About Thacker Mountain Radio

The Thacker Mountain Radio Hour is a weekly live radio show featuring author readings and a wide array of musical performances from the square in Oxford, Mississippi

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The Thacker Mountain community is big and eclectic; as welcoming as it is diverse. Donating to Thacker Mountain Radio is an opportunity to join a group of folks who support broad public access to excellent music and literature.

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The Thacker Blog

Here Comes Jim Dees.... - "Host Post" - a lively bi-monthly blog covering Thacker guests, past and present, written by Thacker host Jim Dees

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Recent Shows

Paris in the 1980s in ‘The Committed’!

Viet Thanh Nguyen's astonishing sequel to his Pulitzer Prize-winning, 'The Sympathizer' plus soulful Texas blues and acoustic roots guitar!

January 15, 2022 Listen

The Bravest Writer in America!

'Long Division' with Kiese Laymon plus African rock with Songhoy Blues and Memphis Creole Funk with Marcella Simien!

January 8, 2022 Listen

Haunted tales of Hanging Tree Guitars; sweet acoustic tunes from central Texas and real-deal Memphis blues with Earl “The Pearl” Banks

The spiritual journey for the perfect guitar tone, plaintive Texas love songs and straight-up Memphis blues!

January 1, 2022 Listen

Nikki Giovanni and Bobby Rush!

Merry Christmas with poet Nikki Giovanni, blues legend Bobby Rush and singer-songwriter Xanthe Alexis!

December 25, 2021 Listen

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