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Homespun - August 15, 2021

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Dave Van Ronk performs onstage in 1970 in New York.

…This week on Homespun, we’ll hear some rare live recordings from Bill Monroe with Doc Watson, Monroe with the Bluegrass Boys, and some live Seldom Scene. We’ll also sample the gospel sounds of Mahalia Jackson and the Original Blind Boys, plus the folk sounds of the legendary Dave Van Ronk!. Tune in Sundays at 3PM !

Tom Ball is the host of 'Homespun' on WCMU, and is also a marketing representative for the station. He is responsible for securing program sponsorships for both WCMU Public Radio and WCMU Public Television.