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Episode 83: The Red Hour Brooke R. Calder and Jason Hollis

Brooke R. Calder and Jason Hollis of The Red Hour visited the Joe Kelley Radio studios. The Minneapolis femme-forward darkwave duo recently released a seven track maxi-single of “Cracks”. You can go to https://theredhour.bandcamp.com/releases to hear it.

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Joe Kelley Radio Playlist April 6th 2021

Talking Heads – Girlfriend Is Better Tomi Jenkins – Life To Remember Prince – Groovy Potential Steve Arrington – Hump To The Bump Stevie Wonder- I Love You Too Much Fela Kuti – Zombie Maceo Parker – Soul Power Chocolate Milk – Action Speaks Louder Than Words Burning Spear – Soul The Time – Trendin’…

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Episode 75: Prince and The Revolution Guitarist Dez Dickerson

Dez Dickerson is a phenomenal guitarist and songwriter. He was an original member of Prince’s band The Revolution and played guitar with Prince from 1979 to 1983. He appeared in the movie Purple Rain playing his solo song “Modernaire”. His band was named Modernaires and went on tour with Billy Idol. Dickerson later went on…

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Episode 74: Minneapolis Vocalist Bruce A. Henry Interview

Bruce A. Henry is a vocalist, historian, storyteller, composer and performer extraordinaire. A baritone, whose three-and-a-half octave range allows him to sing tenor,alto and falsetto, Bruce has a pure voice with a versatility few can match. Bruce’s music has taken him to five continents, and he has recorded for Disney, HBO and numerous national ad…

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Joe Kelley Radio Playlist March 25th 2021

Jimmy “Bo” Horne – Spank Janelle Monae – Make Me Feel The Record Company – Baby I’m Broken Madhouse – Six The Friends of Distinction – Going In Circles Judith Hill – The Pepper Club Paul Brown – Listen Up Huey Lewis and the News- Her Love Is Killin’ Me The S.O.S. Band – Take…

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Episode 66: St. Paul Peterson (The Time, fDeluxe, The Family) Interview

PrincediscoveredPaul Peterson, aka “St Paul,” at the age of 17. He enlisted him as a keyboard player in“The Time”for the movie“Purple Rain.” Paul took the lead vocalist spot in the Prince produced group“The Family”before becoming a solo artist and scoring hits forMCAandAtlantic Records. St. Paul has recorded, toured or written withSteve Miller,Peter Frampton,Daryl Hall,Prince,George Benson,Oleta…

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Episode 61: Drummer Michael Bland (Soul Asylum, Prince and the New Power Generation) Interview

Minneapolis drummer Michael Bland is a legend in the music business. Perhaps best known as drummer with Prince and the New Power Generation, he has been a member of Soul Asylum for 17 years. HIs collaborarions include Chaka Khan, Maxwell, George Benson, George Benson, Paul Westerberg, Dr. Mambo’s Combo, Jef Lee Johnson, Sons of Almighty…

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Episode 53: Minneapolis’ Jason Peterson DeLaire (Michael Bolton) Interview

Jason Peterson DeLaire is a singer, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist hailing from Minneapolis, MN. JPD is a member of the first family of music in Minnesota, (The Peterson’s), and he is a recent inductee into the MN Music Hall of Fame alongside his late grandmother, “jazz master”, Jeanne Arland, his mother Linda, uncles Billy, Ricky,…

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Episode 20: Prince and the NPG drummer Kirk Johnson

Prince and the NPG drummer Kirk Johnson sits down with Joe Kelley Radio for a special interview. Kirk Johnson (Drums) Tours with Prince:Jam of the Year Tour 1997/98 (Drums), Love 4 One Another Charities Tour (1997), Act I (1993), Diamonds & Pearls (1992), Nude Tour (1990) Albums with Prince:Diamonds and Pearls (percussion), The Gold Experience(programming),…

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