Routes & Branches & Beyond, show #138
The Cardinal Directions: West (#2)
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Uploaded: 13 Jun, 2020
Recording Date: 10 Jun, 2020
Recording Location: For Voice of Bonne Bay, Norris Point, NL
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Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Program Title: Routes & Branches & Beyond, show #138
Description: This week on "Routes & Branches & Beyond," we spend another show focussing on "west" - the direction, as well as the feel, or the "tug" of the west (or is that more of a "grab" or a "yank?") I have a wheelbarrow of songs and tunes about the various wests of the world - golden, long-gone, blues-inducing, profiteering, and sublime. We start with Bluegrass and end with Scottish acid croft. How do we get there? Through ominous Irish-Americana, plunkin' banjos, pan-celtic noodlings, deep-throated singers who could make a commercial for Fisherman's Friends, ethereal whistles, dusty cowboy tales and utopian yearnings put to heart-wringing tunes. Join me.
Host(s): Ivan Emke
Arts and Culture > Music > InternationalType: Weekly Program
Arts and Culture > Music > Folk & Roots