Bill Malone conducted an interview with Hank Sapoznik of the Mayrent Institute of Yiddish Culture at 10 am about the upcoming symposium on World Records/Vernaculars of the Global Midwest.
At 11 am, he spoke with Madison’s Cris Plata, who’s having a CD release party on March 21st at High Noon Saloon. Cris’ new CD Migration Road is available at the show and online at http://www.crisplata.com/. Cris also has a biography that has been released by the Wisconsin Historical Society Press; The Badger Biography Series. The biography is titled: “Cris Plata: From Fields to Stage/Del Campo al Escenario” and is written by Maia A. Surdam.
Bill’s scheduled telephone interview with Jim Ed Brown has been postponed, and will be aired at a later date. . Prior to his solo country and western career, Jim was a member of the Browns back in the late fifties, who had such hits as “The Three Bells,” “Scarlet Ribbons,” and more. Like many classic country singers, he’s back to promote his new CD. Stay tuned for further announcements about this and other interviews on BTTC.