Today we had many guests. We began with local mystery writer and Irish singer, Erin Hart. Erin sang a few songs about selkie and we talked about her latest book False Mermaid.
During the second hour we had members of the Women Performhers with local composer Asako Hirabayashi. There was also an interview with local Irish accordion master Paddy O’Brien talking about his group, Chulrua.
And the show finished out with Norah Rendal and Nathan Gourey of Two Tap Trio, playing and talking about their new CD.
A very special thanks to Dr. Jeanette Robinson of Dayton OH for her weekly health tip, phoned in to the songs of praise audienc. A hearty thanks to Poet/ spoken word artist Ovidell for coming in to the studio and sharing with the songs of praise audience the good news of the stage play that’s coming soon to the twin cities area.
Following Democracy Now, we follow up with freedom songs from Africa – then preview Angelique Kidjo visit this evening at the Dakota along with more African greats. The show closes with finger-pickin’ local Tim Sparks and his latest release Little Princess.
The new dub just keeps on coming… New dubwise releases this week from: Abassi All Stars (with Dubmatix); Jean Binta Breeze (with the new “Eena Me Corner” album); Dub Salon; and several from the Planet Terror netlabel, including Mikus, Andulus, Mantra, and Titus Twelve.