Bigbody Applehead is a group of six relatively young musicians who stopped by to talk about their music and play some examples. I also played music by Gil Scott-Heron, Johnny Mercer, Sahib Shihab, and new musci from Bill Cantrell and more….
With Hurricane Gustav bringing rain to Louisiana, and a political convention bringing violence to Minnesota, it was a day dedicated to remembering we are one as a people. And we all get by with a little help from our friends.
Lizz Winstead stopped by from 7:15 – 8am with news about her show, Wake Up World:http://www.wakeupworld.tv at the Parkway Theater, and music to share. You can catch Lizz’s show through Thursday, September 4th; performances each night at 7pm. Look for Ike Reilly, Billy Bragg, and other musical guests, along with Lizz and the congenial Wake Up World crew.
SEPTEMBERSONGS Pt 1— A LABORDAYTRIBUTE to America’s Working Men and Women, Elephantine Tunes for the opening day of the Republican National Convention, and Remembering Hurricane Katrina three years later, along with Birthdays-in-Blue for CONWAYTWITTY, JOESIMON, and ARCHIEBELL.