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.


218 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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A look back at Eric Clapton's 1994 album "From the Cradle"

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Dec 28, 2022
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 1
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The Lovell Sisters collaborate in their efforts to put out another top-notch Larkin Poe Album, "Blood Harmony".

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Dec 27, 2022
  • Length: 59:57
  • Purchases: 1
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He was ranked as #43 in Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Guitarists of all time. That is a great legacy to leave behind.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Dec 19, 2022
  • Length: 59:49
  • Purchases: 1
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A new band on the blues scene with an old vibe

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Dec 16, 2022
  • Length: 59:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Muddy Waters went back to his bare roots on this 1964 album "Folk Singer".

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  • Added: Nov 23, 2022
  • Length: 57:14
  • Purchases: 1
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Magic Slim and the Teardrops stayed true to the sound of Chicago Blues

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Nov 23, 2022
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Luther Allison took Blues to a new level, yet stayed true to it's roots.

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  • Added: Nov 23, 2022
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Hank Williams Jr. plays the Blues

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Oct 18, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Buddy Guy: At 86 years old, this artist shows no signs of slowing down and still has the chops and voice to make it happen.

Bought by WLPR and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Oct 18, 2022
  • Length: 59:48
  • Purchases: 2
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Charlie Musselwhite has been playing the blues for over 60 years. His latest project takes him back to his roots in Mississippi.

  • Added: Oct 18, 2022
  • Length: 59:59
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Kat Riggins 2022 release "Progeny is a collection of diverse tracks with blues roots as a foundation.

  • Added: Oct 18, 2022
  • Length: 57:57
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Kenny Neal's 2022 Album "Straight From The Heart"

  • Added: Sep 26, 2022
  • Length: 01:00:16
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Jessie Mae Hemphill was a 4th generation Mississippi musician who learned how to play music from her granddaddy (as she called him).

  • Added: Sep 24, 2022
  • Length: 59:49
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Aaron Corthen was more commonly known in the Blues music world as A.C. Reed and was heard on countless recordings as a contributing saxophone player.

  • Added: Sep 24, 2022
  • Length: 58:21
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"Hard Times" is the title of this 2022 album by veteran Bluesman John Primer and is aptly named for our current time.

  • Added: Sep 24, 2022
  • Length: 57:58
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Saffire The Uppity Blues Women- A look back at a very unique act consisting of three amazing musicians

  • Added: Jul 01, 2022
  • Length: 58:33
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A performing artist for over 6 decades, Joe Louis Walker is one who is due some recognition.

  • Added: Jul 01, 2022
  • Length: 59:26
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A look back at the past 200 episodes of "Cruising the Blues With Mr. Jack".

  • Added: May 19, 2022
  • Length: 59:28
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Chris Duarte hails from Texas and has a great defining sound all his own in the Blues Rock genre.

  • Added: May 19, 2022
  • Length: 59:57
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Part 2 of the opening night of the 8th Annual Chicago Blues Fest held on Friday, June 14th, 1991.

  • Added: May 11, 2022
  • Length: 59:55