The Historians: Ballston Spa Hangings; 20th c. Pop Culture

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The Historians LogoThis week on “The Historians” radio program, David Fiske of Saratoga County with stories of two 19th century hangings in Ballston Spa.  In the second half of the show I talk with pianist Stan Wiest who has tales about life on the road as a musician in the 20th century.

Listen to the whole program at “The Historians” online archive at

“The Historians” theme music is “Gloucester Wassail”, performed by Liaisons Plaisantes from their CD, “A Plaisantes Christmas”. Liaisons Plaisantes play music from the 1700s. Members include Ron Burch, Olof Jansson, Marilee Urbanczyk, Sue-Ann Wheadon and Susan Casler.

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