Swing 'n' Country

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Airs at: Sat, 10/26/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
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Every Saturday morning from 6-9 am

Music in the Country style including: western & western swing, cowboy & country blues, country folk, bluegrass, rockabilly, hillbilly, Americana, and honky tonk.

1st Saturday - Molly - Playing classics and exploring the edges of country, keeping you up on live music around town, sleepy this early

2nd Saturday - Wayne and Kathy - Variety of Country, Western, Western Swing, Country Folk, Country Blues, Bluegrass, Rockabilly and Americana Music 

3rd Saturday - Gary - Countrypolitan Blues - A mix of Eastern Philosophy and Western Swing; the yin, the yang, and the do-si-do

4th Saturday - Mary - Bringing a musician's ear to the collective

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The One And Only Lefty Frizzell

Airs at: Sat, 10/19/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
  Lefty once said, "When I sing a song I want to make it sound it like the last thing I ever say in my life."  William "Lefty" Frizzell was born Corsicana Texas. His father was an oil driller and the family travelled the oil fields of the Southwest chasing work. Of his va... Read more

Swing 'n' Country on 10/12/19

Airs at: Sat, 10/12/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country

Heartbreakers

Airs at: Sat, 10/05/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
Nothing heals a heartbreak like going deep with the feelings and knowing someone else gets it. This Saturday we'll hear all the greatest country heartbreak songs, so fix yourself a mug of something warm, cozy up, and we'll feel the mournful lonesome together. As always, cal... Read more

KBOO Swing & Country with Mary

Airs at: Sat, 09/28/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
To steel or not to steel? That is the question I will try to answer this Saturday as we explore the pedal and non-pedal steel guitars and their roles in Western Swing and Country music and related genres over the decades. We'll hear examples from revered players such as Spe... Read more

Patsy Cline

Airs at: Sat, 09/21/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
  Patsy Cline! Two words that evoke an irresistable voice, style and charm that goes right to your heart and stays there. Tune in to Swing & Country Saturday morning for a whole mess of Patsy. You'll fall to pieces.  Read more

Swing 'n' Country on 09/14/19

Airs at: Sat, 09/14/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country

Southwest Sounds

Airs at: Sat, 09/07/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
Inspired by road trippin' through Arizona and Texas, we'll hear songs from and about these places. Plus music from bands playing in and around Portland you might want to check out: Roselit Bone at Dante's, Charley Crockett at the Aladdin, Adam Carroll at a Hill Country West... Read more

No Steel Today

Airs at: Sat, 08/31/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
  Steel is the material that makes infrastructure, construction and transportation possible. Without steel, we'd have no cars, bikes, buses, trains or planes to move us around. More importantly, we'd have no steel guitar. This instrument has long been synonymous with Count... Read more

Swing 'n' Country on 08/24/19

Airs at: Sat, 08/24/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
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Simply Amazing!

Airs at: Sat, 08/17/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
  This is a quote from the back of the Amazing Rhythm Aces album. "Here, real and unblemished, without the glitter of passing fashion or the rhinestones of unreality, is the music of The Amazing Rhythm Aces, music that comes from the heart, as rare in these days as an inde... Read more