Diverse Radio for Minnesota’s Communities

18 Unique Stations from Border to Border

The Rise and Fall of McNally Smith College of Music

The McNally Smith College of Music started with two guitars teachers and a dream. Britt Aamodt looks at the St. Paul music school that nurtured the next generation of talent, only to close its doors abruptly in 2017.

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EP203 Saffire The Uppity Blues Women

Saffire The Uppity Blues Women- A look back at a very unique act consisting of three amazing musicians


EP202 Joe Louis Walker

A performing artist for over 6 decades, Joe Louis Walker is one who is due some recognition.


MHB – ALLITERATIVE ARTISTS

Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! Songs by artists with alliterative names on this episode, including tunes by Sarah Streitz, Travis Thamert, Rivertown Rats and more–all on MHB!

(Aired 06/30/2022)


MHB – NEW ARTISTS

Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! NEW ARTISTS this episode of MHB, including songs by the Bob Pat Band, Cassandra Cole, Phil Berbig and others. And we tell a tale of the people of Winnipeg who have promised free beer for life to get the coach they want–all on MHB!

(Aired 06/23/2022)


MHB – VARIETY SHOW

Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! It’s our monthly VARIETY SHOW, featuring tunes by The Latelys, Matthew French, Lexee Harris and more! And we announce the opening of Thief River Falls’ first ever brewery, RIVERS & RAILS–all on MHB!

(Aired 06/16/2022)


MHB – MINNESOTA ASSOCIATION OF SONGWRITERS, AGAIN

Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! On this episode, we revisit songs by members of the Minnesota Association of Songwriters, including tunes by Leslee McKee, Paul Nye, and Greg Connor. Plus we tell of Samuel Adams giving away beer for skipping work–all on MHB!

(Aired 06/09/2022)


MHB – MINNESOTA ASSOCIATION OF SONGWRITERS

Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! Members of the Minnesota Association of Songwriters are featured on this episode, including Dori Weaver, Wayne Hamilton, The Sun Dogs and more. And we dispel a long-standing myth about beer–all on MHB!

(Aired 06/02/2022)


EP201 Reflecting Back

A look back at the past 200 episodes of “Cruising the Blues With Mr. Jack”.


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