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All Pieces for Philip Nusbaum

 
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
We open with a couple of songs about hard work. In the first, the singer wishes he could get away from it. In the second, the prospect of always ha...

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  • Added: Jan 11, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Sitting on top of the world has been around a long time. The song was written by Walter Vinson and Sam Chatmon, members of the blues group, the Mis...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2017
  • Length: 05:55
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
There are plenty of songs about coal, and plenty of them about guns. But there are not many sung from the point of view or either, and that is how ...

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  • Added: Jan 09, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Our program opens up with new bluegrass. Then, it’s our Gem of Bluegrass. Most Americans, whether or not they like bluegrass, have heard the tune O...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Old Joe Clark has been around forever seemingly. It’s used as a square dance tune, so that helps keep it around. That it crooked and difficult to l...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2016
  • Length: 07:21
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Bluegrass lyrics frequently reside in small towns. Our show today opens with some songs about small towns. Some celebrate them, while others offer ...

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  • Added: Dec 22, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Poverty is a common motivator of bluegrass song lyrics, and early on, we play some great examples. You might think that the slew of pop songs known...

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  • Added: Dec 21, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 7

  • Added: Dec 15, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Becky Schlegel plays and talks about the songs she writes that are given as gifts. Other bluegrass artists share their Christmas thoughts.

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  • Added: Nov 29, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
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Old time music has the reputation of looking at it’s own history for inspiration. But it has also has a cutting edge. In general, cutting edges in ...

  • Added: Nov 26, 2016
  • Length: 05:15
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
At close to year’s end, we’ve got a lot of new bluegrass, so we spin some of the highlights of the wave of new releases, While old-time music has a...

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  • Added: Nov 26, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 18
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Broken-hearted melodies are commonplace in bluegrass songs. But the stories in the Carolina Blue and Honi Deaton songs presented early are especial...

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  • Added: Nov 18, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
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A couple of songs depicting personal trouble open the show. One is about a missed connection, the other about settling long-standing anger. The Gem...

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  • Added: Nov 12, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Much of the heated dialog among bluegrass fans concerns new approaches that are evolving. But when new approaches evolve, it does not mean that the...

  • Added: Nov 11, 2016
  • Length: 05:38
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The way the world is going, small towns and small town downtowns are really taking a beating. We present a group of songs on this issue. The Gem of...

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  • Added: Nov 07, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
We all know how popular train songs are in bluegrass. We open the show with a couple that feature trains cutting through the landscape, and the sec...

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  • Added: Nov 05, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Merle Haggard. His dates are 1937 to 2016. He was not a bluegrass performer, but he was loved by bluegrass artists and people. Now that he is gone,...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2016
  • Length: 06:41
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
When Bluegrass goes downtown, it’s generally to have fun, and sometime too much! After a few “downtown” songs, the Gem of Bluegrass features bluegr...

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  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
If you asked bluegrass fans about their situations, most would say they are pretty good. If you have good health, a roof over your head, and enough...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 06:57
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Fall is Beautiful, right? Well, we hear about it in bluegrass songs, but those beautiful falling leaves are usually meant to symbolize something el...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2016
  • Length: 06:12