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Letitia Van Sant

Letitia Van Sant

Detour Playlist
Paul Hartman
April 13, 2014 5:00PM – 7:00PM

With guest DJs Jordan August & Phil Chorney, organizers of the Charm City Folk & Bluegrass Festival, plus special guest Letitia Van Sant

Time, artist, song, album, label, notes

5:00:15PM Beoga “Woman of No Place” Live at 10 [Compass] Ireland

5:03:15PM Femi Kuti “Wey Our Money” No Place for My Dream [Knitting Factory] Nigeria

5:08:00PM Country Gentlemen “Detour” Good as Gold [Sugar Hill] Opening theme

5:13:25PM Bob Dylan “You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere” Greatest Hits, Vol. II [Columbia]

5:15:50PM Sara Watkins “Long Hot Summer Days” Sara Watkins [Nonesuch]

5:20:55PM Jerry Douglas, Russ Barenburg & Edgar Meyer “Big Sciota” Skip, Hop & Wobble [Sugar Hill] w/Sam Bush

5:26:25PM Letitia Van Sant & Jordan August “Freight Train” (live in studio) []

5:34:25PM Woody Guthrie “I Ain’t Got No Home” Dust Bowl Ballads [RCA Victor Vintage Series]

5:37:10PM Tony Trischka with the Del McCoury Band and Tim O’Brien “Woody’s Rag” Woody Guthrie at 100! Live at the Kennedy Center [Legacy] Various artists CD

5:40:35PM Caleb Stine “Doing Time in Baltimore” I Wasn’t Built for a Life Like This [Self-released]

5:43:45PM Letitia Van Sant & Jordan August “Dink’s Song” (live in studio) []

5:50:30PM Smooth Kentucky “Slipstream Abilene” A Few More Miles [Self-released] w/Dave Giegerich: dobro

5:54:50PM Ken Kolodner & Brad Kolodner “Falls of Richmond” Skipping Rocks [] Playing in the Baltimore area this week

5:58:00PM Alison Krauss & Union Station “Dimming of the Day” Paper Airplane [Rounder] w/Jerry Douglas

6:05:35PM Amos Lee “Windows Are Rolled Down” Live From the Artists Den [Artists Den]

6:09:35PM Mad Sweet Pangs “D’Artagnan” Stumbling Through Blydepoort Canyon [Self-released]

6:13:25PM The Band “King Harvest (Has Surely Come)” The Band [Capitol]

6:20:15PM Eric Scott “Forgiven” Where the Water Runs Deepest [Itzall Goode] w/Ruut; Playing in the Baltimore area this week

6:23:50PM Eli Conley “Call You Out” At the Seams [Self-released] Playing in the Baltimore area this week

6:26:55PM The Polkats “Columbus Stockade” Live From Highlandtown [Self-released] Playing in the Baltimore area this week

6:31:25PM Robin Huw Bowen “The Thread of Life” Old Hearth [Marquis Classics] Wales

6:37:00PM Audie Blaylock & Redline “14 Days” Hard Country [Rural Rhythm]

6:43:10PM Grateful Dead “Friend of the Devil” American Beauty [Warner Bros.]

6:46:00PM Jerry Douglas “Little Martha” Lookout for Hope [Sugar Hill]

6:52:10PM John Prine “Fish and Whistle” Bruised Orange [Oh Boy]

6:55:00PM Various artists “This Train is Bound for Glory” Woody Guthrie at 100! Live at the Kennedy Center [Legacy] Various artists CD


The PolkatsDetour Playlist
Paul Hartman
April 6, 2014 5:00PM – 7:00PM

* = Interview & live music from The Polkats in advance of their double-reunion concert on April 19th at the Creative Alliance with Two Legs

Time, artist, song, album, label, notes

4:55:00PM Robin & Linda Williams “Boots of Spanish Leather” Back 40 [Red House]

4:59:05PM Kek Lang “Blowin’ in the Wind” From Another World – A Tribute to Bob Dylan [Buda Musique] Hungary; Various artists CD

5:03:05PM Sleepy LaBeef “Detour” Tomorrow Never Comes [M.C. Records] Opening theme

5:08:10PM The Polkats “Do Re Mi” (live in studio) [] *

5:15:15PM The Polkats “Mi Cafetal” (live in studio) [] *

5:18:45PM The Polkats “Blanket of Misery” Live in Highlandtown [Self-released] *

5:22:50PM The Polkats “Ring in Pocket” (live in studio) [] *

5:29:00PM Two Legs “Dog Song” [Self-released] *

5:32:35PM The Polkats “Won’t Be Afraid of This World Anymore” (live in studio) [] *

5:38:20PM The Polkats “A Thousand Times” (live in studio) [] *

5:52:35PM Seán Tyrrell “Mattie” Cry of a Dreamer [Hannibal] Ireland; Playing in the Baltimore area this week

5:46:00PM Melody Walker & Jacob Groopman “Billy the Champ” We Made It Home []

5:49:55PM The Wilson Family “The Jolly Ploughboys” The Wilson Family Album [Harbourtown] England

5:51:40PM Charlie Robison “Patty McBride” High Life [Thirty Tigers]

5:58:15PM Billy Jonas “What Kind of Cat Are You” Live 8 Songs [Bang a Bucket] Playing in the Baltimore area this week

6:01:55PM Cahalen Morrison & Eli West “Pocket Full of Dust” I’ll Swing My Hammer With Both My Hands []

