Folk Espresso

Folk Espresso, early morning folk music to get your week started. A different host each week.

Episode Archive

Folk Espresso on 09/22/14

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Mon, 09/22/2014 - 5:30am - 7:00am
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Early morning folk music to get your week started. A different host each week.

Folk Espresso on 09/15/14

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Mon, 09/15/2014 - 5:30am - 7:00am
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Early morning folk music to get your week started. A different host each week.

Folk Espresso on 09/08/14

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Mon, 09/08/2014 - 5:30am - 7:00am
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Early morning folk music to get your week started. A different host each week.

Folk Espresso on 09/01/14

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Mon, 09/01/2014 - 5:30am - 7:00am
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Early morning folk music to get your week started. A different host each week.

Folk Espresso on 08/25/14

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Mon, 08/25/2014 - 5:30am - 7:00am
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Early morning folk music to get your week started. A different host each week.

Folk Espresso on 08/18/14

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Mon, 08/18/2014 - 5:30am - 7:00am
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Early morning folk music to get your week started. A different host each week.

Folk Espresso on 08/11/14

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Mon, 08/11/2014 - 5:30am - 7:00am
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Early morning folk music to get your week started. A different host each week.

Folk Espresso on 08/04/14

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Mon, 08/04/2014 - 5:30am - 7:00am
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Early morning folk music to get your week started. A different host each week.

Folk Espresso on 07/28/14

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Mon, 07/28/2014 - 5:30am - 7:00am
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Early morning folk music to get your week started. A different host each week.

Folk Espresso on 07/21/14

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Mon, 07/21/2014 - 5:30am - 7:00am
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Early morning folk music to get your week started. A different host each week.

Playlists

Folk Espresso playlist for 04/01/2013

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04/01/2013
ArtistTitleAlbum
April Mae & The June BugsHear My Train A Comin'Boogie
Bruce MolskyNew Cut RoadIf It Ain't Here When I Get Back
FruitionLloyd's SongSelf-Titled CD
Ernest TroostAll the Boats Are Gonna RiseAll the Boats Are Gonna Rise
Dar WilliamsStorm KingIn the Time of Gods
John Roy ZatLittle RabbitSolo
Laura KempBest Kinda LoveBodhi Tree
Mary FlowerScrapper's BluesMisery Loves Company
Pancake BreakfastLittle BirdSelf-Titled CD
Pancake BreakfastPiece of PieThe 3 EP Collection
Pancake BreakfastPortlandTown USAPortlandTown USA
Mike MidloLoveMidLo
Pancake BreakfastGood Morning LadiesThe 3 EP Collection
Mike MidloBroomjumpMidLo
Pancake BreakfastMister Blue BirdThe 3 EP Collection
April Mae & The June BugsMoonlight ParadiseBoogie
Pancake BreakfastWho Is Wearing PantsSelf-Titled CD

Dear Listeners,

It was a total kick in the pants to have Mike Midlo in the studio with me this morning and to play a lotta great tracks from his band, Pancake Breakfast, as well as to debut his brand new solo release, MidLo.  What a great guy.....and what a fun sound!  I sure hope that you enjoyed the show as much as we did and that you'll put a buck in the KBOO bucket to show your appreciation.

Musically yours,

Diane

Folk Espresso playlist for 03/25/2013

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03/25/2013
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Andina and RichCaffeineTwo Guitars, A Dulcimer and An Attitude
Merlin SniderInsomniaRight Here
Bruce MolskyBimini GalIf It Ain't Here When I Get Back
Trash Can JoeI Used to Fool AroundPickathon 2006
Lauren SheehanOh, the CandymanRose City Ramble
Doug Smith and Judy Koch SmithMasochism TangoJust for Fun
Black PrairieHome Made LemonadeFeast of the Hunters' Moon
Joni LaurenceSupportiveTrashbag Birdie
Steve CheseboroughYour Biscuits Are Big Enough For MeHam Hocks & Gravy
Alison RiceRabbit DancingRed Horse Ranch
The LovebirdsLife Is So GoodNutsy Pants
Jim KweskinSome of Thes DaysEnjoy Yourself
Bill MorrisseyParty at the U.N.Standing Eight
Sugar in the GourdIt's Hard to SaySelf-Titled CD
Johnny EdsonWaitin' for the Water to BoilMore Than Friends
Boy and BeanWhat a Little Moonlight Can DoSelf-Titled CD
Lou & Peter BerrymanWhen the World SeemsThe Universe: 14 Examples
Lyman LouisLet the World WaitSteam & Smoke
Ali MarcusWapatoThe Great Migration
Bill MorrisseyCar and DriverStanding Eight
Johnny EdsonI Know BluesMore Than Friends

Dear Listeners,

Wanted to give you some kicks this morning by kickstarting your day with some very kicky, upbeat music so that you'll kick a few bucks into the kitty....

