Saturday, December 29, 2012

ArtSpot on WCHL for Dec 29-30

Jeff York and Lisa Goodwin from Chapel Hill Public and Cultural Art join me on The ArtSpot  scheduled to air on December 29-30 at 11:30 AM EST each day. The ArtSpot airs on WCHL-FM 97.9 and is archived at http://chapelboro.com/pages/14088827.php

Saturday, December 8, 2012

Playlist From the Roots December 8, 2012 on WMMT-FM 88.7



From the Roots December 8, 2012 on WMMT-FM 88.7, real people’s radio from the Appalshop (Whitesburg, KY  www.wmmtfm.org). Hosted – remotely – usually on the first Saturday of each month by the Lazy Farm Boy (aka Art Menius; PO Box 1161; Carrboro, NC 27510), 11 AM until 2 PM eastern. http://artmenius.com and lazyfarmboy.blogspot.com.

John Hartford / Turn Your Radio On (II) / Aeroplane / Warner Brothers / 2:16
John Haywood / Hook and Line / The New Young Fogies, Volume One / Anna Roberts-Gevalt / 4:18
Brett Ratliff / Brother Green / The New Young Fogies, Volume One / Anna Roberts-Gevalt / 3:32
Robin & Linda Williams / These Old Dark Hills / These Old Dark Hills / Red House Records / 3:25
Mariel Vandersteel / Three Forks of the Cumberland / Hickory / MarielVandersteel.com / 2:59
Ralph Stanley / White Light, White Heat featuring Ralph Stanley / LAWLESS the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack / SONY MASTERWORKS / 1:38
The Foghorn Stringband / Western Union / Outshine the Sun / www.foghornstringband.com / 2:17
The Wandering / In The Pines / Go On Now, You Can't Stay Here / Songs of the South / 2:24
Jesse Wells / Sally in the Garden / The New Young Fogies, Volume One / Anna Roberts-Gevalt / 2:16
Smokey Valley Boys with Kyle Creed / Thinking Tonight of my Blue Eyes / Band in Transition: Camp Creek Boys to Smokey Valley Boys / Field Recorders Collective / 2:33
Tommy Jarrell / Reuben / Band in Transition: Camp Creek Boys to Smokey Valley Boys / Field Recorders Collective / 3:49
Tommy Jarrell / Cluck Old Hen / Band in Transition: Camp Creek Boys to Smokey Valley Boys / Field Recorders Collective / 2:35
Benton Flippen / Breaking Up Christmas / Old Time, New Times / Rounder / 2:33
Dirk Powell / Christmas Time's A Comin' / A Fret Free Christmas / Hearth Music / 2:03
Vera Hall-Ward / Last Month of the Year / Where Will You Be Christmas Day? / Dust to Digital / 2:31
Laurelynn Dossett, Rhiannon Giddens, Mike Compton, Joe Newberry, Jason Sypher / Lights In The Lowlands / The Gathering / Sycamore Road / 4:07
Bill Hatton / Christmas Calico / Traditional Fiddle Music of Kentucky, Vol. 2: Along the Kentucky River / Rounder Records / 2:02
The Haints Old Time Stringband / Old Christmas Morning / Shout Monah / The Haints Old Time Stringband / 2:30
Anne & Pete Sibley / Winter on the Great Divide / Winter On The Great Divide: A Christmas Album / FestivaLink / 3:08
Jennifer Cutting’s Ocean Orchestra / Christmas Day in the Morning / Song of Solstice / SunSign Records / 1:12
Si Kahn / New Year's Eve / New Wood / June Appal / 2:37
Reeltime Travelers / Paddy Wont You Drink Some Cider / Livin Reeltime, Thinkin Old Time / Yodel-Ay-Hee / 2:18
Marcus Martin / Snowbird / When I Get My New House Done / Southern Folklife Collection / 2:05
