The Grand Ole Opry on “Bluegrass Signal”
Sat., Nov. 28th, 6:30 - 8:00 pm: Let ‘Er Go, Boys - Happy 90th To the GOO!
Archived until Dec. 5th at www.KALW.org/local-music-player (select 'Bluegrass Signal’).
Saturday is the 90th anniversary of the first Grand Ole Opry broadcast, so we’ll have a listen to some bluegrass shows recorded live at the Opry plus a collection of bluegrass songs about the Opry on this week's Bluegrass Signal.
You'll hear some outstanding live performances by Bill Monroe & the Bluegrass Boys (in 1939, 1948, and 1989), Flatt & Scruggs, the Osborne Brothers, Jim & Jesse, the Maddox Brothers & Rose, Hank Williams (with the Louvin Brothers), and others.
And songs like:
Jimmy Martin: The Grand Ole Opry Song
Boys From Indiana: The Grand Ole Opry Show
Stringbean: Opry Time In Tennessee
The Boxcars: Never Played The Opry
Chubby Wise & The Rainbow Ranch Boys: Opry Fiddler’s Blues
Thanks for listening -