Crusin' The Blues with Mr. Jack

Series produced by KKWE Niijii Radio

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This series of programs covers The Blues genre in its entirety, starting with music from the early 20th century through today. Host, Mr. Jack has been studying the history of blues for well over 30 years and has a large collection of Blues Music that he will be sharing with listeners as he adds some interesting historical facts behind the music, the artists and the songs.

Mr. Jack takes you on a journey- a virtual audio "road trip" to the many facets of the Blues Genre, including regional differences, history and where it is today. This is a great mix of music and education which any music enthusiast would enjoy.


140 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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In 1971 one of the most successful "Blues" recording labels was founded. This show explores the early history of Alligator Records.

  • Added: Apr 18, 2020
  • Length: 01:00:04
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This artist from Houston has a classy voice with an attitude of "Sass" as her 2019 album "Kiss My Sass" indicates.

  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 59:59
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Artists and bands that recorded "Blues" which may very well surprise you!

  • Added: Apr 19, 2020
  • Length: 59:54
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Blues, Rags and Hollars from 1963

  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 59:41
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A couple of founding fathers of the North Mississippi Hill Country Blues sound

  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 58:47
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A Woman rich in Blues history!

  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:44
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Keeping the Flame of Traditional Blues Alive!

  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 59:09
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What? Blues coming from Washington DC? Yes indeed!

  • Added: Apr 18, 2020
  • Length: 59:13
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Delbert McClinton is still going as strong as ever after 60 years of performing and working in the music industry. His latest release is stellar in...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2020
  • Length: 58:17
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This artist from Vienna, Austria has a better “feel” for American Blues than many so-called American artisits claiming Blues as their primary genre...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2020
  • Length: 59:38
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Time travel today back to a time when a person could experience the raw sound and feel of early Chicago Blues on a Sunday afternoon in 1964 at the ...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2020
  • Length: 59:10
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John Grimaldi has been performing music for over 40 years and has over 18 albums under his belt. Today we explore one of his earlier projects, The ...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2020
  • Length: 59:19
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Jontavious Willis is a young musician in his 20s who is a multi-instrumentalist on a mission to keep the blues alive by following in his mentors (T...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2020
  • Length: 59:22
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Rosie Flores of Austin, Texas is a great guitar player, songwriter and vocalist who also is a keeper of the “women in music” flame. She paved the w...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2020
  • Length: 59:14
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This show highlights the Delta Blues Museum in Clarksdale, Mississippi. I had the opportunity to interview the Active Executive Director, Shelley R...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2020
  • Length: 58:40
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Christone “Kingfish” Ingram has made it to the “big Leagues” of the music industry with his talents. He just released his first major label album o...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2020
  • Length: 57:51
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Johnny Burgin has earned his name as The Worldwide West Side Guitar Man by performing up to 250 shows a year in Europe, Japan and coast to coast in...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2020
  • Length: 59:33
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On September 29 of 2018 the Blues world lost one of it’s Iconic artists of the West-side Chicago Blues sound Otis Rush. Although he had not perform...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2020
  • Length: 59:32
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Mr Jack takes you on a musical journey with Blues Musician Jonny Lang

  • Added: Apr 18, 2020
  • Length: 59:11
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Mr Jack takes you on a musical Journey with Blues musician (the Late) William Clarke.

  • Added: Apr 18, 2020
  • Length: 59:30