Carolina Buddies / Murder of the Lawson Family / [78 rpm single] / Columbia / 3:23
Reverend Edward W. Clayborn / The Wrong Way to Celebrate Christmas / Where Will You Be Christmas Day? / Dust-to-Digital / 2:33
Leroy Carr / Christmas in Jail Ain't That a Pain / Where Will You Be Christmas Day? / Dust-to-Digital / 3:22
Staple Singers / Last Month of the Year / 25th Day of December / Fantasy Records / 2:24
Dirk Powell / We Wish You A Merry Christmas / A Fret Free Christmas / Hearth Music / 2:00
Tony Williamson Trio / Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow! / Winter Wonderland / Copper Creek / 2:30
Maddox Brothers and Rose / Jingle Bells / Where Will You Be Christmas Day? / Dust-to-Digital / 2:23
Dirk Powell / Good King Wenceslas / A Fret Free Christmas / Hearth Music / 1:33
Norman Edmonds / Breaking Up Christmas / Southern Journey, Vol. 2: Ballads and Breakdown / Rounder / 1:59
Cotton Top Mountain Sanctified Singers / Early on One Christmas Morn / [78 rpm single] / Brunswick / 3:26
Kid Prince Moore / Rain and Snow / Kid Prince Moore 1936-1938 / Document / 2:43
The Swan Silvertones / Great Day in December / Good News (22 Gospel Greats) / Charly / 2:42
 John McCutcheon / Christmas in the Trenches / Fast Folk Musical Magazine (Vol. 3, No. 8) Season's Greeting / Fast Folk / 5:35
Andrea Hoag, Loretta Kelley & Charlie Pilzer / Glal├ąten (The Happy Tune) / Hambo In The Snow: A Nordic Winter Celebration / Azalea City Recordings / 2:00
Figgy Duff / Snowy Night / A Retrospective 1974-1993 / Amber Music / 4:51
Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys / Silver Bells / The King Of Western Swing / JSP / 2:43
Molly O'Day & The Cumberland Mountain Folks / Teardrops Falling in the Snow / Molly O'Day & The Cumberland Mountain Folks / Bear Family / 3:19
Cliff Carlisle / Footprints in the Snow / A Country Legacy 1930-1939 / JSP / 2:43
Cahalen Morrison & Eli West / Potluck Dinner – Vicco Returns from Spain / Our Lady of the Tall Trees / www.cahalenandeli.com / 4:34
Dick Justice / One Cold December Day / [78 rpm single] / Brunswick / 3:04
Darley Fulks / Snowstorm / Traditional Fiddle Music of Kentucky, Vol. 2: Along the Kentucky River / Rounder / 1:21
Carroll Best / Snowflake Reel / Say Old Man, Can You Play the Banjo? / Copper Creek / 1:13
John Masters / Snowbird in the Ashbank / Traditional Fiddle Music of Kentucky, Vol. 2: Along the Kentucky River / Rounder / 0:49
Boyd Asher / Old Christmas / Kentucky Mountain Music / Yazoo / 1:05
Fiddlin John Carson / Christmas Time Will Soon Be Over / Backroads to Cold Mountain / Smithsonian Folkways / 2:54
John Snipes / Snow a Little, Rain a Little / North Carolina Banjo Collection / Rounder / 3:54
Tom Bledsoe and Rich Kirby / Ice and Snow / Hits From Home / June Appal / 3:22
The Lonesome Sisters with Riley Bauguss / Rain and Snow / The Lonesome Sisters with Riley Bauguss / Tin Halo / 4:31
The Stray Birds / Heavy Heart / The Stray Birds / The Stray Birds / 4:07
The Honey DewDrops / One Kind Word / Silver Lining / The Honey Dewdrops / 3:15
Cahalen Morrison & Eli West / Our Lady of the Tall Trees / Our Lady of the Tall Trees / www.cahalenandeli.com / 3:34

