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Dom Flemons with new ways of listening to old music.

American Songster Radio North Carolina Public Radio - WUNC

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    • 4.9, 14 Ratings

Dom Flemons with new ways of listening to old music.

    Dom Flemons: He's A Lone Ranger - WUNC's Songs We Love Podcast

    Dom Flemons: He's A Lone Ranger - WUNC's Songs We Love Podcast

    Songs We Love is a series and a podcast that looks at the stories behind some of the songs we're playing on our new music discovery station, WUNC Music . On this episode we're featuring 'He's A Lone Ranger' by Dom Flemons. It's a song off of his latest record Black Cowboys. The record redefines the image of the American Cowboy with songs like the one featured here. It's one Dom wrote after hearing the story of Bass Reeves, who was born into slavery in 1838. Listen to the episode here: https:/

    • 8 min
    Black Women in the West: American Songster Radio Season 2 Episode 1

    Black Women in the West: American Songster Radio Season 2 Episode 1

    The second season of Dom Flemon's American Songster Radio podcast is released today, Friday, October 26. In this episode of American Songster Radio , Dom discusses the song “Black Woman” and revisits the lives of figures like Bridget “Biddy” Mason and “Stagecoach” Mary Fields. He also shares his own version of “Black Woman,” performed live on stage.

    • 12 min
    Western Songsters and Cowboy Tradition: American Songster Radio Season 2 Episode 2

    Western Songsters and Cowboy Tradition: American Songster Radio Season 2 Episode 2

    This is episode two from season two of American Songster Radio .

    • 14 min
    Lead Belly, "The Singing Cowboy": American Songster Radio Season 2 Episode 3

    Lead Belly, "The Singing Cowboy": American Songster Radio Season 2 Episode 3

    This is episode three from season two of American Songster Radio .

    • 13 min
    Pullman Porters and the Road to Civil Rights: American Songster Radio Season 2 Episode 4

    Pullman Porters and the Road to Civil Rights: American Songster Radio Season 2 Episode 4

    This is epsidoe four from season two of American Songster Radio .

    • 14 min
    The Real Lone Ranger: American Songster Radio Season 2 Episode 5

    The Real Lone Ranger: American Songster Radio Season 2 Episode 5

    This is episode five from season two of American Songster Radio .

    • 11 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

TJF97 ,

What a treasure!

This podcast is ALMOST as wonderful as seeing and hearing Mr. Flemons in person. He is such a teacher and historian as well as a musical genius.

Rik Bolo ,

Dom Flemons

Great podcast. An informed, innovative, and impassioned Dom Flemons really provides a fun listen with this podcast.

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