The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 10 May 2013
The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan
Mose Allison has been honoured as one of the 2013 Jazz Masters by the National Endowment for the Arts at Lincoln Centre. After 65 years on the road, he recently announced his retirement from public performance. Mose is best-known as the creator of pithy, sardonic songs that have been covered by Van Morrison, Elvis Costello and The Clash, amongst others.
All this week, we'll be featuring Mose Allison songs. Expect to hear recordings by the man himself, as well as one or two intriguing cover versions, nightly from 10pm...