Category Archives: Folk

Slim Whitman: January 20, 1923 – June 19, 2013

Slim Whitman Is Not Like the Others: Our First Cosmic Cowboy This blog was originally posted on January 21, 2012. Tune in Sunday morning to KBCS 91.3 in Seattle or to http://www.kbcs.fm this Sunday morning, June 23, 2013, for a … Continue reading

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The Griesly Bride

The creeps and crawls of Halloween are always fun. If you didn’t hear Walkin’ the Floor this past Sunday it was three hours of wonderfully spooky country music. You can check it out here. I didn’t get to one song … Continue reading

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Our Lady of the Tall Trees: Cahalen Morrison and Eli West

Prologue Some musicians you come to late. They are fully formed, have found their voice, their place, their history writ. Some you catch out of the corner of your eye when they’re still swirling around in the heat and dust … Continue reading

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Road Songs

Tonight on Roadsongs we’ll start things off by remembering Bill Morrissey who passed away just over a year ago with a short (thanks digital millennium copyright act), but sweet set of music. We’ll also play new music by Zoe Muth … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of Whiskey in a Little Cup of Tea

A few days ago we marked the one year anniversary of Bill Morrissey’s passing. He died on a Saturday and I heard about it that Sunday morning. I was on air playing old country records when someone called to ask … Continue reading

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Unraveling Mystery Train

Elvis Presley recorded his last master session today at Sun Records in Memphis back in 1955. He recorded three songs with Bill Black, Scotty Moore and Johnny Bernero: I Forgot to Remember to Forget, Trying to Get to You, and … Continue reading

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If You Want to Sing Out, Sing Out

So there I was, disheveled, a day past unshaven and holding on to the bear. My head hurt. My brain hurt. My damn left shoulder hurt. In my younger days all that would have been the tells of a fine … Continue reading

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