Folk Classics

Mondays, 7:00-9:00pm

Travel back to folk's golden age in the 1950's and 60's as Steve Aaronson revisits the likes of The Limeliters, Joan Baez, and The Kingston Trio.

To honor the passing of Bob Shane, founding member of The Kingston Trio, Steve Aaronson shares an interview with Shane from 2007. The interview was commemorating the Trio's 50th anniversary.

Folk Icon Melanie Interviewed on Folk Classics

Sep 24, 2019

In honor of Melanie's upcoming performance at Musikfest Café on October 3, we revisit this 2012 interview where host Steve Aaronson spoke with the folk icon.


Shamus McGroggan

Longtime Martin Guitar archivist Dick Boak joins host Steve Aaronson in the WDIY studio to tell us about his feature in the new issue of Acoustic Guitar Magazine discussing the Kingston Trio's lasting impact on American music and culture.

Derek Redmond, Paul Campbell

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock festival, Steve Aaronson digs into the Folk Classics archives for an interview with celebrated singer-songwriter Richie Havens, recorded in 2009 before Havens' performance in Reading, PA.