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Oct 22, 2019

That famous line was uttered by our guest Leon Robinson in the Temptations' Story Mini Series.  Leon, as he is known professionally, portrayed David Ruffin of the Temptations.  Along with that portrayal, Leon has been a cast member and lead in several other musical dramas and movies.

Karen and Steve chat with him...


Oct 1, 2019

Karen and Steve talk with Dr. James Lane, retired history professor from Indiana University Northwest, about the history of VeeJay records, it's charismatic owner Vivian Carter, and Dr. Lane's love of doo wap and music of the 60's.

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Sep 16, 2019

Steve and Karen discuss the comparisons of R&B soul singers and then get into discussions of great music documentaries that should be made. Steve even talks about what he learned about Elton John based on a documentary and his respect for his performance art.

 

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Sep 2, 2019

Steve and Karen talk to Chicago-based music writer Jake Austen about some of the history of the Jackson Five and how they created their first record and where they performed as children.  Then, they talk with first cousin of the Jacksons, Ron Jackson, about what it was like to be part of the musical family as as backup...


Aug 26, 2019

Steve and Karen talk with Greg Hill a member of the singing group The Delfonics.  He discusses what makes groups "authentic", his upcoming book, and how so many groups end up with nothing more than their name.  Then they get a call from a listener who wanted to discuss the musician Taj Mal.

 

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