Easter/Passover with Al Green


April 19th, 2000 ~ Our Easter/Passover show, as Nick Spitzer talks to the one-and-only Rev. Al Green about growing up in rural Arkansas and how soul music leads to saving souls--including his own. Plus Passover music from downtown trumpeter Steven Bernstein.

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Hour One   Hour Two  
  • Open Bed: Strawberry Soul Willie Mitchell
    Soul Serenade, Capitol
  • Love & Happiness Al Green
    Anthology, Hi
  • Take Me to the River Talking Heads
    Sand in the Vaseline, Sire
  • The Preacher Horace Silver
    The Blue Note Years, Blue Note
  • Backwoods Preacher Man Tony Joe White
    The Best of Tony Joe White, Warner
  • Instrumental: The Preacher Jimmy Smith
    The Master, Blue Note
  • INTERVIEW: Al Green
  • Go Down Moses Grant Green
    Jazz Profile, Blue Note
  • Instrumental: Could You Be Loved Monty Alexander
    Stir It Up, Telarc
  • Feast of the Passover Lee Scratch Perry
    Arkology, Island
  • Elijah Dorothy Love Coates
    The Great Gospel Women, Shanachie
  • INTERVIEW: Steven Bernstein
  • Manishtana Steven Bernstein
    Diaspora Soul, Tzadik
  • Do Lord Preservation Hall Brass Band
    In the Sweet Bye and Bye, Sony
  • Open Bed: Easter Parade Oscar Peterson
    The Song Is You, Verve
  • Easter Parade Judy Garland
    Her Greatest Movie Hits, Rhino
  • Easter Parade Fats Domino
    Out of New Orleans, Bear Family
  • I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basket Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
    Cheek to Cheek: The Irving Berlin Songbook, Verve
  • Big Butter & Egg Man Kermit Ruffins
    Big Butter & Egg Man, Justice
  • Instrumental: Stand Up, Sit Down Bill Frisell
    Bill Frisell Quartet, Nonesuch
  • Resurrection Blues Cassandra Wilson
    Traveling Miles, Blue Note
  • Love Ritual Al Green
    Anthology, Hi
  • INTERVIEW: Al Green
  • Instrumental: An Unmarked Grave Up Bustle & Out
    Cinematique, Shadow
  • Easter Bunny Boogie Willie Brown
    Jumpin' the Blues, Ace
  • The Bunny Mitchell Froom
    Dopamine, Atlantic
  • SEGMENT: Rabbits
  • Bunny Hop Mary Ann Meanus and Verbena Green
    Heartbeat: Voices Of First Nations Women, Smithsonian
  • Peter Cottontail Gene Autry
    The Gene Autry Collection, Rhino
  • Rabbit Foot Blues Blind Lemon Jefferson
    Anthology of American Folk Music, Smithsonian
  • Old Uncle Rabbit Hettie Godfrey
    Afro-American Blues and Game Songs, Rounder
  • Rabbit Blues Smokey Babe
    Shake ‘em on Down: The Real Country Blues, Arhoolie
  • Spring Is Here Charlie Byrd
    The Savoy Story, Savoy
  • When The Springtime Comes Again The Carter Family
    When The Roses Bloom In Dixieland, Rounder
  • Spring & All Greg Brown
    Slant 6 Mind, Red House
  • End Bed: Sand Hill Cranes Recorded by Carolyn Johnsen of Nebraska Public Radio