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Folk Music & Beyond: Songs for Veterans Day

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John Roberts & Debra Cowan

This Saturday 3 pm, songs in remembrance of war victims over the last century.  We'll hear two classic songs by the late Leonard Cohen, as well as music by British vocalists June Tabor, Billy Bragg, and Richard Thompson, Serbian cellist Vedran Smailovic, and a reading by Garrison Keillor.   Opening the program will be live music by British balladeer John Roberts and New England folk singer Debra Cowan.

JoAnn Mar is a veteran radio announcer, producer and host of Folk Music & Beyond, heard every Saturday from 3 to 5 pm. In her spare time, she is a radio documentary producer/journalist. Her news reports and features have aired on NPR, Voice of America, The Charles Osgood File, Pacifica Radio and AARP's series Prime Time Radio. Topics covered include prisons, end-of-life, women's issues, the plight of immigrants and public education.