Swing 'n' Country

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Airs at: Sat, 10/01/2022 at 6:00am - 9:00am
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Every Saturday morning from 6-9 am

Music in the Country style including: western & western swing, cowboy & country blues, country folk, bluegrass, rockabilly, hillbilly, Americana, and honky tonk.

1st Saturday - Robert Parish along with son Graham play sets featuring particular artists as well as sets with a variety of artists.

2nd Saturday - Wayne and Kathy - Variety of Country, Western, Western Swing, Country Folk, Country Blues, Bluegrass, Rockabilly and Americana Music 

3rd Saturday - Will Selzer - Blends all types & styles of country music from 50+ years, rooted in mid-20th century, men and women artists equally.  The goal is to entertain our listeners and to have fun. 

4th Saturday - Mary - Bringing a musician’s ear to the collective with a focus on older country and Western swing from the ‘30s to the ‘70s, always with a good dose of women artists

5th Saturday - Gary - Countrypolitan Blues - A mix of Eastern Philosophy and Western Swing; the yin, the yang, and the do-si-do

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Swing 'n' Country with Mary

Airs at: Sat, 09/24/2022 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
For this edition of Swing'n'Country, I'll be playing some great examples of lesser-known western swing, cowboy and old country recordings that were recently sent my way. Beautiful harmonies, amazing instrumental parts, lovely arrangements - what more could you ask for?  Read more

Music of the Country Persuasion

Airs at: Sat, 09/17/2022 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
Please join me for Swing’n’Country Saturday morning (Sept 17) from 6 till 9.  One last swing before the fall of autumn.  I'm including a couple photos from SE Portland taken in my favorite season. I’m afraid the heat got to me this summer.  I got so involved in the weather ... Read more

Swing 'n' Country with Wayne & Kathy

Airs at: Sat, 09/10/2022 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
As always Wayne & Kathy will be hosting the 2nd Saturday of September’s Swing ’n’ Country. Hour 1: Their usual mix of country, alternative country, western, western swing, rockabilly, bluegrass & Americana music. Hour 2: Vintage western swing bands bookending each set with... Read more

The Return of the Grievous Angel

Airs at: Sat, 09/03/2022 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
  Tune in to Swing & Country this Saturday 6:00 am to 9:00 am as we pay tribute to Gram Parsons. Gram was a musical pioneer, blending country, soul, and pop into what he called "Cosmic American music." Gram's life was a roller coaster of good and bad fortune: he dropped ou... Read more

Swing 'n' Country with Mary

Airs at: Sat, 08/27/2022 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
​Please join me for another round of great old country and Western swing songs this Saturday, August 27th. We'll have some heartaches and tears, some cheatin' and lyin', some nightingales, round-ups and yodels out on the prairie. We'll go to Texas, Carolina, Kentucky and Te... Read more

Saturday Morning Country Music

Airs at: Sat, 08/20/2022 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
The show opens with Kenny Baker & Josh Graves from their 1972-73 album The Puritan Sessions.  Baker was a fiddler with Bill Monroe and the Blue Grass Boys, and Graves was primarily known as Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs' Dobro player.  For Baker, the session marked a return... Read more

Swing 'n' Country with Wayne & Kathy

Airs at: Sat, 08/13/2022 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
Join Wayne & Kathy for a mix of country tunes for your late summer Saturday morning! Read more

Swing 'N' Country

Airs at: Sat, 08/06/2022 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Graham Parish and Dad (Robert) spend three hours playing country songs about dogs,  summertime and broken hearts. The father-son duo also talk about the record breaking heat and share some of their favorite local and national artists. The music in Hour One focuses on count... Read more

Where Have All the Cowboys Gone

Airs at: Sat, 07/30/2022 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
      There was a time when the airwaves were full of songs about cowboys ridin' the range and sleeping under the stars of the western sky. But those tunes have vanished from the radio playlists and are now just a memory. What happened to those cowboy songs? Was their d... Read more

Swing 'n' Country on 07/23/22

Airs at: Sat, 07/23/2022 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country