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Traditions!

Traditions! Is A Weekly Two Hour Presentation Connecting The Stylistic Innovations Shaped By Early Influences And Genre-Defining Legacies Of Pioneering Legends, With Unique Reinterpretations And Cross-Pollination By Roots Revivalists - This Show Follows Musical Streams Passed Down Through Generations; Organic Forms Of Acoustic And Electric Music Found In American Roots Genres, Niche Styles And Hybrids From The Merging And Blending Of Sounds Into The Music Birthed Upon American Soil. Thanks For Joining Us!

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Nubya Garcia

Inner Game
Source 2020 via Concord Jazz
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"When Music Is Tight, It All Becomes Beautifully Loose." Traditions! Returns Next Week

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The Revelers

Jukebox Songs
The Revelers 2012 via The Revelers
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Co-Founded During 2010 In Lafayette, LA By Members Of The Red Stick Ramblers And The Pine Leaf Boys - Unique In That They Mix All Styles Of Cajun, Zydeco, Swamp Pop, And Americana Into A Delicious Musical Stew

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The Springtails

Mean Old Way
Rain Or Shine 2017 via Independent
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Handmade In The Mitten! Andy And Julianna Wilson Weaving Together The Sounds Of Old Vaudeville And Swing-Era Standards

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Mahalia Jackson

Walk On By Faith
The Essential 2004 via na
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Gospel Legend!

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9:40 am
Arbor Circle (click for more info)

Arbor Circle believes in the positive power of healthy individuals and families to build a solid foundation for the future. They work to transform the lives of children, adults and families facing mental health, substance use and family issues, through a range of counseling and supportive services, many free of charge. Learn more at arbor circle dot org

Old Crow Medicine Show

Absolutely Sweet Marie (Live)
50 Years of Blonde on Blonde (Live) 2017 via Columbia
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Undercover: Bob Dylan 1966 - Old Crow's Album Celebrates The 50th Anniversary Of The Release Of Dylan's Iconic 'Blond On Blond'

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Little Joe McLerran

Highway Sixty One
FaceBook Blues 2012 via Root Blues Reborn
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The Consummate Piedmont Bluesman Weaving The Tale Of The Famed Fourteen-Hundred Mile Slice Of Asphalt, The Subject Of Many A Blues Song. Highway 61 HasTwo Designation Markers Along The Mississippi Blues Trail

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Ayelew Mesfin

- Ayalew Mesfin - Shuferu (The Driver)
Tewedije Limut (Let Me Die Loved) 2020 via Now-Again
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Among The Legends Of The 1970's Ethiopian Musical Scene, Forced Underground By The Derg Regime That Took Control Of The Country In 1974, Over Forty-Years Later His Triumphant Return - And The First Time That His Music Has Been Presented In Album Form; A Rare & Beautiful Moment In Music History

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9:20 am
ACLU of Michigan [Audio PSA] (click for more info)

http://www.aclumich.org/about-us/your-local-aclu/western-michigan-branch

The Yardbirds

A Certain Girl
The Yardbirds Story Part. 2, 1964 - Early Studio 2002 via Charly Acquisitions
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Undercover: Allen Toussaint - A Great Lead Break By Slowhand

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Miss Tess

If You Wanna Be My Man
Sweet Talk 2012 via Signature Sounds
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Raul Malo, Pat Flynn, Rob Ickes

Early Morning Rain
The Nashville Acoustic Sessions 2008 via CMH
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Undercover: Roy Orbison - The Mavericks Singer Holding Session With Three Well-Respected Nashville Musicians

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Emma Hammond

Shout Lula
I'm Gonna Live Anyhow Until I Die: Alan Lomax's Southern Journey 1959-1960 2011 via Odysseey
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Hook And Lines Songs - The Title For The Large Family Of Songs That Have Originated From The "Old Dad" Minstrel Song In 1844

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Vaughn De Leath

Blue Skies [1927]
The Original Radio Girl, Vol. 1 (1920's Jazz Vocals) 2015 via Capitol
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Gained Popularity In The 1920's, Earning The Sobriquets "The Original Radio Girl" And The "First Lady Of Radio." - An Early Exponent Of A Style Of Vocalizing Known As Crooning

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Premo & Gustavsson

Short One
I Walked Abroad 2016 via Independent
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Laurel Premo (Red Tail Ring, Kalamazoo) & Anna Gustavsson

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9:00 am
Hope Project (click for more info)

