Thursday, November 29, 2018

WESN Show #4 - Nov. 29, 2018

Down Home : Downstate Folk, Bluegrass and Ballads

Applegate & CoTheme TimeApplegrassGDS1979
Cousin EmmyRuby
Art ThiemeHanging of Charlie BirgerSongs of the HeartlandKicking Mule1980
Indian Creek Delta BoysMelinda

Philo Glee & Mandoline SocietyBed On The FloorS/TCampus Folksong Club1962
Bray Brothers w/ Red CravensRed Rocking ChairPrairie BluegrassRounder1962
Orval HaleOld Joe ClarkDear Old Illinois
Bluegrass RelatedMatterhornFamily AlbumLemco1977
J'Anna JacobyJohn HardyLittle Girl With Her Hair All DownParadise Productions1976
InnsidersRiderLittle ThingsBaca1966
Carl SandburgI Ride An Old PaintThe Great Carl SandburgLyrichord1950
GordonsMolly and Tenbrooks"Covered Bridge"Crusade1977
Suzy BoggussGhost RidersSuzyOld Shack1981
Bob PoulsenLonesome Day BluesTwo Hours Wasn't EnoughCrusade1976
Keith ClarkCherry Mine DisasterBallads of LaSalle County, IllinoisFolkways1957
Tennessee Ramblers
Grab Your Saddle Horn and Blow

Mike WilsonGreen Valley WaltzDear Old Illinois


Decatur Herald, Apr 22, 1979

Friday, November 16, 2018

WESN Show #3 -- Nov. 15, 2018

Downstate Rockers & Country Boppers

The RockersMovin' and Groovin'Cool1964Danville
Freddie Tieken & The RockersThe JinxIT1963Quincy
Carl Trantham & The Rythm All StarsWhere There's A Will (There's A Way)Lincoln1957Peoria
Arlie MillerLou AnnLucky1960Danville
Artie DillonIn My TeensKandy Kane1964Peoria
Cash HolidaySolid TwisterHIT1963Peoria
Wild Child GipsonUncle JohnHIT1958Quincy
Joe DowellLittle Bo PeepSmash1961Bloomington
Preston Jackson & Rhythm AcesJoniVee Jay1961Decatur
Bonnie LouOne Track LoveKing1956Towanda / Carlock
Skeeter BonnChainedAdmiral1957Canton
Rockin' R'sCrazy BabyTempus1958Metamora
Bobby Carter & The SpotlitesRun, Run, RunCardell1961Bloomington
KookieOoby DoobyMilky Way1965Danville
Richie Deran & The New TonesLittle WilliePontiac1960Canton / Burlington, IA
Bobby MackWaiting For You To CallB-Mac1958Peoria
Jim Foley & The Big BeatsGoodbye TrainLucky1960Danville
Dean CarterJailhouse RockMilky Way1967Danville


Lois Lee and the Rockets from Danville, Illinois circa 1965 performing "Johnny B. Goode" on Marty's Dance Party (a live teen dance show hosted by Marty Roberts that aired on WTVP in Decatur and WICS in Springfield).

Friday, November 9, 2018

WESN Show #2 --- Nov. 8, 2018

Downstate Heartaches

One Eyed JacksLoveWhite Cliffs1967Champaign
CoachmenMaybe Time Will Let Me ForgetLedger1967Peoria
Inner SanctumCan't Make It Without YouThunder1967Virden
CobblestonesIt Happens Every TimeDen-Lay1967Bloomington
ChessmenI Just Lost The Girl I LoveRiot-Chous1964Decatur
VanguardsWhat's Wrong With You-no label-1966Mendota
EsquiresPretty Little Blue GirlFeature1966Belvidere
Dean CarterI'm Leavin'Big Beat[1959]Champaign
Angelo's AngelsI Don't Believe ItErmine1963Tonica
WombatsYou LiedAlona's Dream[1966]Metamora
Kookie CookDon't LieBig Beat[1966]Danville
Joe DowellJust Love MeSmash[1961]Bloomington
HolidaysI Got News For YouDixie1966Springfield
MaximusSomebody To CareGolden Voice1969Bloomington
North Bridge CompanyCrying All AloneSand "G"1968Peoria
CobrasGoodbyeMilky Way1966Danville
RegimentSinking VioletG & G1967Champaign
Marty RobertsLove Makes A New Fool Every DayCoral1953Chenoa


Monday, November 5, 2018

WESN Show #1 --- Nov. 1, 2018

Try To Remember : The Music of McLean County

Marty RobertsBabyArc1956
Bonnie LouFriction HeatFraternity1958
Bobby CarterIf You're Gonna Shake ItCardell1961
ShattertonesYou're No GoodBroken1967
WombatsBlue DaydreamsAlona's Dream[1966]
CobblestonesFlower PeopleMobie1967
FugitivesShow MeThunder1967
Gidians BibleThe DreamGolden Voice1969
Cousin EmmyCome On All You Virginia GalsDecca1947
InnsidersBowlin' GreenBaca1966
Rick Ringger & Jerry MeissA Shoulder To Cry OnGolden Voice1971
Timothy P & Rural Route 3Jesus Scared The Hippy Out Of MeGolden Voice1974
Keith StreidMill Street BridgeBonny1974
Cliff AnglenAtlanta Town AirportSomerset1975
Bob PoulsenCover of the Daily PantagraphCrusade1976
Andrew Wartts & The Gospel StorytellersPeter and JohnChamp1982
Creative Arts EnsembleSunday BluesIllinois State Univ1978