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Big Guitars from Texas  Bulldoggin' Boogie   Favoriting This tune was written by Don Leady, formerly of LeRoi Bros & Tailgators, two great Austin bands.  0:00:00 (Pop-up)
Gabor Szabo  Three King Fishers   Favoriting Terrific guitar player from Budapest, Hungary; died in 1986 at age 45.  0:02:12 (Pop-up)
Goat Rodeo  Attaboy   Favoriting This is Yo Yo Ma, Chris Thile, Edgar Meyer, Stuart Duncan. Serious players.  0:07:14 (Pop-up)
Norman Blake  Rubagfre   Favoriting From 1975, "Old and New" on Flying Fish  0:12:39 (Pop-up)
Bela Fleck  Cheeseballs in Cowtown   Favoriting From "Tales from the Acoustic Planet" (WB, 1994)  0:16:13 (Pop-up)
Sam Bush  Leather Britches   Favoriting This one is from a collection: "Bluegrass Class of 1990"-- which also includes Bela Fleck and Norman Blake  0:20:56 (Pop-up)
Chet Atkins  Carnavalito   Favoriting This country guitar giant can play lots of different kinds of music. Sweet.  0:24:36 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
Gabor Szabo 

Dear Prudence   Favoriting

In 1968 & 69, Gabor Szabo covered a lot of popular hit songs. Not all of them worked. 

0:27:51 (Pop-up)
Caetano Veloso  The Carioca   Favoriting Caetano sings in English, on "A Foreign Sound" (Nonesuch, 2004)  0:30:43 (Pop-up)
Caetano Veloso  Diana   Favoriting Sometimes it's hard to take Paul Anka but this one works  0:33:56 (Pop-up)
Antonio Carlos Jobim  The Girl from Ipanema   Favoriting Not what I intended but it's a great song, albeit overplayed. Vocals by Astrud & João Gilberto, with Stan Getz on sax, Tom Jobim on piano  0:37:21 (Pop-up)
Antonio Carlos Jobim  Favela   Favoriting The master of Brazilian music, with strings. (This is what I meant to play)  0:43:06 (Pop-up)
Ani Cordero  El Flamboyan   Favoriting Based in Brooklyn, Ani Cordero is a founding member of terrific Mexican band Pistolera and played drums on tour with Os Mutantes  0:46:00 (Pop-up)
Betopey  Cumbia del Carnival   Favoriting From "The Original Sound of Cumbia"  0:48:40 (Pop-up)
Daddy-O Grande  Camino Grande   Favoriting This is Danny Amis from Los Straitjackets, now con Lost Acapulco. Sorry for the glitch.  0:51:21 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
Daddy-O Grande 

Malteada de Chocolate   Favoriting


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Feufollet  Tired of Your Tears   Favoriting Good band out of Lafayette, LA  1:01:17 (Pop-up)
Feufollet  Pris Dans la Vie Farouche   Favoriting Love that swamp pop ritmo  1:04:55 (Pop-up)
Clifton Chenier  One Step At A Time   Favoriting The master of zydeco  1:07:08 (Pop-up)
Los Folkloristas  La Golondrina   Favoriting From an amazing album-- about a sad powerful story: ""San Patricio" by the Chieftains featuring Ry Cooder. The next few songs are from that album.  1:11:29 (Pop-up)
Carlos Nunez  Sailing to Mexico   Favoriting This is the story of a few hundred mostly Irish kids who deserted the US army to fight in the Mexican War, against brazen American imperialism.  1:14:32 (Pop-up)
Los Campesinos de Valles  El Caballo   Favoriting Ry Cooder brought the Chieftains to Los Angeles to play with all these Mexican musicians. The result is special-- both musically and as a tribute to these brave young men.  1:16:58 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
Moya Brennan 

Lullaby for the Dead   Favoriting


1:19:17 (Pop-up)
Los Cenzontles et al  Finale   Favoriting The defeat of the San Patricio Brigade led to the largest mass hanging in U.S. history. But, to this day, the Mexicans salute their brave Irish brothers.  1:23:49 (Pop-up)
M Shanghai String Band  Knob Creek Boogie   Favoriting Short instrumental from the fine Brooklyn band  1:29:34 (Pop-up)
M Shanghai String Band  Tic Tac Toe Chicken   Favoriting They had a monthly gig at a Brooklyn Chinese restaurant ("an Asian bistro in Williamsburg") from 2002-2009-- and they are still around.  1:30:17 (Pop-up)
Carolina Chocolate Drops  Rickett's Hornpipe   Favoriting This band is a modern day tribute to black string band music from 100 years ago. Very cool.  1:33:30 (Pop-up)
Carolina Chocolate Drops  Cornbread and Butterbeans   Favoriting Vocals by Rhiannon Giddens  1:36:23 (Pop-up)
The Duhks  Camptown Races   Favoriting From a terrific album: "Beautiful Dreamer: The Songs of Stephen Foster" on American Roots Music (2004)  1:40:11 (Pop-up)
Henry Kaiser  Autumn Waltz   Favoriting More Stephen Foster, born in 1826, the year the USA celebrated 50 years since the Declaration.  1:42:37 (Pop-up)
Steve Goodman  The Dutchman   Favoriting A sweet sad song, written by Michael Smith, an underappreciated songwriter  1:45:34 (Pop-up)
Willie Murphy  My Own Fault   Favoriting Minneapolis bluesman died last month. He does this John Lee Hooker cover, with his band ("The Angel Headed Hipsters") on his "Hustlin’ Man Blues" album (1999)  1:50:06 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
Willie Murphy 