John Brown & Nnenna Freelon on The ArtSpot Dec 8-9

One of the most exciting editions of The ArtSpot in the half-year I have been doing it is scheduled to air on December 8-9 at 11:30 AM with Duke professor John Brown of the John Brown Big Band and six-time Grammy nominee, jazz great Nnenna Freelon. We will enjoy a fun conversation about Christmas, their newly released collaboration. The ArtSpot airs on WCHL-FM 97.9 and is archived at http://chapelboro.com/pages/14088827.php

Holiday From the Roots on WMMT Dec 8

The holiday edition of From the Roots with the Lazy Farm Boy on WMMT-FM 88.7 and www.wmmtfm.org will today, Saturday, December 8, from 11 AM until 2 PM Eastern Time. We shall enjoy 45 minutes of great recent releases and more than two hours of amazing music with holiday and winter themed traditional American music from the likes of Benton Flippen, Leroy Carr, Carolina Buddies, the Gathering, Dirk Powell, and many others.

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Holiday From the Roots on WMMT-FM airs Dec 8

The holiday edition of From the Roots with the Lazy Farm Boy on WMMT-FM 88.7 and www.wmmtfm.org will air not today but on Saturday, December 8, from 11 AM until 2 PM Eastern Time. We shall enjoy 45 minutes of great recent releases and more than two hours of amazing music with holiday and winter themed traditional American music from the likes of Benton Flippen, Leroy Carr, Carolina Buddies, the Gathering, Dirk Powell, and many others.

All is Calm on WCHL ArtSpot for Dec 1-2

We have a truly fascinating ArtSpot for Dec 1-2 when I welcome Jeri Lynn Schulke, Sue Klausmeier, John Paul Middlesworth, and Dave Shroka from the play All is Calm:The Christmas Truce of 1914 having its southeast premier at The ArtsCenter December 7-thought 9th and 13th through 16th. Listen live at 11:30 AM on WCHL-FM 97.9 Saturday, on your way to Elf Fair at The ArtsCenter, or Sunday  or listen anytime at http://chapelboro.com/pages/14088827.php.

Friday, November 23, 2012

Bravo Academy on The ArtSpot for Nov 24-25 on WCHL

On the ArtSpot on WCHL- FM 97.9 for this November 24-25, we'll visit with Paula Massengill from the new Bravo Academy of Dance in Governors Village. With a 3 PM kickoff (and Countdown to Kickoff with Ron Stutts at Noon), The ArtSpot will air at 11:30 AM both Saturday and Sunday on WCHL or on line anytime at http://chapelboro.com/pages/14088827.php

Friday, November 16, 2012

Elf Fair on The ArtSpot on WCHL-FM 97.9

On the ArtSpot on WCHL- FM 97.9 for this November 17-18, we'll learn all about Elf Fair, a holiday hand made crafts and family fun extravaganza at The ArtsCenter on December 1, from ArtSchool Director Phaedra Kelly. Since the football Tar Heels played Thursday, The ArtSpot will air at 11:30 AM both Saturday and Sunday on WCHL or on line anytime at http://chapelboro.com/pages/14088827.php

Sunday, November 11, 2012

ArtSpot on WCHL-FM 97.9 for November 11

On the ArtSpot on WCHL- FM 97.9 for this November 11, we shall enjoy visiting with the outstanding contemporary singer-songwriter A.J. Croce. The son of Jim has a sound all his own as you can hear on the show and at The ArtsCenter on November 18th. An open date may have been a better idea that the football debacle that preempted Saturday broadcast, but The ArtSpot will air at 11:30 AM Sunday on WCHL or on line anytime at http://chapelboro.com/pages/14088827.php

Saturday, November 3, 2012

From the Roots November 3, 2012 on WMMT-FM 88.7



From the Roots, November 3, 2012 on WMMT-FM 88.7, real people’s radio from the Appalshop (Whitesburg, KY  www.wmmtfm.org). Hosted – remotely - on the first Saturday of each month by the Lazy Farm Boy (aka Art Menius; PO Box 1161; Carrboro, NC 27510), 11 AM until 2 PM eastern. http://artmenius.com and lazyfarmboy.blogspot.com.

