July 4th Special


July 4th, 2001 ~ Its American Routes' July 4th extravaganza, and who better to bring you sounds for this all-American holiday? Take a break from the barbecue and join us for visits with artists who've changed the face of American music, including Ray Charles, Celia Cruz and David Harrington of the Kronos Quartet, and songs from James Brown, Sonny Rollins, and Charles Ives.

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Hour One   Hour Two  
  • End Bed: Midnight in Amarillo Cindy Cashdollar and Herb Remington
    More Songs of Route 66: Roadside Attractions, Lazy SOB
  • America the Beautiful Ray Charles
    Genius & Soul, Rhino
  • My Country Randy Newman
    Bad Love, Dreamworks
  • The House I Live In Josh White
    Free & Equal Blues, Folkways
  • INTERVIEW: Othar Turner
  • Glory, Glory, Hallelujah! Othar Turner
    Everybody Hollerin Goat ,
  • Instrumental: America The Beautiful Happyland Band
    Saints' Paradise, Smithsonian Folkways
  • US Blues Grateful Dead
    Mars Hotel, Grateful Dead
  • Johnny B. Goode Chuck Berry
    His Best, Volume 1, MCA
  • Living in the USA Roy Carrier & the Night Rockers
    Offshore Blues & Zydeco, Chubby Dragon
  • Take Me Home, Country Roads Toots & the Maytals
    Time Tough, Island
  • Instrumental: One Mint Julep Ray Charles
    Genuis & Soul: The 50th Anniversary Collection, Rhino
  • INTERVIEW: Ray Charles
  • Hallelujah, I Lover her So Ray Charles
  • Georgia On My Mind Ray Charles
  • Swanee River Rock Ray Charles
  • What'd I Say? Ray Charles
  • Blue Moon of Kentucky Ray Charles
  • Open Bed: Stars and Stripes Forever Eubie Blake
    The Eighty-Six Years of Eubie Blake, Columbia
  • Bugle Call Rag George Lewis
    Jazz In the Classic New Orleans Tradition, Fantasy
  • Bugle Call Rag Mills Brothers
    Their Original & Greatest Hits, Jasmine
  • There's A Star Spangled Banner Waving Somewhere Elton Britt
    The RCA Years, Collectors Choice
  • One Time One Night in America Los Lobos
    El Cancionero Mas Y Mas, Rhino
  • Viva Seguin Flaco Jimenez
    Arriba El Norte, Rounder
  • Madre Rumba Celia Cruz
    La Reina de Cuba, La Mejor Musica
  • INTERVIEW: Celia Cruz
  • Instrumental: Pajaro Campana Edwin Colon
    El Cuatro…Mas Alla De Lo Imaginable, EC
  • America John Fahey
    America, Takoma
  • 4th of July Aimee Mann
    Whatever, DGC
  • INTERVIEW: David Harrington of the Kronos Quartet
  • Instrumental: The Star Spangled Banner Robert McDuffie
    Music & The Arts Vol.1, No. 3,
  • The Times They Are A-Changin' Bob Dylan
    The Times They Are A-Changin', Sony
  • This Land Is Your Land Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band
    Live 1975-85, Sony
  • When Johnny Comes Marching Home Jimmy Smith Trio
    The Master, Blue Note
  • Blowing in the Wind Stevie Wonder
    Looking Back, Motown
  • End bed: Hallelujah I Love Her So Davell Crawford
    The B-3 and Me, Rounder