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Roots & Rhythms is a roots music program that swings, jumps, or rocks.
Hosted by: Lloyd Smiley and Renny G
Airs: Every Wednesday from 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Coming up at 8:00 PM on May 24th, 2017:
The amazing Alan Wigney fills in for Renny on tonight's edition of Roots & Rhythms.

Roots and Rhythms

Date Host Highlight On Demand
May. 17, 2017 Lloyd Smiley You Can Only Try to Cover the Sun
available
May. 10, 2017 Rotten Renny The greasy, grimy R&B of Andre "MR. RHYTHM" Williams, from his Fortune recordings of the Fifties, his Checker singles from the Sixties, to his comeback album in the Nineties.
available
May. 3, 2017 Lloyd Smiley Darling Buddies of May...
available
Apr. 26, 2017 Retro Renny Meteor Records Hillbilly & Rockabilly Recordings from the Fifties.
available
Apr. 19, 2017 Lloyd Smiley Dreaming of An Uncloudy Day... Random Soul for a Rainy Night.
available
Apr. 12, 2017 Retro Renny Meteor Records Part 1: Blues, R&B & Gospel recordings (1952 - 57)
available

Roots & Rhythms started out in 1997 as a roots music program (older blues, country, r&b and rock(abilly), with some contemporary jazz and world music thrown in as well. Most programs were devoted to a specific artist, label, city or genre. Since then, the core concept has remained the same, but has been broadened to include some pop and more mix-type programs blending eclectic choices across genre and time periods. Throughout, the emphasis has been on music that swings, jumps, or rocks.