Time for the Blues fans--how about some free blues? Yes--I said FREE! Our friends at Alligator Records are offering a 17 song sampler for Public Radio Music Month that’s free to download! Read on for the links and comment back to us your favorite tracks and we’ll feature them on future shows and give you credit!
Articles by Henry Cook
Join us the week (4/7/13) as Time for the Blues features legendary guitarists--tracks from the new Jimi Hendrix release as well as a newly remastered version of Albert King's late 60's Stax classic "Born Under a Bad Sign" -- isn't that a cool cover? These tracks sound as fresh as if they were recorded yesterday! We'll also check out the new CD by Andy Poxon!
As if you couldn't tell this was coming! Join us this week (3/31/13) as Time for the Blues does what it basically does EVERY week, stretch another silly premise (aka Jumping the Shark) but also playing really cool blues!
Join us for the next TWO weeks (1/6/13 & 1/13/13) as Time for the Blues presents a two-part special on the blues roots of the Rolling Stones as they celebrate 50 years of music history! Host and Producer Paul Ingles digs deep to relate how the blues started the group and how they never left it behind! Read on for a full description!
Join us this week (12/9/12) as Time for the Blues features all live performances by blues greats! We certainly can't fit them all in the studio (wouldn't that be cool!), but you'll love the live recordings just as well! Some of the best will come from this great compilation from the legendary PBS series Austin City Limits!
Seriously, we're playing blues that's been piling up in John Porter's car?? Y'know Professor, we do have shelves in the station for our blues CDs! Well, anwyay, join us this week (12/2/12) as Time for the Blues features some new stuff and new-to-us stuff!
Check out Time for the Blues this week (9/30/12) for Muddy Water's London Sessions and some new stuff! OK--the deal with the picture of the lovely Yvette Mimieux as "Weena" from the 1960 sci-fi The Time Machine is that it's supposed to be 800,000 years in the future! REALLY? Look at her! There were no HAIR SALONS! Who did her makeup??!!
Check out Time for the Blues this week (8/19/12) as we pull out an old radio trick, "Twofers" and wax nostalgic over our long list of seriously embarrassing cars! See this one? Anyway, we'll play two tracks from some great new releases by Li'l Ed and the Blues Imperials, Muddy with the Stones from '81 and Richmond's own Li'l Ronnie and the Grand Dukes! Don't miss it!