Today on WFPK

10 am-noon: AMERICAN ROUTES NEW YEAR’S SPECIAL
Join us for a conversation with biographer Ben Sandmel, author of Ernie K-Doe: The R&B Emperor of New Orleans. We’ll talk about the antics and adventures of this larger than life figure of New Orleans R&B, from his hit “Mother-in-Law” to his bombastic delivery as a local radio DJ to his tending of the Mother-in-Law Lounge in Treme.

Noon-3 pm: “HANK WILLIAMS, SR. SPECIAL” with Berk Bryant (Noon – 3pm)
New Year’s Day tradition honoring the great Hank Williams, Sr. with rare recordings, interviews, and the expertise of Mr. Berk Bryant on the day Hank died.

3 pm-5 pm: LITTLE STEVEN’S UNDERGROUND GARAGE NEW YEAR’S SPECIAL
Tune in for the Underground Garage New Years show, where we sum up all the wonderful things that happened this past year; including Steven’s list of the “Coolest movies and books”. We’ll also run down the top 20 “Coolest Songs In the World” this year and then some. Come join us for the world’s only Rock n’ Roll dance party on the radio!

5 pm-6 pm: WFPK WEEKLY FEED WRAP UP
Kyle spends the hour looking back at favorite songs of the year. And presents his underdog picks. Listen for some stellar tunes that didn’t get the attention they deserved.