Fairy Tale   Favoriting


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Link Wray  Law of the Jungle   Favoriting Inspired by "Rumble: Indians Who Rocked the World" about Native American influence on American music. On PBS  2:01:30 (Pop-up)
Link Wray  The Earth Is Crying   Favoriting Link Wray was born in NC in 1929; his parents were from the Shawnee tribe. He is one of the people who first used the power chord in his guitar playing.  2:03:16 (Pop-up)
Mildred Bailey  Lover Come Back   Favoriting Mildred Bailey grew up on the Coeur d'Alene Indian Reservation in Idaho  2:06:32 (Pop-up)
Charlie Patton  Pony Blues   Favoriting Poor recording, great music. Charlie Patton is said to have had one grandmother who was Cherokee or Choctaw; there is certainly a touch of Indian in his music.  2:09:41 (Pop-up)
Charlie Patton  Running Wild Blues   Favoriting Some people say this is the guy who started it all, the "father of Delta blues."  2:12:14 (Pop-up)
Thelonious Monk  Bemsha Swing   Favoriting A breathtakingly great jazz classic.  2:15:51 (Pop-up)
Jackie Mittoo  North of the Sun   Favoriting When this ska keyboard genius died of cancer at age 42, his funeral was held at the National Arena in Kingston, Jamaica.  2:19:59 (Pop-up)
Daniel Romano  The Long Mirror of Time   Favoriting New music on New West  2:24:16 (Pop-up)
Sharon Van Etten  No One's Easy to Love   Favoriting From "Remind Me Tomorrow" on Jagjaguwar (2019)  2:27:54 (Pop-up)
Dan Hicks  Garden in the Rain   Favoriting This guy has been haunting me lately.  2:32:27 (Pop-up)
Dan Hicks  Walkin' My Baby Back Home   Favoriting Charming, just charming. With vocal assistance from Maryann Price.  2:35:39 (Pop-up)
Cauley Family  New River Train   Favoriting From "In the Pines: Tar Heel Folks Songs & Fiddle Tune Old Time Music of North Carolina 1926-1936" (Old Hat Records, 2008)  2:39:18 (Pop-up)
Steve Earle  To Live Is to Fly   Favoriting In 2009, Steve Earle did an album of Townes Van Zandt songs on New West  2:42:07 (Pop-up)
Flying Burrito Brothers  Tried So Hard   Favoriting Written by Gene Clark, who was supposed to be in the band but bailed. No Gram here either.  2:45:35 (Pop-up)
Bill Frisell  Pipeline   Favoriting I've been waiting since 6 am to play this. He does something special with this tune.  2:48:57 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
Bill Frisell 

The Shortest Day   Favoriting


2:58:45 (Pop-up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar 6:03am

good morning!!!!
Avatar 6:03am

Good morning Steve and all.
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did you send jeffrey on vacation? it's nice to see you!
  Swag For Life Member 6:04am
Steve Krinsky:

Here I am, ready or not.
David in London:

Morning all you Saturday groovers.
Avatar 6:05am

Hi Steve and Saturday listeners
Listener Bop Monroe:

it may be saturday but i'm waking and baking, Steve! Good morning all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:06am

have a coupl of gabor albums from the 60s and they are nothing as nice as this.
Listener Bop Monroe:

they are yes a different direction but doesn't detract from is Mr Szabo's supreme artistry
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:09am

had to look it up - d DO have baccchanal, so yes - it would be something like this. need to revisit my vinyl.
Listener Bop Monroe:

rock the yo yo!!!
Listener Bop Monroe:

Bela and Yo Yo same set! yeah!
Avatar 6:20am

cloudy/light rain here, seaonal temp right now.sky is barely discernably blue; gonna be rainy day. might be a good day to get pics of the basilica, finally.. good morning all!
Avatar 6:23am

Howdy folks!
Listener Bop Monroe:

basillica? rome or rome ny? light on the horizon in tannersville. good morning all!
the cl@m digger:

Great stuff Steve
Avatar 6:37am

@ Bop Monroe: iiif.lib.ncsu.edu...

hope that opens for you, it's the St Lawrence Basilica here in asheville; i live across the small plaza in front of it.
Avatar 6:42am

@annie no it won't open bad address
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:43am

