To Townes, with gratitude, ten years after…

January 1, 2007 Today marks the tenth anniversary of the death of Townes Van Zandt. Sadly, I was not aware of Townes until after his death, although I’m not sure why I didn’t get there sooner. I was attending the … Continue reading

Steel Belted Radio – December 28, 2006

One of the longest (and funniest) SBFRR shows in history, as we spent 4 hours looking back at the best (and WORST) of 2006. Download this episode (right click and save) Download this episode (right click and save) Download this … Continue reading

Playlists: Tell the Band to Go Home – December 2006

Episode #187 Sunday, December 3, 2006 2:00-4:00 pm central time CJUM 101.5 UMFM in Winnipeg, Manitoba www.umfm.com Revelling in the awsomeness of the new Gob Iron album, “Death Songs for the Living,” we played a few from that and some … Continue reading

December 24, 2006

’twas the Afternoon Before Christmas Download this episode (right click and save) Download this episode (right click and save) Download this episode (right click and save) Episode #190 – ‘twas the Afternoon Before Christmas Sunday, December 24, 2006 2:00-5:00 pm … Continue reading

December 10, 2006

Featuring a look at the Canadian Folk Music Awards nominees. Awards are handed out tonight in Edmonton. And, the first of a strong and plentiful batch of great releases from 2006, as well as memories of the best live-in-studio performances … Continue reading

December 3, 2006

Revelling in the awsomeness of the new Gob Iron album, “Death Songs for the Living,” we played a few from that and some other deathly greats. Also a look ahead at upcoming shows by The Be Good Tanyas, and Ron … Continue reading