What better way to start a sub-zero day than warming up with the incomparable Esther Phillips? That’s how wwe start this week’s show, which also includes birthday sets for Carla Thomas and Keith Richards, some newly reissied vintage Shirelles and an extended set of Otis Redding’s immortal 1967 performance in Paris!
BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUE—KEITHRICHARDS turns 65 This Week!!! Other Birthdays include New Orleans RB Legend ARTNEVILLE, Fats Waller’s Favorite Lyricist ANDYRAZAF, The Golden Throated JESSEBELVIN, Pioneering Rock ‘n’ Roll DJ ALANFREED, and the ever controversial STANKENTON (we even get to hear Stanley and Benny Goodman sing a duet). Also, SOUNDS OF THECHRISTMASSEASON From South of the Border and Nueva del Jersey, too…..