Helen Electrie Lindsay joins us in the studio to talk about Written on the Knee: A Diary of the Greek-Italian Front of WWII.
In the second half of the show, J. Otis Powell! and Bill Cottman talk with William Cleveland about his book Art and Upheaval: Artists on the World’s Frontlines. William Cleveland will be reading from Art and Upheaval Tuesday, December 9th, at 7:30 p.m. at Common Good Books in St. Paul.
At the end of the show, Michael Spam Hall reads a few seasonal poems about union suits and politics.
Why even have a Library of Congress if they aren’t preserving the crucial work of guys like T-Bone Walker? Fortunately, they are! This week we celebrate the recently-announced inclusion of Stormy Monday in the select list of preserved recordings by the LoC. Also a tribute to recently deceased Miriam Makeba and a listen to three tracks from the just issued for the first time 1966 last album by Little Willie John!