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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 June 28th, 2017:
BOOGIE BOUNTY - The boogie comes in a myriad of styles, from Boogie Woogie to the Hillbilly Boogie, from the Boogie Walk to the Boogie Disease. Tune in for an hour of the boogie.

Roots and Rhythms

Date Host Highlight On Demand
Jun. 21, 2017 Retro Renny First Nations notions on National Aboriginal Day. Music and poetry about the plight of indigenous people by Billy Childish, Excene Cervenka, Link Wray, Three O'clock Train, Buffy Saint-Marie and more. Not your typical Roots & Rhythms
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Jun. 14, 2017 Retro Renny Will the real Charles Calhoun please stand up. The music of Jesse Stone a.k.a. Charles Calhoun: singer, pianist, band leader, music publisher, arranger, writer of Swing, R&B & Rock & Roll. Tonight, recordings of his music performed by Big Joe Turner, The
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Jun. 7, 2017 Retro Renny Blue Burlesque or Take It Off!: Music for strippers. Sleazy, smoky instrumentals from the 1950s. Tunes to get naked to. (Nudity optional)
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May. 31, 2017 Lloyd Smiley Screenshots... Lloyd's last picks before Summertime.
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May. 24, 2017 Allan B. Wigney Bob Dylan is 76! Stranger things have happened, people.
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May. 17, 2017 Lloyd Smiley You Can Only Try to Cover the Sun
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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.