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The Sangamon Valley Roots Revival features sixty minutes of the roots of American music.From jumpin’ blues, western swing and hillbilly bop of the 1940’s to the rockabilly of the 1950’s and the Bakersfield twang of the 1960’s, the roots revival covers all of the musical styles that would converge into mid-century rock and roll. Enjoy classic cuts from the original artists and even more from modern day purveyors of the genre. Whether you love Hank Williams, Elvis or the Old 97’s, you’ll hear it all on the SVRR.Contact Sean Burns

Legendary Musician Hardly A Household Name

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Austin based musician Alejandro Escovedo appears in Springfield Saturday night as part of Bedrock 66 Live. While he could be described as legendary in the music community, he is not a household name. Saturday's show is at Donnie's Homespun.  Tickets at Bedrock66.com

Bill is a former general manager, economy reporter, Harvest correspondent and Statehouse Bureau Chief for NPR Illinois. He has won several awards including the Associated Press Best Investigative Reporter.
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