Happy The Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Holiday. Make sure you go and stream Greg Vandy’s historically awesome show on The Roadhouse on KEXP from last week. There’s a few sets of of old spirituals and traditional songs that were adapted for the Civil Rights movement in the third hour. A bunch of other rootsy stuff […]

Click the link below and listen to the full three-hour show via KEXP‘s audio archive. Or get the KEXP  app for smartphones. It’s Free This one is for all the folk heads. The hard core. Not the pop-folk, orchestral, or light and lovely granola style of late. But the real sound of folk music, which […]

This edition of Greg Vandy‘s radio show is available until Oct 21st, via KEXP‘s streaming archive. Click the link below to hear the full three-hour show! Like Johnny Darrell once said (and later Jesse Colter), “Why You Been Gone So Long?”. OK, wait- not you, me. Where have I been and where has the PLAYBACK been? Well, it’s […]

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This KEXP special radio show is all about American traditional songs. The one’s that have been around forever, sung by everybody, and have a million versions. Songs about folk legends like John Henry and Casey Jones, to trains called The Midnight Special and places like St James Infirmary and The House Of The Rising Sun. […]