June 30th, 1999

Fourth of July

 

May the Fourth be with you! Music celebrating American cultural independence and inter-dependence by Eubie Blake, James Cagney, Nina Simone, Elton Britt, Charles Ives, and Gil Scott Heron. Also a chat with Mississippi fife player Otha Turner, and the Santore fireworks family from New Jersey.

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June 23rd, 1999

Summer - Mickey Hart

 

It's Sum...Sum...Sum...Sum...Sum...Sum...Summertime.... Hot and cool sounds in sync with the Solstice. Summer in the city, country and all routes in between with drummer for the Grateful Dead, Mickey Hart. Plus music by Nat King Cole, Jonathan Richman, Mose Allison, and Sly & the Family Stone.

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June 16th, 1999

Father's Day

 

On our Father's Day show we'll talk with musical fathers & sons: polka kings Eddie Blazonczyk Jr. & Sr., and blues greats Tabby Thomas & Chris Thomas King. Also music for daddy-o's by Horace Silver, Johnny Cash, Lightnin' Hopkins, Gene Austin, and Regina Carter.

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June 9th, 1999

Dave Alvin

 

This week, singer/songwriter Dave Alvin visits with us at his home in Los Angeles. Plus music from Big Joe Turner, Bill Evans, Rosetta Tharpe, and Philip Glass.

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June 2nd, 1999

Weddings with Ernie K-Doe

 

For richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health -- renew your vows & celebrate June weddings with New Orleans legend Ernie K-Doe at the Mother-In-Law Lounge. Also matrimonial music by Cab Calloway, Jonathan Richman, and Marilyn Monroe, and the musical couplings of George Jones & Tammy Wynette, Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers, and Dr. John & Rickie Lee Jones.

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