Birthdays in Blue for the Poet Laureate of Motown SMOKEYROBINSON, along with a trio of Louisiana greats: The Queen of New Orleans IRMATHOMA, Crescent City stalwart ERNIE K DOE, and the reclusive songwriter BOBBYCHARLES; chanteuse NANCYWILSON; and the TEENAGERS basso profundo HERMANSANTIAGO. This being the Second Monday of Lent, also featured is more Good-News-in-Song: Gospel Sounds from the Dixie Hummingbirds(vintage vinyl) and Rev Claude Jeter.
Yes, it’s Valentine’s Day but to be honest, we talk about love every week. So it’s just another Thursday here at the House. We also play some great stuff by Ted Taylor along with some of the great Harold Arlen songs.
Birthdays in Blue for the Black Leather Rebel Himself GENEVINCENT, the Poet of Rock ‘n’ Roll OTISBLACKWELL, Chicago SoulMan OTISCLAY, and from the Golden Age of American Popular Song composer HAROLDARLEN. LENT begins with the Good News in Song, Gospel Sounds from POPS and MAVISSTAPLES, and the FIVEBLINDBOYS OF MISSISSIPPI.
New releases and re-issues have an asterisk (*) in front of the name of the artist
Thanks to our guests this week, Nikki Matteson Her Ruemates (Rich Rue and Carrie Deans) for bringing in much of the music we played this morning…we traded off …. they know their stuff…interesting mix. Thanks.