Roots

On today's show, we included tributes to Mac Curtis and Marvin Rainwater.

Hosts: Paul Brohaugh, Mark Koerner, Janis Lane-Ewart
Guests: Pam Simon, Kurtis Hanna, Said Sheik Abdi
Programs: Truth To Tell, Backstory
Editors: Michelle Alimoradi, Ryan Dawes, Rico Morales
Reporters: Dale Connelly

KFAI’s 35th Anniversary Birthday drive show today. New music by Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys, Blind Boys of Alabama, Barence Whitfield & The Savages, North Mississippi All-Stars, Garland Jeffreys. Thanks to Patti Walsh, The Nighthawk, David Cummings, and Pete Lee for stopping in and making it a party with their music and spirit. Click “Episode Details” to see the full playlist. You’ll be able to listen to the archive of the show from there, too.

A Special 35th Anniversary Pledge Day special on Global Beat… reflecting back on the reggae scene in Mpls. in 1978 – when KFAI first was heard. J.Otis Powell! sits in with Doug in honor of the 90.3 / 106.7 Frequencies — helping to raise XXtra special funds in honor of the birthday. Doug began his run with KFAI in its first year so he nears his 35th anniversary of making the global community present over the airwaves.

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