Featuring Peter Rowan and the Rowan Brothers, Balfa and Schwarz, Pete Sears with Jorma Kaukonen, the Georgia Sea Island Singers, the David Nelson Band, and the Flying Other Brothers.
Play: Podcast 4: Social Folk Roots of California Rock
Peter Rowan and the Rowan Brothers: “Rye Whiskey”
David Nelson Band: “Humboldt County Hippie (Hippie from Olema)”
Balfa and Schwarz: “Dirt Farmer”
David Nelson Band: “The Poor Old Dirt Farmer”
Flying Other Brothers: “Constellation Rag”
Pete Sears with Jorma Kaukonen: “Meadway Rag”
Flying Other Brothers: “Take Me With You”
David Nelson Band: “Frankie and Johnny”
Georgia Sea Island Singers: “Hambone, Where You Been?”
Flying Other Brothers: “Clueless”
This episode explores the social folk roots of California rock music, with licensed rare and historical performances (hosted by Tony Bove of the Flying Other Brothers) — including whiskey songs, fiddle tunes, piano rags and primitive dance tunes.
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