PN 254 - Box Brown - 'Andre the Giant'

The legendary professional wrestler (and occasional movie star) Andre Roussimoff gets his own comics biography by the award-winning comics creator Box Brown.  Brown will be one of hundred of authors appearing this weekend at the Miami Book Fair.

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Box Brown
Miami Book Fair


Playlist - Sunday Time Warp 10/5/14

Song, Artist, Album
In A Silent Way/Waterfall, Weather Report, Live and Unreleased
Wayne's Way, John McLaughlin, Industrial Zen
Teddy Ruxpin, Kneebody, audio rip from live performance
Steps, Rudy Rotta & Brian Auger, Caputred Live

Parks N' Wreck, Wil Blades, Field Notes
Addis, Wil Blades, Field Notes
(I Can't Stand) The Whole Lott of You, Wil Blades, Field Notes
Leo's Cat, Will Bernard, Party Hats

Dirty Water, The Sugarman 3, What The World Needs Now
Red House, Buddy Guy, Stone Free: A Tribute To Jimi Hendrix
Hall of Shame, Chris Cain, Hall of Shame
Hey Bartender, Koko Taylor, Deluxe Edition
I Ain't Drunk, Albert Collins, Cold Snap
Taking Care of No Business, Jimi Hendrix, The Jimi Hendrix Experience (MCA Box)
Bad Bad Whiskey, Amos Milburn, audio rip from video archive
Gimme A Pigfoot and a Bottle Of Beer, Bessie Smith, The Collection

Rikki Don't Lose That Number, Hospitality, audio rip from The Onion's AV Club
M-B, Machine and the Synergetic Nuts, Leap Second Neutral
Battle of Bongo Hill, The Herbalizer, Something Wicked This Way Comes
Freedom Jazz Dance, Alex Berdashky, audio rip from live performance

Segment3 - Wil Blades

Hammond B3 Wil Blades player talks about how he came to the instrument, getting to know Dr. Lonnie Smith, and the musical freedom he's found on his latest album, 'Field Notes.'

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Playlist - Sunday Time Warp 9/28/14

Song, Artist, Album
You're Still The One, Otis Brown III featuring Gretchen Parlato, The Thought Of You
You've Got A Friend, Jesse Fischer featuring Gretchen Parlato, Homebrew
Blues for Yna Yna,  Richard "Groove" Holmes, Living Soul
Kalas, Butti 49, White Martini
Doomed, Galactic, Ruckus
Body and Soul, Charlie Haden & Jim Hall, Charlie Haden & Jim Hall
Gold Prism Incorporated, The Bad Plus, Inevitable Western
Kindred Spirits, Carmen Lundy, Soul To Soul
The More I Find Out The Less I Want To Know, Delta Generators, Get On The Horse
Down The Road, C2C, single
Change in Speak, De la Soul, 3 Feet High and Rising
Bra, Cymande, Cymande
No Strings Attatched, The Mad Lads, The Best of the Mad Lads
Groovin' in New Orleans, Melvin Taylor and the Slack Band, Melvin Taylor and the Slack Band
The Long Man, Dennis Binder, The Roots of Hip-Hop
Barrytown Ben Folds, The Best Imitation of Myself - A Restrospective
The Star Spangled Banner, Jon Batiste and Stay Human, Social Music
Tom Sawyer, The Alex Skolnik Trio, Last Day In Paradise

Freedom Jazz Dance, D Tr3o featuring Martin Shaw, audio rip from live performance


Video Jukebox - Wil Blades

Our newest video jukebox features organist Wil Blades playing with his own trio and in the company of musicians like Billy Martin, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Stanton Moore, Will Bernard, Donald Harrison, Rez Abbasi, and more.  Wil Blades will be a featured guest on this weekend's Sunday Time Warp, and he'll be talking about his latest album, Field Notes.

Wil Blades


PN Unscripted - Frank Deford

In a recently unearthed and reconstructed interview, writer Frank Deford talks about his 2010 novel, Bliss, Remembered, Leni Riefenstahl, the various pleasures of writing, and the general state of sports.

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Bliss, Remembered
Deford's page at NPR
Deford's page at Sports Illustrated

Playlist - Sunday Time Warp 8/17/14

Song, Artist, Album

Kidney Stone, The Apples, Attention!
Last Beat, Nomo, Ghost Rock!
Everybody Boogaloo, Big Boss Man, Winner

Molar Melancholia, Chris Greene Quartet, Music Appreciation
The Moose Is Loose!, Chris Greene Quartet, Music Appreciation
Future Emperor of Evanston, Chris Greene Quartet, A Group Effort

Back Home Blues, Charles Mingus, Mingus Three
I Feel So Good (I Wanna Boogie), Magic Sam, West Side Soul
Ships On The Ocean, Junior Wells and Buddy Guy, Hoodoo Man Blues
Big Boss Man, Jimmy Reed, Martin Scorcese Presents The Blues
Red House, Jimi Hendrix, Martin Scorcese Presents The Blues
Just Won't Burn, Susan Tedeschi, Martin Scorcese Presents The Blues

I Want To Feel Good Pt 2, The Bad Plus, Made Possible
Nobody Cares About The Railroads Anymore, Harry Nilsson, Harry
Big Girls Don't Cry, Omaha Diner, Omaha Diner
Heart of the Sunrise, Wave Mechanics Union, Second Season
Freedom Jazz Dance, Brian Bromberg, Wood

Segment3 - Chris Greene

Saxophonist and composer Chris Greene leads his quartet with an open mind, lots of musical freedom, and an appetite for hard work.  He talks about the musical legacy of Chicago, how he runs his group, and teething.

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