Thursday, May 05, 2011

Alabama Arts Radio Podcast, Soul Singer Eddie Floyd

Deborah Boykin talks with soul music great Eddie Floyd. Floyd, who wrote hits including "Knock on Wood" and "634-5789," describes his songwriting techniques, his early career in Detroit as part of The Falcons, a group that also included Prattville native Wilson Pickett, and his experiences touring in Europe. He also talks about growing up in Alabama, his early musical influences, and his performance at theGovernor's Arts Awards on May 17th, 2011.

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