Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe



User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
Mike Regenstreif Jim Rooney on Folk Roots/Folk Branches (1) Jim Rooney on Folk Roots/Folk Branches 14 Aug 02


My guest this week (August 15) on Folk Roots/Folk Branches will be performer, author and record producer JIM ROONEY.

We'll discuss his musical journey from the hillbilly music scene in Boston in the 1950s, through the folk scene of the 1960s (documented in Jim's and Eric Von Schmidt's book, "Baby, Let Me Follow You Down"), and on to his present activities as both a performer and record producer in Nashville. During the conversation, we'll hear songs from Jim's new album, from his first recording with Bill Keith in 1962, and from some of the albums that Jim has produced for artists like John Prine and Nanci Griffith.

Other artists that will likely be heard on this week's show include Yolanda Aranda & Enrique Coria, Leon & Eric Bibb, the Cottars, Ronny Cox, Melissa Ferrick, Michele Greene, Harmonia, Ivonne Hernandez, Joe Hickerson, Connie Kaldor, Enoch Kent, Joel Mabus, Kimberly M'Carver, Joel Rafael, the Short Sisters, Bill Staines, James Talley, Linda Thompson, Terry Tufts, Dave Van Ronk, the Wailin' Jennys, and Gillian Welch.

Folk Roots/Folk Branches is heard from 9:00-11:30 (Eastern) on Thursday mornings on CKUT, 90.3 FM in Montreal, or in RealAudio from the Folk Roots/Folk Branches site.

Mike Regenstreif


Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.