Closer Look with Rose Scott

Closer Look: The Musical Legacy of Jimi Hendrix; And More

March 9, 2018

Friday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott”:

  • 0:00: Rose Scott gives a news brief on DeKalb County officials announcement, earlier this morning, that all repairs have been completed on the busted water main ahead of schedule — schools are open, and most businesses nearby are open as usual. A countywide boil water advisory remains in place until further notice. In other news, schools from around the metro area are calling on the Georgia Legislature to enact what they call “common-sense gun laws”. In a letter published today, leaders from nearly 50 private institutions say they can no longer sit by in the wake of school shootings — the call to action does not suggest any specific reforms.
  • 1:58: As our series on guns, violence and the constitution concludes, we dig into the legal challenges involving legislation and gun rights. A conversation with legal analyst Page Pate.
  • 22:47: Today marks the release of ‘Both Sides of the Sky,’ a new collection of unheard Jimi Hendrix recordings. We catch up with bassist Billy Cox about Hendrix’s legacy and what to expect from these new tunes.
  • 37:28: Glenn Phillips is a Jimi Hendrix expert, renowned guitarist, and local music icon. He was the guitarist in the Hampton Grease Band, which was Col. Bruce Hampton’s first band in the late ’60s and early ’70s. Phillips joins us in studio to talk about opening for Hendrix at the International Atlanta Pop Festival.
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