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The Folk Music Hour-05-04-2020 Isolation Blues( 0:58:8)       
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As NZ goes into lockdown, musicians everywhere are making music from home, their song titles reflecting, by and large cheerfully, their isolation blues.
Published: 4/6/2020 2:15:00 PM
The Folk Music Hour-19-03-2020 Biographies( 0:54:57)       
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Folk songs have long been a great way of telling life stories in miniature - from trad to modern, from the famous to the ordinary citizen.
Published: 3/26/2020 6:00:00 PM
The Folk Music Hour-15-03-2020 Kate Wolf( 0:59:6)       
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The beloved songwriter sings her easy listening country folk songs on a special Folk Music Hour for Women's Day.
Published: 3/17/2020 4:30:00 PM
The Folk Music Hour-08-03-2020 Vietnam( 0:57:21)       
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The songs associated with war have always been creative. We mark the beginning of the US war 55 years ago.
Published: 3/10/2020 3:30:00 PM
The Folk Music Hour-01-03-2020 Folk at WOMAD( 0:58:10)       
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We play some of the acoustic and folkier acts coming to WOMAD in New Plymouth in March
Published: 3/3/2020 9:45:00 AM
The Folk Music Hour-23-02-2020 Laura Marling( 0:58:4)       
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The popular UK songwriter and singer is a keenly anticipated guest at WOMAD in March.
Published: 2/24/2020 1:45:00 PM
The Folk Music Hour-16-02-2020 Black History Month( 0:58:9)       
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We observe Black History Month with folk blues from four artists who have done so much to give acoustic blues a global reach. Indeed, three of them have toured NZ and delighted audiences here.
Published: 2/18/2020 12:00:00 PM
The Folk Music Hour-09-02-2020 Smith and McClennan( 0:58:52)       
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Scot Emily Smith and Kiwi Jamie McClennan, partners in life and music, have a debut duo album out with some very good originals.
Published: 2/12/2020 5:00:00 PM
The Folk Music Hour-05-02-2020 Duos( 0:57:19)       
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Published: 2/5/2020 4:00:00 PM
The Folk Music Hour-26-01-2020 Peter Seeger 1919-2014( 0:58:52)       
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Our annual tribute to the doyen of folk entertainers is a live concert from his golden age, not unlike his Auckland Town Hall performance in the mid-60s.
Published: 1/27/2020 11:30:00 AM
The Folk Music Hour-19-01-2020 Mixtape 6( 0:56:48)       
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We launch into 2020 with a mixture of great singing and playing, including stuff Davey heard in the holidays.
Published: 1/20/2020 10:00:00 AM
The Folk Music Hour-12-01-2020 Summer Folk( 0:54:54)       
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There's heaps of great folk music up and down the country this summer. Here's a taste of some of these talented visitors.
Published: 1/13/2020 3:15:00 PM
The Folk Music Hour-05-01-2020 Native Daughters( 0:58:26)       
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Four important women of colour reclaim the banjo for the African American folk tradition, and turn in a powerful set. This episode played earlier in 2019 and is repeated now in observation of Martin Luther King Day.
Published: 1/13/2020 3:10:00 PM
The Folk Music Hour - 29-12-2019 Sandy Denny( 0:58:38)       
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Around the time of her birthday, we honour Sandy every year. For 2020, we have a close listen to her masterpiece Who Knows Where The Time Goes
Published: 1/13/2020 3:02:00 PM

David Calder presents the music he loves


Host: David Calder
Produced By: Access Radio Taranaki
Language: English
Category: Community
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