John Hartford / Turn Your Radio On (II) / Aeroplane / Warner Brothers / 2:16
Nikos Pappas, Seth Folsom, And Jesse Wells / Milwaukee Blues / The New Young Fogies, Volume One / Anna Roberts-Gevalt / 3:40
Karly Higgins / White Oak Mountain / The New Young Fogies, Volume One / Anna Roberts-Gevalt / 2:49
Nick McMillian And Kelly Breiding / Rueben’s Train / The New Young Fogies, Volume One / Anna Roberts-Gevalt / 2:09
Carolina Chocolate Drops / West End Blues / Leaving Eden / Nonesuch /3:01
Bill Evans with Tim O’Brien / Follow the Drinking Gourd / In Good Company / Native & Fine / 3:58
Robin & Linda Williams / Tessie Mae / These Old Dark Hills / Red House Records / 3:10
The Wandering / In The Pines / Go On Now, You Can't Stay Here / Songs of the South / 2:24
South Carolina Broadcasters / Train 45 / Can You Hear Me Now / South Carolina Broadcasters / 2:27
Mariel Vandersteel / Three Forks of the Cumberland / Hickory / MarielVandersteel.com / 2:59
Ralph Stanley / White Light, White Heat featuring Ralph Stanley / LAWLESS the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack / SONY MASTERWORKS / 1:38
Robin & Linda Williams / My Lucky Day / These Old Dark Hills / Red House Records / 3:48
Coty Hogue / I’m On Fire / When We Get To Shore / Perpetual Hoedown / 2:15
The Stray Birds / Dream to Blue / The Stray Birds / The Stray Birds / 3:32
Craver, Hicks, Watson & Newberry / Tying Ten Knots in the Devils Tail / You’ve Been a Friend to Me / Barker / 3:22
The Foghorn Stringband / Indian Ate the Woodchuck / Outshine the Sun / www.foghornstringband.com / 2:51
The Honey DewDrops / Catawba / Silver Lining / The Honey Dewdrops / 2:23
The Foghorn Stringband / Outshine the Sun / Outshine the Sun / www.foghornstringband.com / 2:48
Fiddlin John Carson / Don't Let You Deal Go Down / Document Shortcuts Vol. 2 - If You Take Me Back/ Document Records / 3:08
Charlie Poole / Don't Let Your Deal Go Down Blues / You Ain't Talkin' to Me: Charlie Poole and the Roots of Country Music/ Columbia Legacy / 2:53
Charlie Poole / White House Blues / You Ain't Talkin' to Me: Charlie Poole and the Roots of Country Music/ Columbia Legacy / 3:31
The Swing Billies / From Buffalo To Washington / [78 rpm single] / Bluebird /2:30
Roy Harvey with Jess Johnson / Milwaukee Blues / [78 rpm single] / Superior / 3:18
Carolina Buddies / Otto Wood the Bandit / My Rough and Rowdy Ways / Shanachie / 3:12
The Carolina Tar Heels / Ain't No Use Working So Hard / Good for What Ails You: Music of the Medicine Show / Old Hat / 3:08
Carolina Twins (Gwen Foster & David Fletcher) / The Boarding House Bells Are Ringing / [78 rpm single] / Victor / 3:23
The Red Fox Chasers / Naomi Wise / I'm Going Down to North Carolina / Tompkins Square / 2:58
The Tobacco Tags / If I Only Had a Home Sweet Home / [78 rpm single] / Bluebird / 2:47
Buster Carter & Preston Young / A Lazy Farmer Boy / Buster Carter & Preston Young / Walter Smith & Friends Vol. 3 (1931-1936) / Document / 3:01
The Skillet/Lickers / Giddap Napoleon / The Skillet-Lickers Vol. 4 (1929-1930) / Document / 3:10
Floyd County Ramblers / Aunt Dinah's Quilting Party / Rural String Bands of Virginia / County / 3:10
David McCarn / Cotton Mill Colic / [78 rpm single] / Victor / 2:36
Wilmer Watts & Lonely Eagles / Been On The Job Too Long / [78 rpm single] / Paramount / 3:20
Byron Parker / Married Life Blues / You Ain't Talkin' to Me: Charlie Poole and the Roots of Country Music/ Columbia Legacy / 2:41
Roy Hall & his Blue Ridge Entertainers / Wabash Cannonball / Bluegrass Early Cuts 1931-1953
Shemekia Copeland / I Sing the Blues / 33 1/3 / Telarc / 4:59
The Foghorn Stringband / Just A Few Old Memories / Outshine the Sun / www.foghornstringband.com / 4:26
Black Twig Pickers / Life on the Ceiling / Oh Michael, Look What You've Done : Friends Play Michael Chapman / Tompkins Square / 2:38
Mike + Ruthie / On My Way Home / The NYC EP / self / 3:19
Chance McCoy & Appalachian String Band / Rocky Road to Dublin/ Chance McCoy & Appalachian String Band / Chance McCoy / 1:35
Polecat / Turnbull Reel / Fire on the Hill / self / 3:01
Cahalen Morrison & Eli West / Our Lady of the Tall Trees / Our Lady of the Tall Trees / www.cahalenandeli.com / 2:24
The Stray Birds / No Part of Nuthin / The Stray Birds / The Stray Birds / 3:06
Craver, Hicks, Watson & Newberry / Uncle Charlie’s Revenge / You’ve Been a Friend to Me / Barker / 3:37
Cahalen Morrison & Eli West / Church Street Blues / Our Lady of the Tall Trees / www.cahalenandeli.com / 2:46
The Honey DewDrops / Silver Lining / Silver Lining / The Honey Dewdrops / 3:37
Chris Brashear / Silvery Colorado / Heart of the Country / Dog Boy / 3:22
The Stray Birds / 25 to Life / The Stray Birds / The Stray Birds / 3:27
Rafe & Clelia Stefanini / Lady on the Green / Lady on the Green / Old Willow Tree / 3:43
Coty Hogue / Pretty Bird / When We Get To Shore / Perpetual Hoedown / 2:56
The Vespers / Close My Eyes / The Fourth Wall / Black Suit Records / 3:49

