Alligator Records & NPR Offer Free Compilation Sampler
Alligator Records Teams Up With Public Radio Music Month and Offers Free Sampler to the Public!
Over 7,100 downloads!
Alligator Records, in collaboration with NPR and public radio stations, released a free, downloadable 17-song sampler to help celebrate Public Radio Music Month last week (4/11).
Alligator Records Presents Blues & Roots features songs selected from throughout the label’s storied 42-year history. The sampler was personally curated and annotated by Alligator president and founder Bruce Iglauer, and is available through Alligator’s Records Facebook page. It will remain available until May 11. Alligator is the only label with which Public Radio Music Month is collaborating on a sampler.
Artists include Marcia Ball, James Cotton, JJ Grey & Mofro, Curtis Salgado, Janiva Magness, Joe Louis Walker, Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, Koko Taylor, Roomful Of Blues, Saffire–The Uppity Blues Women, Jesse Dee, Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials, Anders Osborne, The Holmes Brothers, Charlie Musselwhite, and Albert Collins, Robert Cray, and Johnny Copeland (together).
Public Radio Music Month, held during April, is a tribute to the impact of public radio in music. The Public Radio Music Month website states, “The national initiative brings together local public radio stations, artists and music to recognize the work and importance of these cultural institutions.”
To see the sampler, go to http://tinyurl.com/AlligSampler