Why even have a Library of Congress if they aren’t preserving the crucial work of guys like T-Bone Walker? Fortunately, they are! This week we celebrate the recently-announced inclusion of Stormy Monday in the select list of preserved recordings by the LoC. Also a tribute to recently deceased Miriam Makeba and a listen to three tracks from the just issued for the first time 1966 last album by Little Willie John!
A CELEBRATION OF THEELECTION OF BARACKOBAMA and A VETERAN’S DAYCOUNTDOWN, along with Birthdays-in-Blue for ANNISTEENALLEN, CLYDE McPHATTER, LITTLEWILLIEJOHN, JESSESTONE, and Jazz Immortal MOSEALLISON who turns 81 Tommorrow.
If we keep finding, and playing, Eccentric Soul does the music lose it’s eccentricity? Hardly. Today we travel to East St. Louis for a dip in to the Young Disciples pool, subjects of a new reissue in this series of off-beat gems. We finally get to the bottom of the prevalent question what ever happened to RB Greaves? And, we celebrate the pending KFAI 900 watt explosion with a strong set of Power.