From the Roots Nov 3 on WMMT-FM 88.7

It is the first Saturday of the month and that means I shall be hosting From the Roots on WMMT-FM 88.7, community radio from The Appalshop, from 11 AM until 2 PM Eastern Time. Listen live on line at www.wmmtfm.org. We shall enjoy two hours of the hottest new old-time music from Foghorn Stringband, Stray Birds, Craver, Hicks, Watson & Newberry, Honey Dew Drops, Cahalen Morrison & Eli West, and more. The Noon hour will enter into a deep exploration of the string band music of the southeastern Piedmont cotton mill towns of the 1920s and 1930s.

ArtSpot on WCHL- FM 97.9 for this November 3-4

On the ArtSpot on WCHL- FM 97.9 for this November 3-4, we shall enjoy visiting with Dana Cohen and Patrick Robinson in conjunction with the Long Story short festival, November 15-through 18th. With no football game today, The ArtSpot will air at 11:30 AM Saturday and Sunday on WCHL or on line anytime at http://chapelboro.com/pages/14088827.php

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Viva Cackalachy on The ArtSpot this weekend

On the ArtSpot on WCHL- FM 97.9 for this weekend, October 27-28, we shall visit with UNC professor David Garcia about the Viva Cackalachy CD project and Latino music in central North Carolina . Heels football will preempt The ArtSpot at 11:30 AM Saturday, but it is scheduled to air at 9:30 PM Saturday and on Sunday at 11:30 AM on WCHL or on line anytime at http://chapelboro.com/pages/14088827.php

Monday, October 22, 2012

Shemekia Copeland interview on WCOM 6 PM EDT Oct 22

She has performed at the White House earlier this year and that was captured for PBS. She is performing at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro, NC on November 1. Tonight, Monday October 22, you can hear a live interview by Art Menius with the Queen of The Blues, Shemekia Copeland, on the ArtsCenter Report on WCOM-LPFM 103.5 at 6 PM Eastern Time. Listen online at www.wcomfm.org

Saturday, October 20, 2012

WCHL The ArtSpot for October 20-21

A really big show this weekend - On the ArtSpot on WCHL- FM 97.9 for October 20-21, we shall visit with Sam Bush. The New Grass Revival founder, devoted Cardinals fan, King of Telluride, & court jester of MerleFest will perform at The ArtsCenter on Saturday, October 27. With the UNC-Duke football game at night (wrong month and wrong time of day), you can hear The ArtSpot at its normal 11:30 AM Saturday slot as well as 9:30 PM Saturday and on Sunday at 11:30 AM on WCHL or on line anytime at http://chapelboro.com/pages/14088827.php

Saturday, October 13, 2012

ArtSpot on WCHL for October 13-14

On the ArtSpot on WCHL- FM 97.9 for this weekend, October 13-14, we shall visit with Cat Devine, Tyler Johnson & Celisa Steele about the West End Poetry festival happening in Carrboro on October 20. Heels football will preempt The ArtSpot at 11:30 AM Saturday, but it is scheduled to air at 9:30 PM Saturday and on Sunday at 11:30 AM on WCHL or on line anytime at http://chapelboro.com/pages/9680071.php

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Carter Family Bio in comic book form

http://boingboing.net/2012/10/04/the-carter-family-dont-forg.html

WMMT From the Roots Playlist for October 6 2012



From the Roots for October 6, 2012 on WMMT-FM 88.7, real people’s radio from the Appalshop (Whitesburg, KY  www.wmmtfm.org). Hosted – remotely - on the first Saturday of each month by the Lazy Farm Boy (aka Art Menius; PO Box 1161; Carrboro, NC 27510), 11 AM until 2 PM eastern. http://artmenius.com and lazyfarmboy.blogspot.com.

