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TITLES WITH ** INDICATES NEW RELEASES.HAPPY BIRTHDAY DR. KING

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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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