Radio Playlist

Fiddling Traditions

Opening Bed 

"Limerock," Tommy Slaughter. Source: Fiddle Traditions, self-produced CD.

Featured Selections

  1. "Old Coon Dog," Cush Holsten. Source: Florida Folk Festival, the First 25 Years, LP.
  2. "Stone's Rag," Willie David Jones, fiddle, with Tom Staley, guitar. Source: digital field recording.
  3. "Orange Blossom Special," The Rouse Brothers. Source: original 1939 recording.
  4. "It's Mighty Dark to Travel," Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys, with Chubby Wise. Source: Columbia CD CK 53908.
  5. "Garfield," twin fiddles of George Custer and Henry Rutland. Source: self-produced cassette.
  6. "Buffalo Gals," Aubrey Haynie with Jerry Douglas and others. Source: Sugar Hill CD 3908.
  7. "Take Me Back to Tulsa," Wayne Martin with western swing band. Source: demo CD.
  8. "Whistler's Waltz," Tommy Slaughter. Source: Fiddle Traditions, self-produced CD.
  9. "Lee Highway," Chubby Anthony with bluegrass band. Source: Fiddlin' Chubby Anthony, Old Homestead LP.
  10. "Kissimmee Kid," Vassar Clements with Charlie Daniels, Doug Jernigan and others. Source: Vassar Clements,Mercury LP SRM 11022.
  11. "Lads of Laois/Gan Ainm/The Heathery Crauch," James Kelly, fiddle, and Zan McLeod, guitar. Source:Traditional Irish Music, Capelhouse CD 896012.
  12. "Knis Kallesminne," twin fiddling by Jonita Aadland and Amber Randall with Butch Kresovich, accordion. Source: digital field recording.

Interviews 

Willie David Jones, George Custer, Tommy Slaughter, Chubby Wise, James Kelly, Jonita Aadland.

Listen to Fiddling Traditions sample, "Kissimmee Kid," selection 10

Mexican

Opening Bed

"Guadalajara," Mariachi Cobre. Source: Mariachi Cobre, Kuckkuck CD 11095-2.

Featured Selections

  1. "Presumida," Los Fronterizos de Matamoros. Source: digital field recording.
  2. "El Sinaloense huapango," Los Desconocidos del Norte. Source: Mestizo Records cassette MR 049.
  3. "Enamoraditos," Casanova. Source: digital field recording.
  4. "¿Para que te vas?," Los Fronerizos de Matamoros. Source: digital field recording.
  5. "Hoy madrecita," La Fuerza del Norte. Source: digital field recording.
  6. "Amor de madre," Los Herrantes de Nuevo Leon. Source: digital field recording.
  7. "Las mañanitas," La Fuerza del Norte. Source: digital field recording.
  8. "Gotitas de llanto," Los Halcones de Michoacán. Source: digital field recording.
  9. "Jerusalem," congregation of El Shaddai Mexican Pentecostal Church, Seville, Florida. Source: digital field recording.
  10. "Cielito lindo," Mariachi Cobre. Source: digital field recording.
  11. "El Gavilán," Mariachi Cobre. Source: Mariachi Cobre, Kuckkuck CD 11095-2.
  12. "Solamente una vez," Marimba Mayalandia. Source: digital field recording.
  13. "Guadalajara," Marimba Mayalandia. Source: digital field recording.

Interviews

Tomás Granado, Randy and Steve Carrillo, Rafael Rivera.

Listen to Mexican music sample, "Presumida," selection 1

Pacific Island

Opening Bed

"Hano Hano Lei," Dick Sanft, Hawaiian steel guitar with band. Source: Totally Hawaiian, LP. 

Featured Selections

  1. "He Noanoa Kalakaua," Kai Brandon, vocal, and Dino Ontiveros, vocal and percussion. Source: digital field recording.
  2. "Henehene Ko'aka," Ilima Weston, vocal and ukulele. Source: digital field recording.
  3. "Hole Waimea," Henry Ohumukini, unaccompanied vocal. Source: digital field recording.
  4. "Opihi Moemoe," Roy Pang, slack-key guitar. Source: digital field recording.
  5. "Mokuhulu," Charles Kalealoha Smith, vocal and guitar; with Roy Pang, slack-key guitar; Rose Pang, gourd percussion. Source: digital field recording.
  6. "Ka Ulu Wehi O Ke Kai," Pacific Harmony II. Source: digital field recording.
  7. "Hawaiian War Chant," Dick Sanft, Hawaiian steel guitar with band. Source: Totally Hawaiian LP.
  8. "Mapuana," Dick Sanft. Lush rendering of this classic Hawaiian instrumental. Source: Totally Hawaiian, LP.
  9. "He Umata," Brown Wolfgramm, friends and family. Source: digital field recording.
  10. "Ise Isa," Brown Wolfgramm, friends and family. Source: digital field recording.

