Greg Drust (circa 2012)

Thursday, March 29th, on KCSB’s “50 Years of People-Powered Radio,” KCSB Radio Advisor Elizabeth Robinson and General Manager Eric Wolff interviewed Greg Drust regarding his years at KCSB. Drust was a blues and polka programmer at KCSB for 20 years (best known for his long-running program “Back at the Chicken Shack”) and is renowned for his interviews with blues legends and for his compilations of some of their work for Rhino Records.  In the interview, Drust discussed his history with KCSB, recounted some of his most memorable interviews, discussed his decision to become a music researcher and much more.

To listen to the full interview, click the play buttons below.

The original broadcast included music that Drust had chosen for the program. The music was not included in the podcast for copyright reasons, but a list of the songs that were played can be found here: