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Hard-drivin' blues, live on the Blue Note

This afternoon from 3 to 4:45, the Blue Note with Ellen Rocco travels deep into the High peaks, to the Recovery Lounge in Upper Jay, for some raw, no-nonsense blues with Russ Bailey and Crow Party. Joel Hurd profiles the band we'll hear live on the air.  Go to full article
Chuck Eller at the controls in his studio
Chuck Eller at the controls in his studio

Heard Up North: Chuck Eller's Audio Alchemy

One of the hottest New Year's Eve tickets in the North Country is tonight's show at the Higher Ground Ballroom in Burlington. Grace Potter & the Nocturnals is an up and coming blues band developing a national following. They have a couple regional connections. They're graduates of St. Lawrence University. And the band records at the legendary Charles Eller studios in Charlotte, Vermont. Artists from all over the world have laid down tracks there, from bluesman Eric Bibb and jazz saxophonist Joe Lovano, to Malian guitarist Habib Koite and Zimbabwean singer, Chiwoniso. David Sommerstein stopped by last summer as Eller was working his audio alchemy on some recordings by Grace Potter and the Nocturnals. He produced this Heard Up North.  Go to full article

Heard Up North: Changing the gas price

The price of a regular gallon of gasoline has dipped below $3.90 in many parts of the North Country. That means gas station employees are scrambling out with a pole and suction cup to change the prices every day. David Sommerstein has this Heard Up North from the Sunoco station in Lowville.  Go to full article
Jean Cornell, Canton, with chocolates and a rose from the Canton Goldenaires.
Jean Cornell, Canton, with chocolates and a rose from the Canton Goldenaires.

Heard Up North: A singing valentine

The music of love was in the air Thursday. Three quartets of the Canton Goldenaires fanned out across St. Lawrence County to deliver more than 50 singing valentines. The group raises money for high school music scholarships. Here's a Valentine's Day Heard Up North.  Go to full article

Heard Up North: Running out of gas (in good company)

Our next story takes place on a dark, Halloween night. David Sommerstein was coming back from an assignment at Fort Drum. Everything was going great until the village of Philadelphia, when David's car just coasted to a stop. Fortunately, he ran out of gas in front of a house where the gas can was getting plenty of use. Coincidence and the kindness of strangers for today's Heard Up North.  Go to full article

Heard up North: Gone fishin?

Sometimes a job is more than work - it's a life passion. For today's Heard Up North we head to a bait shop in Ontario.  Go to full article

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