Sunday Street Playlists
By CBackfish on Sun, 07/26/2015 - 4:52pm
Major apologies to those who tried to listen on line today. Our web stream has been down since Saturday morning and we are still waiting for Stony Brook University's IT Department to restore the stream.
By CBackfish on Sun, 07/12/2015 - 5:41pm
Lots of music new to our playlist on today's program including releases from James Maddock, Peter Keane, Steeleye Span, Hungrytown and Jonathan Edwards. We also sent some lucky listeners to area shows in the upcoming week including the Great South Bay Music Festival in Patchogue, Kacey Musgraves at The Paramount in Huntington, and Jonathan Edwards at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett.
By CBackfish on Sun, 05/24/2015 - 8:22pm
A celebration of Bob Dylan's 74th Birthday today with a focus on 1965: the fiftieth anniversary of the release of two seminal Dylan albums, Bringing It All Back Home and Highway 61 Revisted, as well as Dylan's controversial performance at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival. Also, since Dylan appeared on the next to last David Letterman program this week, we featured a powerful Dylan performance on a 1984 Letterman show.
By CBackfish on Sun, 04/12/2015 - 2:45pm
Today's program remembered satirist Stan Freberg who passed away at age 88 on Tuesday.
By CBackfish on Mon, 03/30/2015 - 3:34pm
This week's program featured music from John Renbourn, the great British guitarist and songwriter, who passed away last week.
By CBackfish on Sun, 03/22/2015 - 4:24pm
A phone conversation with Tom Russell about his new project, a massive "folk opera," The Rose of Roscrae, was featured on today's program along with new music from Mark Knopfler and The Steel Wheels.
By CBackfish on Sun, 03/15/2015 - 3:06pm
Today's program highlighted the forthcoming Tom Russell epic, The Rose of Roscrae, a two CD "folk opera" of the old west. We'll be speaking with Tom about this latest project of his next week. Also new to our playlist, releases from The Burns Sisters, Dayna Kurtz, Jory Nash and Chuck Brodsky. With St. Patrick's Day ahead of us this week, our music mix had a distinct Celtic tint today.