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Podcasts 11 - 21
Jazz, African Violets, Martial Arts, CB Radio, Port Dover in the 1920s, Relations,
Reunion of Victoria Spivey & Lonnie Johnson,
Working for the Government
#11 - How I Almost Became a Folk Musician MP3
That Christmas I had been given a ukelele, an instrument made popular at that time by a TV host called Arthur Godfrey. I discovered that folk music consisted primarily of three chords and, guess what? I knew three chords on the ukelele!   
#12 - My Mother's Grandmother - Mary Faulkner MP3
A trip back in time to 1915 or thereabouts from my mother, Phyllis Fricker's memoirs
#13 - Port Dover in the 1920s, plus some perilous excursions MP3
Family Life in the 1920's in Port Dover and St. Thomas, Ontario - with some perilous escapes!
#14 - Port Dover in the 1920s - Part 3 MP3
Feather Beds and boyfriends
#15 - CB Radio Days MP3
Early adventures in radio. Dungeons and Dragons over the CB Radio.
#16 - Reunion of Victoria Spivey & Lonnie Johnson at Gerdes Folk City in NYC MP3
The 60's folk boom and a magical reunion of two great blues artists
#17 - Chatham Stories MP3
Chatham was a city of 30,000 souls. more rural than urban, if truth be told. The number 30,000 was very important since it defined Chatham as a real city and not just a town.
#18 - Working for Ma Gov MP3
Some tales out of school about working for the Canadian Federal Government
#19 - Martial Arts, eh MP3
I signed up at a Tae Kwon Do gym. Now started a rigorous physical regimen unfamiliar to my sedentary office body. It was like paying to join the Marines.
#20 - African Violets, Tough Love MP3
This Podcast is about growing African Violets. You have been warned
#21 - Traditional Jazz, Vince Hickey and the Blues MP3
Getting started in traditional music