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  • On this week's True Brit!, host Simon Husbands talks to the legendary band, The Zombies! Bassist Chris White sites down with Simon to talk about the 50th anniversary of their classic album 'Odessey and Oracle', an album ranked by Billboard as #100 in the best albums of all time, and widely considered to be a masterpiece. Tune in at midnight on Friday to hear Chris talk about the band, his life in music and the mysterious Blue Plaque, and how bandmate Colin Blunstone nearly gave up his music career for selling insurance!

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  • On this weeks True Brit!, host Simon Husbands will be welcoming musicians Chris Perricelli and Eric Tretbar to the studio! Chris and Eric will be performing with their respective bands at the March 4th show at the 331 Club in celebration of the release 10 years ago of Chris' band LITTLE MAN's album SOULFUL AUTOMATIC – and so here's a chance to find out all about it!

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  • On this week's True Brit! our genial ( and yet mercurial ) host Simon Husbands will be talking with British actress HELEN ANKER – Helen has been in many Broadway and West End stage productions and has worked with great performers including Petula Clark – and has appeared many times in TV shows on both sides of the Atlantic! She is currently starring in the Chanhassen Diner Theaters production of CAMELOT – and will be sharing her stories and music with us all on True Brit! – Friday night at midnight!

  • On this Friday's TRUE BRIT!, the legendary Jethro Tull guitarist and songwriter MARTIN BARRE will be chatting to host Simon Husbands! Tune in on Friday night at midnight to hear Martin talk about Ian Anderson, solo records, road junctions and ladies underwear – all on True Brit!

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  • On this week's TRUE BRIT! our genial host Simon Husbands will be chin wagging with British drummer, Mark Medcalf. Mark was the drummer in a band that was discovered on the TV show NEW FACES and has never looked back – so join us on Friday night at midnight to find out how Mark Medcalf keeps his rhythm!

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  • Tune in Wed. night to TravoRamo Fa Fa Fa on KFAI . We'll be talking to original bassisit for The Bangles , Annette Zilinskas and find out what it was like to be a teenage

    bangle! We'll also hear cuts from the new cd Ladies and Gentlemen …The Bangles , a collection of original material and rare tracks! Plus much,much more! 

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    Barcelona-based Alma Afrobeat Ensemble features nine bandmates from eight different countries.  The foundation of their music is, of course, Afrobeat, but you can hear strong influences of funk and even hip hop.  KFAI's Ryan Dawes spoke with guitarist Aaron Feder about the roots of Afrobeat, the music scene in Barcelona, and the collaborative essence of Alma Afrobeat Ensemble.

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  • On this week's TRUE BRIT! host Simon Husbands will be welcoming to the studio a fellow Brit, podcaster Ben Kent! Ben has a podcast called Legal Aliens (legalalienspodcast.com) and has recorded over 100 episodes! He and Simon will be talking podcasts and all things British! Don't miss it – Brits akimbo!

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