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WSIU

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WSIU Public Radio serves a region of rural southern Illinois known as "Little Egypt". The 30-county region is defined by the Mississippi, Ohio and Wabash Rivers. WSIU signed on the air in September of 1958. WSIU operates FM stations in Carbondale, IL; Mt. Vernon, IL; and Olney , IL. WSIU is also home to the Southern Illinois Radio Information Service providing reading services for the blind and visually impaired.

Pieces

Caption: Host Bryan Kelso Crow, Credit: Celtic Connections
17-21 5/25/17 Best of 1977 We will look back 40-years to the best music in the Celtic tradition featuring The Chieftains, Buffalo Girls, Ji...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, KNAU, WYAP, WVBI-LP and more


  • Added: May 24, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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17-20     5/18/17     Canadian Connections Our friendly neighbors to the north provide all of this week's music, as we sample Canadian Celtic, Fren...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, WVBI-LP, WLPR, KAWC, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 11
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17-19 5/11/17 Old Favorites This week we raid the record shelves to highlight tracks from no-longer-new releases, some going back several d...

Bought by KISU, WLPR, KNAU, WVBI-LP, KAWC and more


  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 13
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17-18 5/4/17 New Releases The top of the month means it's time to survey music from new and recent releases. Don't miss it!

Bought by WTJU, KISU, WLPR, KNAU, WVBI-LP and more


  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 12
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17-17     4/27/17     Songs of the Selkies In Scottish and Irish mythology, the legend of the selkies figures prominently, the creatures who "live ...

Bought by KISU, WLPR, KNAU, WVBI-LP, WTJU and more


  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 11
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17-16 4/13/17 55 Years of The Chieftains This year marks the 55th anniversary of Ireland's best known traditional music band, The Chieftain...

Bought by KISU, WLPR, KAWC, WBAA, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 13, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 12
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17-15 4/20/17 St. Louis Tionól Preview This year marks the 20th anniversary of the St. Louis Tionól, a weekend of Irish music classes, con...

Bought by KNAU, WTJU, WVBI-LP, WLPR, KAWC and more


  • Added: Mar 30, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 12
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17-14 4/6/17 New Releases We start the month with a roundup of vocals and instrumentals from new and recent releases by Celtic musicians.

Bought by KISU, WLPR, KNAU, KAWC, WBAA and more


  • Added: Mar 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 12
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17-13 3/30/17 St. David's Day In honor of the patron saint of Wales, we feature an all-Welsh show this week.

Bought by KISU, WLPR, KAWC, WBAA, WOUB and more


  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 11
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17-12 3/23/17 Six in the Spotlight Six new CDs are the focus of this week's show, with both vocal and instrumental tracks from each CD.

Bought by KISU, WVBI-LP, KAWC, WBAA, WOUB and more


  • Added: Mar 09, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Host Bryan Kelso Crow, Credit: Celtic Connections
17-11 3/16/17 Back Home in Derry County Derry comes to the foreground this week as we feature songs about Derry, and performers who come from...

Bought by WLPR, KNAU, WVBI-LP, KAWC, WOUB and more


  • Added: Mar 03, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 12
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17-10 3/9/17 St. Patrick's Day Celebration We're keeping it Irish this week with an upbeat collection of songs and tunes in honor of Irela...

Bought by Prairie Public, WLPR, WVBI-LP, KAWC, KREV-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 24, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 12
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17-09     3/2/17     New Releases Tune in this week to hear exciting dance tunes and soulful vocals from some of the leading Celtic bands and arti...

Bought by WLPR, WVBI-LP, KNAU, WOUB, KAWC and more


  • Added: Feb 13, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 10
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17-08     2/23/17   Child Ballads XIII Our continuing series on the traditional ballads of England and Scotland, collected by Harvard Professor Fr...

Bought by KREV-LP, WLPR, WVBI-LP, KAWC, KISU and more


  • Added: Feb 09, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 9
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17-07     2/16/17   Best of 30 Years Ago: 1987 This week we look back 30 years ago to some of the best Celtic music of 1987.  That was the year th...

Bought by KISU, Royalton Community Radio, WVBI-LP, KNAU, WLPR and more


  • Added: Feb 07, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 11
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17-06     2/9/17     A Visit with Dallahan The high-powered Scottish band Dallahan visits our studio for some live music as well as tracks from th...

Bought by KISU, WLPR, WVBI-LP, KNAU, KAWC and more


  • Added: Jan 30, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 10
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17-05 2/2/17 New Releases New releases from 2017 are starting to appear, and we'll blend them in with releases from the last year or two a...

Bought by KISU, WLPR, KNAU, WVBI-LP, KAWC and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 11
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17-04     1/26/17   Showcase of Instruments We feature as wide a variety of instruments as we can fit into the hour in this week's showcase of inst...

Bought by KISU, WLPR, KNAU, WVBI-LP, WBAA and more


  • Added: Jan 09, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 10
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17-03 1/19/17 Songs of Robert Burns This week we celebrate the 258th birthday of Scotland's great songster Robert Burns, with help from lead...

Bought by KISU, WLPR, WVBI-LP, KNAU, WBAA and more


  • Added: Jan 05, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 9
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17-02     1/12/17   Wintersongs Music for the season, whether you're having a bleak midwinter or a nice warm time. 

Bought by KISU, WLPR, KNAU, WVBI-LP, KAWC and more


  • Added: Dec 27, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 11