Sunday Street Playlists
By CBackfish on Mon, 01/06/2014 - 2:21pm
Today's program noted the recent passings of Phil Everly and Sarah Elizabeth Campbell, played some tracks from some of the nominees for BBC Radio 2 Folk Albums of the year, featured tracks from new albums by Jack Williams, Guy Clark, Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones, and concluded with an in-studio visit from blues great, Guy Davis.
By CBackfish on Sun, 12/29/2013 - 4:36pm
Today's "turning of the year" edition of Sunday Street was devoted to some of the outstanding releases of the past year. We could have easily played several hours more but touched on as many of them as we could during the program. We'll be likely to play some more of them on next Sunday's program. Steve Matteo, who writes about popular music for Long Island Pulse, joined us to discuss the past year in music and share a number of his favorites. Today's program also looked towards 2014 with a fine new release from Tim Grimm slated to appear this week.
By CBackfish on Sun, 12/22/2013 - 9:19pm
Today's program celebrated the 50th anniversary of the release of Phil Spector's "A Christmas Gift for You."
By CBackfish on Sun, 12/08/2013 - 10:58pm
Today's program featured an in-studio visit from Ellis Paul and Rebecca Loebe, who were in town to do a show at The University Cafe in the afternoon.
By CBackfish on Sun, 11/24/2013 - 9:42pm
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 - 6:07pm
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 - 2:25pm
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 - 3:58pm
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 - 1:47pm
An in-studio visit from Toby Walker was part of today's program.
By CBackfish on Sun, 09/01/2013 - 5:30pm
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 - 4:10pm
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.