Lou Donaldson was one of the earliest and most enduring artists on Blue Note Records. Today "Sweet Lou" shares stories of the early days, playing with the likes of Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, Art Blakey, recording with Rudy Van Gelder and looking back on a lifetime of music and laughter.

If you like records, just starting a collection or are an uber-nerd with a house-full of vinyl, this is the podcast for you. Nate Goyer is The Vinyl Guide and discusses all things music and record-related.