Radio show files will appear on this page. Remember it's KPFK 90.7FM Los Angeles - third Saturday each month from 6:00AM to 8:00AM for the brave ones among you. And, posted here for posterity for the out-of-area listeners and west coast late-risers....
Disclaimer: We post our projected playlist before each show but sometimes things change in the studio: we run over in our conversation, a recording gremlin interferes with a song...things like that. But, we try to remain true to our plans...we try...
Folkpourri - September 26th 2015
-Early One Morning/The King's Singers/Watching the White Wheat/EMI
-The Plan/The Kruger Brothers/Forever and a Day
-Baloney Again/Mark Knopfler/Sailing to Philadelphia/Warner Bros
-Sailing Down This Golden River/ Pete Seeger/Rainbow Race
-Cold Evening Wind/Cowboy Junkies/Paste Magazine Collection/2012 Nomad Series
-The Telling Takes Me Home/Utah Phillips/The Telling Takes Me Home
-Take 'em Away/ Old Crow Medicine Show/O.C.M.S.
-No Other Name/Peter, Paul & Mary/Album 1700 Warner Bros.
-Little Boxes/Reynolds, Malvina/Malvina Reynolds Sings the Truth
-The Box/Flynn, Johnny/A Larum
-Dodger Blue/Dave Frishberg/Dave Frishberg Classics
-Jimmie Rodgers/Gibson & Camp Homemade Music
-Here Comes the Rainbow Again (Live)/Kris Kristofferson Live from Austin, TX/Kris Kristofferson
-Streets of London/McTell, Ralph/The Best of Ralph McTell/2002 23 song collection
-Molly/Biff Rose/The Thorn in Mrs. Rose's Side
-The Heart of Saturday Night/Tom Waits/The Heart of Saturday Night/Asylum
-Everybody Loves Saturday Night/The Tarriers/The Tarriers
-Green Rocky Road/Waldman, Wendy/Wendy Waldman
-Days of Mercy/Rupert Wates/The Nightwatchers
-Leatherwing Bat/Peggy Seeger/Folk Songs of Courting & Complaint/1955 Smithsonian
-The Leather Winged Bat/The Duhks/Your Daughters & Your Sons
-Don't Ever Let Nobody Drag Your Spirit Down/Bibb, Eric - with Rory Block and Maria Muldaur/Sisters and Brothers
-Little Bit of Rain/Fred Neil/Rhino Hi-Five: Fred Neil - EP 1965
-Highflyin' Bird/The New Christy Minstrels - featuring Bob Buchanan/Retrospective: The New Christy Minstrels 1962-1970
-I Will Remain/Matthew and The Atlas/To The North
-These Days/Jackson Browne/Solo Acoustic, Vol. 1
-Not That Kind Of Music/ Noel Paul Stookey/One & Many
-The Man/Biff Rose/The Thorn In Mrs. Rose's Side
-We Sang Our Songs In California/Art Podell/From The Village To The Canyon/Amsqosh
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It was a two hour show featuring lots of music from my past, Art and Paul, The New Christy Minstrels, Biff Rose, and tracks from my current CD. The last 45 minutes consisted of a thoroughly enjoyable conversation between me and Artie. Lots of stories, secrets, and confessions.
Co-host and friend Bob Flick, founding member of The Brothers Four and yours truly (that be me) took to the airwaves on Saturday morning, August 15th, 6-8am PDT We explored the tender subject of love songs from every angle that befits two senior aged in the cask folksingers. Pour a cup keep the tissues handy and tune in and
Had a great time on the Mark Isler show on AM Radio (of all places!) last Saturday night. Get a copy of the podcast at:
To listen to the show listed below, click on the Roots Radio tab to the right and click the link to listen to the show.
Thanks to all who made this happen!
Radio interview with Artie Martello of WIOX 91.3FM
July 25th click here.
Saturday September 20th 2014
Roots Music and Beyond on KPFK 90.7 FM Los Angeles. Hosted by me all by myself.... is now available for listeners
Play List (New Feature)
83:42 Total Music
Roots Music&Beyond Saturday July 19, 2014
'He Done Her Wrong...etc.' – Program
Jim Moran/Art Podell
Opener: "Your Cheatin' Heart" - Hank Williams -
Back Door Man - Howlin' Wolf - 2:47
The Thunder Rolls - Garth Brooks - 3:41
The Dark At The End of the Street - James Carr - 2:31
Wild Goose Grasses - The Weavers -2:57
Bury Me Under The Weeping Willow - The Carter Family - 2:56
She's Got You - Patsy Cline - 3:00
Hard, Ain't it Hard - Woody Guthrie - 2:42
I Can't Help It If I'm Still In Love With You - Linda Ronstadt - 2:44
Evil Angel - Jesse Winchester - 3:51
I Heard You Talking In Your Sleep - Gordon Lightfoot - 2:58
Lyin' Eyes - The Eagles - 6:22
(Legal ID; fund promo; calendar)
Faithless Love - J.D. Souther - 4:05
I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Georgia Tech Glee Club - 4:38
Ruby, Don't Take Your Love To Town - Kenny Rogers - 2:54
Bye Bye Love - The Everly Brothers - 2:21
Sundown - Gordon Lightfoot -3:33
Long Black Veil - Lefty Frizzell 3:01
The Married Men - The Roches - 4:31
Jolene - Dolly Parton -2:39
Queen Elinor's Confession - The Chad Mitchell Trio - 3:16
Maids When You're Young - The Dubliners -3:29
The Ballad of The Shape of Things - The Kingston Trio 4:02
Leave My Woman Alone - Ray Charles 2:40
Whiskey Lullaby - Brad Paisley and Allison Krauss 4:19
The June 21st 2014 show will be posted here as soon as it is ready. Thanks for your patience.
