Bill Beckett

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Bird Calls - 020216 - Spotlight bird was the House Finch - recorded by Paul Jaszczak.


Airs, Tuesday, July 19, at 6 p.m. Once again ornithologist Cliff Shackelford, from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, will be on hand to take your questions about all our feathered friends on "Bird Calls" from Red River Radio. If you have a photo or the recorded sound of a bird that you'd like Cliff to research and identify for the show please send them to wbeckett@lsus.edu. We'll also post your photos and recorded sounds on our website after the show. Join us for Bird Calls and call in a 800-552-8502 with your questions.

Red River Radio Spotlight: All Y'all Live Story Telling

Jul 15, 2016
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Aired Friday, July 15, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Chris Jay and Sara Hebert about the upcoming “All Y’all” live storytelling show on the theme of "I Fought The Law." This will take place this Saturday, July 16, 7:30 pm in Anderson Auditorium on the campus of Centenary College of Louisiana. For more information you can go to the All Y’all blog at www.  “All Y’all” or call 318-272-7949.  That’s 318-272-7949

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Airs Friday, July 1, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll feature tracks from Randall Bramblett, Slobberbone, The Gourds, Nadjiwan, Howard Lyons, Prem Joshua, and Ravi Shankar. Then in our second hour we travel to the New Port Folk Festival for a concert featuring the Band Of Horses, and in our final hour we'll wander into a Beautiful Illusion.

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Airs Friday, June 24 at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll listen to new songs from Simone Dinnerstein with Tift Merritt and Sweet Honey in the Rock plus some classic cuts by John Trudell, Norah Jones and King Curtis. For Blues at the Bottom we'll flash back to Robert Johnson and we'll hear from Neil Young, and in our concert Hour we'll join Chitravina Ravikiran and Rajeev Taranath for a raga recorded live at the India Nights Concert 2013 and in our final hour join us as we visit with The Bricklayer's Beautiful Daughter. 

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