rock & roll

Travis Lux

Local band The Rakers recently dropped by the WRKF studios where they spoke with Travis Lux about their sound, their origins, and the joys of being in a rock band.

They kindly played a few tunes, too. You'll hear bits from three original songs: "John the Baptist," "Bunch of Cans," and "There is a Snake!"

Baton Rouge native and living legend of rock & roll Johnny Rivers chats with Jim. Rivers will be performing in Baton Rouge soon.

Author Rich Cohen talks about his book, "Monsters" about the 1985 Chicago Bears.

Executive Director of Louisiana State Employee Retirement System (LASERS), Cindy Rougeou joins the show to talk about the latest with the retirement programs in Louisiana.


Jim talks with Louisiana Department of Revenue Executive Council Jason Decuir about the Governor's abandoned tax swap plan, the 2013 fiscal Legislative Session and the coming state Tax Amnesty program.

Author Steve Miller discusses his book, "Detroit Rock City", a series of stories of the Motor City's most famous and influential rock & rollers.