The first hour of the October 6 show was preempted by dead air, so this playlist is unusually short

The Stray Birds / No Part of Nuthin / The Stray Birds / The Stray Birds / 3:06
Craver, Hicks, Watson & Newberry / Uncle Charlie’s Revenge / You’ve Been a Friend to Me / Barker / 3:35
The Foghorn Stringband / Be Kind to a Man When He Is Down / Outshine the Sun / www.foghornstringband.com / 2:47
Rafe & Clelia Stefanini / Lady on the Green / Lady on the Green / Old Willow Tree / 3:43
The Honey DewDrops / Hills of My Home / Silver Lining / The Honey Dewdrops / 4:20
The Stray Birds / 25 to Life / The Stray Birds / The Stray Birds / 3:27
David Greenberg & Harpeth Rising / Goin Goin Gone / The End of the World / Grimm Rising / 2:57
Rafe & Clelia Stefanini / Collins Medley #2 / Lady on the Green / Old Willow Tree / 4:23
Craver, Hicks, Watson & Newberry / Sally Ann / You’ve Been a Friend to Me / Barker / 3:12
Coty Hogue / Handsome Molly / When We Get To Shore / Perpetual Hoedown / 3:01
Black Twig Pickers / Life on the Ceiling / Oh Michael, Look What You've Done : Friends Play Michael Chapman / Tompkins Square / 2:38
Mike + Ruthie / (banjo + Bass Duet) / The NYC EP / self / 0:30
Mike + Ruthie / On My Way Home / The NYC EP / self / 3:19
The Scrips / Front Porch / Chapel Sessions EP / The Scrips / 3:13
The Blind Owl Band / Missoula, Montana / Rabble Rousing / The Blind Owl Band / 3:39
Chance McCoy & Appalachian String Band / Waynesboro / Chance McCoy & Appalachian String Band / Chance McCoy / 3:33
Chance McCoy & Appalachian String Band / Rocky Road to Dublin/ Chance McCoy & Appalachian String Band / Chance McCoy / 1:35
Woody Guthrie / WNYC Radio program - Folk Songs of America December 12, 1940 / Woody At 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection / Smithsonian Folkways / 5:17
Joel Raphael / Segment One Outro / America Come Home Interviews  / Inside Recordings / 0:25
Joel Raphael / Go Tell The Savior / America Come Home Interviews  / Inside Recordings / 4:14
Joel Raphael / Dance Around My Atom Fire / America Come Home Interviews  / Inside Recordings / 6:18
Joel Raphael / China Basin Digs / America Come Home Interviews  / Inside Recordings / 5:39
Woody Guthrie / Do-Re-Mi / Woody At 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection / Smithsonian Folkways / 3:37
The Almanac Singers / Union Maid / If You Ain't Got The Do-Re-Mi - Songs Of Rags & Riches / Smithsonian Folkways / 2:10
The Almanac Singers / Talking Union / Classic Labor Songs From Smithsonian Folkways / Smithsonian Folkways / 3:05
Rambling Jack Elliot / Talking Intro / Country Style Live / Fantasy Records / 1:56
Rambling Jack Elliot / Talking Sailor / Country Style Live / Fantasy Records / 4:02
Cisco Houston / Pastures of Plenty / Folk Song America, Vol. 2 / Smithsonian Collection / 3:11
Vince Gill / Oklahoma Hills / Boots Too Big to Fill: Tribute to Gene Autry / Rainy Day / 3:01
Woody Guthrie / BBC - Children’s Hour July 7, 1944: Intro   Wabash Cannonball / Woody At 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection / Smithsonian Folkways / 3:24
The Byrds / Deportee (Plane Wreck at Los Gatos) / Ballad of Easy Rider / Columbia Legacy / 2:02
The Byrds / Pretty Boy Floyd / Sweetheart of the Radio / Columbia Legacy / 2:34

2 hours of From the Roots on WMMT October 6

Dead air replaced the first hour of From the Roots on WMMT-FM 88.7 Whitesburg, KY, but the 2nd and third hours can be heard now on the air and on www.wmmtfm.org through 2 PM Eastern. Lots of hot new tracks from Foghorn String Band, the Stray Birds, and others during hour II and a tribute to Woody Guthrie consuming Hour III.

ArtSpot on WCHL FM 97.9 for October 6-7

On the ArtSpot on WCHL- FM 97.9 for this October 6-7, we shall enjoy live in the studio gyspy jazz on guitar and violin from Gabriel Pelli of the Onyx Club Boys and the Old Ceremony. The Onyx Club Boys will open for Los Lonely Boys at The ArtsCenter on 10-17. Heels football will preempt The ArtSpot at 11:30 AM Saturday, but it is scheduled to air at 9:30 PM and on Sunday at 11:30 AM on WCHL or on line anytime at http://chapelboro.com/pages/9680071.php

Friday, September 28, 2012

ArtSpot on WCHL- FM 97.9 for Saturday Sept 29

On the ArtSpot on WCHL- FM 97.9 for this Saturday Sept 29 I shall visit with Gerry Williams, festival coordinator, and Rah Troust from Carrboro Parks & Recreation about the Carrboro Music Festival. The multi-stage, multi-genre event takes over Carrboro, NC on Sept 30 from 1 PM until. For more info http://carrboromusicfestival.com/  You can hear The ArtSpot at 11:30 AM Saturday and Sunday on WCHL or on line anytime at http://chapelboro.com/pages/9680071.php Countdown to kickoff with Ron Stutts follows Saturday at Noon.

