Big Ten Football schedule is up for criticism and athletic budget also discussed. Exciting topics in hockey include Detroit Redwings in Game 2 against the Chicago Blackhawks and MSU alum Tory Krug ties Game 1 against the New York Rangers in his first Playoff appearance. Also, the Detroit Pistons predictions get under way.
Previously unreleased Delmark record on tonight’s artist spotlight. Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup with Jimmy Dawkins and Willie Smith play on this 1969 record Sunny Road. We’re starting it off sunny and warm with the music of New Orleans. Zydeco from Buckwheat Zydeco and Swamp Pop from the likes of Bobby Charles.
Bobby Charles – I Ain’t Gonna Do It No More
Clifton Chenier – My Soul
Sugar Boy Crawford – What’s Wrong
Controversy rises as the federal grant being considered for the Michigan Flyer is discussed by Chad Cushman of Indian Trails, Lorenzo Lopez of the Citizen’s Coalition is on the show chatting about the dissolved merger between St. Vincent’s Catholic Charities and Crystal Ray Community Center, and our animal friends are represented by Annie Burns and Julie Palmer of the the Ingham County Animal Shelter and the Capital Area Human Society.
We’d like to introduce Asst. Sports Director Max King to the show and the Impact fam. Detroit Redwings Game 7 is reviewed, MSU sports are praised for educational and athletic prowess, and the economics of boxing regarding the recent Guerrero Mayweather fight. It’s draft time as well with Detroit Pistons. Read More…
On this week’s show state representative Timothy Muffitt talks about a renewed contract with the Lansing Symphony Orchestra. A panel discussion regarding marijuana decriminalization takes place between state representative Jeff Erwin, drug addiction psychiatrist Dr. John Baker, and Kim Thalison with the Ingham Substance Abuse Coalition. Climate change and political affiliation with Aaron McCright as well. Read More…
Tonight on the blues, Eddie Burns, John Lee Hooker, and other artists bluesin’ it up from Detroit. Get Up!, the new album collaboration from Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite will be on the artist spotlight.
Cash Box Kings – That’s My Gal
Baby Face Leroy – My Head Can’t Rest Anymore
Albert King – Calling On My Darling
Nick Curran and the Nitelifes – Beautiful Girl
Tonight on the Accidental Blues, Bubba Ray brings the soul, the funk, and the fantastic. Robert Cray, Syl Johnson, and Luther Allison to name a few. Plus, The Rusty Wright Band on our artist spotlight.
Syl Johnson – Who’s Still In Love
Bobby Rush – Get Back
Robert Cray – Phone Booth
Luther Johnson – It’s Your Thing
This week author Mark Binelli calls in to discuss his experiences growing up in Michigan and how they have contributed to his career. Nina Santucci, co-owner of Red Haven restaurant, elaborates on a VIP event held at her restaurant this Tuesday and later we listen to interviews featuring Anthony Bourdain and Yvonne Caamal Canul.
This week, both state representative Jeff Irwin and Jeff Hank of the Coalition for a Safer Lansing call in calls in to discuss the topic of decriminalizing the use of marijuana in Michigan. Later, Ben Duke of the 4th Culture Studios joins Berl in-studio and we listen to an interview with state representatives Andy Schor and Sam Singh.