blues http://wvxu.org en The Blues: 4/26/14 show http://wvxu.org/post/blues-42614-show <p>This week's Blues show that airs at 11pm begins with "Mean Old Bedbug Blues" by Lonnie Johnson that he recorded 8/11/27 in NYC.&nbsp; Dean Alger has written a new book about him, "The Original Guitar Hero &amp; the Power of Music: The Legendary Lonnie Johnson, Music &amp; Civil Rights."&nbsp; He'll be signing copies at the Bookseller on Fountain Square on Friday, 5/2 from 7-8:30pm.</p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:17:47 +0000 Lee Hay 25828 at http://wvxu.org Book about blues musician Lonnie Johnson http://wvxu.org/post/book-about-blues-musician-lonnie-johnson <p><span class="userContent"><a href="http://deanalger.com/">Dean Alger</a>'s written a book about Lonnie Johnson called, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Original-Guitar-Hero-Power-Music/dp/1574415468/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1398103087&amp;sr=8-3&amp;keywords=lonnie+johnson">"The Original Guitar Hero &amp; the Power of Music: The Legendary Lonnie Johnson, Music &amp; Civil Rights." </a>Coming out late this month, and Mr. Alger will be in Cincinnati for a booksigning at the Bookseller on Fountain Square on Friday, 5/2 from 7-8:30pm. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:04:15 +0000 Lee Hay 25745 at http://wvxu.org Book about blues musician Lonnie Johnson Drive to save Muddy Waters' Chicago home http://wvxu.org/post/drive-save-muddy-waters-chicago-home <p></p><p>I got an email this morning from the <a href="http://ph7i2.com/">Morganfield Foundation</a> in Chicago.&nbsp; The group was established to try to save legendary bluesman <a href="http://www.muddywaters.com/home.html">Muddy Waters</a>’ home on the South Side of Chicago.&nbsp; The home’s located at 4339 S. Lake Park Avenue in Chicago, and the historical significance of the home is what’s the driving force &nbsp;to raise the funds necessary to save the building.</p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:31:25 +0000 Lee Hay 25738 at http://wvxu.org The Blues with Lee Hay: 4.19.14 show http://wvxu.org/post/blues-lee-hay-41914-show <p>This week's blues show is a kaleidoscope of music from the opening song with BB King and Van Morrison to Jorma Kaukonen, the Bluebirds, and finally ending the show with Billie Holiday's "My Man."</p><p></p><p></p> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 22:43:51 +0000 Lee Hay 25446 at http://wvxu.org The Blues - 4.12.14 show http://wvxu.org/post/blues-41214-show <p>Saturday night at 11pm, this week's edition of The Blues will feature The Goshorns, Ricky Nye, and the Claudettes who will be performing at Arnold's on Sat, 4/19.&nbsp; You'll also hear a power set with blues legends Albert King, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Luther Allison.&nbsp; There are also a couple of songs by Shannon Curfman who appeared on Kid Rock's cruise last month and EG Kight who's been to Cincinnati any number of times.</p><p></p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 17:54:11 +0000 Lee Hay 25217 at http://wvxu.org