“Blues & the Beat”

Last “Blues & the Beat” to air on June 22, 2017…

…stay tuned for news in the future!

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8/16/12: Paul Williams

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Celebrating the music and career of not only one of the great pioneers of American R&B and Rock & Roll, as well as an R&B pioneer on the baritone saxophone, but the man behind “The Hucklebuck” and one of my biggest personal musical influences – Paul “Hucklebuck” Williams…with special guest his son/drummer Earl Williams.
If you like this show, here are some CD suggestions:
  • Paul Williams – “Vol 1″ (Blue Moon)
  • Paul Williams – “Vol 2″ (Blue Moon)
  • Paul Williams – “Vol 3″ (Blue Moon)
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10/7/10: United Label

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Celebrating the blues legacy of the United label…featuring music from Eddie Chamblee, Robert Nighthawk, Memphis Slim, Tiny Grimes, and many more.
If you like this show, here are some CD suggestions:
  • Robert Nighthawk – “Bricks In My Pillow” (Delmark)
  • Memphis Slim – “Memphis Slim, USA” (Delmark)
  • Roosevelt Sykes – “Raining In My Heart” (Delmark)
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11/12/09: “Boogie” Sax

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For this hour, I feature all killer saxophone recordings with a “boogie” theme…with tunes from Sam Butera, Big Bob Dougherty, Illinois Jacquet, Bobby Smith, and many more.
If you like this show, here are some CD suggestions:
  • Illinois Jacquet – “Flying Home” (Verve)
  • Paul Williams – “Vol 1″ (BlueMoon)
  • Tab Smith – “Jump Time” (Delmark)
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