Thanks for your support of Folk Espresso and KBOO!

Musically yours,

Diane

Folk Espresso playlist for 03/11/2013

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03/11/2013
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Jorma KaukonenGenesisQuah
The Bee EatersThe Tree ClimberSelf-Titled CD
Lucinda WilliamsLonely GirlsEssence
Fleet FoxesGrown OceanHelplessness Blues
Van Dyke ParksThe Note of HopeNote of Hope
Dawn LandesTired of This LifeFireproof
Ry CooderEl Corrido de Jesse JamesPull Up Some Dust and Sit Down
Forest SunEl CoyoteJust Begun
Susan JamesMission BellsDriving Toward the Sun
Portland Cello ProjectTallymarksMusicfest NW (compilation CD)
The Hard Road TrioMaybe I Should Tell YouMonticello
Lauren SheehanCarroll County BluesRose City Ramble
Melissa GreenerParisDwelling
Black PrairieBack AlleyFeast of the Hunter's Moon
Mike and RuthyAs My Eyes Run WildMillion to One
Bruce MolskyBury Me Not on the Lone PrairieSoon Be Time
KGBWasabi / March of Ides / Broken Concrete / The WetlandIn From the Cold
Asylum Street SpankersShave 'em DrySpanks for the Memories
Bill BerryThe BrickDemo CD
Joni LaurenceBeauty in MeWith No Apology

Dear Listeners,

'Twas fun putting this morning's playlist together.  Always casting about for a bit of a theme for my shows, whether pronounced or subtle, I stumbled upon one for today that just felt right:  each three-track set of music featured a male vocals, a female vocals, and an instrumental.  Nothing fancy, but it worked!  I sure hope you are enjoying the music this morning and that your day just got started in exactly the right way.

Musically yours,

Diane

Folk Espresso - First and Fourth Mondays - Sitting in today for Jonathan!

Folk Espresso playlist for 02/25/2013

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Forest SunJust BegunJust Begun
Maggie & Terre RocheThe Mountain PeopleSeductive Reasoning
The Libertine BellesHeart String Tinkerin' TomSelf-Titled CD
Le Vent du NordToujours AmantsTromper le Temps
PipaDancing!World Sampler
Bigga Bush vs. Kocani OrkestarL'Orient est RootsElectric Gypsyland
La Bottine SourianteReel a RolandAppellation d'Origine Controlee
Susan JamesWanderingDriving Toward the Sun
Darryl PurposeDreams of LifeNext Time Around
Black PrairieRock of AgesA Tear in the Eye Is a Wound in the Heart
Chris CottonCome OnI Watched the Devil Die
Laura VeirsMovin' AlongThe Triumphs and Travails of Orphan Mae
Patrick McGinleyOrdinary ManRecorded Life
Dave MorrisonLong Way GoneA Little Farther Down the Line
Karine PolwartTerminal StarThreshold
Blvd. ParkWho I AmIn the Parlor with Blvd. Park
Haris BlackwoodCrazyGentle Ride
The Portland MegabandTaggart's Reel / Da Kirk Stack / Merryn's ReelA Beneficial Tradition
Carl SolomonThose Two CrowsBlack Top Beauty
MidloLove

Dear Listeners,

This morning's show has a mix of get-up-and-move music and gentle, almost meditative tunes.  Local music and sounds from around the world.  Brand new pieces and older tracks.  I enjoyed putting it all together for you.....and I hope you enjoyed hearing it!

