All Things Considered for February 18, 2008
Feb 18, 2008 — When James Brown's funky horn section got cooking, the Godfather of Soul would call up Maceo Parker for a solo. The saxophonist has since launched his own solo career: His new double album is packed with funky jams and a tribute to Ray Charles.
Feb 18, 2008 — As a girl, Peggy Orenstein may have spent her summers in Wisconsin, but her heart was often farther east. She recounts her love for Betty Smith's A Tree Grows in Brooklyn and its hard, touching lessons about the difference between what is right and what is true.