Karl Marlantes calls in to talk about his best-selling novel about the Vietnam War, Matterhorn.
In the second half of the show, poet Paula Cisewski joins us in the studio to talk about her second book, Ghost Fargo. Paula Cisewski is also the author of Upon Arrival and three poetry chapbooks. Ghost Fargo is the winner of the 2008 Nightboat Prize.
-Dakota Dave Hull / New Shirt / New Shirt / Arabica / 3:58
-Lowe Stokes His North Georgians / Wish I Had Stayed In The Wagon Yard / Hard Times In The Country / Document Records / 2:50
-Buck Ramsey / Windy Bill / Hittin’ The Trail / Smithsonian Folkways / 2:04
-Spike Jones / Wyatt Earp Makes Me Burp / Dinner Music… For People Who Aren’t Very Hungry! / Rhino / 2:47 Buck Ramsey / Wild Rippling Waters / Hittin The Trail[Disc 2] / Smithsonian Folkways / 2:56
It’s a given: as long as the music played on this show speaks to your soul, you are a Resident. We might ask you for money sometimes, but we’ll never ask to see your papers. It’s Gringo de Mayo today at the Rockhouse as we celebrate the many and glorious influences of Latino culture in music. The second half of the show celebrates the enduring contribution of the 45, courtesy of Mick Novak.