Rock & Roots

Rock & Roots
10:12 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Jarekus Singleton On World Cafe

Jarekus Singleton.

  Jarekus Singleton On World Cafe... LISTEN HERE

Our guest today is Mississippi bluesman Jarekus Singleton, who recently released an album called Refuse to Lose.

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Rock & Roots
10:08 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Saintseneca: Tiny Desk Concert

Saintseneca: Tiny Desk Concert... LISTEN HERE

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Rock & Roots
9:20 pm
Sun July 27, 2014

Jenny Lewis: Newport Folk 2014

Jenny Lewis: Newport Folk 2014... LISTEN HERE...

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Rock & Roots
11:13 am
Sun July 27, 2014

Rock & Roots Featured Album of the Week (July 28 - August 1): Tom Petty, 'Hypnotic Eye'

  Listen to Rock & Roots Mon-Fri at 10:50, 12:50 & 2:50 for DEEP TRACKS from the new Album from Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers... 'Hypnotic Eye'... PLUS a chance to win your own copy!

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Rock & Roots
6:49 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

First Watch: Benjamin Booker, 'Have You Seen My Son?'

 

July 21, 2014

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Rock & Roots
6:21 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Robert Plant "lullaby and … The Ceaseless Roar"

On his Nonesuch debut, lullaby and … The Ceaseless Roar, singer/songwriter Robert Plant bookends an album of brilliantly realized original material with two versions of the haunting bluegrass tune “Little Maggie,” popularized in the mid-’40s by the Stanley Brothers. In the Stanley Brothers’ hands, the song is mournful yet stoic as the narrator vows to leave for some “far distant land” rather than see his beloved with another man.

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Rock & Roots
11:40 am
Tue July 22, 2014

WUKY Exclusive: Chris Smither On His 50 Year Retrospective

Chris Smither stopped by WUKY to talk with Joe Conkwright about his new double disc, 50 year retrospective Still On The Levee, and perform three of his classic songs.

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Rock & Roots
6:47 pm
Sun July 20, 2014

ON THE ROAD WITH SCOTT on Rock & Roots: 2014 FORECASTLE - Day Three!!! #2

Sara Watkins, Mike Graves, Scott White, Chris Thile, Sean Watkins

Nickel Creek  After a six year hiatus, Nickel Creek - Sarah Watkins, Sean Watkins, and Chris Thiele - came together again in the Alabama Theater in Birmingham. Sarah, described it as waking from a long dream: familiar, comfortable, but infused with six years of individual experiences in music making and personal life. Sarah and Chris quickly corrected me that they are most certainly not viewed as a Bluegrass act and reject genre defining as restricting. They see their music as non-derivative.

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Rock & Roots
6:45 pm
Sun July 20, 2014

ON THE ROAD WITH SCOTT on Rock & Roots: 2014 FORECASTLE - Day Three!!! #3

Jim James, Scott White, Mayor Greg Fischer, Mike Graves, Forecastle organizer Ashley Capps

  And, who knows who might show up to jam along - Jim James, Mayor Greg Fischer, Forecastle organizer Ashley Capps, joining Mikey G and Scott the Cyclone:

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