Catching Up On Recent Releases II

10 p.m. to Midnight Host: Steve Winters

The second of two programs before we enter the fall season for folk that features a batch of recent releases that caught our ears. There’s even a bit of a circus theme as part of the show, compliments of albums centered on big tent shows from mandolin and fiddle wizard Peter Ostroushko and Stevie Coyle, for many years a member of The Waybacks.

The other thread running through the show is some notes of protest for social justice and equality. The show also includes fine new work from singer-songwriters Lara Herscovitch, Connecticut’s reigning State Troubadour; South Carolina’s Angela Easterling and Joe Jencks from Illinois, as well as a superb sophomore effort from Rose Laughlin, now based in Seattle, who reworks a lot of traditional material.

  • Artist, "Title", Album, Label

  • Peter Ostroushko, “See It There/Con Cassidy’s”, Peter Joins The Circus, Borderland Productions


  • Rose Laughlin, “Craigie Hill”, “Let No Man Steal Your Thyme”, “Storms Are On The Ocean”, The Chicago Sessions, Ramblin’ Rose


  • Angela Easterling, “A.P. Carter Blues”, “The Picture”, “Un Microphone”, Blacktop Road, De L’Est Music


  • Joe Jencks, “Turning Lead Into Gold”, “Bracero”, “Let The Band Play Dixie”, Links In A Chain, Turtle Bear Music


  • Lara Herscovitch, “Drive”, “Letter From A Ghost”, “Carry On”, Through A Frozen Midnight Sky, LaRama


  • Stevie Coyle, “Cousin Sally Brown”, “Cousin Sari Brown”, “Penny Wishes”, “Bruno’s Revenge”, Ten-In-One, Tuna Mine music

  • Peter Ostroushko, “Pantaloni del Diavolo”, “Ballu du Curdedda”, “Valse La Beaux”, Peter Joins The Circus, Borderland Productions