6:06:00PM Solfried Molland “Jeg en er fremmed” Musikken er mitt fedreland (Music is My Fatherland) [Kirkelig Kultureverksted] Norway & Romania

6:08:55PM Blackie and the Rodeo Kings “Fleur de Lys” South [File Under: Music] Canada

6:15:30PM Techung “Lok Dro (Let’s Return)” Tibet – Lam La Che – On the Road [ARC Music] Tibet

6:20:15PM Al Stewart with Dave Nachmanoff “Warren Harding” Uncorked [Wallaby Trails] England; Playing in the Baltimore area this week

6:23:20PM Väsen “Bambodansarna” Whirled [NorthSide] Sweden

6:27:35PM Railroad Earth “Crossing the Gap” Amen Corner [SCI Fidelity] Playing in the Baltimore area this week

6:33:50PM Pierre Bensusan “Lord Hook of Cumbria” Nice Feeling [Zebra Acoustic] France/Algeria; Playing in the Baltimore area this week

6:40:20PM Doug Paisley “Radio Girl” Strong Feelings [No Quarter] Canada

6:45:40PM Guy Davis “Statesboro Blues” Juba Dance [M.C. Records]

6:49:35PM The Stray Birds “I Wish It Would Rain” Echo Sessions []

6:52:50PM Angelique Kidjo “M’Baamba (Kenyan Song)” Eve [429 Records] Benin

6:56:25PM Silly Wizard “The Pearl” Wild & Beautiful [Shanachie] Scotland; Closing theme

The Polkats1990’s Baltimore band The Polkats will reunite on Detour tomorrow, Sunday, April 6th. We’ll talk about their upcoming concert at the Creative Alliance (April 19th) and their new CD that was recorded at their previous reunion show in 2011. And the band will play live. That’s all on Detour, Sunday April 6, 2014, 5-7pm. Tune in to 89.7 FM or HD-1 or streaming at or via various mobile apps.

Lots of special happenings coming up on Detour this Sunday (March 16th). Bumper Jacksons, Irish music, and tickets…


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Paul Hartman
February 23, 2014 5:00PM – 7:00PM

* = interview with Philip Chorney & Jordan August, organizers of the 2nd annual Charm City Folk & Bluegrass Festival, April 26, 2014

Time, artist, song, album, label, notes

4:55:45PM Charlie Robison “Nuevo Laredo” High Life [Thirty Tigers]

4:58:20PM Joe Driscoll & Sekou Kouyate “Passport” Faya [Cumbancha Discovery] USA & Guinea

5:01:55PM Sleepy LaBeef “Detour” Tomorrow Never Comes [M.C. Records] Opening theme

5:10:55PM Jerry Douglas “On a Monday” Traveler [One] *

5:14:15PM Alison Krauss & Union Station “The Boy Who Wouldn’t Hoe Corn” Live [Rounder] *

5:20:40PM J.D. Crowe & the New South “Train 45” (live 1/24/75) [] *

5:23:50PM Sarah Jarosz “Annabelle Lee” Follow Me Down [Sugar Hill] *

5:31:40PM Ken & Brad Kolodner “Reuben’s Train” Skipping Rocks [Fenchurch] Playing in the Baltimore area this week *

5:34:10PM Noam Pikelny “All Git Out” Beat the Devil and Carry a Rail [Compass] *

5:41:10PM Pretty Gritty “Stay” Pretty Gritty [Self-released] *

5:45:00PM The Lone Bellow “Two Sides of Lonely” The Lone Bellow [Descendant] *

5:49:25PM New Grass Revival “Revival” Revival [EMI America] *

5:57:25PM Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby “Mandolin Rain” Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby [Legacy] *

6:04:00PM Mumford & Sons “Awake My Soul” Sigh No More [Glassnote] England *

6:08:00PM The Infamous Stringdusters “Don’t Mean Nothin'” Silver Sky [SCI Fidelity] *

6:13:40PM The Honey Dewdrops “One Kind Word” Sliver Lining [] Playing in the Baltimore area this week

6:17:00PM Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer “I’ll Be Dreaming of Hawaii” Rockin’ the Uke [] Playing in the Baltimore area this week

6:20:30PM Kermit Ruffins “Treme Second Line (Blow Da Whistle)” New Orleans Brass [Putumayo World Music] Various artists CD; Playing in the Baltimore area this week

6:28:50PM Punch Brothers “Rye Whiskey” Antifogmatic [Nonesuch] *

6:32:15PM Northwest String Summit Superjam “Hit Parade of Love” (live) [] *

6:37:10PM Trampled by Turtles “It’s a War” Palomino [BanjoDad] *

6:42:15PM Tyde “RBS Jig” The Hidden Spoon [Mrs Casey] England

6:48:10PM Old Crow Medicine Show “Carry Me Back to Virginia” Carry Me Back [ATO] *

6:53:45PM Tony Rice “Shadows” Tony Rice Sings Gordon Lightfoot [Rounder] *

6:57:20PM Hoven Droven “Årepolska” Jumping at the Cedar [NorthSide] Sweden; Closing theme


Brad & Ken Kolodner

Brad & Ken Kolodner

Ken Kolodner and Brad Kolodner will be guests on Detour tomorrow (Sunday, December 15th). We’ll find out about the Helicon reunion concert coming up soon, and also how the Baltimore Square Dance turned out. Oh yeah, they’ll play some music live as well…!