Today's Morning Blend was preempted by KFAI's 24 hours of Black History Month programming.

MARDI GRAS in the Land of the Round Haircut, along with BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUE For Motown's Poet Laureate SMOKEY ROBINSON, The Soul Queen of New Orleans Herself IRMA THOMAS, Rock 'N' Roll Tunesmith OTIS BLACKWELL, and NANCY WILSON….

A tribute to Harlem today. All songs for the whole show are about Harlem. Black History Month continues on Rockin' in Rhythm.