Woodsongs (Old Time Radio Hour) is the TV broadcast of an internationally syndicated radio program hosted by folksinger Michael Johnathon and recorded before a live audience each week at the historic Kentucky Theatre in downtown Lexington, Kentucky. The show is a combination of performance and conversation featuring artists of the Americana music genre. Its mission is to inspire the audience to make music part of their lives by introducing them to a contrast of styles such as blues and bluegrass, country and Celtic, folk and rock, modern and classical. Interviews with the artists allow the audience to explore the artist's background and discover what inspires them to sing and play. Hosted by folksinger Michael Johnathon.
Celebration of the Hammered Dulcimer (#1703H) Duration: 54:05 STEREO TVG
From the biblical days of Nebuchadnezzar to the mountains of Appalachia, the dulcimer has played a huge role in the musical legacy of mankind through thousands of years. The name "dulcimer" comes from the Latin and Greek works dulce and melos, which together mean "sweet tune." And no musical instrument is more breathtakingly beautiful - and easy to play - han the Hammered Dulcimer. Three master musicians: Joshua Messick, Andy Young, & Ted Yoder, each with their own distinct style, will perform on the this Special WoodSongs Broadcast.
The Fairfield Four and the McCrary Sisters (#1704H) Duration: 56:30 STEREO TVG
The Fairfield Four are one of the most prominent and respected names in gospel music. Featured in O Brother Where Art Thou?, their blend of rich harmonies, joined with the simultaneously grand and humble vision of soulful singers clad in tuxedo jackets and coveralls, made for an experience unmatched in pop, soul, blues, R&B and gospel music for nearly a century. The famed quartet the will celebrate the heritage and tradition of both the music and its makers with the studio release of 'Still Rockin' My Soul'.
TheMcCrary Sisters are long known in Nashville circles as first-call session aces supporting some of music's most vibrant artists. Possessing a unique familial musical history of their own as daughters of longtime Fairfield Four tenor Rev. Samuel McCrary, The McCrary Sisters - Alfreda, Ann, Deborah and Regina - each bring a unique energy and virtuosity to the group, not to mention varied experiences within the worlds of pop, rock, R&B and gospel music. 'Let's Go' is their new project Of timeless spirituals and original tracks produced by Buddy Miller.