New material by Stray Birds, Brett Detar, Sharon Jones, Jamestown Revival, Hymn For Her, The Record Company, Nick Waterhouse, and The Roosevelts. Plus, lots of Charlie Parr, Front Porch Swingin' Liquor Pigs and assorted stuff.
Friends across the ocean ! Cesaria Evora, JaJa Bashengezi & from Senegal, Cheikh Lo & Youssou N'Dour ! And another musician, friend, & a MN. family member – Mike O'Neil… who just left this plain today in Paris… A tribute to his work and connections. Then a move into some classic Belafonte and back to Mali & Paris — before closing it all up in Brasil on the eve of the Summer Olympics opening in Rio on Friday.
BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUE For JERRYGARCIA-with some of his Jug Band, Bluegrass, Blues and Folk Roots, Ageless Belter TONYBENNETT, Jazz Guitar Master KENNYBURRELL, Vocalese Pioneer EDDIEJEFFERSON, Bahamian Six String Legend JOSEPHSPENCE, and—of course—Pops Himself LOUIS
Michael George aka Stallon Jones aka the founder of 30th Floor Records is the special guest. More info here: http://30thfloor.uk . on the show we talk his record label, his latest release and his awesome 2013 Halloween classic, "Wolf at my Door". Music also featured from Dana Jean Phoenix, The Northern Lights, The Party, Quasars, Pengus, Milli Vanilli and much more!