Grammy Lifetime Achievement Honorees With Bo Diddley
Throughout February, Crossroads highlights music from the blues and R&B winners of Grammy Lifetime Achievement Awards –this time including B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Etta James and a special salute to Bo Diddley. Listen for some of his classic recordings, a fascinating new Bo Diddley beat inspired song from Malian artist Samba Toure, and a special in hour two exploring how that beat inspired a wide array of songs and artists.
Plus this year’s Grammy winning blues album from Johnny Winter, Juno nominees Matt Anderson and the 24th Street Wailers, and new music from Bill Frisell, the Bruce Katz Band, and Benny Turner – the brother of blues legend Freddie King.