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Had a fine interview with Big Bill Morganfield this show. We talked about his father, Muddy Waters and about finding your own way in the blues world.

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Cory Wong stopped by to talk about Pena, the Afro-Peruvian music CD he recorded (and played on some tracks) during a visit to Peru last Spring. I also played new music from Bob Mintzer, Joe Magnarelli, Christian Howe, Pete Maliverni, and Eugene Marlowe’s Heritage Ensemble, as well as classic tunes from Gerry Mulligan, King Pleasure, and Anita O’Day. For the Mingus Moment, I played a cut from Money Jungle, by Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, and Max Roach.

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A Cross-eyed Cyclops, the Japanese Sandman, a Woman in Space, and Homo Eroticus will all make their appearance on tonight’s program.

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10/14 in a nutshell…
The post-Skatalites Soul Bros. featured heavily (3 45s!) in the opening oldies set, and we threw some Soul Cats in there as well.
From Skannibal Party 7 (the only volume of that series we’ve got down here) we had Mpls. locals The Prizefighters and Japanese ska powerhouse Skaff-Links. Sherwood had a boatload of deep album cuts this week, and followed those up with more weird old instro 45s he had on hand, and weird’s just how we like ‘em! The 4(+2)@4 was a 6-track salute to Chuch Wren and his Jump Up! ska/rocksteady/reggae mailorder empire outa Chi-town, including After Hours and Stingers ATX, both actually on Jump Up! Records. NEW LOLLIPOP this week! Well, not exactly, really an old ’60s-era Lollipop we’ve never heard before this week_ Los Antifaces with Mi Chico Bombon. And there’s still more Lolli hiding out there in the deep, dark recesses of You Tube waiting to be discovered by the RSST… stay tuned!

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Two bands for the price of NONE.

For most of this program we were entertained by R N T, a group consisting of Carl Franzen, Rahjta Ren and Lonnie Knight.

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Honky-tonking the blues…special guest co-host Sweet Mama J stopped by to interview Stacie Collins…female harmonica player coming to town to appear at Lee’s Liquor Lounge with Jason the Scorchers Thursday October 14th.

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