All Pieces for Steve c/o Ernest Franz

 
Caption: Image of Lightnin' Hopkins courtesy of the University of Houston Libraries. Photographer unknown.
Join us as we celebrate the independent spirit of Texas with two hours of prime country blues from the Lone Star State. From the masters of the gen...

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  • Added: Dec 23, 2011
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: Pictured: Now considered a classic, “Muddy Waters Folk Singer,” issued 1964, attempted to capitalize on the exploding folk music market of the 1960s.
On this episode of Blues Unlimited, we've taken some of our favorite artists – some of them synonymous with the very concept of "Postwar Electric B...

Bought by KHNS, WPSU, and WSLR


  • Added: Dec 11, 2011
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: Pictured (clockwise, from top left): Ike Turner, B.B. King, Johnny Otis.
On this episode of Blues Unlimited, it's some of our favorite Red Hot Rhythm Rockin' Blues and Sizzlin' R&B. From Memphis Slim, Roosevelt Sykes, an...

Bought by KHNS, KHNS, and KTRL


  • Added: Dec 01, 2011
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: Little Walter, the King of Chicago Blues Harmonica.
On this episode of Blues Unlimited, we aim the spotlight on some of the great harp players that worked and recorded in the Windy City. From John Le...

Bought by KHNS, KHNS, and KTRL


  • Added: Nov 27, 2011
  • Length: 01:58:59
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On this episode of Blues Unlimited, we're having the Blues for Christmas! Come and celebrate with us as we journey through eight decades worth of H...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, WNMU-FM, KSRQ, KHNS, WNCU and more


  • Added: Nov 23, 2011
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: The Sun Records studio building, at 706 Union Avenue. Design by Lyn Jones.
On this episode of Blues Unlimited, a tribute to Sam Phillips of Sun Records. Although Sam cut a lot of great Blues in the early years of his opera...

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  • Added: Nov 12, 2011
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: Napoleon Strickland on fife, Jimmie Buford on bass drum, R.L. Boyce on snare drum, and Othar Turner dancing. Photo by David Evans.
On this episode of Blues Unlimited, join us as we explore the outer reaches of the Blues Universe. From fife and drum band music out of Georgia and...

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  • Added: Oct 29, 2011
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: Pictured: Illustrations of the Mississippi Sheiks and Son House by R. Crumb. Bukka White by William Stout.
We pick up where we left off last time, with a look at some of the great Mississippi Blues Masters who worked and recorded during the 1930s and the...

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  • Added: Oct 14, 2011
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: Pictured: Immortals of Mississippi blues, Charley Patton and Tommy Johnson. Illustrations by R. Crumb.
In this episode of Blues Unlimited, we take a look at a Who's Who of early Blues masters that lived and worked in the great state of Mississippi. A...

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  • Added: Sep 30, 2011
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: The distinctive cover art for "Rural Blues, Vol. 1."
The Imperial Record label, founded in 1948 in Los Angeles, is well known as the home of Fats Domino and other great New Orleans artists, as well as...

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  • Added: Sep 13, 2011
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: The one and only Lavada Durst, better known to his fans and blues lovers everywhere as "Dr. Hepcat."
On this episode of Blues Unlimited, it's two whole hours of smokin' Blues and red hot R&B from the 1940s. We'll hear from Roy Milton, Jimmy Liggins...

Bought by KHNS and KTRL


  • Added: Aug 28, 2011
  • Length: 01:58:59
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On this episode of Blues Unlimited, we're "recycling the blues" by taking a look at a handful of world-famous, iconic blues songs and tracing their...

Bought by KHNS, WSLR, KHNS, and KTRL


  • Added: Aug 15, 2011
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: Map of Shreveport, c. 1920.
On this episode of Blues Unlimited, we aim the spotlight on Shreveport, Louisiana. Home to a thriving music scene, the "Louisiana Hayride" (a rival...

Bought by KHNS, WSLR, KTRL, and KHNS


  • Added: Aug 06, 2011
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: The distinctive cover of Arhoolie LP 1018, "Bad Luck N' Trouble"
Recently, Chris Strachwitz and Arhoolie Records marked their 50th anniversary. We'll celebrate by playing selections from three classic LPs from th...

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2011
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: Pictured: B.B. King and his guitar Lucille (courtesy PBS); Upper right: Lightnin’ Hopkins (courtesy Flower Films)
Who doesn't love a good story? In this episode of Blues Unlimited, it's all about Blues singers and songs that weave tall tales, spin entertaining ...

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  • Added: Jul 10, 2011
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: Perennial favorites Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee. Photo by Keith Perry.
With its own unique sound and feel, we aim the spotlight on Down Home Blues from the East Coast, from the mid 1940s to the early 1960s, on this epi...

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2011
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: Program for the 1960 Newport Jazz Festival, which included performances by John Lee Hooker and Muddy Waters.
In this episode of Blues Unlimited we finish up our tribute to the Newport Jazz and Folk Festivals by focusing on some of the great and rare Blues,...

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  • Added: Jun 21, 2011
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Caption: Memorabilia from various Newport Folk Festivals.
In this episode of Blues Unlimited we wrap up our celebration of the Newport Folk Festivals of the 1960s, which brought a veritable who's who of Bl...

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  • Added: Jun 15, 2011
  • Length: 01:58:59
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In this episode of Blues Unlimited we continue our celebration of the Newport Folk Festival, which brought a veritable who's who of Blues legends t...

Bought by Rhythm & News Service and KTRL


  • Added: Jun 08, 2011
  • Length: 01:58:59
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In this episode of Blues Unlimited, we celebrate the Newport Folk Festival, which brought a veritable who's who of Blues legends to the stage in Ne...

Bought by KHNS, Rhythm & News Service, and KTRL


  • Added: May 31, 2011
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 3