Sunday, October 31, 2021

Songs for our Ancestors (TOTR 403)


Halloween/All Saints show 2021 - aired on 10/30/21

Lawrence Ferlinghetti (1919-2021) Don Everly (1937-2021) Anne Feeney (1951-2021) Nanci Griffith (1953-2021)

Steve Miller Band - Song For Our Ancestors

Lawrence Ferlinghetti - The World Is A Beautiful Place

George Harrison - All Things Must Pass 

The Everly Brothers - Bye Bye Love

Anne Feeney - Emma Goldman

Nanci Griffith - Not My Way Home

Dolly Parton - Silver Dagger

Emmylou Harris - Still Water 

Loreena McKennitt - All Souls Night

The Secret Sisters & Brandi Carlile - Water Witch

Stevie Nicks - Sorcerer

Pentangle - I Saw an Angel

Norma Tanega - You're Dead

Buffy Sainte-Marie - God Is Alive Magic Is Afoot

Dead Can Dance - The Wind That Shakes the Barley 

Wardruna - Helvegen

Heilung - Trause 

Lankum - Cold Old Fire 

The Bridge City Sinners - Ashes 

Tejon Street Corner Thieves - Wayfaring Stranger

Sam Lee - Lay This Body Down 

Sweet Honey In The Rock - Breaths

Uncle Tupelo - No Depression

[Originally aired on WTTU 88.5 FM on Saturday, October, 30, 2021. The audio archive is here:

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Is There A Ghost (TOTR 402)


Son House - Death Letter

The White Stripes - Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground

Band of Horses - Is There A Ghost

J. Tillman - Your Mother's Ghost

The Cave Singers - Dancing On Our Graves

Delta Rae - Dance in the Graveyards

Dawes - Telescope

Justin Townes Earle - Appalachian Nightmare

Amanda Shires -Deep Dark Below

Amy Ray & Justin Vernon - Let the Spirit

Jill Andrews - Tell That Devil

Gillian Welch - The Devil Had A Hold Of Me

Shovels & Rope - The Devil Is All Around

The Chieftains & Mick Jagger - The Long Black Veil 

Iron & Wine - Free Until They Cut Me Down

The Builders &  The Butchers - Let the Wind Carry Me Home

Jason Isbell - Children of Children

Jason Isbell &  the 400 Unit - Only Children

My Morning Jacket - Golden

My Morning Jacket - The Way That He Sings

Band of Horses - The Funeral

Jerry Garcia - The Wheel

Jack White - Wayfaring Stranger


[Originally aired on WTTU 88.5 FM on Saturday, October, 23, 2021. The audio archive is here:

Friday, October 15, 2021

When It Breaks (TOTR 401)

Willi Carlisle - What the Rocks Don't Know  
Aaron Ross & Neal Morgan - Speak The Truth                              
The Avett Brothers - Long Story Short                                   
Jason Isbell - Relatively Easy 
Brandi Carlile - Broken Horses
Possessed by Paul James - When It Breaks
Jamestown Revival - This Too Shall Pass
Deer Tick - Rough Around the Edges
Josh Ritter - Ground Don't Want Me
Deer Tick - Too Sensitive for This World
Phil Cook - Steampowered Blues
Steve Earle - Dublin Blues
Hiss Golden Messenger - I Need a Teacher
Shovels & Rope w/ Shakey Graves - Unknown Legend
Blaze Foley & Ben Dickey - Clay Pigeons
Hayes Carll - Jesus and Elvis
Dawes - Didn't Fix Me
Brandi Carlile - Every Time I Hear That Song
Gibson Brothers - Everybody Hurts
U2 - Some Days Are Better Than Others
TV On The Radio - Wash The Day
Possessed by Paul James - We Welcome You Hom

image - Broken Reflection by Ryan McGilchrist (2007)

audio archive from the live broadcast on 10/15/2021 on WTTU:

Saturday, October 9, 2021

Come Along (TOTR 400)


The 400th episode of Teacher On The Radio, since 9/10/2007. Roger Miller - Oo-De-Lally (From Robin Hood)

jeremy messersmith - Everything Is Magical

Love - Everybody's Gotta Live

Cosmo Sheldrake - Come Along

Dick Gaughan - Revolution

Shawn James - The Thief and the Moon

Parsonsfield - Weeds or Wildflowers

The Growlers - Tell It How It Is

Merry Hell - Human Communion

Grace Petrie,Liam Jordan,Paula Wichall, & Ben Greenland -

            If There's a Fire in Your Heart

Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith - What You Do with What You've Got 

Danny Schmidt - This Too Shall Pass

Chris Remo - This Is the Time (We Have Prepared For)

Dan Bern - Never to Be Forgotten Kinda Year

The Mountain Goats - This Year

Barton Carroll - Those Days Are Gone, and My Heart Is Breaking

Candle Kid - Ring

Sleeping At Last - You Are Enough

Elizabeth & the Catapult - More Than Enough

jeremy messersmith - We All Do Better When We All Do Better

Blake Rouse - Big Rock Candy Mountain

My Morning Jacket - Wonderful (The Way I Feel)

Pistol Pete & Popgun Paul - all along

Khrysso Heart LeFey- Himmel und Erde

Rev. Yolanda - I Love Myself

Casey Neill Trio - Araby

Jason Isbell - Maybe It’s Time

The California Honeydrops - Ripple

Playing For Change - Imagine You can listen to the archived recording here: Thanks for the 400th episode shout-outs from:

Mark Creter

Ted Pelton

Peter Werbe

Jeannie Smith

Casey Neill
Rev. Yolanda 

Khrysso Heart LeFey

& Rick Quinn -- only aired on the live episode