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Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
North Americans love their automobiles. On the Gem of Bluegrass, we explore the connections between bluegrass and old-time music and the automobile...

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  • Added: Mar 31, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
We play the numbers on today’s show. In other words, we play songs whose titles contain numbers. On the Gem of Bluegrass feature, we focus on the c...

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  • Added: Mar 23, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Songs about guns. We play three at the start of the show. The first is told from the point of view of a bullet. Then we play a hard-hitting song fr...

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  • Added: Mar 16, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Throughout the history of bluegrass and old time music, songwriters have taken stands on issues related to working. At the beginning of the show, w...

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  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Philip Nusbaum, Credit: Phil w/ 2012 Zeitfunk  Karen Van Norman
The history of bluegrass is mostly evolution. So what’s new under the bluegrass sun? Some say it’s a new kind of sung expression: the deep melancholy.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 06:49
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
You know how people say they’re jazzed about some things, including bluegrass. They mean they’re excited. Bluegrass and jazz are different idioms o...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2016
  • Length: 07:15
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
In the old days of bluegrass there were the happy sounding sad songs. But sad songs today frequently embody musical textures that are also sad. Our...

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  • Added: Mar 01, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
There are many songs about trains in bluegrass, but what the trains stand for vary greatly. We open the show with a couple of recent examples. Then...

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  • Added: Feb 26, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 16

  • Added: Feb 23, 2016
  • Length: 38:02
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Feb 23, 2016
  • Length: 39:48

  • Added: Feb 23, 2016
  • Length: 36:42

  • Added: Feb 23, 2016
  • Length: 39:33
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Today’s show features a broad stylistic swath. We open with a couple of old-style songs about male fools about love. Then come a couple of modernis...

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  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Our show open has plenty of new bluegrass. The Gem of Bluegrass poses the question of whether Bill Monroe’s early bluegrass represented innovation ...

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  • Added: Feb 09, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Sometimes it is hard to tell whether a change in music is an evolution or the result of someone’s great idea. For example, Bill Monroe’s bluegrass ...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2016
  • Length: 07:19
Caption: Philip Nusbaum, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Bill Monroe’s blue grass music was more than one thing. He did many types of songs, and he showed an evolution in his playing and writing. Take his...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2016
  • Length: 04:00
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
There always seems to be a trickle of songs about working, and we play 3 good ones at the beginning of the show. Our Gem of Bluegrass concerns blue...

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  • Added: Feb 04, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Laurie Lewis’ new Cd pays tribute to Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerard. One of the Hazel and Alice themes was singing traditional songs. We play one b...

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  • Added: Feb 01, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Early on the show today, we acknowledge that bluegrass specializes in all kinds of “unhappy” including breakups. We play a couple of stylistically ...

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  • Added: Feb 01, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
The Blues tonality and the blues form come from African American people. The blues long been thought to have begun as field hollers and moans, and ...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2016
  • Length: 07:45