WUMB November Program Guide

March Programming Highlights

Acoustic Sunrise
3/4 – New Music from Joan Baez and we’ll celebrate the birthday of Townes Van Zandt (3/7)
3/11 – CSNY are Grammy winners on this day in history. Happy B-day to James Taylor and Ry Cooder
3/18 – Neil Young scores his first #1 hit in 1972 and Happy Birthday to the late Solomon Burke
3/25 – Happy Birthday to Nick Lowe, Eric Clapton and Tracy Chapman

Artist of the Week (played in the 3pm hour Monday-Friday)
Week of 3/5 – Townes Van Zandt
Week of 3/12 – Irish artists
Week of 3/19 – The Jayhawks
Week of 3/26 – Eric Clapton

Breakfast With the Beatles
3/3 – Dave Dexter, Jr.’s role in Capitol Records finally releasing the Beatles’ music in the US
3/10 – The story behind the recording, “A Day In The Life.”
3/17 – We celebrate the day Paul McCartney met Linda Eastman
3/24 – This week in 1969, John and Yoko got married
3/31 – The Beatles album, Please Please Me

Celtic Twilight
3/4 – British singer songwriter Steve Tilston
3/11 – Boston-born accordion player Joe Derrane
3/18 – Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with Michael Coleman, Hugh Gillespie, Lunasa, Dervish and more!
3/25 – “The Songs of Emigration” with Karan Casey, John Doyle, Green Fields of America, Cherish the Ladies and more

Daily Dylan
Week of 2/26 – Johnny Cash was born this week in 1932. All week Cash covering Dylan.
Week of 3/4 – Selections from The Bootleg Series Vol. 13: Trouble No More 1979–1981
Week of 3/11 – Dylan’s music in the 2000’s
Week of 3/18 – All week selections from Bob Dylan’s debut album, released this week in 1962
Week of 3/25 – Selections from The Bootleg Series Vol 1-3 released this week in 1991

Dixie Bee Line
3/3 – A deep dive into the innermost recesses of 20th-century hillbilly music
3/10 – Focus on early Grand Ole Opry stars of the 20th century, from Roy Acuff, Uncle Dave Macon, more
3/17 – More on the hillbilly spectrum. Old-timey and bluegrass, blues, and rockabilly, and more!
3/24 – Women of country music from the 20th century, including Loretta Lynn, Jean Shepard and more
3/31 – TBA

Folk Tales
3/3 – Mike Seeger and more
3/10 – The history of Elektra Records and more
3/17 – Scott Alarik’s Fan Request show!
3/24 – Barbara Dane and more
3/31 – Ian & Sylvia among others

Guest Mix
3/3 – John Cate
3/10 – Sean Staples
3/17 – TBA
3/24 – TBA
3/31 –TBA

Highway 61
3/3 – Albert will pay tribute to Townes Van Zandt and also Lou Reed
3/10 – Albert says Happy 70th Birthday to James Taylor
3/17 – A special episode for St. Patrick’s Day….all Irish artists!
3/24 – Albert says Happy Birthday to Elton John and also producer Tom Wilson
3/31 – A special Birthday celebration for Eric Clapton and also the late Leon Russell

3/4 – Argentina and the tango traditions are on our agenda this week
3/11 – We catch up on some new recordings from just about everywhere this week
3/18 – Travels in Central America and Mexico today, with a special emphasis on Mariachi!
3/25 – We spend a little time with some old favorites from around the world.

Producer Spotlight at 11am
Week of 2/26 – Colin Linden
Week of 3/4 – Jimmy Miller
Week of 3/11 – Jimmy Iovine
Week of 3/18 – Tom Dowd
Week of 3/25 – Sam Phillips

Spinning The Blues
3/3 – Birthday nods to JB Lenoir and Furry Lewis. New Blues from John Mayall
3/10 – Birthdays for Lloyd Price, Lightnin’ Hopkins and Ronnie Earl. New Blues from Janiva Magness
3/17 – A Birthday celebration for the legendary Sister Rosetta Tharpe and more
3/24 – Holly Harris will celebrate the birthday of Aretha Franklin!
3/31 – Birthdays for William Clark, Sue Foley and more. New Blues from Tommy DarDar

American Routes
3/4 – Guilty Pleasures: Music We Love More Than We Can Say
3/11 – San Antonio Sounds: Music of the Mission City
3/18 – TBA
3/25 – TBA

Commonwealth Journal
3/4 – A Look Inside Chinese Orphanages with Guest Leslie Wang
3/11 – Power UP with Guest David Cash
3/18 – Undocumented and Undaunted with Guest Angy Rivera
3/25 – A Night at the Opera with Guest Lloyd Schwartz

3/4 – Live music from Beth Hart, John McEuen and Diane Cohen
3/11 – Live music from Hot Rize & Friends: Jerry Douglas, Stuart Duncan & Sam Bush
3/18 – Live music from Steep Canyon Rangers and Matt the Electrician
3/25 – Live music from John Oates and Lilly Hyatt

Mountain Stage
3/3 – Live music from The Mountain Goats, Joe Henry, Nellie McKay and John K. Samson
3/10 – Live music from John Oates, Tyminski, Lilly Hiatt, Danny Barnes and more
3/17 – Live music from Dailey & Vincent, Molly Tuttle, The Sweetback Sisters, Richie & Rosie
3/24 – Live music from Patti Smith & Family, Mollie O’Brien & Rich Moore and more
3/31 – Special Grammy Edition Featuring Alison Krauss, Chris Stapleton, Robert Cray, Randy Newman and more


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