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The finest blues you've never heard.

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Roadhouse 711

10/20/2018
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Rather than focusing on new releases this week, I've focused on making this another "chair-dancing" edition. Kid Ramos, Kai Strauss, Sean Costello, Andy Santana, and Janiva Magness give you reason to move around. You might do that in your chair, you might grab someone close, you might get up and dance by yourself, but I think the hour is irresistably movable. It'll make you want to dance, all while delivering another hour of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:01:00:37

Roadhouse 710

10/13/2018
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There's a big mix of stuff in this hour. I've got some great Chicago blues artists, some next generation blues rock, electric, acoustic - maybe just a full sense of blues today. Otis Rush, Sari Schorr, Seasick Steve, Eric Bibb, and Ben Poole. We can circle around it any way we want. What it comes down to is that this is another hour of the finest blues you've never heard - the 710th Roadhouse.

Duration:01:00:01

Roadhouse 709

10/6/2018
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The rain around The Roadhouse Studios brings a little quieter tone, despite a riotous opening track. Jim Allchin, Boz Scaggs, Aki Kumar, Maria Muldaur, and Mike Morgan & The Crawl lead the way. It's kind of hard to put a finger on a theme. But, regardless of the tone and mood, I know you're going to find it to be, as always, another hour of the finest blues you've never heard - the 709th Roadhouse.

Duration:00:59:50

Roadhouse 708

9/29/2018
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In this hour, I've got a variety of musical styles, a variety of tempos, even a variety of instrumentation. There's a good chance it'll make you quit paying attention to what's going on around you. With Ana Popovic, Otis Grand, John Oates, Larkin Poe, and Mark Hummel, you know there's something that will pull you out of the hustle-bustle. So, sit back and escape for another hour of the finest blues you've never heard - the 708th Roadhouse.

Duration:01:00:24

Roadhouse 707

9/22/2018
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This hour of The Roadhouse features mostly upbeat blues. I also have a lot of outstanding guitar and a couple of songs with strong messages. Fred Chapellier & The Gents feat Dale Blade, Bruce Katz Band, Tom Hambridge, John Clifton, Big George Jackson take the lead. For all the variety, the important thing to remember is consistency. The 707th Roadhouse is consistently another hour of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:01:00:24

Roadhouse 706

9/15/2018
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It's another hour in The Roadhouse. Along with a big bunch of contemporary artists, I've got a 4-track set of more traditional post-war blues, and a closing set that's three-quarters female. Most importantly, though, this is yet another hour of the finest blues you've never heard - the 706th Roadhouse.

Duration:00:59:58

Roadhouse 705

9/8/2018
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We're past Labor Day in the US and into unofficial fall - into the last third of 2018. And, once again, the vast majority of the music in this hour is from 2018. Trudy Lynn, Corey Dennison & Gerry Hundt, Bettye LaVette, Anthony Geraci, and The Nick Moss Band featuring Dennis Gruenling move us just a bit closer to the end of the calendar year. The weather's starting to change, but it never changes that you're in for another hour of the finest blues you've never heard - the 705th Roadhouse.

Duration:01:00:31

Roadhouse 704

9/1/2018
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Elvin Bishop's Big Fun Trio, Howlin' Wolf, Aki Kumar, Mark Wenner's Blues Warriors, and Rod Piazza get the featured slots in this hour of The Roadhouse. Most of the music is from Chicago or the West Coast, there's quite a bit of harp, and even a few more instrumentals than usual. It all adds up, though, to a variety of blues that will have you nodding your head in agreement that it's another hour of the finest blues you've never heard - the 704th Roadhouse.

Duration:01:00:14

Roadhouse 703

8/25/2018
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A puzzle - that's the spirit of the hour in The Roadhouse. And all the pieces fit together just fine. Bob Corritore, Danielle Nicole, Eric Lindell, Luke Winslow-King, and the Bruce Katz Band mesh in a way that makes perfect sense in the framework of an hour. I can say with confidence that it's another hour of the finest blues you've never heard - the 703rd Roadhouse.

Duration:01:00:16

Roadhouse 702

8/18/2018
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Aretha Franklin gets the show-opener this week with a track that's mighty close to blues. As for the rest of the hour - it's filled with brand new music that will have you admiring the state of blues today. Aki Kumar, Alastair Greene, Cedric Burnside, Nakia, and Eugene Hideaway Bridges get the featured slots along with two Roadhouse debuts. You won't be disappointed if you're here for another hour of the finest blues you've never heard - the 702nd Roadhouse.

