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The River Knows – Dad’s Day 2011

On this Father’s Day we ride the ride in aural fashion with a salute the River.  Through out Americana rivers have played a strong performance not only in songs but instrumentals as well.  Sometimes it takes a Canadian to show us the richness of our history--introduce Robbie Robertson from The Band and Emmylou Harris as the show begins.

As an icon and metaphor the river has touched a number of creative types – Joe Bonamassa, Jim Morrison, Steve Morse, Neil Young, The Committments, Monte Montgomery, Brad Paisley, Telemann (you read that correctly) and more.  A salute to the music inspiring these and others on the program this week.

And our annual tradition of a special giveaway for Dads and Grand Dads.

The Electric Croude, every late Saturday at midnight EDT on WCVE Public Radio celebrating 26 years.  Simul streaming at

Follow the host on Twitter: wcvegeorgemaida and these blogs on WCVE Facebook every Friday afternoon. 

Follow the co-host Hermie the Wistful Cricket on his river craft The DragonFly.

Playlists are also available on our site.