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Acoustic Blues + Sonny Terry & New Releases

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Friday, October 22, and Sunday, October 24

For the October Acoustic Blues feature, Crossroads marks the birthday of Sonny Terry (with Brownie McGhee and saluted in a tribute album from Guy Davis and Fabrizio Poggi), the acoustic duo of Cephas & Wiggins (in this week's featured concert special in hour two), early blues pioneer Blind Lemon Jefferson, contemporary acoustic bluesman Blind Lemon Pledge, and K.C. acoustic duo Hudspeth & Taylor.

New titles this time come from Deb Ryder, Bobby "Blue" Bland's son Rodd Bland, Ronnie Wood (with a tribute to blues great Jimmy Reed), and Fabrizio Grossi & Soul Garage Experience.

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.