All Pieces for Steve c/o Ernest Franz

 
Caption: One of the distinctive album covers from the "Anthology of the Blues" series
In part two, we continue our extended look at the "Anthology of the Blues" with classic down home selections from the Arkansas and Detroit volumes,...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, 90.5 WSNC, KHNS, and WSLR


  • Added: Jul 21, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: One of the distinctive album covers from the "Anthology of the Blues" series
In this program, we pay tribute to Joe Bihari, the down home field recordings he made with Ike Turner, and the series of albums that came out in 19...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, KHNS, WSLR, and 90.5 WSNC


  • Added: Jul 13, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: A rare EP from West Coast keyboard legend Pete Johnson.
Join us as we take a look at some of the movers and shakers of West Coast Piano. From Pete Johnson and Hadda Brooks to Floyd Dixon, Gus Jenkins, an...

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  • Added: Jul 07, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: Pictured: A man who was no stranger to the blues, musical alchemist Bill Haley. Image courtesy of Rex Features/The Telegraph.
Join us as we cross musical and cultural boundaries to find out where the Blues, Country & Western, and Rock & Roll music all meet and intersect wi...

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  • Added: Jul 01, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: The man with many pseudonyms, John Lee Hooker.
What do John Lee Booker, Birmingham Sam and his Magic Guitar, Delta John, Texas Slim, John Lee Cooker, and Little Pork Chops all have in common? We...

Bought by KUMD, 90.5 WSNC, KHNS, and KTRL


  • Added: Jun 03, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: The original cover for "Down South Summit Meetin'"
We profile three classic albums from the 1960s rediscovery period -- "Down South Summit Meetin'" by Big Joe Williams, Lightnin' Hopkins, Sonny Terr...

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  • Added: May 27, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: Legendary slide man, Hound Dog Taylor. Photo by Bob Keeling.
On this episode of Blues Unlimited, it's two hours of pure electric Blues guitar hedonism. We've pulled out a bunch of our favorite records that al...

Bought by WSLR, 90.5 WSNC, KUMD, KHNS, and KTRL


  • Added: May 20, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: A Casey Bill Weldon release showing the distinctive graphics of the Bluebird line.
Join us for a look at the Bluebird label. Launched as a budget imprint during the height of the Great Depression, it quickly became home to blues i...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, WSLR, KHNS, and KTRL


  • Added: May 11, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: Pictured: Various releases of Parkway material. Top Left: Muddy’s “do over” 78 for Aristocrat that brought about Parkway’s demise.
On this episode of Blues Unlimited, we aim the spotlight on a key transitional period in the history of post-war Chicago Blues, by focusing on the ...

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  • Added: May 10, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Join us for two hours of down home Gospel favorites. From raw and gritty obscurities, to other worldly spirituals and a few classics along the way,...

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  • Added: Apr 27, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: One of the distinctive album covers from the Bluesville line.
Join us for a look at some of the keyboard legends that recorded for the Prestige and Bluesville labels in the early to mid 1960s. Classics from Ro...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, KTRL, and KHNS


  • Added: Apr 20, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: One of the big sellers on the Bluesville line, Lightnin’ Hopkins.
Bluesville was a label that got its start in 1959, and issued a remarkable series of albums -- almost 90, altogether -- during the height of the Bl...

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  • Added: Apr 13, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: Pictured: Early publicity shot of Muddy Waters. Images courtesy of the Red Saunders Research Foundation.
We aim the spotlight on one of the most famous independent record labels of all time — Chess Records. Officially founded in 1950, we take a concent...

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  • Added: Apr 07, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:59
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On this episode of Blues Unlimited, we aim the spotlight on two fine LPs that came out on the Takoma label back in 1980, all recorded in Chicago in...

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  • Added: Mar 31, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: One of the hit-makers for Excello, Slim Harpo.
We pay tribute to the great Nashville label, Excello, which issued some superb early '50s R&B, and also the legendary Louisiana Swamp Blues of Slim...

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  • Added: Mar 09, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: One of the toughest slices of blues to come out of Sun Records. Inset: Willie Johnson, during his Chicago days with the Howlin' Wolf., Credit: Corrinia Harris Wallace/Living Blues Collection.
Join us for Part 2 of our extended tribute to blues guitarist Willie Johnson. Once called the linchpin of Howlin' Wolf's band, Willie and the Wolf ...

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  • Added: Mar 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: Guitarist Willie Johnson, in his later days., Credit: John Anthony Brisbin/Living Blues Magazine.
Perhaps one of the most underrated blues guitarists of all time, Willie Johnson is best known for his incendiary, firebrand work with Howlin' Wolf....

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  • Added: Feb 17, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: Work gang at Cummins Prison Farm, Arkansas, 1972. Photo by Bruce Jackson.
Join us as we examine the working life in story and song. From hard times trying to find work in the Great Depression, to prison work songs, the pe...

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  • Added: Feb 10, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: Everyone's favorite, New Orleans keyboard legend Fats Domino.
Join us for two great hours of piano blues from New Orleans. From classic R&B party favorites to keyboard legends like Professor Longhair, Fats Dom...

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  • Added: Feb 03, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: One of the most beloved — and influential — compilations of all time, “The Anthology of American Folk Music,” compiled by Harry Smith (inset).
In this episode of Blues Unlimited, we've culled through all the great Blues and Gospel recordings from the legendary LP set issued on the Folkways...

Bought by KHNS, 88.5 JAZZ FM Erie's Jazz Station, and KHNS


  • Added: Jan 21, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 3