I think the right link is this: iiif.lib.ncsu.edu...
Avatar 6:44am

@fred that works nice pic
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only part of it pasted.. well, it's a magnificent building.. well worth a web search.. thanks fred!
Avatar 6:47am

zzzzzzzzz. Up.
Listener Bop Monroe:

wow! way cool!
  Swag For Life Member 6:55am
Steve Krinsky:

Cooh John:

Daddy-O Grande from Los Straitjackets?
Listener Bop Monroe:

time for pancakes!
Avatar 7:00am

Good morning room
  Swag For Life Member 7:05am
Steve Krinsky:

Okay. We have a pretty good early morning groove going. Now more coffee.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:15am

morning everyone
Avatar 7:17am

Ah yes, The St. Patrick's.
Avatar 7:19am

..oops, why did I do that? don't like non-necessary apostrophes.

nice to hear a familiar accent this early in the morning
Listener Bop Monroe:

wow, steve, powerful stuff
Cooh John:

Nice show. Met you at the marathon once. Maybe see you again this year.
Listener Bop Monroe:

tic tac toe chicken and pancakes! yum.
Listener Bop Monroe:

was that the one from Canal St?
Andrew in Etobicoke:

Good morning Steve and everybody else.
Listener Bop Monroe:

gf sez it was John St. Chicken always got 1st move, would choose center of course.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:40am
Ken From Hyde Park:

The planet is expanding today or just not shrinking?
Listener Bop Monroe:

jeff is on assignment
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love the Chocolate Drops!
Listener Bop Monroe:

last time i heard this was Scelsa on WNEW... jeez.
Avatar 7:50am

..got to see Goodman once along with the black string band Martin, Bogan & Armstrong, and partied later at a small bar.
Avatar 7:51am

Good morning Steve and everyone! Haven’t heard this song in years.
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Love this Goodman song. I seem to recall a less produced version. Perhaps a cover.
Avatar 7:54am

Michael Smith is the artist, I'll bet. And his version is not a cover either.
Avatar 8:03am

Good for you Steve; those fossil fools again...
Avatar 8:04am

clancy brothers do a lovely rendition of "The Dutchman"
Listener Bop Monroe:

go Link!
Cooh John:

Leaving with Link playing. Have a good day, everybody.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:05am

Morning everyone,
Listener Bop Monroe:

someone threw a garbage bag out their car window at his feet... yes the earth is crying
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:08am

Expecting to hear Jeffrey this AM, but pleasantly surprised to hear some real gems ...Thx Steve!!!
Avatar 8:13am

..there's the old controversy about who invented electricity first: Link Wray or Bo Diddley.
Andrew in Etobicoke:

Thanks for Thelonious.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:18am
tom from Glasgow:

LIstener Bop Monroe:

No such thing as a wrong note...
Andrew in Etobicoke:

You got it, Bop Monroe
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:22am
Joe C from Brooklyn In Staten Island:

I'm just hear.
Listener Bop Monroe:

Listener Bop Monroe:

How many licks does it take to reach the tootsie pop center, he sang?
Listener Bop Monroe:

Bill H. From The Apartment Above The Fishmomgers:

Bill H. From The Apartment Above The Fishmongers:

Avatar 8:32am

SVE, this is so great.
Bill H. From The Apartment Above The Fishmongers:

Listener Bop Monroe:

You prefer the earnest singer songwriters? This is nice change. Boredom is a great buzzcocks song
Listener Bop Monroe:

Have some fish
Bill H. From The Apartment Above The Fishmongers:

i prefer a ham sandwich
Listener Bop Monroe:

Avatar 8:39am

Clay Pigeon can really scat.
Listener Bop Monroe:

Skiddly op op
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:43am
tom from Glasgow:

this is good stuff
Avatar 8:46am

Any Townes is good Townes.
Avatar 8:48am

You’re killing it now Steve!

Yeah, Gram has quite a distinctive voice
Avatar 8:49am

..the Burritos..
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..the Burritos..
Listener Bop Monroe:

found it!
the NYC tic tac toe chicken!


it wasn't just a drunken cruise nite out with friends hallucination!
Thanks Steve!
Avatar 8:50am

..more caffeine now..
John from Florham Park:

Hi there nice sounds I am hearing
Listener Bop Monroe:

no one believed me. i woke and boked.

bock bock bock!
Listener Bop Monroe:

niiiiiiiice...!!! hang ten
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:55am

This is a great, dreamy version of Pipeline, may be the direct opposite of Dick Dale.
Avatar 8:57am
Luna Nueva:

Liked today's show. Thanks Steve. :-)
Avatar 8:57am

..thanks for the selections DJ SK. See ya at your next fill-in...
Listener Bop Monroe:

has 2 go now 2. thnx agin for great 3 hours. luv 2 all n a great day! no such thing as boredom!
Avatar 8:59am

Thank you Steve. Have a great one!

nice to hear your voice
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