Thursday, January 21st on Write on Radio, Sadie Jones calls in to talk about her new book Small Wars, a critically acclaimed historical novel that examines love, duty, shame and violence in a British family against the backdrop of the 1950s military conflict in Cyprus. Sadie Jones is also the author of The Outcast.
Also this week, we talk with Paul Zerby, author of The Grass, a novel, about a young man from Fargo, who is expelled from the University of Minnesota at the height of McCarthyism and joins the Army during the Korean War.
-Chubby Parker / Get Away Old Maids Get Away / Story That The Crow Told Me, Vol. 2: Early American Rural Childrens Songs / Yazoo / 2:43
-Louis Jordan His Tympany Five / I’ll Die Happy / One Guy Named Louis: Complete Aladdin Sessions / Blue Note / 3:06
-Billie Holiday / Who Loves You / Good Morning Blues: The Complete Columbia Recordings (1933-1950) / Universal / 3:18
-Billie Holiday / Now Or Never / The Original Recordings / Raymatt / 3:21
-Trio Vicari / Nostalgia / Italian String Virtuosi / Rounder / 3:09
After a first hour fairly evenly split into sets of original, 2Tone, and 3rd-era ska, Sherwood B. Funn visits Monster Island (among other stops on his itinerary) The Cap’n Cozy’s 4(+2)@4 travels around the world and winds up back in Jamaica where Ska was born, and we’z gots Lollipop this week, courtesy of someone named Gizzelle!