Bringing Light to Those in Darkness hopeprojectusa.org

Muddy Waters Band

Baby, Please Don't Go [1953]
The Chess Box 1983 via Chess
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Delta Bluesman Big Joe Williams Was The First To Record The Song In 1935 - The Blues Standard Has The Distinction Of Being One Of The Most Played, Arranged, And Rearranged Pieces In Blues History

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Tom T. Hall

Ravishing Ruby
Rhymers And Other Five And Dimers 1973 via Mercury
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This Mornings Classic Cut: The "Storyteller" - Twelve-Time Songwriter Of The Year Award

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The Little Willies

I'll Never Get Out Of This World Alive
The Little Willies 2006 via Milking Bull Records/EMI
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Unearthing A Hank Williams, Sr. Nugget

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Eliza Carthy & Norma Waterson

Ukulele Lady/(If Paradise Is) Half As Nice
Gift 2010 via Topic
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Two Renowned English Folk Musicians Crossing Paths On Occasion To Record Together

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Kurt Vile

Speed of the Sound of Lonliness
Speed, Sound, Lonely KV EP 2020 via Matador
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Former Lead Guitarist Of 'The War On Drugs' Revisiting The John Prine Classic

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8:40 am
Promo - Submit Music (click for more info)

Are you a Michigan musician or know of a few talented artists?


Submit an album to 88.1FM WYCE for airplay consideration. 

View a great how-to guide by visiting WYCE dot org forward-slash submit

and see the steps to take to add a local album to rotation at West Michigan's community radio station 88.1FM WYCE

Admiral Amos "Bumble Bee Slim" Easton

Please Baby
Bumble Bee Slim Vol. 7 1936-1937 1994 via Document
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The Blues Is A Cruel Mistress, And A Man Who Sold Millions Of Records Can Disappear Into The Footnotes Of Blues History. Bumble Bee Slim Came From The Piedmont Area To Make A Name For Himself In Chicago, As Country Blues Transformed Into An Urban Music. On His Journeys, Slim Was heavily Influenced By Leroy Carr And Scrapper Blackwell, Played With Big Bill Broonzy, Tampa Red And Memphis Minnie, And Picked Up Steady Session Work For Lester Melrose's Bluebird Record Label. Relocating To The West Coast In 1940's, Slim Couldn't Quite Capture The Magic As The Days In Chicago; A Few Recordings Went Unnoticed. Admiral Amos Easton Passed On In 1968.

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Admiral Amos "Bumble Bee Slim" Easton

Rough Road Blues
Bumble Bee Slim Vol. 2 1934 1994 via Document
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May 7, 1905 GA - June 8, 1968 CA

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Bobby Watson Quartet

The Mystery Of Ebop
Love Remains 1988 via Red
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'820' Jazz Presents: John Hicks, Piano...Curtis Lundy, Bass...Marvin Smith, Drums...Bobby Watson, Alto Saxophone - - - - One Of The True Carriers Of The Hard Bop Torch - Consistent Improvisors Opening Up To Freer Innovations, Trained On the Fertile Ground Of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers.

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8:20 am
Urban Roots (click for more info)

The mission of Urban Roots is to cultivate durable and resilient families, communities and ecosystems through urban agriculture. Learn more at urbanrootsgr.org

Maria Muldaur

Long as I Can See You Smile
Sweet Lovin' Ol' Soul 2005 via Stony Plain Music
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The Album Pays Tribute To Some Of Maria's Blues Heroines Of The 1920's And '30's, In Particular Memphis Minnie

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Druha Trava

Wild Horses
Czechmate 1999 via Compass Records
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Quintet Of Czech Republic 'Grassers Forming In 1991

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Section House

Koopas Road
Section House 2016 via Mountain Fever
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A Rotating Roster Of String-Men Getting Together In Between Their Individual Side Projects - Aubrey Haynie, John Cowan, Rob Ickes, And Scott Vestral

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Alice Gerrard

Follow The Music
Follow The Music 2015 via Tompkins Square
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A Legendary Career That Has Spanned Fifty Plus Years - Known For Her Groundbreaking Collaboration With Appalachian Singer Hazel Dickens

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John Sebastian and David Grisman

Coffee Blues
Satisfied 2007 via Acoustic Disc
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Their Musical History Dates Back To 1963 And The Folk Revival Of Greenwich Village

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8:00 am
Sight Seer Radio (click for more info)

http://thesightseer.org/ http://thesightseer.org/Listen.htm 213 Sheldon Blvd SE # 3 Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4557 (616) 235-0020