WFDU Archives: Traditions - Ron's Favorites of 2017

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Original Aired:
Sunday, December 31st, 2017
3:00PM to 5:00PM

2 hours

Sunday, December 31st, 2017 3:00PM

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Episode: Traditions - Ron's Favorites of 2017

Host Ron Olesko shares 10 of his favorite recordings from 2017 : Tom Chapin "Threads" , The Downhill Strugglers "Lone Prairie and Other Old Time Songs" , Joe Jencks "Poets, Philosphers, Workers & Wanderers", The Malvinas "God Bless the Grass", Joel Mabus "Different Hymnals", Zoe Mulford "Small Brown Birds", Sam Gleaves & Tyler Hughes "Sam Gleaves & Tyler Hughes", The Wailin' Jennys "Fifteen", Pat Wictor "This is Absoutely Real: Visions and Versions of Phil Ochs" and Windborne "Song on the Times".


Show: Traditions

The longest running show on WFDU-FM, TRADITIONS was created by Ron Olesko in 1980
Listening to TRADITIONS is your weekly ticket to a virtual folk festival.  Each week, Ron samples the diverse world of folk music in all its various forms - introducing you to emerging singer-songwriters, throwing a spotlight on the trailblazers of the folk revival, and sharing the  countless treasures of the folk music community - including acoutisc blues, Celtic, country, Cajun and other flavors of American and World roots music.
Ron's guests visit the show to share their songs live and give you insight into their music. In addition, Ron shares announcements about upcoming concerts and festivals in our area.
Traditions airs every Sunday from 3-6 PM ET and streams live on the web through this website.  Join in the fun each week!



Click here for Ron's Soundcloud page featuring interviews from past shows   Traditions can also be heard Saturday nights at 6:30m ET and Tuesday nights at 10pm at:

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