Roots

It felt great to be in post-pledge drive mode today…more music, a lot less talk. Thanks to all the Freewheelin’ listeners who supported us during the drive.

Darrell Scott called in from his farm in Tn. today. He’ll be performing at Bunker’s on Friday night with Darnel Smith. Check out Darrell’s credits…he’s the real deal. Darrell Scott’s website

Want to see a list of the songs we played? Click “More” and you see one. You’ll also be able to link into the archive from there.

Previewing visits by Nigerian Big Band – Egypt ’80 with Seun Kuti and a rare visit from flamenco guitar virtuoso Paco de Lucia from Espana. Also excerpts of a phone interview with Seun Kuti.


Holy smoke Batman, what a smokin’ show… And so many new sounds in the mix. New releases from Khayo Ben Yahmeen, J Boog, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, Céu, 10 Ft. Ganja Plant, Creation Rockers, Mystica Tribe, Subforms & Zizz (on deepindub), Yabass Yabba Radics, Inky Jack (on Dubbhism), Ital Roots Players (remix), Emel Mathlouthi, The Toure/Raichel Collective, Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra, and still more… And then there was the Beats Antique set…following their radically good show in Minneapolis!

Had a great interview today with Joseph Amara of Magus Books located in Dinkytown, on the West Bank of the U of M campus. Joseph is a cyber DJ with a program called “Edge Mysteries & Beyond” affiliated with the Edge Magazine. He came on my radio show to talk about his internet program and how it answers folks’ questions about all things mystical and metaphysical.

See play list below!

Interview with Cowboy Junkies’ Margo Timmons & live music from Julia Douglass!


Today during the first hour we listened to music of the Nyckleharpa Orchestra, recorded live at the Nordic Roots Festival 2001. Recording engineer was Chris Dronen and edited by Dan Rein

In the second hour we listened to an interview with Sarah Plum, violin and viola professor at Drake University.

A good Easter music program to help facilitate the celebration of Man’s release from the bondage of sin by Christ Jesus resurrection.

For the first time in the nearly 30 year history of the show, we featured 2 hours of 1960s classic country!


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