Friday, September 21, 2012

ArtSpot on WCHL- FM 97.9 for Sept 22

On the ArtSpot on WCHL- FM 97.9 for this Saturday Sept 22 I shall visit with ArtsCenter Stage Director Jeri-Lynn Schulke and Mark Filiaci, Director of 44 Plays for 44 Presidents. Part of a national theatre festival, 44 Plays for 44 Presidents will be produced at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro, NC on Sept 28-30 and Oct 4-7. For more info http://artscenterlive.org/story/44-plays-44-presidents-september-28-october-4   You can hear The ArtSpot live at 11:30 AM Saturday and Sunday on WCHL-AM 1360 or on line anytime at http://chapelboro.com/pages/9680071.php Countdown to kickoff with Ron Stutts follows Saturday at Noon.

Friday, September 14, 2012

ArtSpot on WCHL- FM 97.9 for this Saturday Sept 15

On the ArtSpot on WCHL- FM 97.9 for this Saturday Sept 15 I shall visit with Bryce Lankard, Barbara Tyroller, John Rosenthal in conjunction with Frank In Focus photo festival happening over the next several weeks at the Frank Art Gallery and several other venues in both towns. You can hear The ArtSpot live at 11:30 AM Saturday and Sunday on WCHL-AM 1360 or on line anytime at http://chapelboro.com/pages/9680071.php 
Countdown to kickoff with Ron Stutts follows Saturday at Noon.

Woody Guthrie celebration at The ArtsCenter

 I shall be the emcee for the Woody Guthrie celebration at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro, NC at 2 PM Saturday, Sept 15
http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2012/09/5052733336136

Saturday, September 8, 2012

The ArtSpot for Sept 8 about Woody Guthrie

On the ArtSpot on WCHL- FM 97.9 for this week, my guest is UNC American Studies professor Robert Cantwell. We shall be talking about Woody Guthrie. Both of will be speaking Saturday afternoon Sept 15 at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro, NC  at the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Woody Guthrie. Musicians performing his music will include Danny Gotham & Jim Watson, Kathrine Whalen, Blood Jar Creepers, Charles Pettee, Jon Shain and Joe Newberry. You can hear The ArtSpot live at 11:30 AM Saturday and Sunday on WCHL-AM 1360 or on line anytime at http://chapelboro.com/pages/9680071.php 
Countdown to kickoff with Ron Stutts follows Saturday at Noon.

Monday, September 3, 2012

Playlist From the Roots for Sept 1, 2012 on WMMT-FM 88.7



From the Roots for Sept 1, 2012 on WMMT-FM 88.7, real people’s radio from the Appalshop (91 Madison Ave; Whitesburg, KY 41858. www.wmmtfm.org). Hosted – remotely - on the first Saturday of each month by the Lazy Farm Boy (aka Art Menius; PO Box 1161; Carrboro, NC 27510), 11 AM until 2 PM eastern. http://artmenius.com and lazyfarmboy.blogspot.com.


