Podcast: Louisiana
Episode #15-30 | airing 7-22-15

This week we begin a two week visit to Louisiana. Our first program focuses on classic Louisiana music and a trip to The Crescent City of New Orleans. Louisiana is a melting pot of many musical traditions. This week we’ll sample some Brass Band music as well as selections from … → read more

Frankie and Albert

The Frankie and Johnny mural in the House Lounge at the Missouri State Capitol “Frankie and Johnny” or “Frankie and Albert” is the most popular and commercially successful murder ballad.  I can’t think of a song that really comes remotely close.  “Frankie,” “Frankie and Albert,” “Frankie and Johnny,” and a … → read more