Arts & Culture

Lamenting the sleet and snow-cone snow, Kristina plays a show of mournful moody 12-count palos.

Jack Rodolico chronicles his wife’s illness.

Minna in for Doug. Digital music the first hour, vintage vinyl releases for (most of) the second.

A very special night in the Echo Chamber as we presented our annual ALL-JAMAICAN special we call “One Fi Robert” dedicated to my late father-in-law. From 1962 and Jamaican independence, right up to the latest reggae hits from 2014, we hit all the bases. The artist list included: Derrick Morgan, Jimmy Cliff, Eric Donaldson, Dave Barker, The Maytones, Cornell Campbell, Bunny Lee & the Aggrovators, Bob Marley & the Wailers, Dubtonic Kru, Marcia Aitken, The Prophets All Stars, Cecile ft. JaRae, Toian, Niney the Observer, King Tubby, Justin Hinds & the Dominoes, Toots & the Maytals, King Stitt, Dennis Brown, Lloyd Robinson, Burning Spear, The Skatalites/King Tubby, Culture, Black Uhuru, Ras Takura, Etana, Chronixx, Gregory Isaacs, Augustus Pablo, Prince Jazzbo, Sly & Robbie, Ricky Chaplin, Toots & the Maytals, Cherine, The Mighty Diamonds & Ranking Joe, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry & the Upsetters, Michigan & Smiley, Delroy Wilson & the Aggrovators, The Gladiators, Soul Agent and the Soul Defenders, Soul Vendors, George Nooks & Prince Weedy, U-Roy, I-Roy, Little Roy, Thunderball, The Musical Intimidators, The Observers, Rupie Edwards, Techniques All Stars, Desmond Dekker, Lyn Taitt & the Jets, and Lyn Taitt w/ Leslie Butler & the Originals Orchestra. Of course we missed many reggae greats along the way…as 4 hours is not enough time. There’s always next week.

We celebrate Veterans Day by speaking with Tom Newman about his book Just War: A Soldier's Revelation, which follows his experiences as a paratrooper with the 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam. He is also the author of A Brief History of the Bible.

See Play List Below. Today's show featured an interview with Ronn Easton to talk about his upcoming November 15th, 2014 show at the Parkway Theater in Minneapolis. This show in his soul series is called "Legends Through Time" and will showcase the voices of Ray Covington and Maurice Young who are headquartered here in the Twin Cities. Ronn also imported national talent for this show, drawing two members of Chicago's "Fabulous Drifters" to Minnesota to perform as well. On November 15th, we will be treated to the vocal talents of Mr. Mike Slaten and Mr.