Musically yours,

Diane

Folk Espresso playlist for 02/04/2013

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02/04/2013
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Foy VanceMidnight StarletMelrose EP
Shelby, Tieg & TaraThe Highest HighOff to Neverland
Danny SchmidtHouses SingMan of Many Moons
Ernest TroostO LoveLive at McCabe's
Lucy KaplanskyThis Morning I Am Born AgainReunion
Drew NelsonHere to ThereTilt-a-Whirl
Andra SuchyHelplessLittle Heart
Matt StoneSimple ThingsNorthern Lights
Raina RosePretty Good TodayWhen May Came
Forest SunLong DayJust Begun
James GordonHey AmandaCoyote's Calling
Sugar in the GourdDance of the WoodsSelf-Titled
Carl SolomonThose Two CrowsOld Friend
Colleen RaneyOtterburnLark
Joe PriceNellie BellRain or Shine
Robert Earl KeenI Gotta GoReady for Confetti
Bill MorrisseyWinter LaundryYou'll Never Get to Heaven
Disappear FearI've Had Her / Because the NightGet Your Phil
The Stagger & SwayArpeggioBreak Til You Bend

Dear Listeners,

For the first time in my ever-lovin' life I watched a football game on the telly yesterday.  That thing they call the Superbowl was actually kinda fun even if it WAS tertiary to the gathered good friends and cute commercials.  In honor of the winners--who really did work hard to earn their gabillions--I dug out Carl Solomon's Those Two Crows.  That was the closest I could find to ravens...!

I sure hope you've enjoyed the show this morning.

Musically yours,

Diane Hunt

 

Folk Espresso playlist for 01/28/2013

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01/28/2013
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Michael KiwanukaAlways WaitingHome Again
Mary CoughlanDelaney's Gone Back on the WineLove Me or Leave Me
Randy Sharp, Jack Wesley Routh, Sharon Bays, Maia SharpOr So the Heart RemembersDreams of the San Joaquin
Maggie & Terre RocheMalachy'sSeductive Reasoning
Colin LindenJohn Lennon in New OrleansStill Live
Le Vent du NordAdieu MarieTromper le Temps
Black PrairieCrooked Little HeartFeast of the Hunters' Moon
Lyman LouisDoomed from the StartSteam & Smoke
Ali MarcusThe Windmill SongAmericana Hotel
Berkley HartLooking for Jesus AgainLas Vegas
Kenny WhiteWho's Gonna Be the OneComfort in the Static
Melissa GreenerCrazyDwelling
Y La BambaViuda EncabronadaCourt the Storm
Chris ThileThe Eleventh ReelHow to Grow a Woman from the Ground
Punch BrothersPatchwork GirlfriendWho's Feeling Young Now?
La Bottine SourianteAu Rang d'AimerAppellation d'Origine
Stan RogersMacDonnell on The HeightsFrom Fresh Water
Steve CheseboroughPolly Wolly DoodleFetch It!
Mike Midlo...And the Cow Jumped Over the MoonThe 3 EP Collection
TinariwenImidiwan Win SaharaTassili
Keola BeamerKe 'Oni Nei Ka HuilaIsland Born

Dear Listeners,

How nice to have you along for the good music this morning!  There was a fair smattering of variety:  local and distant musicians, bluesy folk and jazzy folk, male vocals, female vocals and no vocals, fresh-off-the-press music and old songs that have stood the test of time.  All put together for you with a touch o'love!

I'll be back next Monday with another 90 minutes of sweet music--the ONLY way to wake up in the morning.

Till then....

Musically yours,

Diane

 

Folk Espresso playlist for 01/21/2013

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Gregory "Azouke" Sanon, Harry "Aiyzan" Sanon, Francois "Fanfan" Louis Dumas, and Evans "Zilibo" SezeyNagoAfricans In America (TV Score)
Djimo KouyateDialiyaAfricans In America (TV Score)
John SnipesCoo CooAfricans In America (TV Score)
Johnson, Rev. C.J. and FamilyYou Better Run to the City of RefugeWade in the Water Series Vol. 2 - African American Congregational Singing
Blue Spring Missionary Baptist Association Delegation, Southwest GeorgiaGlory, Glory, Hallelujah, Since I Laid My Burden DownWade in the Water Series Vol. 2 - African American Congregational Singing
Pete SeegerTalking UnionIf I Had A Hammer: Songs Of Hope & Struggle
Pete SeegerWhich Side Are You OnIf I Had A Hammer: Songs Of Hope & Struggle
Richard Allen SingersEarly, My God, without DelayWade in the Water Series Vol. 2 - African American Congregational Singing
McIntosh County ShoutersLay Down BodyWade in the Water Series Vol. 2 - African American Congregational Singing
OdettaLong Ago, Far AwayOdetta Sings Dylan
Billie HolidayStrange FruitThe Complete Commodore Recordings
The SeniorlitesRun, Mary, Run, You Got a Right to the Tree of LifeWade in the Water Series Vol. 2 - African American Congregational Singing
Bob DylanChimes Of FreedomAnother Side Of Bob Dylan
Staples SingersMasters of WarBlack America Sings Bob Dylan
OdettaThe Times They Are A-Changin'Odetta Sings Dylan
Pete SeegerStep by StepIf I Had A Hammer: Songs Of Hope & Struggle
Bob DylanOxford TownThe Freewheelin' Bob Dylan
Kate CampbellCrazy In AlabamaVisions Of Plenty
OdettaPaths of VictoryOdetta Sings Dylan
Pete SeegerWe Shall OvercomeIf I Had A Hammer: Songs Of Hope & Struggle
OdettaBlowin' In The WindOdetta Sings Dylan
Pete SeegerIf I Had a HammerIf I Had A Hammer: Songs Of Hope & Struggle
Johnson, Rev. C.J. and FamilyI Wanna Go Where Jesus IsWade in the Water Series Vol. 2 - African American Congregational Singing

