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Playlist: Thanksgiving 2017

Compiled By: Kristin Gilbert

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Room At The Top: A Tom Petty Appreciation

From Paul Ingles | 59:01

Rolling Stone writer Anthony DeCurtis and Esquire Magazine's Jeff Slate join Paul Ingles for a thoughtful and heart-felt review of the special qualities that made the late Tom Petty such an important figure in rock 'n' roll. Music from throughout Tom's 40 year career is featured.

Tom-petty_small Rolling Stone writer Anthony DeCurtis and Esquire Magazine's Jeff Slate join Paul Ingles for a thoughtful and heart-felt review of the special qualities that made the late Tom Petty such an important figure in rock 'n' roll.  Music from throughout Tom's 40 year career is featured.

Playlist:

All Right For Now
Good To Be King (excerpt)
Breakdown
Fooled Again (And I Don’t Like It)
Listen To Her Heart
I Need To Know
Even The Losers
Change of Heart (Excerpt)
You Got Lucky
Southern Accents
Jammin’ Me
Free Fallin’
Face In The Crowd (Excerpt)
Cool Dry Place – Traveling Wilburys (Excerpt)
Last Night – Traveling Wilburys
Something in the Air
You Wreck Me
Romm At The Top

Thanksgiving Special: Harvest Season

From WFIU | Part of the Harmonia Early Music: Specials series | 59:01

An hour-long program of early music, celebrating the harvest season. Perfect for Thanksgiving!!!

725-harvest_season_guords_small Harmonia rings in the harvest season with a cornucopia of early music delights!  We'll hear merchant cries from long-ago London, witness the marriage of music and ritual, and dine at Johann Hermann Schein's musical Banquet.  For dessert: our featured release Amor Vincit Omnia or "Love Conquers All."

Harmonia Thanksgiving Special: "Cornucopia"

From WFIU | Part of the Harmonia Early Music: Specials series | 58:57

A one-hour program of early music exploring that ancient symbol for the harvest, fertility, and giving thanks -- The Cornucopia. This is a sound-rich special for Thanksgiving time and the autumnal season!

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Folktale of Harvest Home

From Northeast Indiana Public Radio | Part of the Folktales series | 59:59

It's a world of good music and autumnal customs we're gathering this week on the Folktale of Harvest Home.

Ft_weekly-fb___prx_harvest_home_verse_small In the words of American financial journalist, B.C. Forbes, “It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn”. In many a folkworld, the joyful celebration of the end of that bountiful period is known as “Harvest Home,” which is what this most melodious edition of folktales is all about.
Armed with words of wisdom and a world of timey musical traditions, we'll be traveling through the Americas, Europe, and Asia for a cornucopia of seasonal splendor, featuring the music of Fred Small, Michael Jonathan, Bridget Ball, Angela Jui Lee, Inkuyo, R. Carlos Nakai, Skyedance and more.

Thanksgiving Blues (Episode 1547)

From John Luttrell | Part of the Full-Time Blues Radio series | 59:00

This week brings us the semi-annual Thanksgiving edition of the program, featuring a mouth-watering selection of songs in all flavors of the Blues.

Full-time-blues-logo-white-2010_small It's an impressive spread of food themed tracks for your holiday season soundtrack, with all but two of the songs coming off 2015 releases - an impressive feat for a themed episode. We were fortunate to even have a featured selection from "Johnny's Mailbox" that fits right in with the Thanksgiving topic. "Mama's Cookin'" comes off the new album by Brad Vickers & His Vestapolitans. The new CD, That's What They Say is available now.

Full-Time Blues Radio brings listeners the widest variety of new Blues music. That means we'll never play the same song twice in this program's lifetime! The weekly series is hosted by "Johnny Full-Time" and features new material by today's stars, tomorrow's legends, and self-produced indie artists from around the world. In addition, each week we dig inside "Johnny's Mailbox" to spotlight a new album that just arrived in the last seven days. Occasionally, we'll hear news about Blues on wax in "The Vinyl Report." From time to time, you may hear an interview or in studio performance, as well.


