Country

Railroad Songs and Stories

Airs at: Sat, 07/06/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
Inspired by a long train ride, we collected old country and blues songs about railroad work, train wrecks, and the sound of that lonesome whistle blow. Read more

Emmylou

Airs at: Sat, 06/22/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
  Blessed with a crystalline voice, a gift for phrasing and a creative spirit, few artists had as profound an impact on contemporary music as Emmylou Harris. Tune in to Swing 'n' Country Saturday morning and hear a whole mess of Emmylou. Try it, you'll like it.  Read more

Look Who's Blue

Airs at: Sat, 06/08/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
  In 1958, a song called Oh Lonesome Me, turned out to be one of the surprise hits of the year. It established Don Gibson at the heights of the pop and country  music world. He soon followed with other classics such as Sea of Heartbreak and I Can't Stop Lovin You. Tune in ... Read more

Summertime Country Music

Airs at: Sat, 06/01/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country

Songs For Rounders

Airs at: Sat, 05/18/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
  In a world of well manicured lawns, white picket fences and men in gray flannel suits Hank Thompson released his 1959 album "Songs For Rounders." He rounded up a bunch of songs from the wild side of life- tales of drunkenness, gambling, prostitution - and recorded them i... Read more

Mayday Music

Airs at: Sat, 05/04/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country

Cascadia Coffeehouse on 05/03/19

Airs at: Fri, 05/03/2019 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Cascadia Coffeehouse

Jolene

Airs at: Sat, 04/20/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
  Jolene, Jolene, Jolene... please don't take him just because you can.    This is my favorite Dolly Parton song. I now have a vinyl recording of her album by the same name. This Saturday morning, between 6:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. you can hear it on KBOO Swing & Country. My... Read more

Music from the Library

Airs at: Sat, 04/06/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
We're playing tracks we found at the Multnomah County Library! Read more

The Dance Album of Carl Perkins

Airs at: Sat, 03/30/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
  Among the great early rock & roll records, "Dance Album of Carl Perkins," is a classic release of pure hard charging rockabilly that captures the genius of Carl Perkins at his raw energetic best. Tune in to Swing 'n' Country Saturday morning from 6:00-9:00am (PST) as we ... Read more