Tom Davis, former stage partner of Al Franken, is in the studio to talk about his memoir, Thirty-Nine Years of Short Term Memory Loss: The Early Days of SNL from Someone Who Was There.
Poet Jim Lenfestey also joins us to talk about an upcoming conference celebrating the work of Robert Bly, April 16-19, which includes a keynote by Lewis Hyde, author of The Gift: Creativity and the Artist in the Modern World. More information is available at www.lib.umn.edu/bly:http://www.lib.umn.edu/bly.
-Hull, Dakota Dave / New Shirt / New Shirt / Arabica.
-Holiday, Billie / Guilty / Greatest Hits / GRP.
-Blue Sky Boys / I’m Just Here to Get My Baby Out of Jail / Sunny Side Of Life / Bear Family.
-Jefferson, Blind Lemon / Blind Lemon’s Penitentiary Blues / Moanin’ All Over / Rykodisc.
-Smith, Bessie / Jail-House Blues / Complete Recordings, vol. 1 / Columbia/Legacy.
-Martin, Carl / Good Morning Judge / How Low Can You Go? Anthology of the String Bass (1925-1941) / Dust-To-Digital.