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The Dick Spottswood Show

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The Dick Spottswood Show

Scheduled on:
Tuesday 10:00 pm 12:00 am
Monday 7:00 pm 9:00 pm
Sunday 3:00 pm 5:00 pm

Dick calls his highly acclaimed show the Obsolete Music Hour. It begins with classic bluegrass and extends to country, string bands, honky tonk, western swing, blues, gospel, old world music, early jazz and other traditional styles that appeal to bluegrass devotees. Bluegrass makes constant use of its rich heritage, and Dick likes to feature both original and contemporary treatments of old songs.

Dick and Gary Henderson inaugurated bluegrass on public radio in 1967. Dick received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of Recorded Sound Collections in 2003, and the Distinguished Achievement Award from the International Bluegrass Music Association in 2009.