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If you are a Sun Lover this is your kinda show. If you dig Pulsations, this is your kinda show. If the song titles Lust, Tony’s Wife, and Snake Dancer fire your loins, this is your kinda show. If you like Tropical Fire with Your Voodoo, this is your kinda show. And if you can take a few Hammer blows, Day in and Day out, without throwing in the towel, THIS is your kinda show.

d.j. cozy little (Rocket Ship Ska Trip) is in for an ailing Johnny D this week, bringing you a taste of the overnight into the afternoon… enjoy!

Tom Ardolino, RIP, in NRBQ and Song Poem form; If David Fincher wouldn’t give you the Stockholm Archipelago, the Fubar Omniverse can; and some hot numbers left over from KFAI Rocks

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Dale & Mena from Hotpants Rare Soul come to the studio with their 45 boxes and lay it on thick with Charles Brimmer, Bobby Reed, Willie Tee, Little Melvin & The Boleros, James Knight & The Butlers, The Mighty Lovers, The El Count Executives, The Ambassadors, The Bonnevilles, The Intrepids and so many more…

This program presents “sones jarochos” and “sones huastecos”, from México; music from Haiti; Barbarito Torres, from Cuba; and Alfredo Zitarrosa, from Uruguay. The literature segment presents a short story by the Venezuelan Alberto Barrera Tyszka.

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On today’s show: warm sounds from Hindi Zahra (Morocco/Paris), Sam Mangwana (Congo), Mighty Diamonds (Kingston), Kamatana (Kenya) and Blitz the Ambassador (Ghana/NYC) along with a steel drum-fueled Trinidadian mix with Black Truth Rhythm Band, Steel an’ Skin and the Esso Trinidad Steelband’s cover of a Jackson Five song produced by Van Dyke Parks…

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Join us for a festival of Romeras and Caracoles!

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1960-With the help of Morris Day and the Time Machine we travel back to the 60s to explore some of our favorite tunes from the 60s.

Jazz Singer Sophia Shorai
Produced by Daniel Zamzow

Sophia Shorai was born in Zimbabwe and raised in Minneapolis. A classically trained pianist, she began exploring jazz in her early teens, learning vocalese from her trumpet-playing father. Sophia performs regularly at the Dakota Jazz Club in Minneapolis, and in other venues across the Twin Cities. In addition to singing, she has done voice work for national television commercials, as well as television and motion pictures. This concert was recorded April 28, at the Red Stag Supperclub in Northeast Minneapolis. With Tanner Taylor on keyboard.

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