Country

Sockin' it to the Man

Airs at: Sat, 08/03/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
We're putting it to "the man" this week with songs like "9-5," "Take This Job and Shove It," and tunes from Lavender Country, the first openly gay country album. We'll also hear music from the up-coming Ken Burns documentary Country Music airing September 15th on PBS. Plus ... Read more

NEW in KBOO music library June 30, 2019

CDs       Abbott, Charlie Ugly Little Sunflower Self Released Alt Rock Alarie, Ludovic We're A Dream Nobody Wrote Down Chouchou Alt Rock Amyl & Sniffers, The  Amyl And The Sniffers ATO Alt Rock Antista, Gr... Read more

Drunken Prayer Live on the 'Circle

Airs at: Fri, 07/26/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Produced for The Songcircle
We're excited to welcome Drunken Prayer - the nom de musique of great songwriter, singer, and guitarist Morgan Geer - back to Portland, and onto The Songcircle. Morgan left Portland several years back, and last visited our show playing guitar for the legendary Freakwater - ... Read more

Swing 'n Country with Mary

Airs at: Sat, 07/27/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
Howdy folks! Please join me for my first ever Swing ‘n Country show on Saturday, July 27th! I hope to bring you some choice songs and tunes from the golden age of country music every 4th Saturday. This weekend I’ll feature some of country and swing’s finest women vocalists ... Read more

Honky-tonk Man

Airs at: Sat, 07/20/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
  The original Honky-tonk man, Johnny Horton on Vinyl. Tune in to Swing 'n' Country this Saturday morning. It's good for you.  Read more

Honky-Tonk Man

Airs at: Sat, 07/20/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
  I bought this album a few weeks ago. When I showed it to my wife, she told me that she remembered her mother had the very same album. So this Saturday I'll be playing some Johnny Horton for my mother-in-law Joan. KBOO Swing & Country Saturday morning 6-9 am Pacific time,... Read more

The Songcircle

Airs at: Fri, 07/12/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Produced for The Songcircle
Join Ed Mellnik for a special  eclectic mix of music today. Read more

Railroad Songs and Stories

Airs at: Sat, 07/06/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
Inspired by a long train ride, we collected old country and blues songs about railroad work, train wrecks, and the sound of that lonesome whistle blow. Read more

Emmylou

Airs at: Sat, 06/22/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
  Blessed with a crystalline voice, a gift for phrasing and a creative spirit, few artists had as profound an impact on contemporary music as Emmylou Harris. Tune in to Swing 'n' Country Saturday morning and hear a whole mess of Emmylou. Try it, you'll like it.  Read more

Look Who's Blue

Airs at: Sat, 06/08/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
  In 1958, a song called Oh Lonesome Me, turned out to be one of the surprise hits of the year. It established Don Gibson at the heights of the pop and country  music world. He soon followed with other classics such as Sea of Heartbreak and I Can't Stop Lovin You. Tune in ... Read more