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Celebrating The 90th Birthday Of Odetta

Friday, December 11 and Sunday, December 13

Crossroads kicks off the December feature marking the 90th birthday of legendary singer and activist Odetta with music from her debut album and from a guest appearance she made with blues harp great James Cotton.
The show also marks birthdays of Lurrie Bell, Lucky Peterson, and Big Mama Thornton (including a special featuring her hour two of the show).
New music this time includes Kim Wilson, Kid Ramos with Bob Corritore, the Nighthawks, Sugar Ray and the Bluetones, Walter Trout, and Duke Robillard.

Chris Heim produces and hosts Global Village, a nationally and internationally distributed world music show; the nightly jazz show Night Train, and Crossroads, KMUW’s twice-weekly blues and R&B show. Chris is also a critic and freelance writer whose work has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Utne, Global Rhythm, Dirty Linen, and Option, among others.