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Memorial Day Special Part 13

Jimi Hendrix, Part 4 In 1982, twelve years after Hendrix’s untimely death at the age of 27, a team of talented producers (including Bari Scott, Craig Street and Don West) from Pacifica’s flagship station KPFA 94.1 FM – Berkeley enlisted the help of biographer David Henderson, author of Jimi Hendrix: Voodoo Child of the Aquarian … Continued


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Memorial Day Special Part 12

Jimi Hendrix, Part 3 In 1982, twelve years after Hendrix’s untimely death at the age of 27, a team of talented producers (including Bari Scott, Craig Street and Don West) from Pacifica’s flagship station KPFA 94.1 FM – Berkeley enlisted the help of biographer David Henderson, author of Jimi Hendrix: Voodoo Child of the Aquarian … Continued


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Memorial Day Special Part 10

Van Morrison Van Morrison, after spending the 1960’s in New York, headed west to Marin County, California – just across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco, and started recording his Tupelo Honey album. It was then that KPFA’s Dan McCloskey caught up with Van Morrison at his home, and they spoke at length about … Continued


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Memorial Day Special Part 9

Revolution Rewind, Part 2 War, protests, political assassinations, be-ins, national elections, rock -and-roll, civil rights movements… 1968 was a pivotal year in American history — and Pacifica was there to report on it, with perspectives and insights not offered elsewhere in radio journalism. Forty years later, the Pacifica Radio Archives is making available one-of-a-kind recordings … Continued


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Memorial Day Special Part 8

Revolution Rewind, Part 1 War, protests, political assassinations, be-ins, national elections, rock -and-roll, civil rights movements… 1968 was a pivotal year in American history — and Pacifica was there to report on it, with perspectives and insights not offered elsewhere in radio journalism. Forty years later, the Pacifica Radio Archives is making available one-of-a-kind recordings … Continued


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Memorial Day Special Part 6

June Jordan Conversation with June Jordan/Interviewed by Julius Lester Julius Lester speaks with poet and activist June Jordan (introduced as June Meyer, b. July 9, 1936, d.June 14, 2002) about her writing, life, politics and she reads “Solidarity Day, 1968”, “Christ Chicago, 1968”, and “Uhuru in the O.R.” New tape box, no info. Elly Bulkin … Continued