Celebrating Aretha

2021-03-22T17:20:48-04:00

Join WPKN for a special fundraising event Celebrating Aretha from 7 am to 10 pm on Thursday, March 25, 2021. The Queen of Soul, Aretha Louise Franklin (March 25, 1942 – August 16, 2018), was an American singer, songwriter, actress, pianist, and civil rights activist. Franklin recorded 112 charted singles on Billboard, including 77 Hot 100 entries, 17 top-ten pop singles, 100 R&B entries, and 20 number-one R&B singles. She won 18 Grammy Awards, including the first eight awards given for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance. Franklin is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 75 million records worldwide. She was awarded the ...

Sugar Magnolia Radio

2020-10-31T11:37:19-04:00

Sugar Magnolia Radio with Kyle M. Starkey brings listeners a mix of blues, classic rock, country, folk, gospel, world, jazz, oldies, reggae, soul & funk, singer-songwriter, and the Grateful Dead, of course. Airs on the second and fifth Thursday of the month, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. My passions are music, food, flowers and gardening, dance, golf, bicycling, reading, volunteering, live entertainment, and the arts. Favorite band is the Grateful Dead but inspired by all genres. I have been doing radio at WPKN since 2010 and love being around creative intellectuals who are passionate and supportive of community radio and non-for-profits. Learn More ...

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