John and I invite you to join us this week (11/9/13) as Time for the Blues returns to “Chicago Blues: A Living History,” incredible remakes of classic blues from all the greats! Unlike the old “sold-on-TV-fake-rock-hits-LPs” from the ‘70s, these remakes are the real deal! We’ll also find out what Steve Miller was up to when he returned to his blues roots in 2010!
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We're going back to our Wish List on Time for the Blues this week (11/2/13) and share more incredible blues with you that we just couldn't play from the first Wish List show! For example, we'll feature Johnny Winter classics from a remastered set of 2 albums he did in the late 70's that we just had to have! Come along and hear if our blues wish list is anything like yours!
Join us this week (9/21/13) as John and I share our blues wish list with you on Time for the Blues! Not only will you hear tracks from one of Buddy Guy's best,"Living Proof" but also some amazing performances that we're sure you'll want on YOUR wish list! Here's hoping that all your wishes come true...
Join us this week (7/14/13) as Time for the Blues features another epsiode of the "Unusual Suspects"--artists not primarlily known for the blues! Hey, as we've said all along, sooner or later everyone sings the blues! Who are they this time? You'll have to listen to find out! But read on to see some new stuff we'll be featuring as well!
Our friend Bob Corritore is at it again! This superb harp player, radio host and all-around purveyor of the blues has teamed up with another of our favorites, guitarist John Primer for a rollickin' new CD "Knockin' Around These Blues" and you can hear tracks from it on Time for the Blues this week (4/28/13)!
Elvis Unleaded? What's up with that? Check out Time for the Blues this week (4/21/13) as we reveal the mystery behind this cool CD and check out more tracks from Albert King's "Born Under a Bad Sign Remastered" as well as some way cool crossovers! Don't you just love quirky, imaginative CD premises like this?
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!
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!