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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Homespun: May 19th, 2019

May 19, 2019
William Wallace / https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=19963835

This week on “Homespun”, we re-visited some sides from Hazel Dickens, John Hartford, The Newgrass Revival, and the Seldom Scene. We also got some Western Swing in with Jimmie Widener's King label recordings and from Columbia, Little Jimmy Dickens, plus we remembered singer/songwriter Guy Clark's passing 3 years on.

Homespun: May 12, 2019

May 9, 2019

This week on "Homespun", we celebrated the life of John Starling, lead singer and co-founder of the "Seldom Scene" with music from the band, and his solo career. We also celebrated the 30th Anniversary of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's "Will the Circle Be Unbroken" Volume 2!

Homespun: May 5, 2019

May 5, 2019
Flickr User Catherine McKay / https://flic.kr/p/eTaPJf

This week on Homespun, we caught up on some music with Peter Rowan, The Good Old Persons, and some live music from the Earls of Leicester! We also got some blues from Geoff Muldaur & the Texas Sheiks, Odetta, and Sonny Terry, plus we finished out with new music from Patty Griffin.


Homespun: April 28, 2019

Apr 28, 2019
Flickr User Pete Considine / https://flic.kr/p/2MHzmn

This week on Homespun, we celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the Hotmud Family's "Live, As We Know It" release; heard new music from Mandolin wiz  Andy Statman ,plus Carolina Blue! We also sampled an old Columbia side from Charlie Poole, and checked in with Steve Earle's new tribute to Guy Clark! 

Homespun: April 21, 2019

Apr 21, 2019
Flickr User Earl McGehee / https://flic.kr/p/aq6eQu

This week on "Homespun", we heard the new sounds of Della Mae and Town Mountain, The classic Cajun sounds of the Savoy-Doucet Cajun Band, plus D. L. Menard, and the pure country sound of Alison Krauss.

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