The fifth installment of “Sam and Friends” has Sam Miltich talking with well known Ukrainian-American mandolin and fiddle player Peter Ostroushko. In this conversation, Peter tells Sam about his early musical influences growing up in the Ukrainian neighborhoods of northeast Minneapolis.We also hear music from Claudia Schmidt, Roe Family Singers, Pimentoes For Gus, Mary LaPlant, Nachito Herrara, and The Pines.
Harold Goodsky shares some information about Spirit Island located on Nett Lake. Harold goes on a little more about the rivers, the rice on the lake, fishing, the timber and blueberries. Harold has an interesting round about way of sharing his recollections.