Posts Tagged ‘country’

The Musical Magpie: Roots of Country Music

Coun­try music has a rich and var­ied back­ground of musi­cal influ­ences, from tra­di­tion­al music of the British Isles to African musi­cal tra­di­tions, Ger­man influ­ences on the music of north­ern Mex­i­co and Texas, the Blues, and mid-cen­­tu­ry pop music. Join us for a small sam­pling of ear­ly coun­try music and its pre­cur­sors. Lis­ten on Radio Riel […]

Main: From the Library: A Taste of Ireland with Elrik Merlin

Today’s pro­gramme includes a wealth of Irish pop­u­lar and easy lis­ten­ing music, of the sort that you might find in lit­tle record shops in small towns across Ire­land, along with the more famil­iar tra­di­tion­al music you’ll be more used to.

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