Sunday Street Playlists
By CBackfish on Mon, 05/19/2014 - 8:22am
Our annual All-Dylan program to celebrate his 73rd birthday this Saturday. Since Dylan's fourth album, Another Side of Bob Dylan, will see the 50th anniversary of its release this August, we based our program on that album and the recording session for the album, playing tracks from the album as well as recordings from the session that were not included on the released album. We also roamed the extensive Dylan catalogue for other songs and included quite a few cover versions as well.
By CBackfish on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 3:46pm
Today's program featured a musical remembrance of Jesse Winchester, who passed away on Friday, April 11th. Also, Rod Picott, an outstanding singer-songwriter paid a visit to Sunday Street before playing a terrific show at The University Cafe, with WUSB's Mary Lamont opening.
By CBackfish on Sun, 03/30/2014 - 4:25pm
Today's program featured a conversation with singer/songwriter Richard Shindell.
By CBackfish on Sun, 03/23/2014 - 9:02pm
An in-studio visit from Russ Seeger and Tom Ryan of The Last Hombres and Pete Mancini of Butchers Blind was part of today's program.
By CBackfish on Mon, 03/10/2014 - 9:51am
An in-studio visit from Poor Old Shine was part of today's program
By CBackfish on Mon, 02/24/2014 - 4:50pm
New music from Don Bikoff, The Last Hombres, Joy Kills Sorrow and Iain Matthews, as well as a studio visit from Pesky J. Nixon, were featured on today's program.
By CBackfish on Sun, 02/16/2014 - 6:23pm
Lots of new releases on today's program along with a visit from Bill Herman of Paradiddle Records to announce a benefit concert at The University Cafe on Saturday, April 5th at 8 P.M. "Keep Me In Your Heart: A Long Island Musicians' Tribute to Warren Zevon" will feature a host of area musicians sharing interpretations of well-known and lesser-known Zevon songs. Information at www.universitycafe.org
The concert will benefit WUSB-FM and help with the expenses associated with repairing our damaged transmitter. Recent storms have had their impact on the transmitter and as a consequence, our signal has been reduced dramatically. It is unlikely the University will assist us with this cost so we need to raise these funds by ourselves. Hopefully, our listeners will come to our rescue.
By CBackfish on Sun, 02/02/2014 - 6:46pm
Today's program featured songs associated with Pete Seeger. We also played new music from Matt Anderson and Dr.Dog, and a previously-unreleased track from Tom Russell.
By CBackfish on Mon, 01/27/2014 - 11:14am
Today's program featured some segments from an in-studio visit from James Maddock on 3-11-12
By CBackfish on Sun, 01/19/2014 - 3:27pm
An in-studio performance and conversation with Butchers Blind, a Long Island - based band, was part of today's program. We also highlighted new releases from Rosanne Cash, Fred Eaglesmith and Roosevelt Dime, and in music marked tomorrow's national observance of the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr.
By CBackfish on Mon, 01/06/2014 - 2:21pm
Today's program noted the recent passings of Phil Everly and Sarah Elizabeth Campbell, played some tracks from some of the nominees for BBC Radio 2 Folk Albums of the year, featured tracks from new albums by Jack Williams, Guy Clark, Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones, and concluded with an in-studio visit from blues great, Guy Davis.
By CBackfish on Sun, 12/29/2013 - 4:36pm
Today's "turning of the year" edition of Sunday Street was devoted to some of the outstanding releases of the past year. We could have easily played several hours more but touched on as many of them as we could during the program. We'll be likely to play some more of them on next Sunday's program. Steve Matteo, who writes about popular music for Long Island Pulse, joined us to discuss the past year in music and share a number of his favorites. Today's program also looked towards 2014 with a fine new release from Tim Grimm slated to appear this week.