Interviews

Kai Brandon, Dino Ontiveros, Ilima Weston, Henry Ohumukini, Roy Pang, Dick Sanft, Richard and Brown Wolfgramm.

Listen to Pacific Island sample, "Hawaiian War Chant," selection 7

Old-Time Country and Bluegrass

Opening Bed

"Lonesome Fiddle Blues," Vassar Clements with Jerry Garcia, David Grisman and Peter Rowan. Source:Old and in the Way, ACD-19. 

Featured Selections

  1. "Shear 'Em," Richard Seaman, fiddle, with Jack Piccalo, guitar. Source: digital field recording.
  2. "Forty Weight of Gingerbread," Lloyd Baldwin and Friends. Source: digital field recording.
  3. "Barlow Knife," Wednesday Night Pickers. Source: digital field recording.
  4. Contradance Music, Tom Staley, Fay Baird and Vic Call. Source: digital field recording.
  5. "Albinny Reel," Greasy String Band. Source: Root Hog or Die, GSB002 CD.
  6. "Come Back Little Darling," Doug Cloud and County Line. Source: Appalachian Rain, Pinecastle PRC CD 1014.
  7. "Orange Blossom Special," Vassar Clements with Jerry Garcia, Davis Grisman and Peter Rowan. Source: Old and in the Way, ACD-19.
  8. "Sledd Ridin'," James "Tuck" Tucker, Dobro, with bluegrass band. Source: Tucker'd Out, LP.
  9. "How Much Wronger?" Endless Highway. Source: Endless Highway, Mc Knight Records, MK-CD 1070.
  10. "Sweetheart of the Pines," The Driftwoods. Source The Driftwoods, CD.

Interviews

Richard Seaman, Lloyd Baldwin, Susan Marynowski, Tom Staley, Gordon Scott, Vassar Clements, James "Bubba" Moore, Tuck Tucker. 

Listen to Old-Time and Bluegrass sample, "Sweetheart of the Pines," selection 10

Sacred

Opening Bed

"Just a Closer Walk With Thee," Aubrey Ghent, sacred steel guitar, and friends. Source: Can't Nobody Do Me Like Jesus, Arhoolie CD 463. 

Featured Selections

  1. "Songs of Praises," Troy Demps and congregation. Source: digital field recording.
  2. "Florida Storm," Southeast Alabama and Florida Union Sacred Harp Singing Convention. Source: Drop on Down in Florida, Florida Folklife LP 102-103.
  3. "Noah," The Versiteers, a capella trio. Source: studio demo recording.
  4. "Give Me My Flowers," The Consolers. Source: Nashboro CD NASH4502-2.
  5. "Precious Lord Take My Hand," Josh Taylor, sacred steel guitar, with band. Source: Train Don't Leave Me, Arhoolie CD 489.
  6. "Amazing Grace," members of the Sardis Primitive Baptist Church. Source: digital field recording.
  7. "I'll Trade the Old Cross for a Crown," New Hearts in Christ. Source: First Time Out, self-produced CD.
  8. "Paraklisis Prostin Theotoko," women of the St. Nicholas Cathedral congregation, Tarpon, Springs. Source: digital field recording.
  9. "La celebración de Purim y la caída de Aman," Susana Behar, with percussion by Joe Zeytoonian and Miriam Eli. Source: digital field recording.
  10. "Song for Obatalá," Batá Ensemble led by Ezequiel Torres. Source: Caribbean Percussion Traditions in Miami, Historical Museum of Southern Florida HASF CD 01.
  11. "Song for Ogou," Haitian drum ensemble led by Richard LaGuerre. Source: Caribbean Percussion Traditions in Miami, Historical Museum of Southern Florida HASF CD 01.

Interviews

L.V. Starling, Josh Taylor; Gordon Scott, Bubba Moore, Susana Behar, Ezequiel Torres. 

Listen to Sacred music sample, "Precious Lord Take My Hand," selection 5

Blues: Roots and Branches

Opening Bed

"Rockhouse, Parts 1 and 2," Ray Charles. Source: The Birth of Soul, Atlantic 8310-2.

