Playing tracks by
Charlie Parker Quintet, Rev. J. M. Gates, Ebenezer Calender And His Maringer Band, Navajo Elders, Paul Robeson and more.
This upload was 10th in the #swing chart.
This is the fourth time I've presented a live program on KPOO 89.5FM on Martin Luther King Day, however listening to this cloudcast, you'd be easily forgiven for thinking it was the first. This year, MLK Day happened to coincide with the birthday of Irving Mills: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irving_Mills
Here's the spinitron playlist: http://spinitron.com/radio/playlist.php?station=kpoo&month=Jan&year=2017&playlist=12935#here.
The photo is of Dr.King with the great Mahalia Jackson who's featured in the musical selections.