Warren Haynes is one of Rolling Stone's 25 greatest guitarists of all time. He's played with The Allman Brothers Band, The Dead and his own group, Gov't Mule. This month, Haynes releases his first solo album in 19 years, titled Man in Motion.
While we were watching the adorable baby bald eagles, New York was holding its breath for a couple of hawks caring for three eggs high above Washington Square Park near New York University's Bobst Library. The same excitement we felt for the bald eagles was felt by fans of the NYU hawks. They live blogged and took screen shots of all their coming and goings.
Sunday marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Robert Johnson. Although he recorded just 29 songs, the bluesman had a huge influence on guitarists such as Eric Clapton and Keith Richards. Johnson is one of the most studied of all country blues musicians, and he's been the subject of many books, films and essays.
Betto Arcos hosts a show called Global Village on KPFK in Los Angeles. He recently sat down with Weekend All Things Considered host Guy Raz to discuss what he's been spinning. Normally, Arcos shares new music, but here he goes back in time. You can listen to their conversation by clicking on the audio link above, and hear the full songs below.
Rising costs have put the kibosh on the annual, state-funded Governor's Derby Breakfast at the State Capitol. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh says it's now more of a festival, and the location has changed.