This is the D Day program, or in French, le Jour J. Special guest, Louise Dillery, who was living in Paris, recalls her life at the time of the Allied Invasion of Normandy, June 6, 1944 and during the liberation of Paris, August 24. Olaf Pfannkuch brings historic songs of the time.
Students from Opportunity High School in Minneapolis share their creativity and thoughts about being from East Africa and living and learning in America. Participating in the show are Amal Abdi, Lina Abda, Sudi Abdirahman, Alia Abshir, Hani Abdullahi, Yasin Abdullahi, Abdikarim, Ali, Omar Arab, Abdiweli Dirie, Said Farah, Zak Geylani, Abdinajib Hassan, Ali Hassan, Asha Ibrahim, Mahad Kodah and Ravi Raghubir, along with teachers Ms. Joanne and Mr. Andrew.
During the first hour we listen Daithi Sproule, the guitarist for Altan, in his cd release concert at the Cedar Cultural Center from April of 2008. Recording engineer was Mario Vano, edited by Dan Rein.
Joe Cuba Sextet – Do You Feel It?
Lou Rawls – For What It’s Worth
Quantic – Sweet Calling (feat. Alice Russell)
Azymuth – Montreal City
Lightnin’ Rod – Sport
Chico Hamilton – MSP
United Future Orgnization – Friends (Instrumental)
Family Fodder – The Big Dip
Les Negresses Vertes – Face a la Mer
Michael Rose – Born Free
Dimitri from Paris (feat. Omar) – Strong Man (For Real)
Corduroy – How to Steal the World
Serge Gainsbourg – Bonnie Clyde
John Ellis – People That I Love (Intro)