We talk with the director of the new documentary Syl Johnson: Any Way The Wind Blows. Also, the live music of Chicago bluegrass band Special Consensus. Plus, the 411 on the Chicago City Budget. And we hear about a new initiative helping Chicago's homeless youth.
We at Paper Machete have a new theme song this week -- it's "Pickin' Up the Pieces" by Fitz & the Tantrums -- and lots of stories about and for people who just aren't getting what they should.On our most recent episode, Kim Bellware talks about Syl Johnson, whose song "Different
Earlier this week, veteran soul singer Syl Johnson discovered that one of America's best-selling albums, Watch the Throne by Jay-Z and Kanye West, uses an unauthorized sample of one of his songs, "Different Strokes," credited to the Numero Group, which has put out a career-spanning coll
One of the latest box sets from Numero Group is a big one –more than 80 songs on four CDs or 12 sides of vinyl: It’s up to you - both formats are included!"Syl Johnson: Complete Mythology" is a collection of the Chicago soul singer’s early work, from the years 1959-1972