The response this year for volunteers has been fantastic! Thank you to everyone who has responded so far, but , we still need to fill some areas in the schedule. Read More…
Let me be the fifth person to echo this: there are so many highly anticipated new albums coming out now or since early February. Richard Thompson, Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell’s first project together since the ‘70’s , Billy Bragg’s first studio album in five years, Josh Ritter, Steve Earle. It’s like a musical version of colorful flowers blooming together in bursts. Yes, I am still enthusiastic about these projects. Read More…
“Did you know that Jimmy Reed’s wife, Mama Reed, can be heard singing on several Jimmy Reed classics including, “Baby, What You Want Me to Do”, “Bright Lights, Big City”, and “Big Boss Man”? Mama wasn’t credited as a background singer, but she was there to help Jimmy remember the lyrics to his own songs.”
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Dark was the Night Saturdays 8–Midnight
American music can be full of machismo, bluster and bravado, but what happens when the tables are turned? “Dark Was the Night” will feature femme fatales from “Louise” to “Kind Hearted Woman”during the 10 PM hour 3/9.
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Hi it’s George Knight, your humble late night host here on WUMB. If you’re looking for a thorough explanation of the mathematical relationships of vocal harmonies, or a diatribe on manufacturing techniques of sitars, you won’t find them here. For this column I’ve gone with something a bit lighter… band names. Read More…