Guest host John Kellermann played spirituals and songs of hope & struggle, for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. day.

Folk Espresso playlist for 01/07/2013

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01/07/2013
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Stan RogersThe IdiotNorthwest Passage
Lyman LouisDustSteam & Smoke
Black PrairieSingle MistakeFeast of the Hunter's Moon
Ry CooderDreamerPull Up Some Dust and Sit Down
Dave Matthews BandSweetAway from the World
John StandeferDon't Know WhyTicket Home
Justin Robinson and the Mary AnnettesButcher BirdBones for Tinder
Michael KiwanukaRestHome Again
Mary FlowerHard Day BluesMisery Loves Company
Bill EvansThe Distance Between Two PointsIn Good Company
Melissa GreenerSame Big SkyFall from the Sky
Colleen RaneyI Live Not Where I LoveLark
Casey NeillBeautiful NightBrooklyn Bridge
Sallie Ford & The Sound OutsideMilesDirty Radio
Pancake BreakfastApril Baker's DozenThe 3 EP Collection
Elephant RevivalAsleep with the Light OnBreak in the Clouds
Loudon Wainwright IIIRode OdeCareer Moves
Loudon Wainwright IIII'm AlrightCareer Moves
Dar WilliamsThe Babysitter's HereMany Great Companions
Laura VeirsMovin' AlongThe Triumphs and Travails of Orphan Mae

 Dear Listeners,

Sorry about my voice--or lack thereof--this morning.  Just a touch of laryngitis.  I sure appreciate all your calls of concern--KBOO listeners are the best.  Thankfully, my throat doesn't hurt--it just sounds awful.  Hey, that gave me a reason to play even more good music than normal!  I hope you enjoyed the show.

Musically yours,

Diane

Folk Espresso playlist for 12/31/2012

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12/31/2012
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Peter MulveyBlack RabbitNotes from Elsewhere
David ReaBeyond the Reach of the LawDavid Rea X 7
David ReaLOver come back to meDavid Rea X 7
Joan BaezBoots of Spanish Leather
Joan BaezIt ain't me babe
Phil OchsThere But for Fortune
Phil OchsOutside of a small circle of friends
Kate MacLeodAs far ad the Heart can see
Nickel CreekRobin and Marin
Tom PaxtonLyndon Johnson Told the Nation
DonavanHey Gyp
Joni MitchelWoodstock
Dave Cater-Tracy GrammerHard to Make itLittle Blue Egg
Dave Carter-Tracy GrammerTanglewood TreeTanglewood Tree
Judy CollinsIn the heat of the summer
Bob DylanAll I really want to do
Noel Paul SookeySuch a Simple SongOne and Many
Fadin by nineToo big to fail
Fadin by nineSOngs keep running
Matt MeighanMidnight Special

Playlist for 12/31/2012  - Hosted by Ed Mellnik

 

