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.
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.
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 RAYCHARLES, TINYBRADSHAW, TARHEELSLIM, BARBARA and JIGGSALLBUT—voices of the ANGELS of ‘My Boyfriend’s Back’ Infamy, and BEN E. KING.