Category Archives: Reviews

REVIEW: Love for Music Brings Together “Kids” of All Ages

Here’s a new review of Bucky’s latest project, Chicago Kids Play and Sing Hoagy, by Laura Bandila Goldberger. Check out what Ms. Bandila Goldberger has to say Chicago Kids Play and Sing Hoagy To purchase a copy of the book/CD, … Continue reading

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Chicago Kids Play and Sing Hoagy: Book/CD Project Wins Award

Great News! The book/CD project, Chicago Kids Play and Sing Hoagy, spearheaded by Bucky Halker just won an important award. The project was the top choice for “Graphic Excellence” in all the juvenile book categories of the Great Lakes Graphics … Continue reading

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Chicago Tribune Review: Chicago Kids Play and Sing Hoagy (2020)

February 14, 2020 Well known Chicago journalist and media personality Rick Kogan reviews Bucky’s latest children’s book and music project, Chicago Kids Play and Sing Hoagy (2020) in the Chicago Tribune. Check it out here: Chicago Kids Play and Sing … Continue reading

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Mölln Festival 2018 (Mölln Germany)

In June 2018, Bucky Halker performed at the Mölln Folk Festival in Mölln Germany.  Opening night was a small gathering of performers and friends at the local folk club.  Bucky was part of the cast of performers and here’s a … Continue reading

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Bucky Halker: Illinois Times, September 15, 2017

“Bucky is an amazing guy with a list 16 miles long of all the cool and important work he’s done in digging into folk music, especially in the field of Woody Guthrie and also in songs relating to labor and … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Bucky Halker & Andy Dee – The Ghost of Woody Guthrie (The Shepherd/July 10, 2012)

Political activist, musician and music scholar Bucky Halker is a Wisconsin native back now in Racine. Working with another Badger musician, Andy Dee (formerly of the country band Molly & the Heymakers), Halker recorded a two-disc set in a marathon … Continue reading

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Folk Festival “Faves of 2015”

Folk Festival “Faves of 2015” Lilli Kuzma WDCB Radio Bucky Halker’s latest release Anywhere But Utah: Songs of Joe Hill was included on the year end “Faves of 2015” on Lilli Kuzma’s ever-popular Folk Festival show on WDCB radio. Bucky … Continue reading

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Bucky Halker Interview with Dave Cochran for Salt Lake City Weekly

September 2, 1015 Bucky Halker resurrects Joe Hill’s songs and ideas, a century after Hill’s execution By David Cochran Read the interview at: Salt Lake City Weekly

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Anywhere But Utah: Song of Joe Hill – Grand Prairie Union News

Mike Matejka Grand Prairie Union News (October 2015) Bloomington IL “Joe Hill has never died” — if you are of a certain generation, you remember Woodstock and Joan Baez singing an “organizing song” about some guy named Joe Hill. Joe … Continue reading

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Review: Bucky Halker, Anywhere But Utah: Songs of Joe Hill

Joe Hill’s Living Legacy (review) Bucky Halker, Anywhere But Utah: Songs of Joe Hill. Revolting Records, (2015) Alexis Buss and Philip Foner, eds., The Letters of Joe Hill. Haymarket Books, (2015) John McCutcheon, Joe Hill’s Last Will. Appalsongs, (2015) November marked … Continue reading

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