Hi Music Friends,


I’ll try and regularly post playlists here, and soon I’ll add a widget to make them searchable by Artist, Album or Date. And once that’s done, I’ll try and add in the last 20 years of assorted playlists from a whole bunch of past shows. 

July 18 2024

The Mavericks Moon & Stars (with Sierra Ferrell) Moon & Stars Leonard Cohen Take This Waltz More Best Of Ron Sexsmith Broken Hearted People This One’s For Him: A Tribute To Guy Clark [Disc 1] Hurray for the Riff Raff Alibi Johnny Blue Skies Mint Tea Passage Du Desir Darrell Scott American Tune Modern Hymns […]

July 4 2024

It’s the 4th of July. It’s all about Independence and Freedom.

July 27, 2024

Early Summer vibes with new track from Nick Lowe, The Decembrists, Iron & Wine, and The Wonder Women of Country. Plenty of old favorites as well.

June 20 2024

It’s the summer solstice! All things summery, sunny, and sometimes a little sad.

May 23 2024

Last night of the Fund Drive…still hoping to make our goals. It’s a Big Backyard.

May 16 2024

A solo fund drive show with lots of songs about walking and driving…and ending with the best song ever about Cubism.

May 9 2024

Just an hour, continuing from Bonnie and Derk’s California theme for the first fund drive Thursday.

May 2 2024

Songs about Stars (to complement Bon’s set about Sleep I guess!) and some songs about ramblin’ and roamin’, since I shall be doing neither while I recuperate from foot surgery. We end with super-floaty dreamy sort of music if you’re feeling meditative….

April 25 2024

A bunch of songs about records, owning records, playing records, making records, selling records to pay the rent…then just a bunch of good records.

April 18, 2024

1st Hour: Lots of new tunes from Bonny Light Horseman, Ana Edge, Kyshona, Sierra Ferrell, Ruth Moody, Adeem, John Moreland, Linda Thompson…then we mellow out into love and happiness.

April 11 2024

Some calamity and some healing…all part of the Package.

March 28 2024

Coming to the end of Women’s Month, let’s do another all-girl program. It’ll be a corker!

March 14 2024

Back in the Saddle after a long fund drive – a few new tracks, but mostly a mish-mash of good stuff.

February 15 2024

Yola Ride Out In The Country The Decemberists Burial Ground Waxahatchee Right Back to It (feat. MJ Lenderman) Tigers Blood Unholy Modal Rounders Sweet Lucy The Rounder Records Story: Disc One Darrell Scott (Feat. Robert Plant, Patty Griffin & Buddy Miller)  A Satisfied Mind Toots Thielemans Les Moulins De Mon Coeur (The Windmills Of Your […]

February 1 2024

John McCutcheon Groundhog Day Eric Bibb Whole Lotta Lovin’ (feat. Ron Carter) Dear America Solomon Burke Soul Searchin’ Don’t Give Up On Me Melanie & The Edwin Hawkins Singers Lay Down (Candles In The Rain) Beautiful People: The Greatest Hits of Melanie Randy Newman Mama Told Me Not To Come The Best Of Randy Newman […]

January 25, 2024

Just another January Night In. Glad to have you along.

January 11 2024

More faves from 2023 – and a few strays.

January 4 2024

First show of 2024! And looking back to a lot of the fine music from 2023, plus some old friends.

December 21 2023

A Very Betty Solstice. Celebrating the light, the sun, the moon, the glorious cycles of everything.

November 30 2023

Not sure this playlist has any overarching mood or idea; just a lot of tunes that struck my fancy this week!

November 9 2023

Still confused by the time change, but finding some compass with all these timeless tunes.

November 2 2023

A bunch of new releases crept upon me and ambushed the playlist. Hope you like them!

October 12 2023

Back in the saddle after a lot of fundraising and festival-making! A ton of new music from Allison Russell, Shakey Graves, Bahamas, Joni Mitchell, Mitski, Charley Crockett, Della Mae, and more!

