99% Invisible: “Structural Integrity” When it was built in 1977, Citicorp Center was the seventh-tallest building in the world. But it’s the base of the building that really makes the tower so unique. The bottom nine of its 59 stories are stilts.
Blank on Blank: "Johnny Cash on the Gospel" "I just hope and pray I can die with my boots on." A previously unheard interview recorded in 1996.
Folk/gospel singers Kim & Reggie Harris will stop by the KALW studios this Sat. (Nov. 16th) at 3 pm on "Folk Music & Beyond" with Sonny Ochs, sister of the late topical songwriter Phil Ochs. They're in town to celebrate the 30th anniversary of "Phil Ochs Song Night."
Today Crosscurrents is featuring The Fret Not Old-Time Gospel Band. They play Americana gospel, which they describe as “farmer formal” -- sacred songs from the Civil War era to the Depression. They frequently play at funerals, gospel missions, benefit concerts and prisons. Next Sunday (07.22) they’ll be at the Deuel Vocational State Prison in Tracy, starting at 5pm.