Folk On Demand

Live music and conversation with renowned artists.

ListenJoan Baez (59:16)

Joan Baez Brad Paul presents an exclusive concert by Joan Baez, recorded at Harvard University's Sanders Theatre to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Cambridge, Mass., folk institution Club Passim (originally called Club 47). Baez performed selections from her CD, Day After Tomorrow, as well as classics like "Diamonds and Rust" and "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down."
ListenLori McKenna (59:22)

Lori McKenna Boston-area singer/songwriter Lori McKenna joins Brad Paul in the WGBH studios to share some songs and talk about her journey from working-class mother of five to recording artist.
Club Passim Turns 50Club Passim Turns 50 (58:24)

Geoff Muldaur Partly recorded at Club Passim's 50th Anniversary Hootenanny this past January and hosted by Folk on WGBH's Brad Paul, this program traces the Cambridge, Mass., club's rich history and includes interviews with and live performances by some of the groundbreaking artists who performed there, including singer/songwriters Geoff Muldaur (shown), Peter Rowan, Jim Kweskin, Chris Smither, and Carolyn Hester.
ListenAlison Krauss (1:01)

Alison Krauss On April 14, 2007, Oscar nominee, 20-time Grammy winner, and multi-platinum selling American bluegrass-country music artist Alison Krauss joined host Brad Paul in the WGBH studios to discuss her new album, A Hundred Miles or More: A Collection (2007), why she loves sad songs, and the singers, songwriters, and bluegrass musicians who have influenced her music over time. Selections from her new album are also featured.
ListenDarol Anger (1:01)

Darol Anger On April 29, 2007, violinist, fiddler, composer, and producer Darol Anger joined host Brad Paul in the WGBH studios to perform live with his band, the Republic of Strings, whose music combines elements of bluegrass, jazz, classical, pop, and world music.
ListenNanci Griffith (28:37)

Nanci GriffithOn March 10, 2007, singer/songwriter and guitarist Nanci Griffith joined host Brad Paul in the WGBH studios for a conversation and performance of selections from her new album, Ruby's Torch (2007).
ListenJudy Collins (52:17)

Judy Collins On May 3, 2007, singer/songwriter and guitarist Judy Collins joined host Naomi Arenberg from Carnegie Hall to look back on her 40-year career in music. A sampling of Collins's recordings is also featured.
More Folk On Demand

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Joe Crookston and Liz Carlisle

February 11, 2006
Ladysmith Black Mambazo

January 1, 2006

November 5, 2005
Mary Gauthier

October 1, 2005
Bruce Cockburn

February 19, 2005
Soweto Gospel Choir

January 8, 2005
The Duhks