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Country and Western musicians with disabilities - May 30, 2014 at 2:30pm

Pushing Limits, for May 30, 2014 - 2:30pm

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Country and Western musicians with disabilities

Most listeners of contemporary popular music don't know that the legendary Hank Williams, the singer songwriter of "Your Cheatin' Heart," was affected by spinal bifida. Tomorrow, Friday, May 30 at 2:30 pm on KPFA 94.1 fm or kpfa.org Eddie Ytuarte and Josh Elwood tell us how Williams' spinal problems interacted with his private life and his career. The world-famous Doc Watson was a blind man, as was Ronnie Milsap who was chosen for the Country Music Hall of Fame this year. Musicians with disabilities are all over the Country and Western music landscape. Acquaint yourselves with some of them as Pushing Limits continues to cover the very broad range of disability culture.

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Playlist for this Program:

ArtistSongAlbumLabel
Show StartTalk
Hank WilliamsHappy Roving CowboyLove Sick Blues
Hank WilliamsMind Your Own BuisnessLove Sick Blues
Jimmy RogersBlue Yodel #9American Legends:Jimmy Rodgers
Doc WatsonBeaumont RagThe Essential Doc Watson
Ray CharlesGeorgia On My MindThe Very Best of Ray Charles
Ray CharlesYou Dont Know MeGreatest Country & Western Hits
Kenny RodgersBut You Know That I Love YouBeginning of An Icon
Ronnie MilsapIt Was Almost Like A SongCountry Classics
Charlie PrideCan't Stop The MississippiTHe Best of Charlie Pride

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