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All Pieces for Philip Nusbaum

 
Caption: Phil w/2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
It’s Christmas on the Bluegrass Review. We play some favorites, some funny ones and some musical production jobs.

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Phil w/ 2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
The nautical tragedy of the Titanic is perhaps the most sung about disaster in the history of old time music and bluegrass. But what do the singers...

  • Added: Nov 24, 2013
  • Length: 08:44
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeutfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
One of the best loved tunes around is Bonaparte’s Retreat. But why? Is it the title? The melody? Lyle Lofgren and Phil Nusbaum seek a solution to t...

  • Added: Nov 24, 2013
  • Length: 12:00
Caption: Phil w/ 2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Towards the beginning of the show, we play a couple of Larry Cordle compositions: one deals with a woman’s attitude about her ex‘s new flame and th...

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  • Added: Nov 24, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
The nautical tragedy of the Titanic is perhaps the most sung about disaster in the history of old time music and bluegrass. But what do the singers...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2013
  • Length: 08:44
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
One of the best loved tunes around is Bonaparte’s Retreat. But why? Is it the title? The melody? Lyle Lofgren and Phil Nusbaum seek a solution to t...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2013
  • Length: 12:00
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Our broadcast opens with new bluegrass by the Del McCoury band. Then, a couple of recent songs relating to mining coal. It’s a special Gem of Blueg...

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  • Added: Nov 19, 2013
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
The show opens with an outstanding recent song from the Steep Canyon Rangers. Then, we play modern songs about workers who embody their work. Then,...

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  • Added: Nov 15, 2013
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Phil w/2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Broken hearted melodies begin our show today. And then comes a new song sung by Melody Walker and Jacob Groopman that comments that those with brok...

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  • Added: Nov 15, 2013
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Phil w/ 2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
The piece recounts great things about bluegrass music and the bluegrass community

  • Added: Nov 15, 2013
  • Length: 10:19
Caption: Phil w/ 2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Our show opens with recent bluegrass by Junior Sisk and Joe Mullins. You might know that there are not very many bluegrass songs where “regular” po...

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  • Added: Oct 30, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Phil w/2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
To some self-appointed music experts, bluegrass is simple. You know, even though songs can have more than 3 chords, people say that all they ever h...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2013
  • Length: 07:22
Caption: Phil w/2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Noaman
Historian Charles Wolfe tells us that 1920s country music grew organically. It took a while for recording companies to learn that rural southerners...

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  • Added: Oct 23, 2013
  • Length: 06:48
  • Purchases: 2
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The show opens with current bluegrass, including a couple of newly recorded songs written by Merle Haggard. On the Gem of Bluegrass, we reflect on ...

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  • Added: Oct 23, 2013
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Phil with 2012 eitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
The show opens with cutting edge bluegrass created by experienced musicians. These songs prove that when it comes to testing the boundaries, it isn...

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  • Added: Oct 17, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Our show begins with new bluegrass by Junior Sisk and Joe Mullins, and by Johnny Staats. The we get spooky! Following the Hallowe’en stuff, the Gem...

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  • Added: Oct 10, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Phil w/ 2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
The old bluegrass songs about work suggest that work defines a person. And maybe that was true with work that was 24/7. But today it seems to be mo...

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  • Added: Oct 04, 2013
  • Length: 05:43
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Phil w/ 2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van norman
“Goodbye” is a major theme in bluegrass songs. Our show opens with two types of this songtype. One, by Lorraine Jordon and Carolina Road is a tradi...

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  • Added: Oct 04, 2013
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
The show opens with a new Johnny Staats piece. Then we feature bluegrass pluggers, folks who doggedly pursue goals, no matter how steep the odds. T...

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  • Added: Sep 30, 2013
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Phil w/2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van norman
After a recent Peter Rowan song opens the show. We play a couple of love songs. The first is an extremely positive, beginning-og-a-relationship son...

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  • Added: Sep 20, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13