Slapping Some Soul On You! Hotpants Rare Funk Soul joins Steely in the studio to celebrate their upcoming 4-year Anniversary Show in Minneapolis. DJ Rambo Salinas gives us a retrospective run through of the team’s most trusted 45’s including singles from Little Jimmy Edwards, Willie Tee, Jimi Macon, Pamoja, Third Guitar, The Majestics, The Enchanters, The Royal Jesters many more…
This program presents Celina González, from Cuba, Tish Hinojosa, from Texas, some examples of “pirekuas”, from Michoacán, México, and a few variations on the traditional Mexican song “Cielito lindo”. The literature segment presents popular poetry recited by Rafael Acevedo.
Love and Marriage: The campaign to defeat the marriage amendment comes to the air waves. Minnesotans United for All Families makes their case to KFAI listeners. Gabe Aderhold, a queer youth activist, is profiled for his work to promote equality.
Fall officially starts tomorrow. We keep things hot today on the Rockhouse with Hotpants, in the studio during Hour 2. Hotpants are celebrating their 4th anniversary this weekend at the Eagles Club. Don’t Miss It!!! Our Best Soul Albums of the 70’s countdown continues this week continues with #14.
Fatoumata Diawara‘s lovely new CD Fatou hit record store shelves in the UK on Tuesday and our mailbox on Wednesday (nice job Royal Mail + USPS!). We heard a couple of tracks from that record on today’s African Rhythms, along with a set of contemporary Afro-Latin-Salsa-Cumbia cuts from the USA and the usual eclectic mix of music from the continent and beyond.
9/22 in a nutshell…
This week in GotchaSKAvered land, Lynval Golding was Wondering Now, but not with his usual band The Specials… he was guesting on Skanic’s Spare Shells tribute track. Spare Shells was a fine Australian comp in which bands from around the world played Specials tunes (and older tunes The Specials made famous all over again). Ship’s Library was the theme of the 4@4… we didn’t actually have to bring any of it; it was already there! Sherwood B. Funn had vibraphones on the brain (always Funn to be had when Sherwood goes that route) and in the Ooh, Kentrick Patrick was the recipient of some Evening News, Millie loved Willie and Owen Gray Mashed It! …just not in that order.