Roots

Click “Episode Details” for complete playlist and to listen to show. Highlights include:Zappa’s “Chunga’s Revenge” was released Oct. 23, 1970, so we celebrated the 42nd anniversary of that as part of our “We Hope You’re Ready for Flo & Eddie” segment, plus new music by The Wallflowers, Iris Dement, Widespread Panic, Charlie Peacock, John Hiatt, Darrell Scott & Tim O’Brien, Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs, and Lindi Ortega. Older songs included James McMurtry, Eilen Jewell, Lonnie Donegan, Son Volt, Grayson Capps, The Doors, Paul Thorn, BR5-49, etc.

Largely African show morphs into Latin sounds & rhythms by the end.

What a full program tonight: tons of new releases, a few classics, a number of eclectic Swiss picks, and part 1 of a special mix from Manwel T (originally done for Terry C’s Echo Beach on WLUW-FM). The big new releases included: the excellent “Red Shadow Landing” album from All India Radio; Steve Steppa’s fine new rootical album “Zion Door”; U-Roy’s sweet new “Pray Fi Di People” album; Beats Antique’s new “Contraption – Vol.2” EP; the cool “Synchronicity Dub” single from Wavewhore & ACEtone Studios; and Fu-Step’s dubwise “No More Vibes to Waste” album.

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Live music from Katy Vernon & some stray bird songs for fall!

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