Following up on the Abigail Washburn Sparrow Quartet show we hear highlights from their latest release to open the program. Voices of other women around the world leads into a tribute to Georgette Pfannkuch, KFAI host of Bonjour MN. who just left this plane for the next.
Birthdays-in-Blue for the King of the Blues himself—B.B. KING and a pair of Chicago Blues Harmonica Legends—BILLYBOYARNOLD and SNOOKYPRYOR. Nashville Style Birthdays for the Once and Future King of Country Music ROYACUFF and HANKWILLIAMS with any number of Pop and RB Artists taking a stab at Hank’s tunes; also a number of original versions of songs we often think of as being written by Hank but actually penned by others. Additional Birthdays include jazz immortal CANNONBALLADDERLEY, the ever debonair BOBBYSHORT, and a pair of Tenor Saxophone Titans—SILAUSTIN and SAMBUTERA, Louis Prima’s longtime partner in musical mayhem.