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Cartoons, Carriers and Composers

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Family Circus cartoonist Jeff Keane (left) displays this year's poster artwork for the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive at his California studio. Right: Steve Byam and Craig Randolph, fellow Medford, OR, letter carriers are making music together in their band, "Post." (Jeff Keane photo courtesy Spencer Keane.)

The story behind the Family Circus cartoons used to publicize each year's Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive leads off April's edition of Your Postal Podcast. Next, you'll hear how two Oregon letter carriers have formed a band to create music inspired by their work. 

The podcast concludes with a news roundup and details on how to enter to win an official program from the Austin, TX, First Day of Issue Ceremony for the Jimi Hendrix Forever Stamp.
Read a transcript of the show here.
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Guitar legend’s sister reflects on new Jimi Hendrix stamp

Posted in , USPS, Postal Service, Letter Carrier, Stamps, postal, post office, stamp, mail, Jimi Hendrix, SXSW, airplanes, spiderman, Janie Hendrix by yourpostalpodcast on March 20th, 2014

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Janie Hendrix, sister of guitar legend Jimi Hendrix, talks about how her family feels about the new Music Icons stamp issued in his honor. A Postal Service delivery truck makes a stop on its Arizona route, where it shares the street with private airplanes, as a nearby road sign indicates.

Hear thoughts from Jimi Hendrix’s sister about the new Forever stamp honoring the legendary rock musician in March’s edition of Your Postal Podcast.

You’ll also hear the story of a southern Arizona letter carrier who shares the road with some unusual vehicles, as well as the latest postal news. You’ll also learn how you can enter to win a Civil War 1861 Commemorative Folio.  

The transcript version of this podcast can be read here.

Listen to Your Postal Podcast on your mobile device at YourPostalPodcast.com/mobile.

Thanks for listening -- and don't forget to visit Your Postal Blog for daily updates on all things postal.

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Transcript, Guitar legend’s sister reflects on new Jimi Hendrix stamp, Transcript

Posted in , USPS, Postal Service, Stamps, postal, post office, stamp, Delivery, Jimi Hendrix, SXSW, airplanes, spiderman, Janie Hendrix by yourpostalpodcast on March 20th, 2014

Transcript for the March, 2014 show. Click below.

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