Duration:01:02:41

Roadhouse 701

8/11/2018
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This hour might just define "blues crazy." Cash Box Kings, Mike Zito, Elvin Bishop, Carey Bell, and The 44s help to lay down a groove like few we've had in the 700 hours before. I could paint it a whole bunch of different ways, but it comes down to this - this hour is fun. And, because it's another hour of The Roadhouse, you know it's another hour of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:01:01:55

Roadhouse 700

8/4/2018
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This week we note 700 shows, 700 hours and roughly 9100 tracks. It does seem just a little ways from 2005. But we do roll on with an hour of great new blues, including Sister Mercy, Buddy Guy, Joe Bonamassa, Bruce Katz Band, and one for my fellow blues presenter Dave Raven. It's the 700th hour of The Roadhouse but, really, it's just another hour of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:01:01:54

Roadhouse 699

7/28/2018
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As we roll from July into August, I roll out almost a full hour of new releases. Piper-Hopkins Band, Vanja Sky, Shemekia Copeland, Gina Sicilia, and Doghouse Sam & His Magnatones round things out this week. The selection is eclectic. In fact, it's an hour of eclectricity and definitely another hour of the finest blues you've never heard - the 699th Roadhouse.

Duration:00:59:22

Roadhouse 698

7/21/2018
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This week's edition of The Roadhouse is a Roadhouse Rewind from 2013. I'll be back next week with a new edition. This edition of The Roadhouse is hotter than July, chock full of artists who will keep the temperature high. King King, Greg Nagy, Gina Sicilia, Eddie Taylor, and Kara Grainger shimmer in the heat like an oasis mirage. Protect yourself from the heat or dive right in. You're in for a hot, hot hour of blues and another hour of the finest blues you've never heard - the 438th...

Duration:00:56:55

Roadhouse 697

7/14/2018
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I'm glad to be with you for another hour, another week, deep into year fourteen of The Roadhouse. This week, I've got Johnny Sansone, Victor Wainwright & The Train, Rory Block, Brooks Williams, and The Bruce Katz Band. I've got a little chit-chat in between. And, I've got a little shelter from a rainy Saturday in July in The Roadhouse. But shades or slicker makes no difference. It's another hour of the finest blues you've never heard - the 697th Roadhouse.

Duration:00:59:44

Roadhouse 696

7/7/2018
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For the 696th week, I'll mix up new blues and old to go with the mix of new and old listeners. That includes Dave Hole, Carey Bell, Crystal Shawanda, JP Soars, and Willie "Big Eyes" Smith. New or old, listener or track - I don't think it really makes a difference because, as always, the hour ahead is another hour of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:01:01:22

Roadhouse 695

6/30/2018
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Right now is the hour to sit back, crank it up, and just let the blues wash over you. I've got Little Freddie King, Blind Willie McTell, Fantastic Negrito, Original Chicago Blues Allstars, and Duke Robillard ahead. I'm going young and old in consecutive sets to explore where we've been and where we're going - roots of the blues and the next generation. All in all, right now is another hour of the finest blues you've never heard - the 695th Roadhouse.

Duration:01:02:03

Roadhouse 694

6/23/2018
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I've got a lot of fun stuff in this hour, including John Clifton, Wily Bo Walker, Watermelon Slim, Little Boys Blue, and Roy Buchanan. I'm sure you won't find anything in this edition to be so different than the norm for the last 13+ years. And, that's a good thing because, just like every week, this hour is another hour of the finest blues you've never heard - the 694th Roadhouse.

Duration:01:01:48

Roadhouse 693

6/16/2018
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I'm excited about this edition of The Roadhouse because the puzzle pieces all fit together so well. Tom Hambridge, Tas Cru, Bryce Janey, Jeff Jensen, and Etta Britt will blow you away with great blues. Blow you away, that is, with the finest blues you've never heard - the 693rd Roadhouse.

Duration:00:59:17

Roadhouse 692

6/9/2018
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In this hour of The Roadhouse, it's all blues, but in some cases it's branched off a bit into blues rock and R&B. Mahalia Barnes + The Soul Mates, Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite, Bettye LaVette, Jarekus Singleton, and Eden Brent help make up the hour. We'll just go out exploring and see what we come back with. I'm pretty sure, though, that what we'll come back with is another hour of the finest blues you've never heard - the 692nd Roadhouse.

Duration:00:59:30