This week's first set will highlight some Classic Chicago Blues. Artists featured include Lurrie Bell, Billy Branch, Billy Boy Arnold, Magic Sam, Otis Rush, Willie Dixon, Elmore James, Hound Dog Taylor and more.
This week's last set will be some Pittsburgh Blues for you. Artists featured include Chris Yakopcic, Jeff Fetterman, Shot O' Soul, Jill West and Blues Attack, Max Schang, Tim Woods, Stevee Wellons Band, Billy Price, Chuck Owston, and Eugene Morgan, I also included three artists from Eastern Pa., Frank Bey, The Little Red Rooster Blues Band and Peter V Blues Train.
This month's Classic Blues set is "Louisiana Blues." Artists featured include Snooks Eaglin, Boozoo Chavis, Guitar Slim, Smiley Lewis, James Booker, Earl King, Lazy Lester, Slim Harpo, Lonesome Sundown and mo
This week's show features an interview with Tas Cru. We will talk about his latest album "Memphis Song" and promote his appearance at the Pittsburgh Blues & Roots Festival this weekend, July 21-22. I will also feature music from the other headliners and from some of the Pittsburgh area bands also preforming at the festival.
This week's show features an interview with Houston based singer Keeshea Pratt, from The Keeshea Pratt Band. In January, The Keeshea Pratt Band won first place in the Band Division at the 34th International Blues Challenge in Memphis Tennessee. We will talk about competing at the IBC, her album "Believe," and her appearance Saturday August 11th at the Heritage Music BluesFest, in Wheeling West Virginia.
I will also be playing new music from Dave Holtzman (The Little Red Rooster Blues Band), Keith Stone, Brigitte Rios Purdy, JT Lauritsen, Johnny Burgin, and more.
This weeks first set will be some Thanksgiving Blues for you, featuring food themed songs from Bobby Rush, Eddie Shaw, Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials, Kid Ramos, Shemekia Copeland, Jimmy Adler, Daniel Smith, Keith Stone with Red Gravy, The DogTown Blues Band and more.
Some of the other artists featured this week include Regina Bonelli, Jeremiah Johnson, Paul Oscher, Dave Keller, Markey Blue, Big Al & The Heavyweights, Hurricane Ruth LaMaster, JT Lauritsen, Shari Puorto Frank Bey, Benny Turner, and more.
This week's first set is 14 tracks of Classic Harmonica Blues, featuring songs from Sonny Terry, Sonny Boy Williamson I & II, Jimmy Reed, Slim Harpo, Lazy Lester, Buster Brown, Frank Frost, George Smith Big Walter, Little Walter, Junior Wells, Howlin' Wolf and James Cotton.
This week's show features an interview with singer/writer/producer/guitarist Scott Sharrard. Scott is best know for his 10 year run as lead guitarist and musical director of the Gregg Allman Band, that ended with Gregg's death in 2017. We will be talking the Blues and about his latest album "Saving Grace." The album includes "Everything a Good Man Needs" featuring Taj Mahal on vocals. It is the last song written by Scott and Gregg.