First broadcast March 11, 2005

A Night of Old Time Music

10 p.m. to Midnight Host: Steve Winters

This show featured an old-timey and bluegrass thread running through most of it, largely because I wanted to place the spotlight on Bruce Molsky, an outstanding old-time musician who’s appearing in our broadcast area this weekend. Molsky performs some amazing music, both as a solo artist and as an ensemble player with groups such as Fiddlers 4 and Mozaik. Check out www.brucemolsky.com

As for the night’s other artists, the Hot Point String Band members hail from Ohio, the Hunger Mountain Boys from Massachusetts and Kent Gustavson from our broadcast area on Long Island, where he’s working toward a PhD in classical composition. Check out www.kentgustavson.com

  • Artist, "Title", Album, Label

  • Bruce Molsky, “Pickin’ The Devil’s Eye”, Fiddlers 4, Compass

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  • Hot Point String Band, “Swingin’ On A Gate/Round II/Jerry Can Dance, ” “Avel Vor/The Golden Stud/Sligo Creek”, The Road To Burhania, Independent

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  • Bruce Molsky & Big Hoedown, “Rocky Mountain”, The Art Of Old-Time Mountain Music, Rounder

  • Bruce Molsky, “Bonaparte’s Retreat/Yell In The Shoats”, Old-Time Music On The Air, Rounder

  • Bruce Molsky, “Sally Cooper”, “Wild Bill Jones”, “Lost Boy”, “Sail Away Ladies”, Lost Boy, Rounder

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  • Hunger Mountain Boys, “Kiss Me Quick And Go”, “Nashville Don’t Touch My Country Music”, “First Day Of Spring”, Fashioned In The Old Way, OFR Records

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  • Fiddlers 4, “E. St. Louis Todalo”, “Just A Closer Walk With Thee/I Know”, “Man Of Constant Sorrow”, “Mazurka/Acadian Two Step”, Fiddlers 4, Compass

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  • Mozaik, “Rocky Road To Dublin/Indian Ate The Woodchuck”, “Romanian Hora/Black Jack Grove”, “Pony Boy/Never Tire Of The Road”, Live >From The Powerhouse, Compass

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  • Ken Gustavson & Micah Schonberg, “Country Blues”, “Talk About Suffering", Standin' In Need of Prayer, Live In Vermont, One Soul Records