Ala. Arts Radio: Soul Singer Eddie Floyd
This week Deborah Boykin talks with soul music great Eddie Floyd. Floyd, who wrote hits including "Knock on Wood" and "634-5789," describes his songwriting techniques, his early career in Detroit as part of The Falcons, a group that also included Prattville native Wilson Pickett, and his experiences touring in Europe. He also talks about growing up in Alabama, his early musical influences, and his upcoming performance at the Governor's Arts Awards on May 17th.
This special radio series will air every Sunday at 5:00 P.M. - 5:30 P.M., on the Troy University Public Radio Network at:
- WTSU 89.9 (Montgomery and Troy)
- WRWA 88.7 (Dothan)
- WTJB 91.7 (Columbus and Phenix City)
And every Saturday, broadcasting from Spring Hill College in Mobile, at 2:30 P.M. on:
- WHIL 91.3 Public Radio (Mobile-Biloxi-Pensacola)
This radio series may not be broadcast in your area, but it can be accessed via the Internet at: http://www.arts.state.al.us/actc/1/radioseries.html#eddiefloyd
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