John on the radio.

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Recent live appearance on WFDU. On May 22d, John was Ron Olesko’s guest on “Traditions,” a folk music program on New Jersey’s NPR affiliate station, WFDU (89.1 FM). John began the show with “Leipzig, 1813,” a tongue-in-cheek birthday song about opera great Richard Wagner, on the 192nd anniversary of his birth.  In addition to introducing two other new songs, John provided an updated version of “The Red Sox Lament.” This was necessitated in recognition of the Sox’s astonishing comeback victory run in last year’s ALCS, which led to their first World Series Championsip in 87 years.  Ron played several other cuts from the CD “Remember Me and other Songs,” to which John provided some interesting background information.  For a full playlist, please go to This program may be heard in its entirety by clicking on the post entitled “Listen to John on the Radio.”

“Traditions,” now in its 25th year, is the longest running program on WFDU, and features a broad and diverse look into the world of folk music, both traditional and contemporary. Over the years, Ron’s guests have included some of the most important and well known voices in folk music.

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