Here’s something you don’t hear every day – a Guitar Pull. The term seems to come from the Great Depression when a group would get together to play songs. Often only one player would have a guitar, so they’d “pull” it from each other to have a turn. Bill Hansell has hosted 15 previous Guitar Pulls. There’s always a featured performer, but also time for others to play. And they’ll probably share an instrument if you ask nicely – no need to pull.
Host Emmanuel Nado welcomes lead singer Rupa to talk about the band's latest release, "Build" and to share her unique story. She was born to Indian parents in San Francisco and raised in the US, India, and the south of France. Rupa & The April Fishes are one of the hottest musical acts to come out of San Francisco in the several years. The band, which takes its name from the French version of April Fool’s Day, is the foremost exponent of a style which cross all music boundaries. Whether singing in French, Spanish, English, Romany, Hindi, or Trotzil, she echoes the roots of all t