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All Pieces for Philip Nusbaum

 
Caption: Philip Nusbaum w/ 2012 Zeitfunk           , Credit: Karen Van Norman
Early in the broadcast, we air a couple of old-time “attitude” songs where the singer speaks his mind regarding his former beloved and former relat...

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Phil w/ 2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Bluegrass and old time music are often called poor folk’s music. And there’s a good case for that point of view. Most songs do not concern themselv...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2015
  • Length: 07:19
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
The show opens by playing new and recent bluegrass music. Then, the Gem of Bluegrass considers rounders who appear in bluegrass songs. Rounders are...

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  • Added: Jun 18, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 18
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Today’s show has a Fourth of July motif, but it opens with a couple of songs about relationship troubles. In each of these songs, the male singer f...

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  • Added: Jun 11, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 19
Caption: Phil w/ 2012 Zeitfunk  , Credit: Karen Van Norman
What’s patriotic about bluegrass music. Some of it is obvious. And some is just a little under the surface.

  • Added: Jun 11, 2015
  • Length: 06:52
Caption: Philip Nusbaum w/ 2012 Zeitfunk           , Credit: Karen Van Norman
The bluegrass hammer. It is usually what you swing as part of your job or because you are in prison. We play a few bluegrass songs containing hard-...

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  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Philip Nusbaum w/ 2012 Zeitfunk           , Credit: Karen Van Norman
Historically, bluegrass music is a an evolved type of old time string band. But although bluegrass follows the old time string band in history that...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 07:18
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The American Dream and Bluegrass music. Most bluegrass songs that touch on the subject tell how the dream is yet to be fulfilled for the singers. T...

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  • Added: May 31, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Phil w/ 2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Those who have recorded The Cooi Coo Bird have contributed elements relating to their individual muses and cultural backgrounds. In the past few de...

  • Added: May 31, 2015
  • Length: 04:23
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Our show opens today with recent bluegrass music including a new one about the Gunfight at the OK Corral, the old west’s most notorious gun battle....

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  • Added: May 20, 2015
  • Length: 59:29
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Philip Nusbaum w/ 2012 Zeitfunk           , Credit: Karen Van Norman
Love and money: Is there a connection? Not for the two lucky guys in the first two songs, whose sweethearts don’t care a whit about money. Then we ...

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  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 18
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Early on, we play a couple of scary prison songs, where moments of anger lead to violence and long prison sentences. The Gem of Bluegrass features ...

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  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Philip Nusbaum w/ 2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
The broadcast opens with songs reflecting various visions of what Sunday is like. The Gem of Bluegrass focuses on many ways emotion is expressed in...

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  • Added: May 03, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Philip Nusbaum w/ 2012 Zeitfunk           , Credit: Karen Van Norman
After playing a recent bluegrass selection, we play some interesting truck driving songs, where the connection between truckin’ and family life is ...

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  • Added: May 03, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Philip Nusbaum w/ 2012 Zeitfunk           , Credit: Karen Van Norman
When you play bluegrass and old time music should you play it the way it’s been handed down? Or should you use the music as a basis for imagining n...

  • Added: May 03, 2015
  • Length: 05:12
Caption: Philip Nusbaum , Credit: Karen Van Norman
Bluegrass music uses mountains and wind to symbolize a feeling known as “lonesome.” We play 2 recent songs embodying this mood, and one classic. So...

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  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Phil w/ 2012 Zeitfunk  , Credit: Karen Van Norman
Old time and bluegrass music. Many fans consider them as distinct phenomena. But there is reason to consider both as part of the same musical tree.

  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 06:39
Caption: Philip Nusbaum w/ 2012 Zeitfunk           , Credit: Karen Van Norman
A couple of “hillbilly wedding” songs lead off the show. Then we turn our attention to sung duets. Over time, this type of song treatment has serve...

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  • Added: Apr 20, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Philip Nusbaum w/ 2012 Zeitfunk           , Credit: Karen Van Norman
Ralph Stanley is perhaps the greatest living bluegrass icon representing the past of bluegrass. Lately, Ralph’s grandson seems to be following in R...

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  • Added: Apr 09, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Phil w/ 2012 Zeitfunk  , Credit: Karen Van Norman
When you listen to old bluegrass and the singing styles popular in country music at the time, you can appreciate the early bluegrass as a combinati...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2015
  • Length: 07:51