Today on All Things Considered, HPR ATC Host Dave Lawrence speaks with this gifted performer with a half-century of experience in the Aloha State. Jose Feliciano returns Sunday and Monday for shows at 6:30 and 9 p.m. at the Blue Note Hawaii. In this wide-ranging interview, Jose talks about his journey from a child in Puerto Rico facing glaucoma and poverty, and reviews highlights of a stunning career that has touched people around the world through music, appearances on TV and film, and often in the company of some of the world's best-known entertainers. Experiences with John Lennon, Dusty Springfield, Jimi Hendrix, Carlos Santana, Glen Campbell, Johnny Cash and many other artists are detailed in this once in a lifetime conversation.
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