: 06:55
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
In every style of music there’s a cutting edge and a musical history. In Bluegrass they both matter.

  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 05:14
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
At the top of the show, we play cuts from two new banjo albums. Both tracks feature the banjo on vocal numbers, and not instrumentals. Bluegrass ha...

Bought by WVRU, WOUB, KBRP Community Radio, KRZA, WAMU and more


  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Our show opens with recent songs of desperate men, and focusing on train robbery and the famed gunfight at the O.K. Corral. Later, we consider the ...

Bought by WVRU, WOUB, KRZA, KBRP Community Radio, WAMU and more


  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
In every style of music there’s a cutting edge and a musical history. In Bluegrass they both matter.

  • Added: Aug 06, 2016
  • Length: 05:14