e.g. bailey and Sha Cage join us to talk about the CD release party for e.g.‘s new album, American Afrikan, an encyclopedic mix of spoken word, hip hop, funk, jazz, and more. The release party is Saturday, Feb. 20th starting at 9:30 p.m. at Bedlam Theatre in Minneapolis and will feature performances by Guante, Sha Cage, Mankwe Ndosi, J. Otis Powell, Truthmaze, and more.
Also on this show, we talk with Marisha Chamberlain about her new novel The Rose Variations, the story of Rose McGregor, a talented composer navigating academia in the early days of feminism. Marisha Chamberlain is also a playwright, poet, and librettist.
-Dakota Dave Hull / New Shirt / New Shirt / Arabica / 3:58
-Carter Family / Over the Garden Wall / In the Shadow of Clinch Mtn / Bear Family / 2:50
-Carter Family / Gold Watch and Chain / In the Shadow of Clinch Mtn / Bear Family / 3:33
-Kate Brislin and Jody Stecher / Ragged Old Man / Starlight on the Rails: A Songbook / AK Press / 5:39
-Kate Brislin and Jody Stecher / Collie Wilkins / Starlight on the Rails: A Songbook / AK Press / 2:54
-Bob Bovee and Gail Heil / Darling Nellie Gray / Rural Route 2 / Marimac / 3:17
This week, we’ve got an opening oldie set peppered with a few more recent acquisitions, a Bob Blank-produced Lydia Lunch swing instrumental and both Kid Creole and Dr. Buzzard in the Sherwood B. Funn hour, and 4 non-Lollipop-related tracks-in-a-row by artists previously featured in the LOTW, as well as a rare girl Lollipop… Brave Combo’s, to be specific. Pol-skaaaaa!!