Eric plays some great old and new selections of Louisiana Cajun, Creole, and Zydeco , including the English and French versions of Hansa Ortego’s Christmas Eve on the Big Bayou (La Veille de Christmis sur un Grand Bayou).
The first hour consists entirely of Brazilian music (among others, Rita Ribeiro and Dona Edith Do Prato, plus some Forro) The third ½ hour presents some music from Michoacán, Mexico. The literature segment presents literature from the Mexican Revolution: “La fiesta de las balas”, by Martín Luis Guzmán.
This week we look forward to the best Christmas ever, with an upcoming appearance by Ronnie Spector in oour town. Also, birthday observances for Junior Wells and Guitar Slim, as well as newly reissued work by Booker T. the MGs and Willie Mitchell.