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Hosted by Jim Dees and the Yalobushwhackers
2021 Season Premiere!
Bobby Rush and Nikki Giovanni!
With songwriter Xanthe Alexis
Jan. 23

Mississippi Public Broadcasting
7 pm (CT)
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Alabama Public Radio
9 pm (CT)
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Chattanooga Public Radio
3 pm (ET)
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Memphis Community Radio
9 am (CT)
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University of Mississippi Radio
6 pm (CT)
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Nikki Giovanni
Author of of twenty-eight books and a Grammy nominee for The Nikki Giovanni Poetry Collection. Her latest book is, Make Me Rain. Don’t miss our warm interview with Giovanni as she recounts her love of quilts, blues music, and “benches” – her word for loved ones. Plus she reads from her book! Learn more.
Bobby Rush
At age 86, with countless albums, accolades (a 2017 Grammy) and even a bout with Covid under his belt, Bobby Rush is still rockin’. His latest album, Rawer Than Raw, is a tribute to the old blues masters. Don’t miss our interview and tunes from the album! Learn more.
Xanthe Alexis
Latest single is Compass, a sneak peek off her forthcoming album, The Offering, scheduled for release this summer. Alexis has relocated to Colorado Springs and uses the mountain vibe to inform her sound.
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Welcome to our Chattanooga and Memphis listeners!

Thacker Mountain Radio Hour has more listeners than ever!

The show is now heard on WUTC – University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Saturdays at 3 pm (ET) and on WYXR, community radio in Memphis, Fridays at 9 am (CT).
Thacker Mountain Radio Hour can be heard every Saturday on Mississippi Public Broadcasting (7 pm) and Alabama Public Radio (9 pm). The show is also heard in Oxford every Thursday at 6 pm on WUMS – University of Mississippi (92.1 FM). Welcome to all our listeners!

More information about our schedule, guest artists, authors and how to contact us here.
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Saturday, 9 pm Central
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Saturday, 3 pm Eastern
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Friday, 9 am Central
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