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Labor Songs

Date: 
Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 7:00pm
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In honor of Labor Day, featuring Joe Jencks, Paul Robeson, Joan Baez, the Almanac Singers, Pete Seeger, Peter-Paul-&-Mary, the Weavers, and quite a few others. 

Folk Duos

Date: 
Thursday, August 25, 2011 - 7:00pm
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This week you'll hear Bud & Travis, Ian & Sylvia, Gibson & Camp, the Smothers Brothers, the Simon Sisters, Civil Wars, Mitch & Mickey, Brewer & Shipley, Dylan & Baez, and MORE (including a few surprises)...

Women Folk

Date: 
Thursday, August 18, 2011 - 7:00pm
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Tune in as host Nick Noble plays four hours of female folksingers: Joan Baez, Judy Collins, Joni Mitchell, Melanie, Odetta, the Harmony Sisters, Angel Band, Sylvia Fricker Tyson, Ann Mayo Muir, Mavis Staples, Dar Williams, AND MANY MORE!

Celebrating the Newport Folk Festival

Date: 
Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 7:00pm
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This week's show will feature recordings from earlier Newport events, as well as tracks from many of the artists who will be appearing at this year's Festival!

Folk Groups

Date: 
Thursday, July 7, 2011 - 7:00pm
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This week's show will feature songs from the likes of the Fiske Jubilee Singers, the Almanac Singers, the Weavers, the Tarriers, the Gateway Singers, the Easy Riders, the Kingston Trio, the Limeliters, the Brothers Four, the Cumberland Three, the Chad Mitchell Trio, the Highwaymen, the New Christy Minstrels, Peter-Paul-&-Mary, the Cumberland Trio, the Rooftop Singers, the Brandywine Singers, the Serendipity Singers, the Hillside Singers, the Pozo-Seco Singers, Schooner Fare and MORE!

Old Friends Back By Popular Request

Date: 
Thursday, June 30, 2011 - 7:00pm
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Join us for a LIVE SHOW in the WICN performance hall featuring singer-songwriter Doug Kwartler, the dynamic duo of Mark Mandeville & Raianne Richards, and the always delightful Jolly Beggars.

Local Artists & Events

Date: 
Thursday, June 23, 2011 - 7:00pm
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This week's show will feature music from Andy Cummings, Sarah Huber, Dead Wrong Carl, Jon Short, Ric Porter, Mark Mandeville & Raianne Richards, Birch Beer Records, Worcester County Tradition, Jed Marum, Sound in Stone, Ari Charbonneau, James Keyes, Veptune's Car, Mary Casiello, and MANY MORE!

Bill & Eli Perras will be visiting the show and performing live, and there will also be interviews about the upcoming John Vincent Power reunion/memorial, where Doug Kwartler's song "Peace for the Heart he Gave" will be featured.

Burl Ives 102nd Birthday Tribute

Date: 
Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 7:00pm
Program: 

This week's show will feature a live phone interview with Burl Ives' son Alex Ives. Then from 10-11PM special selections for the uncle of a number of listeners.

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Know Your Host:
Al Dean

Al grew up listening to the music of the 40’s on his father’s EH Scott radio and 78 records. Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Benny Goodman were family favorites. This is first experience in the broadcasting field and allows him to dig into his closet of old vinyls and share them with his audience on the Sunday afternoon edition of the Jazz Matinee.

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Sundays, 12 to 4 pm

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