Sonics from the Archives

Jun 12, 2015

Here are more sonics from the WCAI Archive. 

Ralph Binder of Mashpee

Nantucket's Ruth Chapel Grieder

Radio Voices
Jerry Nelson of Truro

Clapping Scallops
On Martha's Vineyard

WWII Veteran Wesley Ko
WWII Veteran Wesley Ko of East Falmouth

Hanging the Wash
Eileen McGrath's tips on hanging laundry on Nantucket

WWII Veteran Bob Silverberg
WWII Veteran Bob Silverberg of Barnstable

Stripper Pole
Provincetown Hairdresser Dougie Freeman

Writer Susie Seligson of Truro

The Open Sea
Dave Masch on the lure of the open sea

Message to Kids
Mashpee Wampanoag Annawon Weeden

Stairwell in B Flat
Glenway Fripp's musical alcove

Coin Dealer
Yarmouth coin dealer Bill Sharkey

Metal Detector
Hunting for loose change at the beach

Yarmouth coin dealer Bill Sharkey

Cooking Eels
The late Milton Jeffers on a Cape delicacy

Learning to Fish
Tom Messinger of Hyannis

Chelsea Doohan's love-hate relationship with her instrument

Dick Wheeler of Wareham

Hide the Bacon
An unorthodox summer in Wareham

Sleeping Under Sinks
Hairdresser and salon owner Dougie Freeman of Provincetown

The Baltics in West Yarmouth
Pat Warren on why her grandmother bought a shack on Cape Cod

The 2008 Arrival of the Cicadas
Cousins Kevin Furlong and Matt Carmichael

Elvis Costello
What deep-sea divers listen to

Santa Claus
Chimney sweep Jeff Gonsalves of Harwich

Earl Mills on the Wampanoag language

Scraped Knee
Dick Wheeler of Wareham

Maynard Silva
A Vineyard guitarist and sign-painter

Lunchbox Stories 1

Lunchbox Stories 2

Richard Kerry of Nantucket demonstrates his specialty

Bird Decoy Carver
Dick Nelson of Mashpee

The Gift Book
A biologist's lament

Fisherman Bill Souza of Truro

The Worst Thing About Nantucket
A teen's perspective

You're Listening To...
Dick Wheeler of Wareham

A Brazilian on the Vineyard

Naturalist Dick Wheeler of Wareham

Squid Fishing
Ronnie Baretta's birthday treat

Where have the Cod Gone?
Dick Wheeler of Wareham

Felicity the Llama
Maureen Collette of East Falmouth on her pet llama

Great Auk
Naturalist Dick Wheeler of Wareham

New York City and the Vineyard
Ian compares his hometown to Martha's Vineyard

Dick Wheeler of Wareham

Lobster Boat
George Cadwallader goes lobstering

All Hell Breaks Loose
Lobsterman Alex Brown of Provincetown

The Pet Husband
Elaine Bowen on how to control one's spouse

Out of Work
Lobsterman Alex Brown of Provincetown

Erastus at the Circus
Nantucket's Ruth Chapel Grieder on Erastus Chapel

Pounding Meatloaf
Jeanne Decker of Harwich

Could I Have My Leg Back, Please?
Nantucket's Michael McCone on the perils of being handicapped

Low Income Housing
Myrna Nuey of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe

Polly Hill of the Polly Hill Arboretum on those nasty creatures

Singing Down Flus
Chimney sweep Jeff Gonsalves of Harwich

The Old Mill
Built on Nantucket in 1847

Buck the boat dog saves the day

Bass Derby
Pulling scales, going down the back bone, over the ribs: cleaning fish

Making chowder, from quahogs to soup

Alberta Costa on the taming of a skunk

This Halloween
What Halloween would be, if Ben Bianchini had his way

Next Halloween
Dreaming about next year's costume

No Magic
When Halloween loses its magic for a 6th grader

Indian Summer
A haiku reflecting Indian Summer

Jackson Five
A different kind of litter at the MSPCA

Nobska Fame
When your home is a destination

Stretching the truth... just a little

A lullaby from Jason Baird of the Wampanoag-Aquinnah Tribe

A memory of Chappaquiddick when it was primitive

The Good Rich Organ of Nantucket

Nathaniel Philbrick
On the ever-changing and everlasting ocean

Up to the Neck
Ruth Chapel Grieder on the hurricane of 1938

Ms. Brazil
Riding the Menemsha bike ferry with Miss Brazil

Marge on Mille
Ms. Mille and her store in Maddicott

Spooky World
The things people do...