Georgian Bay Roots

With your hosts Dylan, Jon, Kailey, & Ted

21430604_10214560792358999_3689975352531394863_nThis week’s host, Ted Rusk is a 40-year veteran of the music industry as a songwriter and performer. Talking to people about the music biz for decades has given him a wealth of other people’s knowledge to add to his own. Now he brings that insight to the Georgian Bay Roots Radio team.

This week’s show sees tough girls (and the boys who love them) take charge on Georgian Bay Roots!! Roll up the rugs and dance with women who belt it out with the best from the worlds of blues, country, folk and gospel. Host Ted Rusk matches up pioneers of their genre with today’s powerful performers. Big Mama Thorton and Samantha Martin, Wanda Jackson and YOU SAY PARTY , Ruth Brown and Treasa Levasseur. Plus The Dirty Dishes clean house, sisters under the skin Kim Doolittle and Suzie Vinnick show their softer sides, Tanika Charles toughs it out in Parkdale, while Corin Raymond & The Sundowners and The Great Canadian Swampstompers sing about the tough girls they love. Our Feature Performer this week is chamber folk master Raine Hamilton, talking about her album Night Sky and upcoming show Raine Hamilton at The Bleeding Carrot. Then Sister Rosetta Tharpe tells us all what’s what…

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