Della Mae
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Airs Friday, August 30, 2019 at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we have new music from Patty Griffin, LAKE, Boreal sons, Kan Wakan, Augustines, Steve Howell, Buddy Flett, and Anders Osborne plus music from Etta Baker and Travis. Then a concert by Della Mae recorded live at the Divide, and in the final hour we'll sigh "An American Prayer." join me Friday at 9 for the Caravan on Red River Radio.

Statue of Liberty
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Airs Friday, August 23, 2019, at 9 p.m. Hosted by Elizabeth Blair and Tom Cole from NPR’s Arts Desk, American Anthem: The Special will highlight standout stories from NPR’s American Anthem series. The hour will weave together the creation, popularization, and evolution of a selection of songs about our shared national identity as Americans. Songs like Fight the Power, This Land is Your Land, Dixie, and The Times They Are a Changin’ were all written as a response to a moment or a movement and grew into an anthem.

Back To The Garden Woodstock Remembered
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Airs Friday, 16, 2019, at 10 p.m. Woodstock organizers, musicians and audience members recall the 1969 music festival that rocked the world in more ways than one. Music and memories from the historic event include interviews with with Woodstock organizers Michael Lang, Joel Rosenman, and the late John Roberts, artists Richie Havens, Roger Daltrey and Joe Cocker, and audience members Ron Petras, Vivian Goodman and Danny Diamond. Music performances from many of the artists were there: Jefferson Airplane, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Joe Cocker, CSNY, The Who, Arlo Guthrie, Joan Baez and many more.

Brazil Connection
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Airs Friday, August 9, 2019, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we feature new tracks from David Gray, Yellow Red Sparks, Doug Gillard, Dot Hacker, and Sweet Honey in the Rock plus some guitar driven blues from Johnny Winter, Muddy Waters, and Tito and the Tarantula. In our second hour we travel South of the Border for a look at the Brazil Connection and this week in our final hour you'll find us at The Meeting Pool.

The Trishas
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Airs Friday, August 2, 2019, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we new tracks Willie Nelson, Patty Griffin, The Mercy Brothers, and Buddy Flett plus blues from Neal Pattman, Taj Mahal, Little Pink Anderson and Ray Bonneville. Then in our concert hour we'll hear some tight four part harmonies from The Trishas, recorded Live at the Divide and in our final hour we'll walk in The Black Cat's Footsteps with cuts by Ulla Pirttijarvi, Anouar Brahem, Richard & Linda Thompson, Bill Miller, Gemma Hayes, and Beth Orton.

Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs
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Airs Friday, July 26, 2019 at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll turn the clock back a bit to 1967, 1969 nd 1971 with live cuts from Janis Joplin, the Mammas & Pappas and Steppenwolf plus blues from Erin Mckeown, Buddy Flett, and Moby Grape. We'll also have cuts from Andrew Bird and Caroline Fenn and some cool tracks from Lamb Chop and David Darling. Then in the concert hour we'll hear two from SXSW with the Choir of Young Believers and the Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs and on Be Quiet and Play The Music we'll wander to Another Green World.

Album Cover For Blue
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Airs Friday, July 19, 2019, at 9 p.m. Musicians, music writers, fans and Joni Mitchell herself reflect on Joni Mitchell's most revered album, "Blue," released in 1971.
     Award-winning producer Paul Ingles hosts Joni Mitchell's BLUE, a one-hour examination of one of the most heralded albums of all time by Joni Mitchell. BLUE was rated #30 on the Rolling Stone magazine 2003 list of the Top 500 Albums of All-Time. It was the highest rated album by any female musician. The magazine also called her "one of rock's most daring and uncompromising innovators."

Jesse Colin Young Performs for the California Saga 2 Charity Concert in Los Angeles California on July 3, 2019
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Airs Friday, July 12, 2019, at 9 p.m. From his "Get Together" song that became an anthem in 1969 to his long solo career, comes the first album by Jesse Colin Young in 11 years. Diagnosed & treated for Lyme Disease after 30 years, seeing his son perform at his Berklee College of music recital with his friends, gave Jesse inspiration to start a band with these young people. The Result? His new CD, Dreamers. Join us for this exclusive interview with Jesse Colin Young . In our second hour we'll hear the second part of a concert featuring Chris Smither, live at the Fur Peace Ranch, and in our final hour we'll Between the Lines of Age with cuts by Natalie Merchant, Joan Baez, Nick Drake, Holopaw, Bonnie Prince Billy & Matt Sweeney, The Gourds, Debussy, and Neil Young.

Pierce Pettis
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Airs Friday, July 5, 2019, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we feature a couple of cool film songs from the movie "A Love song For Bobby Long" and we'll catch some Angels Falling with Neil Young. Twang Darkly will take us delving and we'll follow The Neville Brothers down a long dark road and Warren Wilken will bring us on home. In our second hour we'll have a concert by Pierce Pettis recording at the Second Street Bakery and tonight in our final hour we'll visit with "A Natural Man."

Chris Smither
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Airs Friday, June 28, 2019, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll listen to some tracks from Ben Folds Five, Myshkin's Ruby Warbler, and Mia Dyson as well as some vintage cuts from Neil Young and Victoria Williams. We'll have Blues by Buddy Flett, Etta Baker, Bobby Rush, and Chris Belleau and a splash of Zydeco from Beau Jocque and The Zydeco Hi Rollers. On our concert hour we'll hear from Chris Smither ... Live at the Fur Peace Ranch and in the third hour we'll be Chasing the Westing Sun.