Nothin' But the Blues

Series produced by KDHX

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Image by: Photo by Sara Finke 

An historical look at the blues, and the stories behind those that shaped the blues and its various styles.

An historical look at the blues, and the stories behind those that shaped the blues and its various styles.

Veteran blues programmer Ron Edwards presents thematic shows that engage and entertain, while exploring the people, places, and events that set the blues on its course in American.


26 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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This week bring you another Mystery Theme-- Can you guess what all these songs or artists have in common?

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  • Added: Sep 28, 2015
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 7
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This program is a blues celebration of some the great pieces associated with Halloween.

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  • Added: Aug 03, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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This week we're listening to some of the classics in the history fishing blues recordings, starting in the 1920s, and moving to modern times.

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  • Added: Jun 29, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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This program is meant to be a psychological respite for those hot summer months.

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  • Added: Jun 15, 2015
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 8
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The funny, the serious, the literal, the figurative-- here are some of the Blues' best songs focused on the doctor spanning over sixty years.

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  • Added: May 19, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
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This episode takes a closer look at some of the most famous artists named Red, White, or Blue.

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  • Added: Apr 29, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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Instead of playing of three or four songs in a set, this time we'll be playing one song per set. Some of the great live and studio recordings in th...

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  • Added: Apr 05, 2015
  • Length: 59:59
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This week's show focuses on blues artists' money troubles, from the 1920s to the 1990s.

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  • Added: Apr 05, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
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All the greats seem to have at least one song about life on the farm-- here's a sampling of some of the best.

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  • Added: Mar 22, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
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This program is Part Two of a two-part series called "My Name Blues". These are all songs in which the artist put their names on the actual records...

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  • Added: Mar 02, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
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This program is Part One of a two-part series called "My Name Blues". These are all songs in which the artist put their names on the actual records...

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  • Added: Mar 01, 2015
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 7
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This program is an in-depth look at the theme of alcohol, one of the most seminal themes in all of Blues songs. Here are 15 of the best.

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  • Added: Feb 16, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
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This week's theme is "Doggin' the Blues"-- an exploration in blues music of actual dogs, and people doggin' each other around.

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  • Added: Feb 09, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
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In the early days of the music industry, 78s would typically be produced with an A-side, the seller, and a B-side, the filler, so that the big sell...

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  • Added: Feb 02, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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In the early days of the music industry, 78s would typically be produced with an A-side, the seller, and a B-side, the filler, so that the big sell...

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  • Added: Jan 26, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 6
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This episode is a celebration of some of the Blues' best artistic partnerships.

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  • Added: Jan 25, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
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This part two of a two-part look and a listen at the positive sounds of love and the blues-- None of that "I'm gonna murder my baby" kind of music.

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  • Added: Jan 12, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
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This is Part One of a two-part series about love songs in the blues, a celebration of the warmer side of a genre typically known for its darker sub...

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  • Added: Jan 06, 2015
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 5
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This program is a fun mystery theme, so that the listener can determine as they hear the cuts, what unites all of these musicians. The answer will ...

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  • Added: Jan 04, 2015
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 7
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This Part 2 of a two-part celebration of women's attributes, and the appreciation by bluesmen in general of ladies of plus sizes.

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  • Added: Dec 07, 2014
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 4