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!

This week on "Destination out", Mike Johnston will be featuring unusual tracks in the context of an album. We heard from Charles Mingus, Ginger Baker, Elvin Jones, and others! 

This week on "The Juke Joint" broadcast, Robert Barclay celebrated the 2020 inductees to the Blues Hall of Fame in Memphis (the event is on May 6th). This includes Billy Branch, Eddie Boyd, Victoria Spivey, Bettye LaVette, George "Harmonica"Smith and Syl Johnson, covering nearly a century of blues history. He also debuted new CDs by Jimmy Johnson and Tinsley Ellis. 

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!

Ahead today, noon to 3, on The Beat, some of the best of 2019, The Fat BabiesMay OkitaChick CoreaEliane Elias Music, and Yoko Miwa Trio