The biggest “under the radar” live audience program on public radio reached the milestone 1000th broadcast November 2019.
Folksinger and Michael Johnathon started the Americana format “WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour” in 2001, in a tiny studio that barely seated 12 people airing on just one college radio station. “WoodSongs” is truly unique in the world of musical radio and television programs, as it is produced entirely by volunteers.
Today, WoodSongs is heard from Australia across America to Ireland on 537 public, community (available from PRX) and commercial radio stations worldwide, including the American Forces Radio Network, which broadcast the show on two channels in 177 nations which includes every military base and U.S. Naval ships in the world. The show has recently been added to the legendary WSM 650 AM home of the Grand Ole Opry, who elected to air the public radio edit.