Summertime Comes to the Land of the Round Haircut!!! Sounds of the Season ring out in Hour Three. Before that, we celebrate Birthdays-in-Blue for a pair of African American Divas—Lena Horne and Della Reese. Other Birthdays-in-Blue include The StepFather of Rock ‘n’ Roll—Bill Haley, the ‘Lost Supreme’—the ill fated Florence Ballard, and a pair of New Orleans RB Giants—The Originator of a number of Fats Domono’s hits—Smiley Lewis and tenor sax great Lee Allen.
Gilberto Gil interviewed extensively on Democracy Now! just prior to today’s program leads into a follow-up set. Comments music from Zimbabwe and then a set of Orchestra Baobab in anticipation of their visit to the Dakota on Monday June 30.