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Welcome to the Just Plain Folk show!

Great World and Local Folk music, past and present, with a special emphasis on the NE Ohio folk music scene. Enjoy interviews with featured solo artists and Bands interspersed with their songs, and songs by other artists, new and old.


Roy Orbison's Mystery Girl CD#681

Roy Orbison’s Mystery Girl New!

This past May, “Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, in conjunction with Roy’s Boys LLC, the Nashville-based company formed by the sons of the late Roy Orbison, commemorate the 25th anniversary of the artist’s Mystery Girl with the release of both a CD/DVD Deluxe edition (released May 20, 2014) as well as a 15-track (audio only) Mystery Girl Expanded edition CD.”

Our show features material from this release, including previously unreleased tracks by Roy Orbison as well as interviews with his sons and others. Learn more about this commemorative CD/DVD package.

Tom Ball Baseball Card, small#680

A Salute to Baseball!

Tom’s Annual Salute to Baseball Show. This years’ 2-hour show features Baseball tunes and songs with a “Duck” theme (in honor of the Akron Rubber Ducks) and interviews with 4 members of the Akron Rubber Ducks staff. The interviews took place in the Press Box at Canal Park in Akron, Ohio. (The Rubber Ducks are a AA Franchise of The Cleveland Indians.) Celebrate America’s Summer Pastime!

Bonus tracks: Tom receives cds from artists all over the world. The last part of the show features all new tunes from several artists.


Program Note

When we rotate out a show and add a new show, the playlist will be unavailable for a few minutes. Doesn’t take long, though, so check back if you get that message on the player.


Mountain Rose Concerts

Twistin’ Tom Radio is a proud sponsor of this wonderful concert series, which features one show a month from October through May. Come see some of our radio show guests (and other acts) live! Visit our Mountain Rose page for concert schedule, directions and all the good stuff.

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