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12:49 pm
Mon May 18, 2015

More Stevie Wonder, Songlines Awards Week, Scotland & Sun Ra’s Birthday

'Music of My Mind' is the classic album from Stevie Wonder
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Monday, May 18

Global Village highlights women of Africa this time, including acclaimed Malian singer Oumou Sangare; Dee Dee Bridgewater from her Malian-inspired Red Earth album; the last album from Cape Verde’s Cesaria Evora; Brazilian singer Ceu; and the Juno Award-winning tribute to Miriam Makeba from Lorraine Klaasen. Also listen for music from the acclaimed Cajun band Beausoleil, Buena Vista Social Club member Eliades Ochoa, and a Latin soul rarity from Flash & the Dynamics.

Tuesday, May 19

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7:13 am
Sat May 16, 2015

KMUW Music Pays Tribute to B.B. King

Music
10:56 am
Thu May 14, 2015

Brooks Williams At The Old Settler's Inn

Saturday, May 16

This week New Settlers features one of the Old Settlers Inn’s first – and favorite performers.  Singer-songwriter Brooks Williams combines rock, blues, and American roots music. We recorded him at The Old Settlers Inn.

Web Special: Here is Brooks Williams playing his version of the Dave Alvin classic, "King of California." 

Music
10:26 am
Thu May 14, 2015

Riding The Big Express, Taking Giant Steps

My Morning Jacket's 'The Waterfall'
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Saturday, May 16 - Released in 1984 The Big Express was Swindon, England’s XTC’s seventh studio album; we’ll hear selections from it on this episode of Strange Currency as well as several songs produced by the band’s Andy Partridge for the Britpop band Blur as well as music from Mike Keneally’s 2008 rarities collection Wine and Pickles.   

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10:14 am
Thu May 14, 2015

Mosiac Reissues

American jazz musician Johnny Hodges

Sunday, May 17

On tonight's Straight No Chaser, we will spend the better part of the evening listening to things on the Mosaic Records label. Mosaic has been in business around 25 years, and has received many accolades for their reissue sets. Their staff visits record libraries, storage rooms, closets, and basements to find original tapes of important groups. They reissue selections in well researched and impeccably remastered box sets. We will hear examples by Blue Mitchell, J J Johnson, Buck Clayton, Johnny Hodges, and more. 

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8:22 am
Thu May 14, 2015

Motown Museum & New Gospel

A young Stevie Wonder

Sunday, May 17

We continue our celebration of Stevie Wonder with his music and a look at his life! Hear Motown Museum’s Coraleen Rawls share stories about the musical legend  during his early days at Motown.  Plus music from a tribute album to Stevie Wonder and new gospel sounds from Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago.

Web Special: Here is Pastor Charles Jenkins and his ministry, Fellowship Chicago, performing their new single titled "War."  

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9:17 am
Wed May 13, 2015

Stevie Wonder, BMA Winners & Concert Previews

Stevie Wonder, The Marvelettes, and the Motown Family

May 15/17

Crossroads highlights more music from May featured artist Stevie Wonder along with songs he wrote for the Marvelettes and Smokey Robinson & the Miracles – plus music from recent Blues Music Award Winners Ruthie Foster and Charlie Musselwhite; new music from the Igor Prado Band and Linsey Alexander; a classic from Al Green; and music from blues acts with concerts in the coming week, including artists appearing at this year’s Chautauqua Hills Blues Festival.
 

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1:55 pm
Mon May 11, 2015

Stevie Wonder Birthday Bash + Birthdays Of NEA Jazz Master Carla Bley, Red Garland & Gil Evans

NEA Jazz Master Carla Bley

Monday, May 11

Night Train celebrates the birthday of 2015 NEA Jazz Master Carla Bley, highlights more jazz versions of Stevie Wonder songs for the May feature, and even sneaks in a few tunes for Twilight Zone Day.

Tuesday, May 12

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1:42 pm
Mon May 11, 2015

Stevie Wonder’s Birthday, Twilight Zone Day & The Birthday Of The Persuasions’ Jayotis Washington

Rod Serling, the creator of 'The Twilight Zone'

Monday, May 11

SPECIAL: Global Village celebrates Twilight Zone Day with music inspired by the famed TV sci-fi show and capturing its trademark eerie spirit. Among the highlights, a song from Lorraine Feather inspired by the first episode of the show, reworkings of the show’s theme in songs by Manhattan Transfer and the B52s, and some exotica weirdness from Les Baxter and Raymond Scott.

Tuesday, May 12

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8:29 am
Thu May 7, 2015

Child Prodigy- Stevie Wonder

A young Stevie Wonder

Sunday, May 10

Sunday on Soulsations, we continue our month-long celebration of musical genius, Stevie Wonder. The Motown star  turns 65 years old on May 13th. Hear how young Stevie learned to play the piano with both hands from childhood friend, Margaret Terry, who lived in his Detroit neighborhood. 

Web Special: Here is Stevie Wonder singing gospel with the Williams Brothers- performing a live version of "I'm Too Close."

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