SONGS OF HOME
Aired on April 19th, 2014 KPFK FM Los Angeles
June 16, 2013 - Railroad Songs, Hobo Songs
and most things associated including train wrecks and the like.
The show will be posted here shortly. Check back.
January 18, 2014 - Songs of Hope and Freedom
Theme: Redemption Song - Bob Marley
Freedom From Bondage:
Oh, Freedom - Harry Belafonte
Wade In The Water - The Staple Singers
Freedom - The New Christy Minstrels
My Lord What A Mornin' - The Weavers
Follow The Drinking Gourd - Richie Havens
Oh Mary Don't You Weep - Seeger, Gilbert, et al
Battle Hymn Of The Republic - Odetta
Freedom To Be:
Gotta Be Free - The Young Rascals
Move On Down The Road
Freeborn Man - Liam Clancy
I Shall Be Released - Jack Johnson
I Want To Live - John Denver
Botswanna - John Stewart
My Land Is A Good Land - Eric Anderson
Chimes Of Freedom - Martyn Joseph
Freedom For The People:
Road To Freedom - The Kingston Trio
One Man's Hands -The Chad Mitchell Trio
If I Were Free - Peter, Paul and Mary
Which Side Are You On - The Freedom Singers
Eyes On The Prize - Barbara Dane & Lightnin' Hopkins
If I Had A Hammer - Wanda Jackson
The Times They Are a-Changin' - Eric Bibb
We Shall Overcome - Pete Seeger
March 15th, 2014
Sure, you may have enjoyed the movie, but here is the real music that was circulating around the Village from 1958 to 1961
November 16, 2013 - Songs Of The Open Road
Show Intro - The Allman Brothers - 'Ramblin' Man'
The Old Roads
Art Podell - "We Sang Our Songs In California"
Jimmie Rodgers - "Down On The Old Road Home"
Nat King Cole - "Route 66"
Nelson Riddle - "Route 66 Theme"
Bob Gibson - "Sweet Betsy From Pike"
Liam Clancy - "Freeborn Man"
Michael McGinnis - "I Love The Road"
Rural Route 7
James Taylor - "Country Road"
Woody Guthrie - "Dusty Old Dust"
Joan Baez - "Seven Bridges Road"
Old Crow Medicine Show - "Wagon Wheel"
Eliza Gilkyson - "Pastures Of Plenty"
Nashville Teens - "Tobacco Road"
John Denver - "On The Road"
Heading Out, Heading Home
Peter Paul & Mary - "Settle Down"
The Weavers - "Gotta Travel On"
The Chad Mitchell Trio - "Where I'm Bound"
Stonewall Jackson - "A Dog Named Boo"
Tom Paxton - "Ramblin' Boy"
Gordon Lightfoot - "Mountains & MaryAnne"
The Highways Of The Mind
America - "Ventura Highway"
Roger Miller - "King Of The Road"
The Kingston Trio - "Road To Freedom"
Bonnie Raitt - "The Road's My Middle Name"
Fred Neil - "Green Rocky Road"
John Stewart - "Freeway Pleasure"
Robert Morgan Fisher - "Oughta' Be A Highway"
February 16, 2013 - Songs That Made A Difference
A collection of songs that changed the individual musical landscapes of the 30's, 40's, 50's and 60's
Artists that influenced the changing tastes of music decade by decade:
Paul Robeson, The Carter Family, Josh White, Billie Holliday,Flatt and Scruggs, The Weavers, Irving Berlin, Elvis
Bob Dylan, some Motown, and Buddy Holly
Sept. 21, 2013
Masters of The Banjo
with live in-studio guests Greg and Janet Deering
Show Intro - Earl Scruggs, Lester Flatt & The Foggy Mountain Boys - "Foggy Mountain Breakdown"
Charlie Poole, "Sweet Sunny South"
Uncle Dave Macon, "Rock About My Saro Jane"
Pete Seeger, "Four Banjo Pieces"
Clarence Ashley, "Cuckoo Bird"
New Lost City Ramblers (Mike Seeger), "Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss"
Dick Weissman, "After Kentucky Theme"
Flatt&Scruggs, "Cripple Creek""
Ralph Stanley/Stanley Brothers, "How Mountain Girls Can Love"
Eric Weissberg, "Dueling Banjos"
Don Reno & Red Smiley, "Pretty Polly"
The Dillards, "Reuben's Train"
Sleepy Man Banjo Boys, "John Hardy"
Bob Gibson, "Poor Wayfaring Stranger"
The Kingston Trio (Dave Guard), "Tijuana Jail"
Art Podell, "Hindu Stomp"
The Chad Mitchell Trio, "Leave Me If You Want To"
John Hartford, "Lorena"
The Kingston Trio (George Grove), "Forever and a Day"
The Kruger Brothers, "Jack of the Wood"
Alison Brown, "O'Carolan's/Welcome Christmas"
Cache Valley Drifters, "Yacht Crash"
Bela Fleck, "Big Country"
John McEuen, "Return To Dismal Swamp"
Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers, "Daddy Played The Banjo"