Saturday, March 26, 2011

Chicago blues label Alligator Records to be featured on NPR's "Weekend Edition"

Alligator Records' founder and president Bruce Iglauer will talk with Scott Simon during a broadcast today on NPR's "Weekend Edition."

The discussion will revolve around the Chicago blues label's 40th anniversary, as Iglauer regales Simon with stories of Hound Dog Taylor, Koko Taylor and many other Alligator stars from the label's storied history. 
Simon also plays songs from the Alligator Records 40th Anniversary Collection.

The interview is scheduled to air towards the end of the second hour of the program, and will be archived online at the NPR Weekend Edition page.