August 31, 2023

Last Day of August – Super Blue Moon. It’s a Perfect Day to Kick Out the Lights.

August 17, 2023

A ton of new music from Joan Osborn, M Ward w/ First Aid Kit, Ray LaMontagne, Davy Knowles, Blind Boys of Alabama, Brandi and Catherine Carlile, and a couple tracks from a new Leon Russell tribute. A pretty good haul.

August 3, 2023

A pensive but fun post-fund drive show, as we get our feet back to the ground after so much live radio kerfuffle. New tracks from Allison Russel, Lukas Nelson + POTR, Tommy Prine, and Tyler Childers. And a fond farewell to Sinéad.

July 13, 2023

Some fun new music from The Ruen Brothers (new faves!), Wood Brothers, Buddy and Julie, Stephen Marley, & Ryan Bingham. And older faves from Tyler, Haim, Yola, Lukas Cat, Aloe, Linda, etc.

June 29, 2023

New music from Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit, Rodney Crowell, Paul Ybarra, and Natalie Merchant. But mostly two hours of friends and favorites from the last few years. And a tad more Dylan than usual if you hang out till the end.

June 22, 2023

A recent live Joni Mitchell recording, some unexpected covers, new tracks from Jess Williamson and Jesse deNatale. The Js have it!

June 15, 2023

Another freewheeling’ Thursday night staying in with Betty. It could be from the Hills, from Ipanema, from Montgomery, from a Distance or from Me to You…

June 8, 2023

Not much new music happening this week; but plenty of great artistry, poignant character arcs, wistful break-ups, dues-paying, and of course, pie.

June 1, 2023

Back to our regularly scheduled music programming.

April 27, 2023

The 33 1/3 Show Every song tonight is exactly three minutes and thirty-three seconds. Go figure.

April 20, 2023

A little bit of smoke to start with, then a sneak peek at some of the participants in this year’s Berkeley Bluegrass Festival, then off into the Wild Blue Whatever…

April 13, 2023

Possibly inspired by all those floaters and flashers…it’s all in the eyes.

April 6 2023

A few new things from Rissi Palmer, Sunny Sweeney, Robbie Fulks, Last Planet, Bettye LaVette, Madison McFerrin, and Susanna Hoffs. Some whiskey drinking’ and some champagne drinking’ and a couple not-so-cheerful Easter songs.

March 30, 2023

A little new music, a little old, a little blue. Books, reading, diaries and secrets.

March 23, 2023

Some fine new tracks from Joy Oladokun & Noah Kahan, Natalie McMaster & Rhiannon Giddens, and Elles Bailey. Also, a lot of running…

March 16, 2023 – Inaugural Program

The first show in the Thursday night time spot! A whole lot of new music from Rickie Lee Jones, Iris DeMent, Tommy Emmanuel & Molly Tuttle, The War and Treaty, Eva Cassidy, Moby, Reyes Blood, Eric Bibb, Jane Bunnett & Maqueque

March 8, 2023 – Int’l Women’s Day

A show for International Women’s Day. A few songs about women musicians by women musicians. Then just a bunch of good tunes.

Past Night In Shows

July 18 2024

The Mavericks Moon & Stars (with Sierra Ferrell) Moon & Stars Leonard Cohen Take This Waltz More Best Of Ron Sexsmith Broken Hearted People This One’s For Him: A Tribute [...]

July 4 2024

It's the 4th of July. It's all about Independence and Freedom.

July 27, 2024

Early Summer vibes with new track from Nick Lowe, The Decembrists, Iron & Wine, and The Wonder Women of Country. Plenty of old favorites as well.

June 20 2024

It's the summer solstice! All things summery, sunny, and sometimes a little sad.

May 23 2024

Last night of the Fund Drive...still hoping to make our goals. It's a Big Backyard.

May 16 2024

A solo fund drive show with lots of songs about walking and driving...and ending with the best song ever about Cubism.