Tag: Folk Music

The Range of Roots Music – What We Play on FolkNRoots

The Range of Roots Music – What We Play on FolkNRoots

October 5, 2016 | By

We are proud of the fact that we play such a wide variety of roots music, here on FolkNRoots Radio. Folk, Americana, Bluegrass and more. Here’s a little taste of each of out playlists, in video form. Check ’em out, then check the schedules and tune in for your favourites. Americana – Amanda Shires – […]

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Old Timey and Traditional Roots Music – Playlist Week of August 1, 2016

Old Timey and Traditional Roots Music – Playlist Week of August 1, 2016

August 3, 2016 | By

Jamestown Revival– Wandering Man Pharis & Jason Romero – Cocaine Blues Dave Rawlings Machine – Candy Maiden Radio – Sweet Sunny South Joe Crookston – Fall Down As The Rain Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion – When The Lilacs Are In Bloom Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams – Did You Love Me At All […]

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Five From This Week’s Playlists

Five From This Week’s Playlists

July 29, 2016 | By

When it gets to the end of the week, it can be a time for summarizing … so here you go … a little summary of what we’re playing this week on FolkNRoots Radio. Rosanne Cash has held the Feature Album of the Week slot this week, with her record The River and the Thread. […]

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Folk Music Playlist – Week of July 25, 2016

Folk Music Playlist – Week of July 25, 2016

July 26, 2016 | By

Scott Nolan – Forever is a Long Time and When You Leave This World Lynne Hanson – Foolish Things and That Old House Joe Crookston – Fall Down As The Rain Amelia Curran – Strike The Band and Song On The Radio Garnet Rogers – Old Campfires Mary Chapin Carpenter – Something Tamed, Something Wild […]

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Three From The July 23rd Playlist!

Three From The July 23rd Playlist!

July 23, 2016 | By

James McMurtry playing Copper Canteen … this is worth watching and listening to, just for the glorious sound of the Gibson 12 string guitar in the hands of Mr. McMurtry!   O’Connor Band playing Ruby, Are You Mad At Your Man. Yes it’s Mark O’Connor, and yes the younger O’Connor can play the strings off […]

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Old Timey and Traditional Roots Music – Playlist Week of July 18, 2016

Old Timey and Traditional Roots Music – Playlist Week of July 18, 2016

July 21, 2016 | By

Pharis & Jason Romero – A Wanderer I`ll Stay Dave Rawlings Machine – The Last Pharaoh Tim O’Brien – The Water Is Wise Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott – Keep Your Dirty Lights On Old Man Luedecke – Real Wet Wood Bryan Sutton – Hills For The Head Sam Bush – Circles Around Me The […]

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Iconic Canadian Folk Music – Happy Canada Day

Iconic Canadian Folk Music – Happy Canada Day

July 1, 2016 | By

It’s Canada Day today … the 149th anniversary of the birth of our nation. Canada has produced much and more great roots music over the years. Here are a few which ring particularly Canadian. Ian and Sylvia – Four Strong Winds   Neil Young – Harvest   Gordon Lightfoot – Canadian Railroad Trilogy   James […]

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Folk Music, Then and Now

Folk Music, Then and Now

June 24, 2016 | By

Folk music is, at it’s root, about telling stories and passing on history from generation to generation. Going back to traditional folk songs, which have been passed down through the years and whose authorship is unknown, folk music has served these functions. Through the Folk Revival of the 50s and 60s and on into modern […]

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The Roots of Roots Music – Bob Dylan

The Roots of Roots Music – Bob Dylan

June 22, 2016 | By

It has been said, by Steve Earle, that Bob Dylan invented the job of singer songwriter. It could be argued that Bob took the idea from Woody Guthrie and developed it, but it is clear that the arrival of Dylan on the scene in the early ’60s changed the course of popular music, such that […]

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WoodSongs on FolkNRoots with Judy Collins and Ari Hest

WoodSongs on FolkNRoots with Judy Collins and Ari Hest

June 17, 2016 | By

You may have noticed that we have recently been running a series of posts here on FolkNRoots Radio.com featuring artists who are part of ‘The Roots of Roots Music”. This week’s featured guest on Michael Johnathon’s WoodSongs Old Time Radio Hour fits perfectly with that theme. Judy Collins burst onto the folk with her debut […]

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