Prospect Hill is Flemons' first album since leaving the band Carolina Chocolate Drops. By coincidence, the multi-instrumentalist recorded the album the day Pete Seeger died. Originally broadcast July 30. Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. Transcript DOM FLEMONS: (Scat singing).
After 17 years of planning, fundraising, designing and building, the South Carolina State Museum’s new Windows To New Worlds project officially opens on Aug. 16. It includes a planetarium, 4D theater, observatory and an exciting and collaborative approach to education that can reach every school and give every student a chance to reach for the stars.
Uh-oh; now what? It’s a fair question, given this disc’s cover pic — a provocative shot of guess who, clad in a skin-tight black PVC dress and Bettie-banged wig, hugging an electric guitar and making eyes like some indie-rock pinup.