Mar 02, 1987 — A one-hour documentary about the only refugee camp established during WW II on U.S. soil for people fleeing Nazi persecution. The camp was based at the old Fort Ontario site outside Oswego, NY. This documentary was distributed nationally to the public radio system and was recognized with an Ohio State Achievement Award in 1988. It is part of the permanent collection of the NYS Museum in Albany. Jackie Sauter and Beverly Hickman, producers; Ellen Rocco, executive producer; with special production help from Lawrence Baron. Go to full article
Apr 29, 1983 — Chicago blues legend Eddie Shaw and his band, the Wolf Gang, made regular North Country appearances in the late 70s and early 80s. NCPR's Josh Sacco recorded them live at the popular music venue and watering hole, Django's, in Potsdam NY on the night of April 29, 1983, for his program North Country Music.
The Band: Eddie Shaw: vocals, saxophone and harp "Vann" Shaw: guitar "Shorty" Gilbert: bass "Slim" Holt: drums Bobby Dixon: piano Go to full article
Flying Wedge was a regular at St. Lawrence Valley music venues such as The Wild Oat in Potsdam.
Mar 07, 1981 — In these live recordings done in part by Brian Zolner at The Proteus 9 Studio in Canton and Josh Sacco at the Hut in Colton and SLU's ATO fraternity, host Felicia Otero talks with and listens to the band, Flying Wedge, including five original tunes.
Band members: Vince Nerlino - composer, lead vocals, keyboards Pat Brown - drums Geoffrey Titman - guitar, vocals Fred Serfis - lead guitar, vocals Scott Brown - bass, vocals Brian Zolner - saxophone, soundboards Go to full article
Mar 24, 1980 — Once a North Country favorite, the bluegrass band Makin' Bacon plays some tunes at the WTSC-FM live on-the-air coffeehouse on Clarkson's campus in this hour-long "North Country Music" recording. They are followed by more music from: Mary Ann Casale - guitar, vocals and mountain dulcimer; Joe Delile - guitar; and Robin Dow - guitar and background vocals. Go to full article