Roots

Karl gets started on the Mardi Gras spirit with a bunch of New Orleans music. Then it’s time for some serious Zydeco and Cajun. And a look at zydeco covers of popular tunes.

News Host: Susan Gray

Music Host:  Mark Koerner

Producer: Dale Connelly

Minnesota Politicians and Their Run For the White House
Produced by Ahndi Fridell
Forty-four men have served as President of the United States, though none hail from Minnesota. In this MinneCulture documentary, KFAI legacy producer Ahndi Fridell profiles six local politicians who left a mark on national history in their run for the White House: Ignatius Donnelly, Floyd Olson, Harold Stassen, Hubert Humphrey, Eugene McCarthy and Walter Mondale.

Dakota Dave Hull was my guest this week. Music included the likes of The Kinks, Chuck Prophet, Shaver, Frank Zappa, Flaco Jimenez, the Blasters,etc. For the entire playlist, click “episode details”.

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