Music

This week on “Homespun”, we celebrated the life of Bluegrass Banjo player and singer Mike Lilly with music from his time with Harley Allen and with Larry Sparks and the Lonesome Ramblers. We also heard the sounds of South African group Ladysmith Black Mambazo in celebration of the passing of its leader Joseph Shabalala, and new music from singer/songwriter Claudia Schmidt!

This week on "The Beat", remembering Jimmy Heath, Claudio Roditi, and Lyle Mays, plus looking back 45 years to the famous Koln Concert from Keith Jarrett!

This week on "The Beat", music from David Caffey Music, Michael Zilber, George Cables and Houston Person, plus 50 years back with The Doors, Otis Spann and Fleetwood Mac!

This week on "The Juke Joint" broadcast, Robert Barclay celebrated the music of saxophonist Robert Parker with his session work with Professor Longhair, Earl King, Huey "Piano" Smith, Ernie K-Doe, Al Johnson and TV Slim along with Parker's huge 1966 dance hit "Barefootin'." He also played selections from three Grammy winners by Delbert McClinton, Gary Clark, Jr and Keb' Mo'. 

This week on "The Juke Joint" broadcast Robert Barclay featured some Louisiana blues, Cajun and zydeco music. He included the work of Beausoleil, Terrance Simien, Slim Harpo, Lazy Lester, Katie Webster, Clifton & CJ Chenier, the Balfa Brothers, Chubby Carrier and Buckwheat Zydeco.

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