Radiothon is WCSB's annual fundraising week. This year's Radiothon Show is Saturday November 16th, 9-11am EST. To get in on all the fun, call 216.687.6900 between 9 and 11 am EDT on November 16th and donate - and receive your premiums.
In addition to the premiums listed below, WCSB adds to your haul by doubling your premiums with many of their own, which can be viewed (soon) at wcsb.org
WCSB is a nonprofit, noncommercial, live, local terrestrial radio station (89.3fm Cleveland) that also streams on the web at wcsb.org. 100% of our operating funds come from you, the loyal listener!
Steve's Folk Radio Show offers show premiums in addition to the generous station premiums (found at wcsb.org), so you get a lot of bang for your buck. Here are this year's premiums:
Here's how it works:
$15 donation/one 2CD show, or 2 downloaded shows
$25 donation/two 2CD shows, or 4 downloaded shows
$50 donation/five 2CD shows, or 10 downloaded shows
$100 donation/twelve 2CD shows, or 24 downloaded shows
Each CD is approximately one hour in length.
Each show is 2 hours in length.
This year we have a 3rd bonus! Never before offered! In addition to all the above, you get a bonus starting at the $100 level: a free WCSB logo t-shirt sized S, M, L, or XL! And for every additional $50 donated, you'll get an ADDITIONAL free t-shirt. Be a fashion trendsetter or give as gifts!
1. 1969 Debut Albums – Albums like Blind Faith, Chicago Transit Authority, Yes, It’s a Beautiful Day and many others.
2. 1969 Songs – songs from the likes of Linda, Bob, Dusty, Townes, Janis, Poco, Moby and many others.
3. Abbey Road 50th Anniversary – two hours of all the new just-released recordings
4. Atlantic City Pop Festival – 2 weeks before Woodstock
5. Beatles Covers #1 - yeah, yeah, yeah.
6. Beatles Covers #2 - more yeahs
7. Buddy to the Beatles – songs from 1959 to 1963 – the years the music didn’t die.
8. Cleveland 1963-1973 – all our local heroes
9. Cover Songs #1 – great songs reimagined
10. Dead Guys of 2018 – may their music live on.
11. Deep Tracks #1 – obscure cuts from great albums
12. Fantasy Fair Festival – The first big music fair a few weeks before Monterey
13. Fred Neil – Every folksinger’s idol
14. Guitar Solos – says it all
15. Isle of Wight Festival – 600,000 Brits can’t all be wrong.
16. Joni Mitchell – she of the many tunings
17. Kent State 49th Anniversary - Songs of the Resistance
18. Live at the Fillmore – music from the houses that Graham built
19. Lyricists – poetry put to melody.
20. Mythical Figures – songs about god, goddesses and the bad guys too
21. Red White & Blue – songs of America
22. Richard Thompson 70th Birthday – he’s only getting better, if that’s even possible.
23. Rock & Soul Music – a marriage made right here on earth
24. Rockabilly – that great subset of rock-n-roll
25. Rolling Thunder Review – Dylan and Friends rock out
26. RRHOF 25th Anniversary Concert – a bucket list of our faves
27. Smoky, Sweaty, Rowdy & Loud – all about the music in Cleveland clubs of yore
28. Songs of the Vietnam War – what got the grunts through
29. Springsteen’s 70th Birthday -He’s still the Boss
30. Summer of ’69 – Best. Year. Ever.
31. The 420 Show – smoke ‘em if ya got ‘em
32. Tom Wilson – producer extraordinaire
33. The White Album – all the new stuff
34. Woodstock 50th Anniversary – a brand new listen to a classic festival.
1a. 1967 Mix – Songs from the Summer of Love
2a. 1968 Songs #1 – It was 50 years ago today…
3a. 1968 Songs #2 - It was 50 years ago today…Part 2
4a. 1968 Debut Albums – ‘Nuff said
5a. 1970 FM Radio Songs – songs you heard in ’70 on…you guessed it
6a. Beatles Christmas Releases – all the Boys’ unreleased Christmas recordings!
7a. British Blues – Best of the Brit blues boys-n-girls
8a. Cover Me! – Great but obscure cover tunes
9a. Danny Kirwan – The little-known but stellar guitarist/songwriter who dominated the Fleetwood Mac from ’68 to ’72
10a. Dead Guys of 2017 – Songs of the Late Greats
11a. Donovan – The Sunshine Superman, cape and all
12a. Dylan Tall Tales – Some might even be true!
