Tonight we celebrated the life of, and mourned the passing of, Mikey Dread. All reggae/dub DJs are forever in debt to the Dread at the Controls, Michael Campbell…who went on to Zion March 15, 2008 at the young age of 54.
Happy St. Pat’s! We squeezed in a couple appropriate tunes, as well as some Brazilian music I picked up at the Jazz Records store in Chicago over the weekend. New music highlights this week were The Black Hollies, Patty Larkin, shredding blues guitar from Eddie The Chief Clearwater, and guest David Levin came in for some pop-rocking in the 8:00 hour with his new album, Criminal.
In celebration of International Women’s Day (March 8th) and National Women’s History Month, the Echo Chamber presented its annual Beautiful Sounds of Women…Around the World special. And what a varied list of women singers players we had on this year’s show