The Folk Show 11-15-20

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This show originally aired today from 10am-Noon on WNUR 89.3 FM and HD1.

Our concert calendar segment highlights Sue Fink’s Virtual Dream Cafe November 18th Show featuring Sue along with Katie Dahl and Anne Heaton, and Jenny Bienemann’s Haiku Milieu Virtu Concert to celebrate the release of Volume 2 of her Haiku Milieu book coming up on Friday November 20th at 7:00pm. We also feature an exclusive video Sam Baker made for St Tim’s Coffeehouse

Here’s today’s playlist.

The Folk Show 11/1/20 Election Special with Sue Kessell

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This show originally aired today from 10am-Noon on WNUR 89.3 FM and HD1 and it streamed at and at

It’s our election special. Sue Kessell played a lot of tunes that have accompanying videos and here are links to all of them:

Steve Goodman – Election Year Rag (Album: self titled 1999 rerelease)

John McCutcheon – Vote Dammit – “Cabin Fever: Songs from the Quarantine”-digital only

Mike K Brown – Vote for That

Spook Handy with friends – Vote

Margo Hennebach & Mark Saunders (Mad Agnes) – Lullaby for RBG

Kentucky Partisans – Blue Wave of Kentucky

John Dillon – A Perfect Storm

Allison Lupton & Craig Werth – When Trouble Comes

John Flynn – This Used to be a Country (album: Vintage)

Len Seigelman – Our Turn Now

Karyn Oliver – Stand Up – Chicks with Dip – “Stomping on Eggshells”

8 songs -Proceeds from sale will benefit ACLU- digital-only release

Tim Grimm – Gone

Danny Schmidt – A Prayer for the Sane

Bruce T Carroll – Lift Your Head Up

Joel Rafael – One Vote, One Name

Ellis Paul – Election Day (album:The Storyteller’s Suitcase)

Graham Nash – Vote

Roy Zimmerman with Laura Love – My Vote, My Voice, My Right

Eliza Gilkyson – We Are Not Alone (album: 2020)

Here’s the WNUR playlist.

The Folk Show 8/23/20 – Fox Valley Folk Festival Preview with Sue Kessell and Juel Ulven

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This show originally aired today from 10am-Noon.

We start with some songs of friendship and gratitude, followed by some newly-released music, and then in the second half of the show co-host Sue Kessell joins us to talk with Juel Ulven about the Fox Valley Folk Music & Storytelling Festival, being held virtually this year.

The Folk Show – Featuring Tribute to Michael Smith, Donna Adler Interview 8/9/20

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This show originally aired on Sunday, August 9th.

We start with Sue Kessell and Ron chatting about Michael along with some of his music. Then we talk with Donna Adler about her new album Remembering Butterflies, we celebrate Ella Jenkin’s 96th birthday and some new music too.

On next week’s show Kathy Kelly joins us in the 11:00 hour for her thoughts about Michael and we’ll feature more of his music too.