13a. Harry Chapin – the superb singer, poet, storyteller, crazy dude
14a. Live at the Fillmore – as opposed to the Dead at the Fillmore
15a. Local Musicians #1 – only the best!
16a. Local Musicians #2 – the rest of the best!
17a. Lost Classics - Now they’re found!
18a. Motown – What? Great covers of funky stuff
19a. Neil Young – or, as we know him now, Neil Old
20a. Newport Pop Festival – Little known Festival, revealed
21a. Nicky Hopkins –Sideman extraordinaire
22a. Psychedelic Era – Like, wow, man
23a. Radio Days – we honor the songwriters who honor radio
24a. Richard Thompson – The. Best. Ever.
25a. Rickenbacker Guitar Show. The Beatles’ “Secret Weapon”
26a. Road Trip – Take it on the lam
27a. Sibling Rivalry – Brothers and Sisters fight it out in song
28a. Train Songs – More Rail Records
29a. Workingman Salute – Men & women at work in song
2017 shows - choose by show OR by package!
1b. 1967 #1 Psychedelia - Like, wow, man.
2b. 1967 #2 Pop Hits - Hey hey we're the flunkies.
3b. 1967 #3 Folk-Rock - Are those flowers in your hair?
4b. 1967 #4 Album Cuts - .
5b. Fantasy Fair Festival 50th Anniversary - the most famous fair you've
never heard of
6b. Monterey Pop 50th Anniversary - It all happened right here.
7b. Sgt. Pepper's 50th Anniversary - Yeah, yeah, yeah.
8b. Bruce Langhorne - Bobby's buddy.
9b. Bruce Springsteen - The Boss.
10b. Chris Hillman - Byrds, Burritos, Desert Rose Band.
11b. Chuck Berry - He invented most of this.
12b. Emmylou Harris - I saw her first!
13b. Everly Brothers - Everyone copied them, no one was better.
14b. Gene Clark - My personal fave.
15b. George Harrison - Except for George, that is.
16b. Jeff Lynne - George's personal fave.
17b. Johnny Cash - John Wayne, but on our side.
18b. Leonard Cohen - The other man in black.
19b. Mama Cass - Oh, mama!
20b. Van Morrison - The Man.
21b. Billy & The Kids/Grateful Dead Show
22b. Canada's 150th Birthday Show
23b. Dead Guys of 2016 Show
24b. Greenwich Village Show
25b. The Last Waltz Show
26b. Kerrville Folk Festival
27b. '67 Battle of the Coasts - SF vs. NYC
The following packages are available as CDs or DOWNLOADS (Each show is 2 hours long!):
(A) Baker’s Dozen Package (13 Shows - 26 hours) $100/CDs - $50/download
Bruce Langhorne, Bruce Springsteen, Chris Hillman, Chuck Berry, Emmylou, Everlys, Gene Clark, George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Johnny Cash, Leonard Cohen, Mama Cass, Van Morrison
(B) 1967 Package (9 shows - 18 hours) $100 if CDs, $50 if download
1967 #1 Psychedelia
1967 #2 Pop Hits
1967 #3 Folk-Rock
1967 #4 Album Cuts
1967 #5 Five 1967 Albums -Buckley, Beaus, G-Roots, Y-Birds, M-Grape
1967 #6 San Franciso vs. New York City
Fantasy Fair Festival 50th Anniversary
Monterey Pop 50th Anniversary
Sgt. Pepper's 50th Anniversary
(C) Bob Dylan Package (6 shows - 12 hours) $75 if CDs, $40 if download
Blonde on Blonde, Dylan’s Nobel Prize, Dylan Covers, The Dylan! show, Bob Dylan & The Band at Madison Square Garden Jan 31, 1974, and the Bob Dylan Birthday Bash.
(D) Festival Ticket Package (13 shows - 26 hrs.) $150 if CDs, $75 if download
Festival Express, Fantasy Fair, Woodstock, Monterey Pop, Atlantic Pop, Texas Pop, Miami Pop II, Isle of Wight 1970, Big Sur Folk, Altamont Speedway, Newport 1959/2012,1995 RRHOF Stadium Concert, Kerrville Folk Festival