Easter/Passover show brings sacred music from a variety of traditions and we’ll talk with Mavis “I’ll Take You There” Staples about her music and spirit. Plus savor the sensual side of Spring with music by Sarah Vaughan, the Allman Brothers, and Al Green.
A visit in Los Angeles with Los Lobos guitarist and composer Cesar Rosas, talking about his Mexican musical heritage and his new solo release. Plus music from Nina Simone, Jimmy Martin, Slim Gaillard and Combustible Edison.
Sounds of the South in words and music: The Tennessee Williams Festival… add your voice to the Stella-calling contest (friends and family of Marlon Brando are prohibited from participating). Also, a talk with country singer Steve Earle about his life and the songwriter’s craft, and music from Smokey Robinson, Skip James, Leonard Cohen, Dinah Washington and William S. Burroughs.