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: March 10, 2019

Mar 10, 2019
Flickr User Xavier Badosa / https://flic.kr/p/fstT8N

This week on "Homespun", we heard music from fiddler Deanie Richardson, High Fidelity, and Volume 5. Memphis Minnie represented the Blues, and we celebrated the year 1969 with songs from The Band, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, and Joan Baez.

Homespun: March 3, 2019

Mar 3, 2019
Flickr User Joseph Brent / https://flic.kr/p/bWfWH

This week on "Homespun", we celebrated the life of singer Mac Wiseman, covering his work with Bill Monroe and Flatt & Scruggs. We also heard a new track from singer/songwriter Patty Griffin, and tipped our 50 year cap to Joan Baez's "One Day at a Time" release from 1969!

Homespun: February 24, 2019

Feb 24, 2019
Flickr User Joseph Brent / https://flic.kr/p/bWgnT

This week on "Homespun", we dipped back in the library for the sounds of The Country Gentlemen, The Seldom Scene, and singer Ginny Hawker. We also celebrated the life of Hammered Dulcimer master Bill Spence and we heard new music from Mandolin Orange!

Flickr User Bob Tilden / https://flic.kr/p/6QACsA

This week on "Homespun", we spun sides from Jeff White, Jody Stecher & Kate Brislin, and new music from Balsam Range (recently hitting #1 on the Billboard Bluegrass Chart for January!). We also heard some great fiddle music from The Immigrant Band and celebrated the life of songwriter Whitey Shafer, with tracks from Lefty AND Willie!

Flickr User Fake Plastic Alice / https://flic.kr/p/5L2wa8

This week on "Homespun", we heard a couple of Jimmy Martin's Decca sides from the 1960's, new music from Deanie Richardson, and a track from the Peter Rowan/Tony Rice Quartet! We also heard some music from Eclectricity and a new song from Rosanne Cash's latest!

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