Featured Selections

  1. "Diddie Wah Diddie," Blind Arthur Blake. Source: Yazoo CD 1068.
  2. "Black Eye Blues," Ma Rainey, vocal, with Tampa Red, slide guitar, and Georgia Tom Dorsey, piano. Source:Tampa Red: Bottleneck Guitar 1928-1937, Yazoo CD 1039.
  3. "Train Imitation," Roger Matthews, harmonica. Source: WPA field recording, Library of Congress, American Folklife Center AFS 367A.
  4. "Captain's Mule," Harold B. Hazelhurst, unaccompanied vocal. Source: WPA field recording, Library of Congress, American Folklife Center AFS 3142B:4 and AFS 3143A:1.
  5. "Tea Roll Idea," Theodore Rolle, vocal and piano. Source: WPA field recording, Library of Congress, American Folklife Center AFS 3388A:1.
  6. "Rollin' and Tumblin'," Moses Williams, vocal and diddley bow. Source: Drop on Down in Florida, Florida Folklife LP 102-103.
  7. "I'm Gonna Dig Myself a Hole," Emmett Murray, acoustic guitar and vocal. Source: Drop on Down in Florida, Florida Folklife LP 102-103.
  8. "Baby What You Want Me To Do?," Willie Green, electric guitar, vocal, and harmonica imitation. Source: demo CD.
  9. "Everyday I Have the Blues," Alex McBride, vocal and piano. Source: studio demo.
  10. "Baby Won't You Please Come Home," Ida Goodson, vocal and piano, with jazz band. Source: Ida Goodson: Pensacola Piano, Florida Folklife Program LP.
  11. "A Fool For You," Ray Charles. Source: Ray Charles: Ultimate Hits Collection, Rhino CD R275644.
  12. "Angel Heaven," Charles Atkins. Source: Sweet Voice, Icehouse CD 9443.

Interviews

Stetson Kennedy, Dave Claytor, Charles Atkins.

Listen to Blues music sample, "A Fool For You," selection 11

Cuban

Opening Bed

"Caribe Madness," Johnny Conga and Caribe, Latin jazz band. Source: Skyward Records CD 3000-0010.

Featured Selections

  1. "Una tarde en mayo," Felipe Valdez, vocal and Milton Esquinaldo, guitar. Source: WPA field recording, Library of Congress, American Folklife Center, AFS 3381B:1.
  2. "Perfidia," El Sexteto Caney. Source: 78 rpm disc.
  3. "Nuestro dí­a (ya viene llegando)," Willie Chirino. Source: Oxigeno, Sony Discos CD.
  4. "Diálogo musical," Azael Díaz "Candelita", and José Antonio Tejeda,. Source: field recording.
  5. "Fragments of Simple Verses," Carlos y Marta. Source: live recording, demo CD.
  6. "Babalu aye," Ezequiel Torres and others. Source: live recording, demo CD.
  7. "Descarga Cachao," Israel "Cachao" López. Source: Master Sessions Volume 1, Crescent Moon/Epic EK 64320.
  8. "Mambo," Israel "Cachao" López. Source: Master Sessions Volume 1, Crescent Moon/Epic EK 64320.
  9. "Mi guaguancó," Albita Rodriguez. Source: No Se Parece A Nada, Crescent Moon/Epic CD EK66966.
  10. "Conga," Gloria Estefan and the Miami Sound Machine. Source: Primitive Love, Sony CD.
  11. "Danzón," Arturo Sandoval, with Latin jazz band. Source: Danzón, GRP CD 9761.

Interviews

Buddy Chavez, Rene Gonzalez, Dr. Cristobal Diaz Ayala, Ezequiel Torres.

Listen to Cuban music sample, "Descarga Cachao," selection 7

Caribbean

Opening Bed

"Messaround," 21st Century Steel Orchestra. Source: Caribbean Percussion Traditions in Miami, HASF CD 01.

Featured Selections

  1. "Sponger Money," Bahamian Junkanoos. Source: Folkways Records FE 4492.
  2. "Junkanoo," Bahamas Junkanoo Revue. Source: Caribbean Percussion Traditions in Miami, Historical Museum of Southern Florida HASF CD 01.
  3. "What is Pan?," 21st Century Steel Orchestra. Source: Caribbean Percussion Traditions in Miami, Historical Museum of Southern Florida HASF CD 01.
  4. "Tassa hands," Romeo and the Boys. Source: Caribbean Percussion Traditions in Miami, Historical Museum of Southern Florida HASF CD 01.
  5. "Dodo ti pitit manman li," Liliane Nerette Louis. Source: field recording.
  6. "Pot drapo," Manno Charlemagne. Source: La Fimen, cassette tape.
  7. "Severin," Ayabombe. Source: You Don't Know Me, CD.
  8. "S Dwet," Zenglen. Source: Easy Konpa, Lion CD 004.
  9. "Colon Man," Cedella Marley-Booker and Taj Mahal. Source: Smilin' Island of Song, Music for Little People (distributed by Warner Brothers) cassette 9 42621-4.
  10. "Number Nine Train," Rocksteady @ 8, reggae band. Source: demo CD.
  11. "El Plenero," Los Pleneros de Borinquen, Puerto Rican plena jazz band. Source: demo CD.

Interviews

Michael Kernahan, Langston Longley, Manno Charlemagne.

Listen to Caribbean music sample, "S Dwet," selection 8
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