More information, archived artist interviews, and much more can be found online at http://www.fulltimeblues.com

Thanksgiving and Native American Cultures

From WFHB | Part of the Interchange series | 56:33

This week on Interchange, host Louis Malone speaks leads a discussion of Native American cultures with three professors from Indiana University, Dr. Jason Baird Jackson, Dr. Christina Snyder, and Dr. Brian Gilley. The group discusses the history of Thanksgiving, its ties with Native American cultures in the United States of America, and the state of Native North Americans in the American public consciousness.

Badge-wo-tagline_small This week on Interchange, host Louis Malone speaks leads a discussion of Native American cultures with three professors from Indiana University, Dr. Jason Baird Jackson, Dr. Christina Snyder, and Dr. Brian Gilley. The group discusses the history of Thanksgiving, its ties with Native American cultures in the United States of America, and the state of Native North Americans in the American public consciousness.

15-47: Thanksgiving with the National Heritage Fellows, 11/25/2015

From American Routes | Part of the American Routes series | 01:59:00

featuring BB King, Ralph Stanley, Drink Small, Dan Sheehy and more.

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Each year, American Routes celebrates the long Thanksgiving weekend with a sonic cornucopia from the National Heritage Fellows. Since 1982, the National Endowment for the Arts has presented the fellowships - America's most prestigious award for folk & traditional arts. We'll hear music and conversation from Fellows in years gone by, like Doc Watson, Staple Singers, Clifton Chenier, Ralph Stanley, B.B. King, Flaco Jimenez and New Orleans' own Treme Brass Band.  Then we present the 2015 Fellows, many performing live from the stage at George Washington University, including the Gee's Bend quilters, a circus aerialist, Piedmont bluesman, klezmer musicians, mariachis and more.  

Thanksgiving Special - "Earth Eats Thanksgiving"

From WFIU | Part of the Earth Eats: Specials series | 58:57

A one-hour program of planning and preparing a terrific thanksgiving meal, with some very foody musical interludes. Try something new this Thanksgiving!!!

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Earth Eats Thanksgiving is a 59-minute show about real food and green living, a program of planning and preparing a terrific thanksgiving meal with turkey, other courses, and some vegetarian options. Host Annie Corrigan and renowned chef Daniel Orr indulge in some fine cooking, and some very foody musical interludes with very special friends. Happy Thanksgiving!

Daniel Orr is a celebrated chef and culinary author who has worked at some of the top restaurants in France before running New York's famed La Grenouille.  Originally from Columbus, Indiana, Chef Orr recently returned to his roots and is now the chef/owner of FARMbloomington in Bloomington, Indiana.

Earth Eats is a weekly radio program and podcast from the studios of WFIU Public Media, delivering the freshest news and recipes inspired by local food and sustainable agriculture.  More information at http://eartheats.org.

The Songs Of Hearth And Home: A Thanksgiving Special

From WFIU | Part of the Afterglow (Jazz and American Popular Song): Specials series | 59:00

A music special perfect for Thanksgiving. A look at songs from the Great American Songbook about the comforts of home life, performed by Frank Sinatra, Sam Cooke, Norah Jones, and more. Hosted by Mark Chilla.

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An Afterglow special designed just for the Thanksgiving holiday. In the Great American Songbook, there are no real songs for “Thanksgiving.” However, Thanksgiving is usually a time many of us go home, spend time with our families, and maybe gather around the fireplace, with this chilly November weather. And in the Great American Songbook, there is no shortage of songs written about home life. On this episode, we’ll hear some songs of home, including “Back In Your Own Backyard,” “The Nearness Of You,” and “My Blue Heaven,’ sung by June Christy, Frank Sinatra, Norah Jones, and more. Hosted by Mark Chilla.

