Tag - community radio

Get Your Irish Music Here! (Irish Tune Types)

Irish instrumental music is by and large dance music, at least until comparatively recently. Now, except for isolated communities of interest, it’s mostly listening music, notwithstanding the vestigial audience participation – hand clapping, foot stomping, thigh slapping, etc. Arthur Young wrote in A Tour of Ireland (1776-1779): "Dancing is very...

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Will You Miss Me When I’m Gone?

Welcome to Mark & Val’s annual tribute honoring Traditional/Folk musicians who have passed in the prior year. It was a rough year for Traditional/Folk music lovers and today we’ll be honoring: Oliver Mtukudzi, known as Tuku; legend of the Zimbabwean music scene; celebrated as much for his messages in his...

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What’s (more or less) new in (mostly) English Folk

Mark & Val with a mostly English Folk (we snuck in a Scot), mostly 2018/2019 releases (we snuck in a 2015 that's new to us) mailbag program. For the Halloween show (which should be still available in the archives until tomorrow) we included a lot of Child Ballads; this show...

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Listen Live

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Mark and Val’s Rainy Day Mailbag

Today's rainy day mailbag  journey takes you on a folk music tour across the pond and back again with new (to us) music from England, Ireland, Scotland, Romania, Estonia, the Balkans and Turkey, Sweden, around the US, and from Kansas City (Howard Iceberg and the Titanics, Kelly Hunt). The show...

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