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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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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.

More from the Mediterranean… ending in Brasil — inverse order from last week.

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