This was the “no, Leon Russell did not die today” show. I had calls from concerned listeners wondering if Leon passed away….all because I played more than one of his songs in a row!!
Glad to say he’s still with us.
Also, we continued to listen to the new release by Peter Wolf, plus played the usual mix that took us all over the roots map.
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This week we get heavy afrobeat, dub reggae, modern funk swinging Latin soul… featuring music from The Budos Band, Fidel Nadal, La Brass Banda, Grupo Fantasma, The Hi-Fly Orchestra Gilles Peterson’s Havana Cultura Band among others…
Flight of the Bumble Bee, Part 2. Starring Marina Sirtis (Star Trek:TNG). Science fiction from the Radio Repertory of America.
On tonight’s program, we continue with songs about the Paris suburbs. On this program, the songs are more about modern concerns in the suburbs.
Earth Day is next week and there are several songs about ecological problems in France (and in the world!)
Host James Naiden interviews poet Joe Paddock, and Beryl Greenberg and Charles Brin, hosts of KFAI’s Wednesday’s Spoken Word program.
Amanda Balagur sits in for Ellen while she’s on the North Shore!
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