48: A Thanksgiving collection of great songs and tunes, 11/24/2016

From WFDD | Part of the Across the Blue Ridge Weekly - with Paul Brown series | 56:57

Thanksgiving is a time when many people think of hearth and home. This week’s Across the Blue Ridge brings us home and to thoughts of home. You’ll hear a selection of songs and tunes that evoke a sense of family, place, tradition, love, and sometimes loss or homesickness

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Thanksgiving is a time when many people think of hearth and home.  This week’s Across the Blue Ridge brings us home and to thoughts of home.  You’ll hear a selection of songs and tunes that evoke a sense of family, place, tradition, love, and sometimes loss or homesickness.  We hear from some outstanding tradition bearers of the past and present, including E.C. and Orna Ball of Grassy Creek, NC with their comforting sound; and West Virginia fiddler Wilson Douglas, who brought unique phrasing, melody and timing to each of his old time tunes.  He even played a Scottish tune known better in New England than in the mountain south.  We’ll hear that, plus a New England version.  Classic harmony singing abounds this week, with performances by the Delmore Brothers, The Carter Family, James Leva & Carol Elizabeth Jones, and more. 

Ghost Suppers & Food Sovereignty (hour)

From With Good Reason | Part of the Thanksgiving Specials series | 53:53

Remembering the dead through food - Teaching traditional food gathering techniques - Recording Native American food ways - Decolonizing your diet

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This is the season of the Ghost Supper, where tribes in the Great Lakes region honor ancestors and loved ones with traditional and favorite dishes.  Lee Sprague is teaching young people how to harvest and eat the foods that once sustained their tribal ancestors.  Also: Ashley Atkins Spivey explores the food gathering—from traditional to modern-day--of the Pamunkey Indian Tribe of Virginia.

Later in the show:  Foraging expert Kevin Finney directed the Jijak Inter-tribal Food Summit.  He worries that many Native recipes have been erased from history and urges people to buy not just local food, but local Native food.  And: Catriona Rueda Esquibel, is co-author of Decolonize Your Diet, a cookbook that ditches the fast food culture by promoting Mexican dishes that are healthy and rich in plants indigenous to the Americas like corn, beans, squash, greens, herbs, and seeds.

Harvest Home

From Jay Ungar | 58:56

Festive, thoughtful and fun, HARVEST HOME is an hour of music hosted by renowned folk duo Jay Ungar & Molly Mason, celebrates Thanksgiving, Autumn and the Harvest Season with a spicy offering of American Roots Music simmered to perfection.

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The Harvest Home 2009 radio show is produced and hosted by Jay Ungar and Molly Mason.  This program has become something of a tradition for many stations across the country for the Thanksgiving season.  The songs featured are “hand picked” by Jay and Molly from their vast archive of traditional and historical American recordings from a wide range of artists.  The songs all have a theme of autumn, Thanksgiving, and of course food!  This year’s show features performances by Robert Johnson, Chet Atkins, Vassar Clements, The Duhks, Bill Monroe, Pete Seeger, Robin and Linda Williams, Merle Haggard, Jay & Molly themselves, and others.  All hosted with the “down home” flavor for which the couple are famous.

Jay was born in the Bronx while Molly grew up in Washington State. Their collaborations began with a chance meeting in the late 1970s when Jay and Molly were both performing at a rural New York club.  Since joining forces—both artistically and romantically (the two would marry in 1991)—they have become one of the most celebrated duos on the American acoustic music scene. 

Jay and Molly are possibly best known for their musical contributions to the films of Ken Burns. The high point to date was the selection of Ashokan Farewell as the main theme of the landmark PBS documentary The Civil War. Ashokan Farewell has become an American classic and many artists from a wide variety of musical genres have performed the piece.  Jay and Molly continue today with their musical contributions to the films of Ken Burns and their music is again featured prominently in the recent broadcast of The National Parks on PBS.

Jay and Molly have recorded multiple albums for Angel Records - EMI, RCA Red Seal, and their own Swinging Door label.

On radio and television, Jay and Molly have appeared on CBS Good Morning, The Rosie O'Donnel Show, All Things Considered, A Prairie Home Companion, and the BBC's Transatlantic Sessions. They continue to broadcast their own live-performance radio show, Dancing on the Air, and they have no shortage of future projects.