John Hartford / Turn Your Radio On (II) / Aeroplane / Warner Brothers / 2:16
The Wandering / Sittin’ On Top of the World / Go On Now, You Can't Stay Here / Songs of the South / 2:40
Carolina Chocolate Drops / Salty Dog / Leaving Eden / Nonesuch /3:08
Robin & Linda Williams / Tessie Mae / These Old Dark Hills / Red House Records / 3:10
Bill Evans with Tim O’Brien / Follow the Drinking Gourd / In Good Company / Native & Fine / 3:58
O’Brien Party of 7 / King of the Road / Reincarnation - The Songs Of Roger Miller / Howdy Skies / 3:48
Robin & Linda Williams / These Old Dark Hills / These Old Dark Hills / Red House Records / 3:25
John Haywood / Jay Goulds Daughter / The New Young Fogies, Volume One / Anna Roberts-Gevalt / 3:04
Mariel Vandersteel / Three Forks of the Cumberland / Hickory / MarielVandersteel.com / 2:59
Brett Ratliff / Jubilee / The New Young Fogies, Volume One / Anna Roberts-Gevalt / 3:48
Brett Ratliff / Born in East Kentucky / Cold Icy Mountain / June Appal / 3:21
Atomic Duo / The Company Man is Not our Friend / Broadsides / Atomic Duo / 3:43
The Wandering / In The Pines / Go On Now, You Can't Stay Here / Songs of the South / 2:24
Black Twig Pickers / Life on the Ceiling / Oh Michael, Look What You've Done : Friends Play Michael Chapman / Tompkins Square / 2:38
Trampled by Turtles / Burn for Free / Burn for Free EP / Trampled by Turtles / 3:12
The Blind Owl Band / Missoula, Montana / Rabble Rousing / The Blind Owl Band / 3:39
David Olney / You Can Call Me Diz / [single] / David Olney / 1:45
Carolina Chocolate Drops / Lights in the Valley / Mercyland Hymns for the Rest of Us / Mercyland / 2:50
Sarah McQuaid / Hardwick's Lofty Towers/ The Plum Tree and The Rose / Waterbug / 3:42
Elizabeth LaPelle / Londons Bridge / The New Young Fogies, Volume One / Anna Roberts-Gevalt / 4:54
Emmylou Harris / When Halley Came To Jackson / Mark Twain: Words & Music [Disc 1] / Mailboat Records / 3:10
Robin & Linda Williams / Beyond the Realm of Words / These Old Dark Hills / Red House Records / 3:05
Mike + Ruthie / On My Way Home / The NYC EP / self / 3:19
South Carolina Broadcasters / Train 45 / Can You Hear Me Now / South Carolina Broadcasters / 2:27
The Scrips / Front Porch / Chapel Sessions EP / The Scrips / 3:13
The Stray Birds / My Horses Ain’t Hungry / Borderland / www.StrayBirds.com / 3:50
The Scrips / Colorado / Chapel Sessions EP / The Scrips / 3:11
Woody Guthrie / Radio Program - The Ballad Gazette With Woody Guthrie / Woody At 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection / Smithsonian Folkways / 3:59
Woody Guthrie / WNYC Radio program - Folk Songs of America December 12, 1940 / Woody At 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection / Smithsonian Folkways / 6:47
Woody Guthrie / Do-Re-Mi / Woody At 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection / Smithsonian Folkways / 3:33
Doc & Merle Watson / Nancy Rowland – Salt Creek / Remembering Merle / Sugar Hill / 1:55
Doc Watson & Arnold Watson / Im Troubled / Friends of Old-Time Music / Smithsonian Folkways / 3:10
Doc Watson, David Holt, & Richard Watson / Waiting For the Times to Get Better / MerleFest 2006 / FestivalLink.Net / 2:50
Pete Steele / Payday at Coal Creek / Kentucky Mountain Music Disc 2 / Yazoo / 3:12
Pete Steele / Coal Creek March / Treasury of Library of Congress Field Recordings / Rounder / 1:31
Etta Baker / Goin Down the Road Feeling Bad / Banjo / Music Maker / 2:32
The Honey DewDrops / Hills of My Home / Silver Lining / The Honey Dewdrops / 4:20
Rafe & Clelia Stefanini / Collins Medley #1 / Lady on the Green / Old Willow Tree / 3:41
W.H. Stepp / Bonepartes Retreat / Treasury of Library of Congress Field Recordings / Rounder / 1:52
The Honey DewDrops / Catawba / Silver Lining / The Honey Dewdrops / 2:23
The Stray Birds / Birds of the Borderland / Borderland / www.StrayBirds.com / 3:48
Rafe & Clelia Stefanini / Lady on the Green / Lady on the Green / Old Willow Tree / 3:43
Coty Hogue / Handsome Molly / When We Get To Shore / Perpetual Hoedown / 3:01
David Greenberg & Harpeth Rising / Goin Goin Gone / The End of the World / Grimm Rising / 2:57
Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellies / The Leaves are Changing / Release Your Shrouds / lindaloumusic / 2:59
David Greenberg & Harpeth Rising / Outlaw / The End of the World / Grimm Rising / 4:46
Coty Hogue / Im On Fire / When We Get To Shore / Perpetual Hoedown / 2:15
The Honey DewDrops / Somerset / Silver Lining / The Honey Dewdrops / 1:49