Author: Ishmael Katz

Please join me for the MLK Day Special. …a snappy variety of music related to the man and the past and ongoing Civil Rights Movement plus stories from my recent trip to Birmingham and Montgomery, Alabama civil rights museums and memorials.  Fear not, it will be entertaining and uplifting as well as sad and solemn.

It’s the 9th Annual ‘Buddha’s Enlightenment Show.’   It’s musical, y’all and a little informative.  There are many impressive and sometimes hilarious songs which have Zen or Buddha and such in their title.  Please join me but if you can’t the show will be available for two weeks in archives at www.wslr.org. The picture is of […]

Please join me for a musical travelogue through South Dakota….Badlands, Black Hills, Deadwood, Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse and Rapid City…an enchanting place I experienced this summer on my four month trip through United State…..turn on, tune in and enjoy.

There’s a little something for everyone on tomorrow’s show.  Join me at www.wslr.org or 96.5 FM …two themes will be Rock n’ Roll songs which feature mandolins and Songs about baseball Heart, Zeppelin, Steve Goodman, Pat Donahue, REM, Fairport Convention, John C. Fogerty, Dylan, Billy Bragg with Wilco, Todd Snider The Treniers, Chuck Prophet, The Baseball Project, […]

Howdy music lovers….join me Wednesday evening from 7-9 pm for music from the British Isles as I listen to some old favorites: Pentangle; Fairport Convention; Incredible String Band and more….to hook into the mood from reading Richard Thompson’s new autobiography ‘Beeswing’ about his early years in music…Tune In; Turn On (your radio) and …..Drop out […]

Hi out there.  Please join me for two hours of music.  Earth Day Songs for an hour and desultory   “i  like THESE songs” for the next hour. Drop in, tune in, turn on your radio or computer and get your groove back.

Please join me for ‘The United States of Americana’ featuring some of my favorites: Youngbloods, Little Feat, Randy Newman, Jim Kweskin Jugband, Jesse Winchester, Chris Smither, Loving Spoonful and The Band….”took off my socks; took off my shoes; danced all night to the Jugband blues.” ….tune in , turn on and drop out of your […]

Join me for two hours of Eclectricity as we trip the light fantastic with songs from artists who were born or died Mar. 22-31 in any year.  That gives us a lot of variety: from Sondheim to Grisman to Lady Gaga and Robt. Lockwood, Jr.  From Buck Owens to Beethoven.  Yahoo!!

Please join me tonight for a show filled with ‘Songs New to Me’, full of ‘Wild’ ‘Magic and Mystery’ and ‘Born’ of musical curiosity.   Shows are archived for two weeks….see you on the radio, Ish

Please join me tonight for the Final Episode of ‘Chosen’ the acoustic novel by Brian Smalley. This will be followed by one more trip to the Mississippi Delta for some acoustic blues from artists like Charley Patton and Bukkha White and many more. WSLR 96.5 FM. and wslr.org               Shows archived […]


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