WUMB January Program Guide

January Programming Highlights

Artist of the Week is now Artist of the Day. Check our Website for updates!

Breakfast With the Beatles – Saturday at 6am
1/4 We’ll listen to the 1st time The Beatles were named on American television on the Jack Parr Show
1/11 The new Beatles Singles Collection Box Set featuring 23 different Beatles vinyl 45’s!
1/18 It was this week in 1964 that “I Want To Hold Your Hand” went to #1 in America!
1/25 In 1964, 33 different Beatles records were released in America! We’ll listen to many of those!

Celtic Twilight – Sunday at 4pm
1/5 Songs of Emigration featuring: Karan Casey, John Doyle, Mick Moloney Deanta and more
1/12 Sea Shanties featuring the Clancy Brothers and Louie Killen, and Dan Milner
1/19 Songs of Olde England featuring Maddie Prior, Tim Hart, the Watersons, the Coppers and more
1/26 Celebration of the birth of Robert Burns, Jan. 25, 1759

Daily Dylan – Monday-Friday around 5:30pm
Week of 1/5 Joan Baez was born in this week in 1941. We’ll feature her covering Dylan all week
Week of 1/12 Selections from Desire released this week in 1976
Week of 1/19 Dylan covers all week
Week of 1/26 Dylan met Woody Guthrie this week in 1961. We’ll explore those connections all week

Dixie Bee Line – Saturday at 9pm
1/4 Jerry Reed to Spade Cooley and Bob Wills, Patsy Cline, and bluegrass from the Gibson Brothers
1/11 Vintage western swing from Leon’s Lone Star Cowboys, Durwood Brown, and Pee Wee King
1/18 Bluesy start with Louis Jordan, the Red Clay Ramblers, Hoyle Nix plus favorites like Doc Watson
1/25 Deep catalog Carl Smith, Merle Travis, Merle Haggard, Hanks Williams Sr. and much more

Folk Tales – Saturday at Noon
1/4 Pete Seeger Special
1/11 Linda Ronstadt
1/18 Ma Rainey
1/25 Pete Seeger Hootenanny, Part One

Guest Mix – Saturday at 1pm
1/4 Morning show Host Brendan Hogan’s Top 10 Albums of 2019
1/11 Midday Host Randi Millman will play her Top 10 albums of 2019
1/18 Evening Host Michelle Briand will play the albums that made her Top 10 of 2019
1/25 Afternoon Host Albert O will play his Top 10 Albums of 2019

Highway 61 Revisited – Saturday at 8am
1/4 a Birthday tribute to Stephen Stills and more
1/11 Joan Baez/Rod Stewart and a guest DJ
1/18 Richie Havens/Mick Taylor
1/25 Warren Zevon and a guest DJ

Odyssey – Sunday at 2pm
1/5 the New Year begins with a little more new music from just about everywhere!
1/12 We begin a visit to Scandinavia this week, starting in Norway
1/19 North of Europe spending some time in Sweden and traditions that go back many centuries
1/26 We land in Finland, one of the most interesting musical hotspots in the world

Producer Spotlight – Monday-Friday in the 11am hour
Week of 1/5 David “Goody” Goodrich
Week of 1/8 Stephen Bruton
Week of 1/15 David Odlum
Week of 1/22 Brian Deck
Week of 1/29 Jon Leventhal

Spinning The Blues – Saturday at 6pm
1/4 Birthdays: Tampa Red, Eddy Clearwater and more. New Blues from Popa Chubby
1/11 Celebrating the Birthday of Allen Toussaint, Ruth Brown, Earl Hooker and more
1/18 Birthdays: Leadbelly, Snooks Eaglin, Aaron Neville. New Blues from Mark Hummely
1/25 Birthdays for Huey ‘ Piano’ Smith, Cash McCall, Eddie Taylor and more

WUMB Sunday Morning Brew – Sunday at 8am
1/5 Birthdays: Iris DeMent, producer Sam Phillips, Joan Baez; Hometown Heroes: Buffalo, NY
1/12 Birthdays: Allen Toussaint, T-Bone Burnett; Hometown Heroes: Boston
1/19 Birthdays: Dolly Parton, Sam Cooke, Steve Earle; Hometown Heroes: Oklahoma
1/26 Birthdays: Etta James, Lucinda Williams, Louie Perez; Hometown Heroes: Tennessee

American Routes – Sunday at Noon
1/5 Rock Roots and Cajun Stardom with Boz Scaggs and more
1/12 Remake the World: Jimmy Cliff & Arturo O’Farrill
1/19 In the Spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr. with Cyril Neville
1/26 While I’m Living: Tanya Tucker & Warren Storm

Commonwealth Journal – Sunday at 7:30am
1/5 The Aura of War with Guest Minoo Emami
1/12 When Poetry Meets Politics with Guest Jill McDonough
1/19 Redefining Family in The Guys Next Door with Guests Amy Geller and Allie Humenuk
1/26 From Solitary to the Stage with Guest Julia Steele Allen

E-Town – Saturday at 4pm
1/4 Live music from Delbert McClinton, Robert Finlay and more
1/11 Live music from Valerie June, Mick Flannery and more
1/18 We interrupt E Town this week to present Tai Irwin’s One Year at a Time for 1986
1/25 Live music from The Band of Heathens, Stephen Kellogg and more

Mountain Stage – Saturday at 2pm
1/4 Live music from Gregory Alan Isakov, Mandolin Orange and more
1/11 Live music from Greensky Bluegrass, Donna the Buffalo and more
1/18 Live music from Leftover Salmon, The Jeremiahs and more
1/25 Live music from Yonder Mt. String Band, Oh Pep! and more

Right Mind Media Podcast – Sunday at 7am
1/5 “Maybe You Should Talk To Someone”
1/12 “Getting Wrecked: Women, Incarceration, and the American Opioid Crisis”
1/19 “Hot Topics: January”
1/26 “Teen Sexuality and Gender”

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