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Caption: Juke In The Back with Matt The Cat, Credit: Public Domain
The Clovers were the most successful rhythm & blues vocal group from 1951 to 1955, racking up 16 top 10 R&B singles during that time-frame. This we...

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  • Added: Apr 02, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Juke In The Back with Matt The Cat, Credit: Public Domain
Matt The Cat takes a look at another Black-owned, independent, LA-based record label that contributed greatly to the birth of Rock n' Roll and the ...

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  • Added: Mar 26, 2023
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Juke In The Back with Matt The Cat, Credit: Public Domain
The "Juke In The Back" is proud to focus an entire show on the separate careers of bother and sister, Nellie and Joe Lutcher. Both scored numerous ...

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  • Added: Mar 19, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Juke In The Back with Matt The Cat, Credit: Public Domain
Unfortunately, Huey Smith is another "hard luck" story of R&B and early Rock n' Roll. He was a talented boogie woogie pianist and as a session play...

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  • Added: Mar 12, 2023
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Juke In The Back with Matt The Cat, Credit: Public Domain
The pre-Rock n' Roll era is full of unsung performers who's style directly impacted those who came after. This week's "Juke In The Back" spotlight ...

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  • Added: Mar 05, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Juke In The Back with Matt The Cat, Credit: Public Domain
The "Juke In The Back" is proud to shine the spotlight on one of the granddads of Rock n' Roll, Roy Milton. His group, The Solid Senders, was compo...

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  • Added: Feb 26, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Juke In The Back with Matt The Cat, Credit: Public Domain
Billy Wright was flamboyant, over-the-top and often called the "Prince of the Blues," but Billy Wright was also an incredible, influential vocalist...

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  • Added: Feb 19, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Juke In The Back with Matt The Cat, Credit: Public Domain
There were so many influential Rhythm & Blues artists who had a great impact on the development of Rock n' Roll, but were never able to profit from...

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  • Added: Feb 12, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Juke In The Back with Matt The Cat, Credit: Public Domain
The "Juke In The Back" is jumpin' this week with one of the most underrated boogie woogie piano ladies of all-time, Hadda Brooks. You'll hear a lot...

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  • Added: Feb 05, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Juke In The Back with Matt The Cat, Credit: Public Domain
This week, the "Juke In The Back" looks at the great Smiley Lewis, another influential force out of New Orleans that time has chosen to forget. He ...

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  • Added: Jan 29, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Juke In The Back with Matt The Cat, Credit: Public Domain
In 1950, Down Beat Records owner Jack Lauderdale was forced to change the name. He chose Swing Time and left the logo exactly same. Lauderdale cont...

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  • Added: Jan 22, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Juke In The Back with Matt The Cat, Credit: Public Domain
This week, the jukebox is in the spotlight as Matt The Cat takes you back 70 years and highlights the top jukebox hits of the second half of 1953. ...

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  • Added: Jan 15, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Juke In The Back with Matt The Cat, Credit: Public Domain
This week, the jukebox is in the spotlight as Matt The Cat takes you back 70 years and highlights the top jukebox hits of the first half of 1953. Y...

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  • Added: Jan 08, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Juke In The Back with Matt The Cat, Credit: Public Domain
Charles Brown was the "King of Smoky Blues" for over 50 years. A move to Los Angeles in 1943, hooked him up with Johnny Moore, who hired him to sin...

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  • Added: Jan 01, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Juke In The Back with Matt The Cat, Credit: Public Domain
This week's "Juke In The Back" is dedicated to one of the true unsung heroes of 1940s and '50s rhythm & blues, Johnny Moore's Three Blazers. The gr...

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  • Added: Dec 25, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Juke In The Back with Matt The Cat, Credit: Public Domain
Matt The Cat has dug up some more R&B Christmas treasures and added a few tunes about New Years for this week’s continuation of the “Juke In The Ba...

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  • Added: Dec 18, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Juke In The Back with Matt The Cat, Credit: Public Domain
It's the Holiday Season, so why not grab a glass of 'nog, sit back and relax and dig on some great vintage Rhythm & Blues Christmas tunes. It’s the...

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  • Added: Dec 11, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Juke In The Back with Matt The Cat, Credit: Public Domain
This week, "Juke In The Back" focuses on Down Beat Records, another of the early, small, independent R&B record labels. Afro-American businessman J...

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  • Added: Dec 04, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Juke In The Back with Matt The Cat, Credit: Public Domain
The "Juke In The Back" pays its respects to a true musical icon, B.B. King. Matt The Cat focuses on B.B.'s first records for Nashville's Bullet Rec...

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  • Added: Nov 27, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Juke In The Back with Matt The Cat, Credit: Public Domain
Pookie Hudson spent his entire life close to the music he loved. In high school, he began to develop his own style using his falsetto with just a t...

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  • Added: Nov 20, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10