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Sep 28, 2021

Summer has ended but we had some great conversations and fun while it lasted.  Listen in with Steve and Karen as they give their spin on the entertainment news and new music that made headlines this summer. 

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Sep 11, 2021

We celebrate the first family of music -- The Jacksons.  They burst onto the national and international stage in 1969.  But before then they were just Juquan and the Torianos (Yes, that's right).

In this episode, we share some deep background about the group's origin, their first performances and their relationship...


Aug 11, 2021

Recorded during June (African American Music Appreciation Month) 2021, Karen and Steve discuss the legend and transformation of Malaco Records.

If you would like to hear them LIVE, you can hear them Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. CT!  You'll get to hear all the music they play, too!

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Jun 27, 2021

June is African American Music Appreciation Month.  We highlight the legacy of Chicago recording label CHESS Records.  We talk with Ms. Jacqueline Dixon, the daughter of Mr. Willie Dixon who is perhaps best known as one of the most prolific songwriters of his time and also for his role as producer, talent scout, session...


May 29, 2021

In this episode, Steve and Karen interview singers and Gary, IN natives Deniece Williams and Tito and Marlon Jackson at the opening of the new Hard Rock Casino in Gary, IN,.  We find out what the artists have planned for the upcoming year.

We also talk about the Staples Singers, the first family of music, from the...