First broadcast December 3, 2010

End Of The Year Pledge Drive

10 p.m. to Midnight Host: Steve Winters

It's WSHU's End of the Year Pledge Drive and Profiles in Folk offers a potpourri of music for the night: Two tunes of love, a set devoted to the Jewish celebration of Chanukah, a song for musicologist and historian Joe Hickerson's 75th birthday and a special focus on Bob Dylan since we were offering copies of his two latest recorded releases as "thank you" gifts for pledges. Our sincere and heartfelt thanks go to those listeners who took the time to call or use the Web to make a pledge during the show. Once again, a big bouquet goes out to WSHU Chief Engineer Paul Litwinovich for being the show's "pitchman" and his wife Ellen, who handled the telephones.

  • Artist, "Title", Album, Label

  • Kruger Brothers, Jack of the Wood, Between The Notes, Double Time Music

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  • Kate Wolf, Give Yourself To Love, An Evening In Austin, Kaleidoscope

  • John Gorka, Love Is Our Cross To Bear, Land Of The Bottom Line, High Street

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  • Bob Dylan, Hey Mr. Tambourine Man, The Witmark Demos: 1962-64, Columbia/Legacy

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  • Magpie, The Ballad Of Chanukah, Last Month Of The Year, Sliced Bread

  • Shelley Posen, My Mother's Old Menorah, Menorah, Well Done Music

  • Hankus Netsky, Klezmorim At Chanukah, Oy Chanukah!, Rounder

  • Klezmer Conservatory Band, Klezzified, Oy Chanukah!, Rounder

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  • Dave Van Ronk w/ Red Onion Jazz Band, All Over You, In The Tradition, Prestige Folklore

  • Bob Dylan, It Ain't Me Babe, Best Of The Original Mono Recordings, Columbia/Legacy

  • Judy Collins, Farewell, Judy Collins 3&4, Wildflower

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  • Joe Hickerson & The Folksmiths, Kum Ba Yah, We've Got Some Singing To Do, Folkways

  • Bob Dylan, Gypsy Lou, The Witmark Demos: 1962-64, Columbia/Legacy

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  • Ed Gerhard, Willie O'Winsbury, Counting The Ways, Virtue