Da’ Black Pearl inviting us all to the Nicollet Coffee Shop (located at 1931 Nicollet Avenue South in Minneapolis – Corner of Nicollet and Franklin) at 7 PM on Friday April 27th. Da’ Black Pearl will have her new book “Matter” available at this time. Also other entertainment will be appearing. Come on out for a nice enjoyable evening.

Click on “Episode details” to view today’s playlist

GUEST HOST: Lydia Howell(prducer-host of KFAI’s CATALYST:politics & culture on THURSDAYS 9 AM)

This show fearured the Jana Nyberg Group.

If you missed the show you can hear it now on our FOREVER archives here:

Johnny Winter called in from someplace on the road on his way to Kansas City. We chatted with Johnny and his producer Paul Nelson. Their cellphone crapped out a few times, but we weaved our way thru the interview. Ah, the beauty of live radio.

Teague Alexy stopped into the studio with his new CD “This Dance” in hand. We played a couple tracks from it plus Teague performed a few tunes live in the studio.

I also played a couple tracks by Leon Helm, who passed away the next day. “Rain Down Tears” was from his 1977 release Levon Helm & The RCO All-Stars, an album I play often on the show. Another track by Levon was “When I Go Away”, an especially moving piece from his Electric Dirt release of 2009.

Also, we played a track from Muddy Waters Woodstock Album, on which Levon played drums and bass.

Next week, we’ll have an interview with Charlie Parr.

If you want to check out the playlist, click the “more” link. You’ll also be able to listen to the show from there via the archives.

A review of recent world-class musician’s visits.

Happy 38th Birthday to my son, Christopher.

See play list below. Songs not necessarily in order of play.

BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUE From the Land of the Round Haircut and more….