Brenda Bell Brown sitting in for the Rose Robinson.  Many of the featured artists and music on today's show were inducted into the 2016 Blues Hall of Fame hosted by the Blues Foundation of Memphis, TN.

Freewheelin' did not air today.  We turned the studio over to our Native American brothers and sisters for a special day of programming.  Freewheelin' will return to the airwaves on May 11.

Listen on this archive to two hours of the day-long special programming "Turtle Island – Voices Rising".  Global Beat will be back in its regular time slot again next week May 11.

See Play List Below. Songs "In A Family Way"  this Tuesday.  Music by fathers and sons (biological or spiritual), fathers and daughters, cousins, brothers and husbands and wives dominated the show today

BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUE From the Land of the Round Haircut (and New Jersey) For LESLEY GORE and FRANKIE VALLI.  Not to forget The Original Guitar Shredder LINK WRAY, Folk Icon PETE SEEGER, and Der Bingle/The Old Groaner BING CROSBY…..