Roots

  Today's show included a tribute to the late Rollin "Oscar" Sullivan, who was half of the famous Lonzo and Oscar duo. He was 93.

Eric starts off with some selections from the new recording by Joel Savoy, Jesse Lege, and Cajun country revival. The continues with the Pine Leaf Boys, Lindsay Young & Joel Savoy, Red Stick Ramblers, Lafayette Rhythm Devils, Clifton Chenier, Lynn August, Rockin Doopsie, Andre Thierry, Boozoo Chavis, Creole Connection, Cedric Watson, Dennis McGee, Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys, and Dan Newton & Friends.

Flo & Eddie with Zappa, new Patterson Hood of Drive By Truckers fame, Rick Holmstrom, and a guy named Dylan. Played The Move, Dan Hicks, Levon Helm, Trampled by Turtles, Poco, Rosetta Howard…..all over the board. You gotta’ hear Joan Osborne belting out “Son of A Preacher Man”. Click “Episode Details” if you want to check out the full list of songs….plus, you can listen to the archive of the show from that page….all with just one little click of your mouse.

What a full show of new releases, roots classics, and an excellent summer guest mix. Tonight we debuted the latest Easy Star All-Stars project: Easy Star’s Thrillah, which is of course Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” reimagined with a rootical reggae groove. Another debut tonight was the first single from Snoop Lion (AKA Snoop Dogg). On top of that we had new releases from Full Dub, Citizen Sound (ft. Ammoye), Mista Majah P, Dub Rifles, Sammy Gold, DJ Zdena vs. The Temptations, Doktor Lond (ft. Agarfa), Dub Colossus, YT, and the new Culture retrospective on VP Records. Tonight’s guest mix was put together by the dubmeister Haji Mike for our pal TurnTableTerrorist (Terry C) at “Echo Beach”, WLUW-FM (Chicago).

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