Had to play some music by Leon Russell, Mose Allison, and Leonard Cohen in the mix today, which also included music by the likes of Mavis Staples, Blue Rodeo, Drive By Truckers, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Lee Rocker, Magic Dick & J Geils, Sabyre Rae Daniels, and more.
Opening with music of Brasil of Milton Nascimento from his Mass of the Runaway Slaves/ Missa dos Quilombos in northeast Brasil. Along with the Paul Robeson classic "Ol' Man River' and his work collaborating with Amazonian natives as well. Then a couple more from Anishinabeg artist, Annie Humphrey from her "Edge of America" release. Then a few from Larry Long in honor of his birthday and new cd release before a rare John Trudell track "Fables & Other Realities". A following set from Samiland artist Mari Boine leads back into an Afrobeat set in honor of the soon to visit Seun Kuti by
Rock photographer Dan Corrigan and music journalist, Danny Sigelman, co-authors of "Heyday: 35 Years of Music in Minneapolis" out on Minnesota Historical Society Press joined Spin with Cyn sharing stories about the book and Corrigan's photography of musicians over the years, and spun music of some of the artists featured in the book.