This Sunday (8/5) on The Backyard Barbecue on WXYC -- Carrboro's Nightsound Studios has so graciously collected and cleaned up Robert Harmon's self-recorded tapes, and we're going to give his songs a listen! Tune in from 8 to 9 PM for this special memorial show.
Tonight's Thursday Night Feature on WXYC features the music of the late Queen of Country Music, the gingham-clad Miss Kitty Wells. Tune in for three hours or so of loneliness, mountain moons, honky tonks, and sweethearts. Nine to midnight on 89.3 FM Chapel Hill.
WXYC's top records of the week: 1. Plant and See - S/T (Paradise of Bachelors) 2. Caethua - The Summer Is Over Before It's Begun (Turned Word/Water Wing Records) 3. Jahiliyya Fields - Unicursal Hexagram (L.I.E.S.) 4. Woods/Amps for Christ - Split (SHRIMPER) 5. Home of Easy Credit - S/T (Northern Spy)
Tonight on the Thursday Night Feature on WXYC showcases music recorded in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Beginning in the early 1960s, the studios in Muscle Shoals churned out R&B, pop, country, and rock hits for hundreds of musicians, all of whom converged on the town to bring the coveted gritty production quality to their recordings. At one point during the 1970s, the area christened itself the “Hit Recording Capital of the World.” Tune in to hear both familiar and the lesser known tracks as we sample the Muscle Shoals sound.
Tune in to the INSIDE TRACK tonight at 9 to hear the newly-reissued, self-titled 1969 album by Plant and See, a North Carolina swamp-psych band led by Lumbee guitarist/songwriter Willie Lowery. Then head over to Bowbarr for the record release party!!
Tonight's Thursday Night Feature on WXYC explores the history of Jamaican music ALL ON VINYL. From calypso to dancehall and everything in between. Featuring DJ Dias and Selector B Steady. Nine to midnight only on 89.3!