Folk Espresso playlist for 12/24/2012

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Novum Chamber SingersO magnum mysteriumPrelude to the Holidays
Vince Guaraldi TrioWhat Child Is This?A Charlie Brown Christmas
Brothers of the BaladiAway in a MangerA Time of Peace
The Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge, Richard Marlow, DirectorEdi beo thuA Trinity Christmas
Vera Hall WardThe Last Month of the YearWhere Will You Be Christmas Day?
Dan KaplanVera HallVera Hall
Jeff DanielsWon't You Please Stay for Christmas, Santa Claus?Just One Angel
Acoustic Guitar Summit (Mark Hanson, Terry Robb, Doug Smith)Masters in this HallO, Christmas Three
Folk ScatSilent NightNomad Christmas
Catherine FeenyChristmas SongThe Hotel Cafe Presents Winter Songs
In MulieribusThere is no rose of such virtueA December Feast
Black Prairie feat. Sallie Ford(Everybody's Waitin' for) The Man With the BagHolidays Rule
Acoustic Guitar Summit (Mark Hanson, Terry Robb, Doug Smith)Lowdown ChristmasO, Christmas Three
Bruce CockburnCry of a Tiny BabeNothing But a Burning Light
Butterbeans & SusiePapa Ain't No Santa Claus (And Mama Ain't No Christmas Tree)Where Will You Be Christmas Day?
Bela Fleck and the FlecktonesHave Yourself a Merry Little ChristmasJingle All the Way
Dave Matthews and Tim ReynoldsChristmas SongLive at Luther College
In MulieribusAngelus ad virginemA December Feast
Bessie SmithAt the Christmas BallWhere Will You Be Christmas Day?
Y La BambaSenor SantaHolidays Rule

Dear Listeners,

It was fun for me to bring you a little holiday cheer this morning.  Hang in there...

Musically yours,

Diane

Comments

Regards from Puerto Rico

OK..so I got my Outlook reminder for 9:30am local time and thanks to Diane, I'll be a first time listener today. Look forward to today's program.

Great week to all!

Kind Regards,
Claudio Rivera
Juncos, PR
 

Fruition

let's hear some Fruition! www.myspace.com/fruitionstringband 

re: new music

Hey there - I love this show, can't really get by without it!

I want to just share some music I really think could be included here, if you haven't heard:

Eddi Reader - formerly with Fairground Attraction, legendary Scottish singer whose Songs of Robert Burns changed the way people heard these songs and established her as living treasure in Scotland. Her new album Love is the Way is gaining raves in the UK. Myspace.com/eddireader - you can hear some samples.

Kate Rusby - probably Britain's most important young folk singer - Awkward Annie is her most recent album and astonishing since she writes most of the material herself. Chris Thile and Eddi Reader are both featured artists on the album. www.katerusby.com.

It would be wonderful to see them here in the US, but just getting them on the radio would be a start!

Thanks and keep up the awesome music!

Doug Smith

Hi Diane,

I'm listening to your show and was pleasantly surprised to hear our pal, Doug, doing "Anything Goes". I'll have to tell him he got some airtime when I see him next. Your voice sounds great on the air and your playlist rocks! Keep up the very good work, my friend! Tell the management they need to give you a raise.

;-)

Diane Hunt

This is Randy from Colorado, and I *loved* the show! Quirky mix of music is just right to start my day out right. Diane, when are you going to teach me how to contra dance?

Thank You

Dear Randy,

Yikes! Only today did I see your kind email from September 22 that you left on the KBOO website. I wasn't expecting any "fan mail" here at kboo.fm so I didn't thing to check...until a friend told me about the hundreds, nay, thousands of emails piling up at this website all about my show. Oddly enough, only one (yours) was positive. All the others said something to the effect of "what the *&^!%&# is SHE doing on this venerable radio station!"

That's ok.

I can take it.

So, Mr. Randy, you liked my quirky music? Hope you heard my show yesterday morning (October 27). It, too, was filled with a wide variety of, uh, good stuff. I'm on again on Monday, November 24th. I do hope you'll tune in. I'll play a randy tune, just for you.

I'm pretty big into contradancing, so I have made it my mission to play at least one contra tune each show. Next time you swing through P-Town, I'll give you a lesson. You won't ever be the same again...

Um, is this my friend who goes by the name of Randy in Colorado? You know, the Randy with the beautiful wife and the two red-headed kids? If so, thanks, my friend. If not, you, stranger Randy, have just finaigled yourself into the most elite fan club on Earth...

Warm regards,
Diane Hunt, DJ
Folk Espresso - KBOO
Portland, Oregon

8/18/08 Folk Esspreso show new DJ

I listen to your station ocasionally and enjoy it. I particularily enjoyed this mornings Folk Espresso show and the new DJ Diane Hunt. She is interesting and articulate and did great on her debut!!

give her KUDO's and tell her Contra Dancing Music is fine, fine stuff.

-GR

 

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