Chenango Sessions

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WBDY Chenango Sessions The Chenango Sessions, hosted by Andru Bemis and originating from WBDY FM Binghamton, is a weekly, one-hour radio program which features world-class musicians playing in intimate spaces--living rooms, galleries, and listening rooms--for small, enthusiastic audiences around Binghamton, New York. Audiences and artists are encouraged to interact, and the program is edited to move quickly while retaining the spirit of the live performance. All episodes of the Chenango Sessions are evergreen and FCC friendly. - AFFILIATE STATIONS: - GCR2 Global Community Radio - KBOG 97.9 FM (Bandon, OR) - KPOV 88.9 FM High Desert Community Radio (Bend, OR) - KPPQ 104.1 FM (Ventura, CA) - KWSI 100.3 FM (Grand Junction, CO) - WBDY 99.5 FM The Bundy (Binghamton, NY) - WHPW 97.3 FM (Harpswell, ME) - WIOF 104.1 FM Woodstock 104 (Woodstock, NY) - WOOL 91.5 FM Black Sheep Radio (Bellows Falls, VT) - WPVM 103.7 FM (Asheville, NC) - Workforce Rising Radio - WXOJ 103.3 FM Valley Free Radio (Florence, MA)

  • WBDY Chenango Sessions: Corner House
    by (Andru Bemis) on August 9, 2020 at 5:00 am

    This week on the Chenango Sessions, we revisit an 8 July 2019 performance by the Boston-based quartet, Corner House. The band was traveling from Rochester to Lancaster, and stopped through Binghamton for the night. We recorded this set after breakfast around a single mic in Sarah's and my living room. There's nothing quite like sitting in the rocking chair and drinking morning coffee while Louise Bichan (fiddle and banjo), Ethan Hawkins (guitar and voice), Casey Murray (cello), and Ethan Setiawan (mandolin) weave their exquisite Irish-Scottish-Appalachian-Bluegrass influenced tunes a couple feet away. I'm so pleased to be able to share the fruits of that lovely morning with you! - PLAYLIST: (Unless otherwise noted, all songs performed by Corner House, and recorded by Andru Bemis, 8 July 2019.) 00:00 - [Intro] Bemis, Andru. "Two Years Too Late". Rail To Reel, Wepecket, 2006. 01:00 - "Happy Now". Written by Ethan Hawkins. 05:10 - "Farewell to Whalley Range". Written by Michael McGoldrick. 07:40 - "Soggy's Slip Jig". Written by Sean Og Graham. 11:01 - "Rolling Home". Written by Nathan Moore. 16:20 - "Smart Folks". Written by Ethan Setiawan. 20:04 - "Far Clouds". Written by Casey Murray. 24:12 - "Door County #2". Written by Larry Unger. 27:42 - "You're Great". Written by Ethan Hawkins. 32:47 - "They Stole My Wife Last Night". Traditional. 38:58 - "Through the Snow Covered Pines". Written by Casey Murray. 42:57 - "Work". Written by Ethan Hawkins & Ethan Setiawan. 46:42 - "Old Christmas". Traditional. 49:46 - "Magnus's 21st". Written by Louise Bichan. 52:51 - "The Strynd". Traditional. 55:34 - [Outro] "Friends With the Weather". Written by Ethan Setiawan.


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