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8:38 am
Mon October 20, 2014

Kenya’s Heroes Day, Diwali, Jane Bunnett Special & The World Side Of Dizzy Gillespie

Haitian band Extra Golden

Monday October 20

Global Village marks the Kenyan Heroes Day holiday with music from Kenya artists and bands, including the Rift Valley Brothers, Extra Golden, Ayub Ogada, and Virunga. Plus birthday salutes to Tunisian oud master Anouar Brahem and reggae artist Luciano, and more music from Haiti for the October feature – this time from the Mini All Stars.

Tuesday October 21

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8:20 am
Mon October 20, 2014

Oct. Featured Artist Elvin Bishop + Bill Wyman, Sonny Terry, Jimmy Dawkins Birthdays

Bill Wyman, Rolling Stones bassist

October 24/ 26

Crossroads highlights more music from October featured artist Elvin Bishop – including a song he did with B.B. King and music from his new album, Can’t Even Do Wrong Right. Plus birthday salutes to guitarist Jimmy Dawkins, harmonica player Sonny Terry, and also Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman, including a House of Blues Bill Wyman special in hour two of the show.

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5:00 am
Fri October 17, 2014

Gooding Returns To Old Hometown With "Live At The Murdock"

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  It’s been more than a decade since Gooding has released a live album. Founding member, guitarist and the band’s namesake, Gooding, explains that part of what made the group want to release a live album now was the addition of second vocalist and guitarist Jenny Wood.

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3:58 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Primus Revisits A Child’s Favorite Film, Black Strobe Sallie Ford Wow With New Releases

Rory Gallagher's 1974 album Irish Tour
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Friday, October 17: Although he achieved little more than cult status in the United States, Irish-born guitarist Rory Gallagher was well-loved throughout Europe. In 1974 Gallagher and his band mounted a tour of their home country that took them to some of the most troubled parts of Ireland during tumultuous political and social upheaval. The tour went off without incident and Gallagher emerged with one of his quintessential albums, Irish Tour.

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2:00 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

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10:12 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Soulsations Sunday: New Music From Gospel Inspiration Mandisa

Sunday, October 19:

Hear new inspirational gospel music from Mandisa. The powerful singer and American Idol contestant won her first Grammy this year and also just won her first 2014 Dove Award for Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year. Mandisa is considered a voice of encouragement and truth to people facing life's challenges all around the world.

Web extra: Here is the video for Mandisa's hit song "Overcomer."

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1:41 pm
Mon October 13, 2014

New Jazz From Larry Fuller, Old Classics From Bob Florence, Art Blakey And More

The new album from jazz pianist Larry Fuller
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Sunday, October 19:

We'll hear a mix of old and new music tonight on Straight No Chaser. The new comes from jazz pianist Larry Fuller and his self-titled September release. Plus plenty of old from Bob Florence, Art Blakey and Miles Davis.

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1:31 pm
Mon October 13, 2014

More Jazz Noir And Birthdays Of Pharoah Sanders, Art Tatum, Bill Charlap And More

Saxophone great Pharaoh Sanders

Monday 10.13.14

Night Train marks birthdays of saxophone great Pharaoh Sanders, vibes man Johnny Lytle, legendary pianist Art Tatum and bass great Ray Brown. Plus a classic track from trumpeter Clark Terry and more music for the October ‘Jazz Noir’ feature including another Monday Night at the Movies special, this time exploring the connections between jazz and film.

Tuesday 10.14.14

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12:48 pm
Mon October 13, 2014

Fela Week, Music From Haiti With A Dessalines Day Special And Simon Says

Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti

Monday October 13

Global Village has more music from Haiti for the October feature, kicks off Fela Week – with music from and related to the Afrobeat legend throughout the week to mark his birthday, and it’s ‘Simon Says’ with birthday celebrations for Paul Simon, Simon Nicol and some Simon songs from Joan Armatrading and Tito Puente.

Tuesday October 14

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11:07 am
Mon October 13, 2014

October Featured Artist Elvin Bishop + B.B. King, New Releases And More

Elvin Bishop's album Juke Joint Jump
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October 17/ 19

Crossroads continues with more music from October featured artist Elvin Bishop – this time from his mid-70s Juke Joint Jump album, the 2007 release Booty Bumpin’, the Paul Butterfield Band “Pigboy Crawshaw” and  “Lost Elektra Sessions’” and more.

Also new music from the Mannish Boys, Soul Brothers Otis Clay and Johnny Rawls, Ruthie Foster, the Alexis P. Suter Band and Marcia Ball

Plus classics from B.B. King, Al Green, and JJ Cale.

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