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Helping a good girl go bad; I, Ghoul: Robert Goulet; a request for MORE TRUMPETS; and a (final?) request for Tom Clay! Catch it now before its gone!

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Guest: Paul Hillmer, Author of “A People’s History of the Hmong People”

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From Brooklyn to Banja Luka (Radio Netherlands)

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MARDI GRAS MELODIES Along With BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUE From the Land of the Round Haircut for A Trio of Composers: Motown Great SMOKEY ROBINSON—who wrote so many of the label’s early hits, HAROLD ARLEN—who wrote so many of the great standards from the Golden Age of American Popular Song, and OTIS BLACKWELL—who wrote hits for Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Willie John and others.

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“Postpartum Depression for Dummies”

Kinshasha talked with Dr. Shoshanna Bennett about her new book, “Postpartum Depression for Dummies”.

Contrary to popular belief, pregnancy is not always an exciting, happy or glowing experience. Clinical depression affects 15-20% of pregnant women, sometimes hitting so hard that the moms-to-be attempt suicide. Mothers of multiples are at even higher risk with more than 25% suffering during pregnancy and postpartum.

The new mother of eight in LA needs regular mental health assessment. Prenatal and postpartum depression is a hidden illness with potential grave consequences.

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Annual Mardi Gras special with Karl Smelker of La. Rhythms

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Mardi Gras celebration kicks off tonight’s session with rare & classic NOLA funk. Later we hear a track from Syl Johnson who will be in the Twin Cities next weekend, and brand new material from Sharon Jones, Ocote Soul Sounds, and Sade, as well as reissued afro-funk from the new comp “Black Man’s Cry: The Inspiration of Fela Kuti”. Heavy latin funk rounds off the evening…

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