This week's program begins with Eric Clapton's unplugged "Walking Blues" followed by T Bone Burnett, Tom Waits and another favorite Ken Nordine. The second set features the Honey Island Swamp Band, Bloomfield/Kooper/Stills, Dylan and Peter Frampton. And finally the third set begins with a new Elvin Bishop release followed by Shemekia Copeland, Etta James, and ends with an instrumental from Joey DeFrancesco.
This week's Blues show (Sat night 9.27 at 11pm) begins with the title track from the new Alligator Records release by Marcia Ball called "The Tattooed Lady and the Alligator Man." This is followed by the Bluebirds version of Tom Waits' "Low Side of the Road." You'll also hear Gov't Mule who's coming to the Taft on Halloween night, Charlie Musselwhite, and ends with J.J. Cale.
This week's program begins with vocalist Madeline Peyroux who has a new cd coming out in October and has a handful of concerts lined up in December. You'll also hear from Tom Waits, k.d. lang and Peter Frampton. There are also songs by blues legends like John Mayall, Koko Taylor and the late Johnny Winter. And the show ends with the Blind Boys of Alabama and Delbert McClinton.
This Saturday night, 9/13, at 11pm on The Blues, the show will begin with legendary guitarist Albert King, followed by Stevie Ray Vaughan, Cream and the Allman Brothers. The second set features blues vocalists Etta James and Cyndi Lauper, then from Louisiana Sonny Landreth, and BB King at the end of the set with some help from Mark Knopfler. The final set starts with Hugh Laurie's New Orleans album, and one of my favorite songs from "Let Them Talk," the tune "Baby, Please Make a Change" with vocals by Sir Tom Jones and Irma Thomas. That's followed by the late/great local saxophonist Jim
This week's blues show begins with a song from Deanna Bogart's new Blind Pig release, just a wish away. There are also songs by Cincinnati musicians Larry Goshorn, The Bluebirds, and Magnolia Mountain.