Reverend Gary Davis http://redriverradio.org en Heavenly Sight: Blind Gospel Singers http://redriverradio.org/post/heavenly-sight-blind-gospel-singers-0 <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><strong>Airs Thursday, February 6 at 9 p.m.&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;Despite disability, poverty, isolation and prejudice, a surprising number of blind African American musicians who came from the gospel tradition influenced not just gospel music, but blues, bluegrass, and American vernacular music up to and beyond rock and roll. Fri, 07 Feb 2014 03:00:00 +0000 39557 at http://redriverradio.org Heavenly Sight: Blind Gospel Singers Caravan http://redriverradio.org/post/caravan-41 <p><strong>Airs Friday, December 27 at 9 p.m.&nbsp;</strong> This week on the Caravan we’ll hear new tracks from Hayley Reardon, Brigitte DeMeyer, and Jesse Thomas &amp; Leonard “Peaches” Sterling. Also on the program cuts from Robert Earl Keen, Buddy Guy, the good Reverend Gary Davis, Son House, and John Hiatt. Then, in the second hour … Twang Darkly joins me in the studio for some live cuts from their latest CD, “Modal Creatures,” and in our final hour, we wander By Way Of Sorrow. Join me Friday Night at 9 for the Caravan on Red River Radio.</p><p> Sat, 28 Dec 2013 03:00:00 +0000 Bill Beckett 37918 at http://redriverradio.org Caravan Heavenly Sight: Blind Gospel Singers http://redriverradio.org/post/heavenly-sight-blind-gospel-singers <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Airs Saturday, February 16 at 9 p.m.&nbsp;</span></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Despite disability, poverty, isolation and prejudice, a surprising number of blind African American musicians who came from the gospel tradition influenced not just gospel music, but blues, bluegrass, and American vernacular music up to and beyond rock and roll. Using narrative, archival audio, interviews, scholarly commentary and music, Heavenly Sight tells this little known story through broadcast and a comprehensive, interactive web site.</span></p><p> Sun, 17 Feb 2013 03:00:00 +0000 23424 at http://redriverradio.org Heavenly Sight: Blind Gospel Singers Heavenly Sight: Of Vision Lost and Found http://redriverradio.org/post/heavenly-sight-vision-lost-and-found <p><strong>Airs Wednesday, February 22 at 8:00 p.m.&nbsp;</strong>Despite disability, poverty, isolation and prejudice, a surprising number of blind African American musicians who came from the gospel tradition influenced not just gospel music, but blues, bluegrass, and American vernacular music up to and beyond rock and roll. Using narrative, archival audio, interviews, scholarly commentary and music, Heavenly Sight tells this little known story through broadcast and a comprehensive, interactive web site. Thu, 23 Feb 2012 02:00:00 +0000 Bill Beckett 6048 at http://redriverradio.org Heavenly Sight: Of Vision Lost and Found