Sunday Street Playlists
By CBackfish on Sun, 05/22/2016 - 4:07pm
Today’s program celebrated the music of Bob Dylan who turns 75 this Tuesday. We also highlighted several tracks from his album BLONDE ON BLONDE, released some fifty years ago. Additionally, we played two tracks from Dylan’s just-released FALLEN ANGELS.
By CBackfish on Sun, 05/08/2016 - 10:03pm
Today's program featured a conversation with Brother Sun (Pat Wictor, Joe Jencks, and Greg Greenway) who will be in concert in the Sunday Street Series at The Long Island Museum on Sunday, June 12th at 5 P.M.
By CBackfish on Sun, 05/01/2016 - 4:31pm
A "May Day" edition of Sunday Street featuring some songs for the day, new music from Dave Gunning and Sugar Blue, some music from this past week's BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, and an in-studio visit from singer/songwriter Kirsten Maxwell.
By CBackfish on Sun, 04/24/2016 - 9:01pm
Today's program noted the passing of Prince as well as the loss of guitarist Lonnie Mack and multi-instrumentalist Pete Zorn, who worked with Richard Thompson and Steeleye Span.
By CBackfish on Sun, 04/03/2016 - 2:07pm
A phone conversation with Iain Matthews and a new CD from Willie Nile were featured on today's program
By CBackfish on Sun, 03/27/2016 - 8:36pm
Today's program featured a conversation with Brooks Williams as we shared tracks from his terrific new album, MY TURN NOW in its world radio debut. We also featured some tracks from a great new instrumental album from Bob Westcott.
By CBackfish on Mon, 03/21/2016 - 10:23am
Today's program featured a phone conversation with Suzzy Roche and Lucy Wainwright Roche. We also noted the passing of Steve Young and Gogi Grant.
By CBackfish on Sun, 02/21/2016 - 6:49pm
Lots of blues on today's edition of Sunday Street with a new release from Toby Walker and a collection of contemporary artists playing songs associated with Blind Willie Jefferson. Also, new releases from Lucinda Williams, Kirsten Maxwell, and The Suitcase Junket.
By CBackfish on Sun, 02/14/2016 - 5:44pm
Jim Faith, producer of the LI Winterfest, visited with us to preview this year's event.
By CBackfish on Mon, 02/01/2016 - 12:14pm
Today's program featured music from the Jefferson Airplane to mark the passing of founding member Paul Kantner and original female vocalist, Signe Anderson.
By CBackfish on Sun, 01/24/2016 - 9:15pm
The "post-blizzard" edition of Sunday Street. We featured new albums from Lynn Miles , The Pines, and The Cactus Blossoms, a new song from Eric Andersen, some songs to celebrate Robert Burns' Birthday and some songs to mark the passing of Glenn Frey,
By CBackfish on Mon, 01/18/2016 - 2:37pm
Today's playlist featured several sets of songs to mark the national observance of the life of the Rev.Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., along with releases new to our playlist from Sierra Hull, Chip Taylor and John Prine, Willie Nelson, Travis, and Steve Howell and the Mighty Men. We also played several songs to mark the passing last week of David Bowie.
By CBackfish on Sun, 01/10/2016 - 3:21pm
Today's program featured two new releases looking at America, one from Kate Campbell, a singer/songwriter from the south, and the other from Wreckless Eric, a musician from England who has toured the US since the ;ate 1970's and has lived here since 2011. We also spoke on the phone with Sloan Wainwright who will inaugurate the 2016 edition of the Sunday Street Series at its new home, the Gillespie Room of the Long Island Museum, on Sunday, January 17th at 3 P.M.
By CBackfish on Sun, 01/03/2016 - 5:44pm
This week's edition of Sunday Street featured new music from Dead Man Fall, Pesky J. Nixon, Jake Walton, and Alan Santoriello. We also played a set of songs inspired by Laurie Anderson's performing a concert in Times Square tomorrow featuring music at decibels only dogs can hear.