Homespun

Sundays at 4pm

'Homespun' is a program that focuses on the "traditional" side of music, although that can stretch from very old 78 rpm reissues to the contemporary music of today. Host Tom Ball says there are only two kinds of music: good music and bad music, and he strives to focus on the good each week!

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This week on “Homespun”, we celebrated the life of Bluegrass Banjo player and singer Mike Lilly with music from his time with Harley Allen and with Larry Sparks and the Lonesome Ramblers. We also heard the sounds of South African group Ladysmith Black Mambazo in celebration of the passing of its leader Joseph Shabalala, and new music from singer/songwriter Claudia Schmidt!

This week on "Homespun" we heard new music from Volume Five, Michael Cleveland, and Rick Farris'  (Special Consensus) new solo release. We also got saved with The Soul Stirrers and Mahalia Jackson, plus we looked back 50 years to 1970 and Simon & Garfunkel's "Bridge Over Troubled Water" recording!


Homespun: January 5, 2020

Jan 5, 2020

This week on “Homespun”, we spent time looking back on music released in 2019! It was a good year, with recordings from Billy Strings, Riley Baugus, Blue Highway, Mandolin Orange, Tim O'Brien and much much more!

This week on “Homespun” Tom Ball sampled more songs of the season and hear from Sam Bush, Alison Krauss, Robin & Linda Williams,David Wilcox, Kathy Mattea, and more!


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This week on “Homespun”, we spent the hour with Songs of the Season, and heard from EmmyLou Harris, The Fairfield Four, Rani Arbo, New Grange, Los Lobos, John McCutcheon, and much more!


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