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The Folk Hour Old Songs Revisited

Trip through songwriter's past, taking look at some of the old songs John first started writing when he was a young man. Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media . . .

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Title Episode Number Original Airdatesort descending
Early Days

Noodling with song snippets; Christmas songs weave through John's own lyrics; working the secular and commercial favorites with song of Catholic choir of boyhood days. Evoking a prayer for Peace . . . please.

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012 Monday, December 21, 2015
A Hobo's Christmas

Original compositions of John's and an intro of "Hobo's Lullabye"—Guthrie, Goebel's exploring new finger picking arrangements and awareness of voice timbre. Guest appearance: Pat Ryan accompaniment trash can bass, harmonica, and harmony.

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013 Monday, January 4, 2016
Goin Back Home

The older I get,...the more sure I am of memories being what connects us to each other.When I write a song,oft times the germ comes from my early days.And it brings a smile to a face so needy of hope in a crazy world;and the muse begins his orchestra.Ya know.

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014 Monday, January 11, 2016
Refugees

This hour began with the metaphor of people and community and the world in its hugeness. The theme of rich and poor and democracy and tyranny are ever present in my song. And lastly, personal commitment to one's own strengths; didactic nature of folk songs; originally begun out of oppression....Watch now »

015 Monday, February 1, 2016
Reflections

Grab bag of Emotions in song. If you got the blues, you got the muse. And don't forget to love the ones you're with. Forgive as you go and give the best you got.

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016 Monday, February 8, 2016
Spring Songs

Feeling how real life can become and being launched by inspiration to sing the real folk songs; the song of self that we all sing.

I realized some time ago that like the birds we are indeed songsters . . . ALL.

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017 Monday, May 9, 2016
The Ever-Demanding Muse!

Musings of songs written in a 45-year career of songwriting and covering songs.

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018 Monday, December 5, 2016
Just a Man and His Songs

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019 Monday, January 23, 2017
Original Songs in the Folk Process

This episode features longtime friend Jeff Boomhower and his amazing drum work in support of my original songs. 

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020 Monday, February 6, 2017
Winter Writings

Notebook songs, all size snippets and verse.  Musings on life: accompaniment guitar to verse. Winter (Muse) writings with random chord progressions.

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021 Monday, March 27, 2017
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