The Pleasures of Winter 2009

From Jay & Molly | 58:19

Americana multi-instrumentalists and singers Jay Ungar and Molly Mason present an hour of acoustic music celebrating the holidays and the winter season.

Pleasures_2009_radio_mini_small Americana multi-instrumentalists and singers Jay Ungar & Molly Mason and special guests present an hour of live acoustic music celebrating the holidays and the winter season. Gorgeous acoustic rarities from around the world combine with swing jazz, English songs, original compositions and Jay's signature fiddle tunes to make a relaxing yet stimulating hour of listening pleasure.  

Jay Ungar & Molly Mason are perhaps best known for their soundtrack work with documentary film maker Ken Burns including the now legendary Ashokan Farewell from The Civil War.  The couple's holiday and winter concerts have become a tradition in upstate New York with fans tuning in around the country.

The Pleasures of WInter 2009 features the incomparable English duo John Roberts & Tony Barrand, exciting young fiddler/singer/songwriter Lissa Scheckenburger with guitarist Bethany Waickman and the Pleasures of Winter Orchestra with Peter Davis, Peter Ecklund, Ruth Ungar Merenda, Harry Aceto, Steve Rust and Sam Zucchini!

Giving Thanks to Music - 2017 edition

From The WFMT Radio Network | 58:25

Music holds a special meaning. Sometimes it marks a momentous time in one’s life, or recalls a deep-seated emotion that stirs us to our core. And sometimes it changes our lives in a profound way.

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In the 2017 edition of Giving Thanks to Music, five especially distinguished creative figures have been invited to choose a favorite composition that illustrates the profound value that classical music has had for them in their lives. As these outstanding people from the worlds of opera, cultural and political journalism, ballet and instrumental and orchestral music reveal their experiences, they and we give thanks for the music that has enriched their and our world.

Guests in the 2017 edition of Giving Thanks to Music are:
  • Opera singer and four-time GRAMMY® -winner Marilyn Horne
  • Anchor and Executive Producer of the Peabody Award-winning news and cultural affairs radio program Latino USA, Maria Hinojosa
  • Dancer and choreographer Jessica Lang
  • Principal Clarinet of the New York Philharmonic Anthony McGill
  • Avery Fisher Career Grant-winning flutist Demarre McGill
This program reveals how classical music inspires the souls of acclaimed people from a very wide range of different backgrounds. As well as the legendary mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne and top international instrumentalists Anthony and Demarre McGill, award winning dancer/choreographer and artistic director Jessica Lang and multi award winning journalist Maria Hinojosa tell us about musical works that have powerfully affected them.
Musical selections include Bach’s B Minor Mass, Samuel Barber’s Knoxville Summer of 1915, Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 15 Opus 132, Schumann’s Dichterliebe and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture.

HIS BLUE HEAVEN: A FATS DOMINO APPRECIATION

From Paul Ingles | 58:58

FATS DOMINO, the pioneering rock 'n' roll legend, passed away Tuesday, October 24 of natural causes at the age of 89. Music historian and documentarian PAUL INGLES has produced a 59:00 special that showcases Fat's legendary performances. It is a music-intensive hour with heart-felt and informational commentary from Gwen Thompkins, Anthony DeCurtis, Scott Freiman, Nick Spitzer, Ben Sandmill, Rick Coleman and others.

Fatsdomino-mezz_small FATS DOMINO, the pioneering rock 'n' roll legend, passed away Tuesday, October 24 of natural causes at the age of 89.  Music historian and documentarian PAUL INGLES has produced a 59:00 special that showcases Fat's legendary performances.  It is a music-intensive hour with heart-felt and informational commentary from Gwen Thompkins, Anthony DeCurtis, Scott Freiman, Nick Spitzer, Ben Sandmill, Rick Coleman and others.  It will also be available in a newscast friendly 54:00 cut shortly.