Airs Friday, June 19, 2020, at 9 p.m. Join us this week for a speciaol edition of the Caravan on Red River Radio. Our first hour is a Prayer, inspired by Jim Bickertsaff's Prayers of Elijah, a tribute Elijah Cummings along with two works composed by or arranged by Resident Artist, Composer, Dr. Gregory McPherson, Resident Artist, Composer, Director of Choral Music at Wiley College featuring the voice of Kate Campbell, and Michael Jackson’s Heal The World performed live at LeTourneau University in February, 2020, by the a Cappella Choir at Wiley College under the direction of Dr. Gregory McPherson and remixed here for the Juneteenth Collective. The hour also features music by sister Lucile Pope, Warren Wilken, the Damnations, John Miller, Sandy Denney, The Blind Boys Of Alabama, The Sons of the Never Wrong. The Wallin' Jennys, Andra Day, and Richie Havens.
Then in Hour Two we join Jack Johnson who has hosted annual concerts in Hawaii featuring his musician friends to raise money for the Kokua Foundation he and his wife created to support environmental education programs. This radio special features the best, one-of-a-kind collaborations from past festivals. Dave Matthews, Eddie Vedder, G Love and Ozomatli join Jack on his hits and covers. Jack also sits in on unique versions of songs made famous by his guests Ben Harper, Taj Mahal, Jackson Browne, Willie Nelson, Ziggy Marley and Damian Marley. Jack Johnson, G. Love, Wil-Dog (Ozomatli), Taj Mahal, and Zach Gill (A.L.O, Jack’s Band) discuss these performances and the environmental mission of the festival. The program includes one exclusive non-album track – “Home” recorded live at Blue Planet Studio in Honolulu. In Our Third Hour we wander deep through the Shades of Gray.