The Episodes

hey everyone - as some of you know - between March 2020 and April 2021 I put out a weekly show affectionately known as the HMHFAS Emergency Broadcast History of Folk (with Swearing) every Sunday for 52 weeks.   The whole…

Episode 28 of the podcast is up

Its Canadian Thanksgiving!  This week we take a little walk in the woods, just like Katie Cruel did, but this time its "In the Pines" which is even scarier!     Taking a deeping dive into Leadbelly's amazing life and legacy as…

More Emergency Broadcast shows - we're up to 25!

hi everyone,

its been a while but the EBS shows keep coming every Sunday.   We're up to 25 this week believe it or not!   This week - we take a look at the Cuckoo and its not pretty!   Check it…

Episode 16 - She moved through the fair!

Its episode 16 and it's national Daiquiri day!   Talking a bit today about our upcoming album release, a bit about our friend over at Parallel Universe and his on-line shop launch, a little bit about folk guitar gods John Martyn…

Episode 15 - Oklahoma!

No! not the Broadway show, the actual musical world of Oklahoma!   And its pretty deep.    From Woody Guthrie to Hoyt Axton to modern day Red Dirt music, it is happening in OK and we'll take you there.   

Willie's got anew…

Episode 14 - Townes Van Zandt

Episode 14 is out and we're doing the Townes!    Townes Van Zandt - one of the greatest song writers of recent times and a fascinating guy.    Lets dig it!   And then we do a traditional song Townes had in his…

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Emergency Broadcasting System - Episode 11 and 12 are out.

Episodes 11 and 12.   Good Grief - its an even dozen now!     Episode 11 is all about Karen Dalton and we have a performance of Katie Cruel by HMHFAS, and Episode 12 is about the Cameron Public House, Handsome Ned…

Episodes 9 and 10?

holy schmoley - 2 more episodes of the EBS...    

9 digs into the gruesome tale of the 2 sisters with an actual performance by HMHFAS for ya

10 sets the way back machine to 1982 and we see what's going…

Episode 8 - The Battle Hymn of Suckville!

Episode 8 is out and its a good one.   A new smash folk rock much music video by the Parkdale branch of He Mistook Her For A Swan kicks it off!   Then we get into the meaning of life via…

Episode 7 - Punk Rock, Rock a Billy, Elizabeth Cotton

hi everyone, 

happy Victoria day, happy Wreckless Eric's birthday, happy National Cheese Soufle day!    Today I'm off on a bit of a tangent talking about the Viletones, punk rock, rock'a'billy, Gang of Four and Elizabeth Cotton. 

Hope everyone is doing…

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Episode 6 of the Emergency Broadcasting System now available!

hi Everyone, 

here's the new episode of the Emergency Broadcast System.  Thanks to everyone who is keeping in touch and everyone who has subscribed to the YouTube Channel!   If you haven't subscribed yet please do.    Hope everyone is safe and…

Episode 5 of the Emergency Broadcast System is out

hi everyone, 

Hope everyone is safe and well and staying out of jail.   We've posted a new Episode today on National Paranormal day so appropriately we talk about some ghostly stuff like the song Polly Vaughn which is where we…