Friday, January 15, 2016

Radio CALS Links & Credits - January 15, 2016

Today's broadcast of Radio CALS (1/15/16) features:

• Another installment of Chewing the Fat with Rex and Paul, featuring holiday traditions, Bryce’s Cafeteria in Texarkana, the King of Clubs roadhouse in Swifton, basketball, revivals, the annual Wilson Brothers barbecue in Staves, the timber industry, and the varied geography of Lawrence County
• A celebration of Arkansas native and Grammy Award winning saxophonist Pharoah Sanders, including a discussion of Sanders with musicians York Wilborn, Walter Henderson and John Bush; Pharoah Sanders was recently named a 2016 NEA Jazz Master Award winner
• A “Take 5” segment featuring the two bands for our January 29th AR Sounds concert, Mad Nomad and Ghost Bones
• More of The Wildflowers recorded live in concert; the Wildflowers features singer songwriters Amy Garland Angel, Bonnie Montgomery and Mandy McBryde
• A portion of an oral history interview with Bob Boyd, noted local musician and former owner of Boyd’s Music
• An "Authors on the Air" segment featuring the editors of the Encyclopedia of Arkansas Music, Ali Welky and Michael Keckhaver, interviewed by Kate Chagnon
• A “This Month in Arkansas History” segment featuring Arkansas Power and Light, Richard Butler and Iris DeMent
• A celebration of the first 100 Legacies & Lunch programs, as well as the January birthdays of Arkansans William Warfield and Ronnie Hawkins

An archived copy of today's broadcast of Radio CALS (1/15/16) is available at:

Also, please note that all broadcasts will be archived and available at our SoundCloud profile:

Radio CALS is a production of the Central Arkansas Library System and its Arkansas history department, the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies. For more information visit and We had production help this week from Anna Lancaster, John Miller, Chris Stewart, and Kate Chagnon. Voices by Jasmine Jobe and Stewart Fuell. Engineering and editing by Michael Stotts and Anna Lancaster. Our production manager is Glenn Whaley. Our executive producers are Lee Ann Blackwell Hoskyn and David Stricklin.

Links to resources mentioned in today's broadcast: 

EOA entry on Pharoah Sanders

Sanders Distinguished Lecture Announcement

Ron Robinson Theater site

Legacies & Lunch: The first 100 programs

Ronny Hawkin’s EOA entry

William Warfield’s EOA entry

Iris Dement EOA entry

Richard Butler EOA entry

APL EOA entry

Bob Boyd oral history

Wildflowers concert

Music used in this broadcast was created by the Joy Drops (


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