Smokestack Lightning

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Smokestack Lightnin' is a program featuring the very best New Blues and newly reissued Classic Blues, Adult R&B, Adult Soul, Blues Rock, Zydeco Blues, and Gospel. The show is refreshed every other week. This eclectic blend of Blues and the many forms of modern music that derive from the Blues has been a huge hit with music critics, music lovers and all those many listeners who treasure the uniqueness of this timeless sound. The program is chock full of brand new music, recently re-released classics, and treasures from the Smokestack Lightnin' Vaults which contain over 15,000 recordings by more than 3500 artists! Virtually every recording of consequence in this genre of music is included in the collection. The show is serviced by over 500 record labels from all over the world. Although the show is predominately music, hosts Paul Newnum , Tommy Thompson, Marvin Rooks and Rob McKinney frequently dispense brief gems of information about the music and these great musicians who have completely reshaped the sound of virtually all forms of modern music. Special historical sets often feature newly re-released and re-mastered musical treasures that have not been heard in years. For real fans of the Blues, Smokestack Lightnin' is an absolute "must listen!"
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