Alaska's music scene lost one of it's giants last week when Marvell Johnson was found shot in his home. He hosted Flight Soul to Soul on KSKA for more than 35 years. The homie Marc Lester put together this touching video of a tribute broadcast, the final flight of Flight STS.
My gig schedule made it tough to consistently catch the show, but it was always a treat when I did. I think this ADN story really captured the essence of what was so special about what Marvell did. Great writing by Michelle Theriault Boots and Marc was in the mix on this one too, making the photos.
I tuned on my way home and listened to the end of the tribute show while I sat in my garage in the dark. Reggie Ward closed with this: