Recommended listening ….

North Mississippi AllStars new album Electric Blue Watermelon. Hear this NPR interview. The brothers Dickinson and Chris Chew add some funk to their hill country blues with guests Robert Randolph, Lucinda Williams, Al Kapone and others. Give it a listen if you like the blues.

At the gala …

Co-worker Debi Welch received a “Volunteer of the Year” award from the Urban League last night at the Equal Opportunity Awards Gala at the Knoxville Convention Center. Well deserved. She couldn’t be recognized enough for she does!