Steam Radio Syndicate: Frankie and Johnny

Produced by: 
KBOO
Air date: 
Mon, 02/16/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Sounds and stories from the deck of the UV746 Tugboat on the Willamette River.
Steam Folk: The Ballad of Frankie and Johnny - Sounds and stories from the deck of the UV746 Tugboat on the Willamette River.   For their third broadcast exploring traditional folk songs, the Steam Radio Syndicate takes on a classic ballad telling the tale of Frankie and Johnny, 

It tells the story of a woman, Frankie, who finds that her man Johnny was making love to another woman and shoots him dead.. 

Poems, songs and history converge for an hour-long live broadcast bringing together 30 performers and musicians for a special one time event.
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