Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Wordy-Gurdy on the radio, May 2017

We went head to head with some brilliant versions of songs for an extra-special hour to open Roots of Rhythm's first show for the 2017 PBSFM Radio Festival.

Tracks
‘Baby, please don't go’, Billy Lee Riley and the Little Green Men (recorded 1958), Oxford American Southern Music, 11th edition
‘A jelly behind woman blows my mind’, Elton and Betty White (recorded1987), Oxford American Southern Music, 10th edition
‘Parchman Farm blues’, Bukka White (recorded 1940), Oxford American Southern Music, 11th edition
‘Gospel train’, the Golden Nuggets (recorded 1973), Oxford American Southern Music, 2013 edition

Listen live here.

Jackey Coyle’s Wordy-Gurdy on Helen Jennings’ Roots of Rhythm, PBS 106.7 FM, 9–10 a.m., Wednesday 17 May, 2017