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Today we celebrate the legacy of Earl Palmer, considered by many to be the greatest drummer of the rock roll era. Palmer passed away on September 19 after a lengthy illness. But he leaves behind many great and memorable recordings, some of which we play during Hour 2 of today’s show.

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Reaction to the bailout proposal and another loss of a local musician, Jose Carrera of Venezuela. In the second hour, Rob Simonds, from the Cedar Cultural Center, is live in studio for an interview and preview of the Nordic Roots 10th final Annual Festival coming up.

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This week’s play list plus part two of my conversations with June Foray. Also in the first and third hour excerpts of my conversations with Herb Jeffries. September 24th was Herb’s 95th birthday.

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Today’s show featured music and an interview with Chicago Harmonica Man Matthew Skoller.

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The First Day of Fall Comes to the Land lf the Round Haircut—A Few Sounds of the Season are in order, along with Birthdays-in-Blue for RAY CHARLES, TINY BRADSHAW, TARHEEL SLIM, BARBARA and JIGGS ALLBUT—voices of the ANGELS of ‘My Boyfriend’s Back’ Infamy, and BEN E. KING.

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