Patti Smith's new release, 'Banga' is a real doozie! Hear a couple of tracks from it on today's MEDICINE BALL CARAVAN (11am-noon Central Standard on 88.7FM locally or www.krvs.org). Also: more new material by Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Chris Smither, Mindy Smith and local French rockers, Isle Deniere. Also: spinning some classic Sir Paul McCartney on his 70th birthday along with James Gang, Zeppelin and Dylan.
The reunited country-pop pioneers in Foster & Lloyd return to Mountain Stage with songs from their first album together in more than 20 years, It's Already Tomorrow. With an influential sound that drew as much from The Beatles as Buck Owens, Bill Lloyd and Radney Foster rose to fame in the late '80s, during a remarkable period of creativity in country music.
There was a 7.9 percent jump in the number of construction permits issued to home builders in May, the Census Bureau says.
That increase boosted permits to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 780,000 — the most since September 2008, The Associated Press adds. It's a signal that construction will be strong in coming months.
MC calls it "Promoting the creole cultural music AND the culture." JB calls it "Promoting and supporting the Zydeco Music" They both meant to say all you listeners out there can expect to hear Zydeco music, live musicians, tidbits, community event updates, humor and short serious thoughts. Listeners can also hear conversation about the old times and various cultural activities.