All The Traditions

Robert Resnik will be taking some time away from VPR and All The Traditions this summer for a personal leave. In the meantime, we'll be rebroadcasting some of Robert's favorite programs from over the years.

The All The Traditions calendar will also be on hiatus during this time. To find upcoming shows in the area, please check out listings from the Vermont Arts Council and Seven Days.

My visit to Cape Breton and to Prince Edward Island this October with VPR caps off a series of tours I've led with ties to Celtic music and culture.  

A Musical Welcome to Lovely April

Apr 7, 2013

We welcome in the real first month of spring with waltzes, musique celtique, and lots of music by Vermont musicians!

Playlist

April Morning
Composer
Album Aleyn
Record Label Green Linnet

Taladh Na Beinne Guirme
Composer
Album Seinn
Record Label Turtlemusik

Easter and Pesach and Country Roads

Mar 31, 2013

Gospel, Dylan, various kinds of pie, and many flavors of one of John Denver's songs for Easter Sunday!

Playlist

Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
Composer
Album Highway 61 Revisited
Record Label Columbia

If I Had Wings
Composer
Album Album 1700
Record Label Warner

Love and Spring

Mar 24, 2013

What better way to celebrate the coming of spring than to dance from Louisiana all the way to Paris ? (stopping off once in awhile in the 1970s!!)

Playlist

Turn Your Radio On
Composer
Album Aereo Plain
Record Label Rounder

I Will Turn Your Money Green
Composer
Album Payday!
Record Label Self-Produced

Shenandoah and the Shamrock Shore

Mar 17, 2013

A real variety show in honor of St. Patrick's Day and the slow advent of spring!

Playlist

Shamrock Shore
Composer
Album Songlines
Record Label Shanachie

Shenandoah
Composer
Album The Brightness
Record Label Righteous Babe

Daylight Savings for St. Patrick's Day

Mar 10, 2013

With a wealth of upcoming Irish music in our area in honor of the upcoming St. Patrick's weekend, we celebrate by also traveling to Denmark, the Andes, and to eastern Europe!

Playlist

Roll Along Kentucky Moon
Composer
Album Take This Song With You
Record Label MRM

Rain And Snow
Composer
Album Rain And Snow
Record Label Old 97

Bossa nova, mandolins, fado, quebecois turlutte, and lots of great new music from a trip to Toronto!

Playlist

We're All Leaving
Composer
Album Traces
Record Label Borealis

Waters Of March
Composer
Album Art Garfunkel The Singer
Record Label Legacy

Cumbias and Chelsea Sound Recordings

Feb 24, 2013

We run around to warm up....all the way from Cornwall to Cartagena and from Chelsea, VT to the Champs-Eacute;lyseacute;es !

Playlist

Follow The Heron
Composer
Album Threshold
Record Label Borealis

Bright Sunny South
Composer
Album The Same Way Down
Record Label Self-Produced

From Mali to Monkton

Feb 17, 2013

Music to hope for peace in Mali, lots of live shows in Addison County, and some real Americana!

Playlist

Better Days Coming
Composer
Album Soul Of The January Hills
Record Label Appleseed

My Remembrance Of You
Composer
Album My Remembrance Of You
Record Label Newsong

Kisses and Crawfish Étouffée

Feb 10, 2013

A marvelous confluence of Fat Tuesday and Valentines Day - a prime excuse to play all manner of lovey dovey and Louisiana music

Playlist

Another Time & Place
Composer
Album From..Another Time & Place
Record Label Alcazar

Iko Iko
Composer
Album The Ultimate Dr John
Record Label Warnre

Taking the Groundhogs to Spain

Feb 3, 2013

Music for Groundhog Day, music for Dear Abby, a trip to Spain, to the Mexican borderlands, and to the Big Rock Candy Mountain too!

Playlist

Groundhog
Composer
Album That's Enough For Me
Record Label Warner

Papa Hobo
Composer
Album Paul Simon
Record Label Warner

Oh Canada!

Jan 27, 2013

Lots of music by Canadian artists, a hefty helping of jug band music, and, as always, some musical surprises!

Playlist

Northwest Passage
Composer
Album Northwest Passage
Record Label Borealis

Log Cabin Home In The Sky
Composer
Album Wee Tam & The Big huge
Record Label Hannibal

Happy Birthday Martin

Jan 20, 2013

We celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday with music from Senegal, Serbia, and Brattleboro!

Playlist

Frobisher Bay
Composer
Album Mining For Gold
Record Label Borealis

Bay Of Fundy
Composer
Album North Wind's Clearing
Record Label Folk Legacy

Trains and Tears

Jan 13, 2013

Songs about trains, and music from Kentucky, Lisbon, and French Canada,.....and then from Scandinavia

Maria Ana Bobone - Fado amp; Piano !


Playlist

Did You Hear The John Hurt?
Composer
Album The Greenwich Village Folk Festival
Record Label Gadfly

Avalon Blues
Composer
Album Avalon Blues
Record Label Legacy

Paolo and Ravi and Mike and More

Jan 6, 2013

Happy birthday wishes for Italian cabaret singer Paolo Conti, special dedications in memory of Mike Auldridge and Ravi Shankar, and new releases for the new year!

Playlist

January Man
Composer
Album Land Fall
Record Label Topic

January Snows
Composer
Album No Masters Voice
Record Label No Masters

First Nights and Best Nights

Dec 30, 2012


Our own little festival of Vermont musicians; featuring many who will be playing at New Year's Eve celebrations all around the VPR listening area.

Playlist

Half Creek
Composer
Album Scratchin' The Surface
Record Label Alcazar

Mr. Joe
Composer
Album Crooked Jack
Record Label Self-Produced

Shine A Light On Me

Dec 23, 2012

Our annual light show - songs about darkness, light, and the holidays, all designed to make the dark days brighter...


Playlist

The Light
Composer
Album Grand Conversation
Record Label Wild Goose

Song To A Seagull
Composer
Album Song To A Seagull
Record Label Reprise

From Latkes to Sunday River

Dec 16, 2012

Portugal, New Orleans, Ottawa, Caledonia, and all the places in between..

Playlist

The La-La Latke Song
Composer
Album Manna
Record Label Well Done

Only Remembered
Composer
Album Private Peaceful
Record Label No Master

Drink To Me Only
Composer
Album Hunting The Heart
Record Label Harbortown

If We Make It Through December

Dec 9, 2012

Music from Brattleboro and from Mali, and some more great reissues from the Stan Rogers catalog (for starters!)

Playlist

Will You Go To The Sea
Composer
Album The Great Sad River
Record Label Woodpecker

Mo Bhron Ar An Bhfarraige
Composer
Album Triptych
Record Label Self-Produced

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