I hope you’ll tune in this Saturday for what will mostly be a Book Club Edition of the Bottomless Pit, and the book in question is “Peppermint Twist: The Mob, The Music, and The Most Famous Dance Club of The ’60s”, by John Johnson Jr. and Joel Selvin, with Dick Cami. This book is hard-hitting and action-packed. It also Rocks, kicks ass, and is fun to read. Musically, we’ll hear lots of great Twist-Era R&R by Gary U.S. Bonds, Rod McKuen, King Curtis, Johnny Hallyday, Mina, and more.
Elsewhere on the show I’ll have a re-cap of my trip to the Detroit Jazz Festival, with music by Karriem Riggins, Gaye Lynn McKinney, and Bill Frisell. AND there’ll be some new music by the great Valerie June.
All that and more, on Saturday 9/28/13, 10 PM EST, on WFUV.