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DJ’s Brian Engel (Hipshaker Minneapolis) and Tarik Thornton (8kc) join Steely in the studio for two hours of funk on wax. Featuring tracks by Marvin Holmes, Emmanuel Lasky, Southern Trumpets, Helene Smith, Shackleford Singers, Lanier Rollins, Big Daddy Graham Trio & more…

Since on this date Gilberto was fighting off a very nasty cold (and losing miserably against it), this program was hosted by Miguel Vargas, from Radio Pocho.

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Melanie Rexroad of the Midwest Regional Office of the Family Equality Council – talking about the annual conference.
Introducing a new quarterly segment from Quatrofoil Library www.qlibrary.org

Kate Wolfe-Jenson talks about her book, Dancing with Monsters: Chronic Illness As Creative Transformation 2nd edition

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Two hours of boundary crossing music, new and vintage, on today’s African Rhythms, including the Lijadu Sisters (Nigeria), The Congos (Jamaica), Gigi (Ethiopia), Gnonnas Pedro (Benin), and Rodrigo y Gabriela with C.U.B.A. (Mexico/Cuba).

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(2/2 in a nutshell… )
An RSST debut of a brand-spankin-new Pinstripes track in Hour 3, and it’s a goodie… “Alright, Baby” from I on a label we haven’t heard of called Collective Culture. We also kicked off an entire month of Japanese “Lollies” as we like to call ‘em around here, whether it’s “My Boy” “My Girl” “My Collie” or who- or what- ever it is that inspired any given singer to cover the ‘Pop. This week: Yukari Ito. The 4(+1)@4 is some Prince Buster-related sides, Sherwood spun one of the ‘b’s on Shiina Ringo’s Carnation single in addition to meandering down Jade Warrior’s “Dark River”, and listen to the tail end of the “Ooh” for this really cool ’60s ska oldie… all the way from Soweto, SA! ‘Til next time, keep unearthin’…

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