"Well, the only person talking about love thy brother is the preacher; And everybody's making more money than the teachers; Incarceration, immigration, isolation, immunization, instigation; What's the nation's obligation?" asks The Neville Brothers in their 2004 re-written version of "Ball of Confusion" and we'll explore those timely words on today's show.
- Saturday 3-5pm
Congo Square, Storyville, Dixieland, rock n'roll, jazz, R&B, boogie, brass, funk, Mardi Gras and even funerals all add spice to Mama Roux's New Orleans Gumbo as she takes us on a musical journey through one of the world's most beloved cities.
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It's Mardi Gras weekend and Mama's bringing you the spirit of Mardi Gras right here in Asheville - and the world! Don't miss the celebration of the purple, green and gold! You're going to feel the beat and be on your feet so get ready to PARTY!
Continuing with offBEAT Magazine's Best of the Beat Award Nominees, today's show will bring you selections from Album of the Year, Best Rock Album and Best R&B/Funk Album. But of course, there must be Bowie!!! Mama says good-bye to one of her all time favorites, a big influence on her youthful indiscretions and the entire music universe. I loved this guy in all of his colorful, insightful, visionary guises - David Bowie - back from whence he came. I think he knows the way!