Blues

8:00pm

Wed February 22, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Heavenly Sight: Of Vision Lost and Found

Airs Wednesday, February 22 at 8:00 p.m. Despite disability, poverty, isolation and prejudice, a surprising number of blind African American musicians who came from the gospel tradition influenced not just gospel music, but blues, bluegrass, and American vernacular music up to and beyond rock and roll. Using narrative, archival audio, interviews, scholarly commentary and music, Heavenly Sight tells this little known story through broadcast and a comprehensive, interactive web site.

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9:00pm

Fri February 17, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Buddy Guy: Can't Quit the Blues

Buddy Guy

Airs Friday, February 17 at 9:00 p.m.   A music intensive radio special features legendary bluesman Buddy Guy in his own words and music. Buddy Guy's own comments come from an exclusive interview session, and include many recollections and insights that will heard on your station for the first time.

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9:00pm

Fri February 10, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Crescent City Blues

Richard "Tricky Dick" Dixon, who frequently plays with Tommy Singleton and John T. Lewis, at Mother-in-Law Lounge.

Airs Friday, February 10 at 9:00 p.m.   This one hour special takes listeners to the hidden world of New Orleans corner joints—bars far from the French Quarter, in neighborhoods like Central City, Treme, and Pigeontown. These clubs, patronized almost entirely by locals, nurture a resilient blues and rhythm-and-blues scene that is often overshadowed by the Crescent City’s legacy as a jazz town.

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9:00pm

Fri February 3, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Still Singing the Blues

Little Freddie King

Airs Friday, February 3 at 9:00 p.m.

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