91.7 WVXU will celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Cincinnati's legendary King Records with four new one-hour specials produced by Lee Hay and co-produced by King Records expert Brian Powers.
MOON MULLICAN (airing Saturday, September 1 at 11 p.m.; Sunday, September 2 at 7 p.m.; and Monday, September 3 at 1 p.m.
- A profile of the man known as the King of the Hillbilly Piano Players featuring interviews with family and fellow performers.
JAMES BROWN PRODUCTIONS, PART 1 (airing Saturday, September 8 at 11 p.m.; Sunday, September 9 at 7 p.m.)
- Hear from several individuals who worked with the Godfather of Soul during his King Records days plus some of the best of James Brown's music.
JAMES BROWN PRODUCTIONS, PART 2 (airing Saturday, September 15 at 11 p.m.; Sunday, September 16 at 7 p.m.)
- Behind the scenes with various musicians who performed with James Brown, including saxophonist Dave Parkinson and the Sisters of Righteous.
A KING RECORDS POTPOURRI (airing Saturday, September 22 at 11 p.m.; Sunday, September 23 at 7 p.m.)
- A variety of topics including the upcoming play "Cincinnati King" coming to the Playhouse in the Park; a King Records museum is in the works; and an update on the King Records building on Brewster Avenue.
These specials and all programming on 91.7 WVXU can be heard on-air at 91.7 and 88.5, online at wvxu.org, on the free WVXU app, and on smart speakers by saying "Play WVXU."