BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUE From the Land of the Round Haircut for Rhythm & Blues/Rock 'N' Roll Songwriter DOC POMUS, The Mayor of McDougal Street Himself DAVE VAN RONK, Queen of the Hop LITTLE EVA and Blues Immortal WILLIE DIXON

New stuff by Jonah Tochlin, Lawrence, Mudcrutch, Shovels & Rope, Cindy Lauper, Golden State Lone Star Blues Revue.; plus, Erik Koskinen, Big George Jackson, Robert Plant, Pistol Whippin' Party Penguins, Zeppelin, Angela Strehli, birthday boys Todd Rundgren and Howard Kaylan of Flo & Eddie, Johnny Cash, Los Lobos and much more.

This week's program opens with music form Ireland and the band, Kila.  Then another tribute set to Prince, from Hit n Run – Phase 2.  His "Rock & Roll Love Affair" and a reprise of his calling out to "Take All the Guns Away" – Baltimore !  Before a preview from Michael Franti's return to St. Paul – I also play a set of regional favorite indigenous poet-singer-activists John Trudell and Floyd Westerman.