Tag - foolkiller folk

Will You Miss Me When I’m Gone?

Mark & Val's first half of their annual 'Will You Miss Me When I'm Gone?' program, honoring those who passed during the previous year.  You'll be hearing selections from Seamus Begley (1/9/23), David Crosby (1/18/23),  Ronald Cahute (4/22/23), Harry Belafonte (4/25/23), Johnny Fean (4/28/23), Gordon Lightfoot (5/1/23), Sean Keane 5/7/23),...

Mark & Val’s Christmas Show

This year we kick off with White Christmas by Irving Berlin (who knew that innocuous little White Christmas could eventually become interpreted as a commentary on climate change?) By the way: Did you know that approximately half of the 30 best-selling Christmas songs by ASCAP members in 2015 were written by Jewish composers? Jewish...

Mixed Bag with Mark & Val

A mixed bag for you today on Foolkiller Folk. We start off with Flatt and Scruggs and a song recorded in 1950, end with a tune set from the new traditional Irish band Consequences recorded in 2023, and in the middle we bring you folk and Americana, including selections from...

Will You Miss Me When I’m Gone? , Volume 1

Yes - we lost so many greats last year that it's going to take Mark & Val two Foolkiller Folk shows to honor them.  Today's show covers January through August. You'll be hearing songs and tunes from Norma Waterson, Peter Mooney, Guitar Shorty,  Judy Henske, Dennis Cahill, Michael Moloney, Judith...

How We Spent Our Folk Alliance, Part 2 (Mark & Val)

The Folk Alliance Conference is the world's largest gathering of the folk music industry and community. This year it was held in Feb here in KC and, as always, we heard way more music than we could fit into one Foolkiller Folk show. We start off our second program with the...