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Airs at: Wed, 06/19/2024 at 5:30am - 7:00am
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Contemporary and Traditional Folk Music to start your day with a smile

Every Wednesday from 5:30am to 7:00am. 

Traditional and Contemporary Folk Music to start your day with a smile

HOSTS: Jack Bohl hosts first Wednesdays, Will Setzer does 2nd Wednesdays, John Risley is on third Wednesdays, Steven Smith does 4th Wednesdays. with rotating hosts 5th Wednesdays

 

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Wandering Willie

Airs at: Wed, 06/12/2024 at 5:30am - 7:00am
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In a rare tip of my cap, this program opens with two songs featuring  Wand’rin Willie and Willy the Wandering Gypsy.  Willie is my nickname.  In my research for related song titles I discovered that Wandering Willie is a ground cover weed, and that Sir Walter Scott wrote "W... Read more

Pastures of Plenty June 5, 2024 Bikes, Mountains, and More

Airs at: Wed, 06/05/2024 at 5:30am - 7:00am
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It’s June and it feels a lot like summer at times even here in the usually soggy in springtime Pacific NW. I’ll be featuring songs about bicycling to get you in the mood to go out for a bike ride in the fine June weather. Also featured are summer-y songs about the St Lawren... Read more

Pastures of Plenty on 05/29/24

Airs at: Wed, 05/29/2024 at 5:30am - 7:00am
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Pastures of Plenty - May 22, 2024

Airs at: Wed, 05/22/2024 at 5:30am - 7:00am
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An Absolutely Irish Pastures of Plenty  On Pastures of Plenty this week (May 22, 2024) we feature the music of Ireland, showcased from a PBS program entitled "Absolutely Irish". Included are some of Ireland's best musicians including John Doyle, Séamus Egan, Eileen Ivers, T... Read more

Pastures of Plenty on 05/15/24

Airs at: Wed, 05/15/2024 at 5:30am - 7:00am
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Rise and Shine

Airs at: Wed, 05/08/2024 at 5:30am - 7:00am
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"Rise and Shine" from Balsam Range opens Pastures of Plenty on May 8th, perhaps before you’ve had your first cup of coffee? The first set ends with Flatt & Scruggs "Polka on the Banjo".      The program gives some thought to topics such as street singers (Kate Wolf; Johnny... Read more

Pastures of Plenty May 1, 2024: A Celebration of May in Song

Airs at: Wed, 05/01/2024 at 5:30am - 7:00am
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May has traditionally been celebrated as the beginning of summer in much of Europe, with many celebrations, like the Celtic summer celebration Beltane, centered on May 1. We’ll start the show with traditional British songs welcoming in May followed by songs celebrating Belt... Read more

Pastures of Plenty - April 24, 2024

Airs at: Wed, 04/24/2024 at 5:30am - 7:00am
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On Pastures of Plenty this week (April 24, 2024) we honor the music of the late Pete Seeger, who would have been so tickled to hear the news of the successful union vote at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Seeger's birthday is on May 3, and the union vote by ... Read more

Pastures of Plenty on 04/17/24

Airs at: Wed, 04/17/2024 at 5:30am - 7:00am
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Charlie’s Still Riding the Boston Subway!

Airs at: Wed, 04/10/2024 at 5:30am - 7:00am
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This week’s Pastures of Plenty broadcasts a wide variety of entertaining folk music, from Eliza Gilkyson, Hobo Jim, The Secret Sisters and Guy Clark, to name a few of the musicians we’ve called upon.   We’re going to be featuring a popular folk music group from the 1960’s, ... Read more