Sunday Street Playlists
By CBackfish on Sun, 11/24/2013 - 8:42pm
Live music on today's program from Caitlin Canty and Jefferson Hamer in town to do a show at The University Cafe in the afternoon.
By CBackfish on Sun, 11/17/2013 - 5:07pm
Some tracks from a new album by Toby Walker, a set of songs to mark the upcoming 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and an in-studio visit from singer/songwriter Robert Bruey, accompanied by cellist Jon Preddice (of Miles to Dayton) were featured on today's program.
By CBackfish on Sun, 10/13/2013 - 1:25pm
Today's program featured a phone conversation with James Keelaghan and Jez Lowe,new music from Amos Lee, Casey Neill and the Norway Rats, Patty Griffin, amd Don Bikoff, and some songs to remember Philip Chevron (of The Pogues) and Judy Dinning, who passed away during last week. We also began our first week of our fall pledge drive and are grateful to listeners who called in with their financial support for WUSB.
By CBackfish on Sun, 09/22/2013 - 2:58pm
A conversation with Wesley Stace (John Wesley Harding), some tracks from a terrific new album from Garland Jeffreys, and a couple of songs for the arrival of autumn were part of the mix on today's program.
By CBackfish on Tue, 09/10/2013 - 12:47pm
An in-studio visit from Toby Walker was part of today's program.
By CBackfish on Sun, 09/01/2013 - 4:30pm
Lots of Dylan on today's program as we played several tracks from the new volume in the Bootleg Series as well as tracks from new or forthcoming releases from Tim O'Brien & Darrell Scott, Si Kahn and The Looping Brothers, Travis, Ben Reel and Wesley Stace. Also some songs for the advent of September and for Labor Day.
By CBackfish on Sun, 08/18/2013 - 3:10pm
Highlights of today's program include a conversation with Jocelyn Arem, co-producer of the three disc Live at Caffe Lena: Music from America's Legendary Coffeehouse, 1967-2013 and some tracks from Drew Kennedy;s fine new album, Wide Listener.
By CBackfish on Sun, 08/04/2013 - 8:45pm
Today's program highlighted Martin Simpson's exquisite new album VAGRANT STANZAS. Also new to SUNDAY STREET were albums from The Staves, Lord Huron, Bombino, Tommy Malone and Roy Book Binder.
By CBackfish on Sun, 07/28/2013 - 3:29pm
On today's program we previewed next weekend's Falcon Ridge Folk Festival and did an associated ticket giveaway. We also featured some tracks from a fine new album by Missy Raines and the New Hip and two tracks from the South Carolina-based duo, Shovels & Rope, who did a most impressive set at yesterday's Newport Folk Festival. Also we remembered J.J.Cale,who passed away on Friday at age 74.
By CBackfish on Sun, 07/21/2013 - 5:04pm
Today's program highlighted Brooks William's outstanding new release, New Everything. We also played some songs to remember Bill Morrissey, who passed away on July 23,2011.
By CBackfish on Sun, 07/14/2013 - 8:36pm
(we highlighted Caroline Doctorow'sfine new release,Little Lovin' Darling,produced by Pete Kennedy,featured somemusic from performers at this coming weekend's Great South Bay Music Festival,and did an on-air giveaway enabling some listeners to attend the festival).
By CBackfish on Sun, 06/30/2013 - 2:47pm
Several tracks from DOWNPOUR, a brilliant new album from Lynn Miles, a sampling of some of the songs on a new two CD tribute to Kate McGarrigle, new music from Si Kahn, The Paul McKenna Band and others,and a few songs for the Fourth of July, were featured on today's program.Opening