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The Roots Music Project: Danny Kroha Live In-Studio

A bright, sunny day brought some bright, sunny music to WEMU!  This week on The Roots Music Project, host Jeremy Baldwin welcomed singer/songwriter Danny Kroha to the WEMU studios for a live interview and performance.

Danny Kroha is most famous for his work with The Gories, as well as Danny & The Darleans and Danny & The Doll Rods.  All of these projects had blues and roots influences, but in 2015, Third Man Records released Danny's Folk, Blues and Gospel album, "Angels Watching Over Me."  The albums features 16 Public Domain compositions played on guitar, banjo, dulcimer, diddley bow, washtub bass, and jug.

For more info on Mr. Kroha's career, check out his website.

Tracks Played:

1.  "I'll Be Rested When the Roll is Called"

2.  "Take Your Burden to the Lord"

3.  "I Want to Live So God Can Use Me"

4.  "Angels Watching Over Me"

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— Jeremy Baldwin is the host of the Roots Music Project on WEMU. Contact him at @RMPJbaldwinor email him at

Jeremy Baldwin was born in Oak Park, IL and is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago. An early concert experience seeing Steve Goodman at Navy Pier in Chicago helped spark his interest in Folk and Roots music and long hours listening to Stuart Rosenberg’s ‘Earth Club’ and ‘Radio Gumbo’ programs for WBEZ sent his musical tastes in every direction. He has hosted the local version of The Roots Music Project at 89.1 WEMU since 2005. Before that he honed his radio skills in Classic Country at WSDS 1480 AM in Salem, Michigan. In addition to his radio career, Jeremy has led University groups around the world for the last 24 years. He is married and is a longtime resident of Ypsilanti, MI.
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