Swing 'n' Country

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Three hours of country style music.
Country/Western
Produced by: 
KBOO
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Every Saturday morning from 6-9 am

Music in the Country style including: western & western swing, cowboy & country blues, country folk, bluegrass, rockabilly, hillbilly, Americana, and honky tonk.

1st Saturday - Robert Parish along with son Graham play sets featuring particular artists as well as sets with a variety of artists.

2nd Saturday - Wayne and Kathy - Variety of Country, Western, Western Swing, Country Folk, Country Blues, Bluegrass, Rockabilly and Americana Music 

3rd Saturday - Will Selzer - Blends all types & styles of country music from 50+ years, rooted in mid-20th century, men and women artists equally.  The goal is to entertain our listeners and to have fun. 

4th Saturday - Mary - Bringing a musician’s ear to the collective with a focus on older country and Western swing from the ‘30s to the ‘70s, always with a good dose of women artists

5th Saturday - Gary - Countrypolitan Blues - A mix of Eastern Philosophy and Western Swing; the yin, the yang, and the do-si-do

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Comments/Questions contact us at swingncountry@kboo.org

Streams: 
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Country Style & A Whole Lot More

Airs at: Sat, 05/21/2022 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
It’s hard to summarize the music in a long-lasting program like Swing’n’Country.  Country music seems to redefine itself every decade or so.  I just call it country style, covers everything.  Every program is different, week after week, entertaining, good music.  My advice?... Read more

Swing 'n' Country with Wayne & Kathy

Airs at: Sat, 05/14/2022 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
This Saturday's program will feature themed sets centered on travel, planes, trains, states, cities and the radio. For the remainder of the show we'll focus on Tex Mex or Tejano artists in anticipation of the Portland FolkMusic Society's May 21 concert featuring The Texica... Read more

Swing 'N' Country

Airs at: Sat, 05/07/2022 at 6:15am - 9:00am
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Graham and Robert Parish begin their three-hour program with some country oldies from the 1930’s, 1940’s and 1950’s. Featured artists include Spade Cooley, Jimmy Wakely and Moon Mullican. During Hour Two — the father-son duo celebrate Mother’s Day, with 11 country songs ab... Read more

Swing 'n' Country on 05/07/22

Airs at: Sat, 05/07/2022 at 6:00am - 9:00am
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The Worst Band Ever

Airs at: Sat, 04/30/2022 at 6:00am - 9:00am
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The Worst Band Ever?   What does it mean to be the worst band ever? The first time I hosted a show on Swing & Country, somebody called in and said, “Those guys are the worst band ever.”  They were referring to a song I played. They didn’t say the song was the worst song e... Read more

Swing 'n Country with Mary 4/23/22

Airs at: Sat, 04/23/2022 at 6:00am - 9:00am
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This month's show will revolve around bees to emphasize our KBOO spring fundraising drive theme. Since I could only find a limited number of bee related songs, I expanded on the theme to include spring and flowers, and other bee and pollinator-related things. It's a good ti... Read more

Georgia On My Mind

Airs at: Sat, 04/16/2022 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
Today’s show features songs about Georgia, including the Georgia state song from Willie Nelson. The other musicians singing about Georgia are Trisha Yearwood, Jim Croce, Alison Krauss and of course Ray Charles.  It was Charles who sang "Georgia on My Mind" to state legislat... Read more

Swing 'n' Country with Wayne & Kathy

Airs at: Sat, 04/09/2022 at 6:00am - 9:00am
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Wayne & Kathy will begin each set with a Spring related song. Sets will be a mix of country, alternative country, western, western swing, bluegrass, rockabilly & Americana music, both old and newer. Read more

Swing 'n' Country on 04/02/22

Airs at: Sat, 04/02/2022 at 6:00am - 9:00am
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Swing 'n Country with Mary: Women's History Month

Airs at: Sat, 03/26/2022 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Join me for my March edition of Swing 'n Country where I will be highlighting the music of some lesser-know pioneering women in western swing and country music to celebrate Women's History Month. I did this last year and it was fun! This time, I will focus on singers and in... Read more