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All Pieces for Philip Nusbaum

 
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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...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, KKRN, WOUB, KRZA, KBRP Community Radio and more


  • 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...

Bought by WTIP, RadioFreePalmer, KKRN, WOUB, KRZA and more


  • 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...

Bought by WEZU, WVRU, RadioFreePalmer, KKRN, WOUB and more


  • 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
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: k
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
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
After an HDS (hard-driving song) to open the show, we play three examples of the Unfortunate Rake song cycle, where, before death, the protagonist ...

Bought by WVRU, WOUB, KRZA, KBRP Community Radio, WRGY and more


  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 18
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
So many bluegrass songs are about relations, including functional and dysfunctional. We contrast different kinds of relationships in a couple of di...

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  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Old songs about driving trucks frequently center on the power of trucks and the long drives. More recent ones also focus on the relationships conne...

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  • Added: Oct 07, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
All end of relationship songs involve personal tragedy but some have circumstances that really capture our attention. This was as true hundreds of ...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Losing one’s way somehow in life is a frequent topic in bluegrass songs. But how this topic is handled differs from period to period. We listen to ...

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
There are lots of songs about trains, and at least two with the name Old Train. We spin them. We focus on a new tune by Grascals banjoist Kristin S...

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Sweet 16. It should be joyous to be sweet 16. But in bluegrass, it can be not-so-sweet 16. We play a few examples, and then an old and frivolous so...

Bought by KKRN, WOUB, KRZA, KBRP Community Radio, WNTI.ORG-Internet Radio from Centenary University and more


  • Added: Sep 20, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Fall 2016 Fund Raising Edition II; about 40 minutes of programming

Bought by KUMD


  • Added: Sep 17, 2016
  • Length: 37:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Fall 2016 Fund Raising Edition I. about 40 minutes in length.

Bought by KUMD


  • Added: Sep 17, 2016
  • Length: 38:55
  • Purchases: 1