Sunday Street Playlists
By CBackfish on Sun, 03/27/2016 - 8:36pm
Today's program featured a conversation with Brooks Williams as we shared tracks from his terrific new album, MY TURN NOW in its world radio debut. We also featured some tracks from a great new instrumental album from Bob Westcott.
By CBackfish on Mon, 03/21/2016 - 10:23am
Today's program featured a phone conversation with Suzzy Roche and Lucy Wainwright Roche. We also noted the passing of Steve Young and Gogi Grant.
By CBackfish on Sun, 02/21/2016 - 6:49pm
Lots of blues on today's edition of Sunday Street with a new release from Toby Walker and a collection of contemporary artists playing songs associated with Blind Willie Jefferson. Also, new releases from Lucinda Williams, Kirsten Maxwell, and The Suitcase Junket.
By CBackfish on Sun, 02/14/2016 - 5:44pm
Jim Faith, producer of the LI Winterfest, visited with us to preview this year's event.
By CBackfish on Mon, 02/01/2016 - 12:14pm
Today's program featured music from the Jefferson Airplane to mark the passing of founding member Paul Kantner and original female vocalist, Signe Anderson.
By CBackfish on Sun, 01/24/2016 - 9:15pm
The "post-blizzard" edition of Sunday Street. We featured new albums from Lynn Miles , The Pines, and The Cactus Blossoms, a new song from Eric Andersen, some songs to celebrate Robert Burns' Birthday and some songs to mark the passing of Glenn Frey,
By CBackfish on Mon, 01/18/2016 - 2:37pm
Today's playlist featured several sets of songs to mark the national observance of the life of the Rev.Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., along with releases new to our playlist from Sierra Hull, Chip Taylor and John Prine, Willie Nelson, Travis, and Steve Howell and the Mighty Men. We also played several songs to mark the passing last week of David Bowie.
By CBackfish on Sun, 01/10/2016 - 3:21pm
Today's program featured two new releases looking at America, one from Kate Campbell, a singer/songwriter from the south, and the other from Wreckless Eric, a musician from England who has toured the US since the ;ate 1970's and has lived here since 2011. We also spoke on the phone with Sloan Wainwright who will inaugurate the 2016 edition of the Sunday Street Series at its new home, the Gillespie Room of the Long Island Museum, on Sunday, January 17th at 3 P.M.
By CBackfish on Sun, 01/03/2016 - 5:44pm
This week's edition of Sunday Street featured new music from Dead Man Fall, Pesky J. Nixon, Jake Walton, and Alan Santoriello. We also played a set of songs inspired by Laurie Anderson's performing a concert in Times Square tomorrow featuring music at decibels only dogs can hear.
By CBackfish on Mon, 12/28/2015 - 1:11pm
And end of the year edition of Sunday Street featuring tracks from many of the albums released in 2015 that we enjoyed sharing with listeners.
By CBackfish on Sun, 12/20/2015 - 5:15pm
Our Winter Solstice/Christmas program
By CBackfish on Sun, 12/13/2015 - 8:51pm
A conversation with Neil Watson, Executive Director of the Long Island Museum, and Joshua Ruff, Director of Collections and Interpretation, was part of today's program. The Sunday Street Series will be moving to the Long Island Museum in January.
By CBackfish on Sun, 12/06/2015 - 5:27pm
Today's program was a "Local Music" edition of Sunday Street featuring a number of area musicians in conversation, performance and on recording. WUSB former General Manager Norm Prusslin also stopped by to provide details on last night's Long Island Music Hall of Fame holiday gala.
By CBackfish on Sun, 11/29/2015 - 3:02pm
Today's program sampled some new releases for the holiday season.
By CBackfish on Sun, 11/22/2015 - 9:15pm
Today's program marked the passing of P.F. Sloan, Allen Toussaint, and Canada's Ron Hynes by playing some of their recordings. We also shared a powerful new song from Lynn Miles regarding the crisis with refugees from war-torn counties, as well as a new album from Sloan Wainwright and the issue of some recordings from a 1987/1988 Neil Young tour.
By CBackfish on Sun, 11/08/2015 - 9:46pm
An in-studio visit from blues great Guy Davis was featured on today's program