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The finest blues you've never heard.

The finest blues you've never heard.

Location:

Iowa City, IA

Description:

The finest blues you've never heard.

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@LostAirman

Language:

English


Episodes

Roadhouse 844

5/8/2021
Circumstance drives a Roadhouse Rewind this week. I'll be back next week with a new edition of the finest blues you've never heard. This edition of The Roadhouse features some old friends, some new one, some quick little ditties, and some of the longest tracks ever played in the show. Tommy Malone, Little Mike & The Tornadoes, Lurrie Bell, Harpdog Brown, and Janiva Magness help make this a well-rounded hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard - the 481st Roadhouse.

Duration:00:58:36

Roadhouse 843

5/1/2021
I've got music in this edition of The Roadhouse from Detroit, Chicago, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, California - really, just all over the US. There shouldn't be much argument about the tradition of blues in the hour. Eddie Turner, Bonnie Raitt, Johnny Winter, Son Seals, and Lefty Dizz. It's a no-doubt hour of blues and another hour of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:00:59:11

Roadhouse 842

4/24/2021
I've got a good hour of blues ahead. Thorbjørn Risager & Emil Balsgaard, Citizen Cope, The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, Son of Dave, and Blues on the Loose are among the artists. You read three Roadhouse debuts in those names, too. It's another hour of the finest blues you've never heard - the 842nd Roadhouse.

Duration:00:58:35

Roadhouse 841

4/17/2021
It'll come as no surprise that the next edition of The Roadhouse is full of variety. That's been the hallmark of the show for many, many years. Bonny B., Chris Cain, Rory Block, Justin Howl, and Kaz Hawkins help fill the tank that fuels the next hour - another hour, by the way, of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:00:58:59

Roadhouse 840

4/10/2021
In the next edition of The Roadhouse, we get up a full head of steam to push 15 acts across the bandstand. Duke Robillard, Joe Lewis Band, Dexter Allen, The Mighty Klucks, and Soul Thrivers will have you chair-dancing, if not dancing outright in another hour of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:00:58:20

Roadhouse 839

4/3/2021
I've got an hour of little moods in the next Roadhouse: groups of songs that fit together based on the mood they evoke. There's a tough mood, a quiet mood, and a mood that's just a little loud. Ryan Kinder & Robert Randolph, Judith Hill, Bjorn Berge, The Kokomo Kings, and Curtis Salgado help share those little moods in another hour of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:00:59:02

Roadhouse 838

3/27/2021
I've got the goods in this hour, including a great mix of male and female and styles from Chicago to the Delta. Benny Turner, Hitman Blues Band, Bobby Rush, Louis Mezzasoma, and Keb' Mo' will help assure your attention. That means you definitely won't be bored with another hour of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:00:58:31

Roadhouse 837

3/20/2021
An hour of diversity and introdcution brings many styles of blues and some artists who are new to The Roadhouse. Steve Strongman, Michael Kaeshammer, Alastair Greene, Selwyn Birchwood, and Dave Keller help make up the hour. From St. Louis to Toronto, California to Belgium, Tampa to Providence, you're sitting just at the very front edge of another hour of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:00:59:39

Roadhouse 836

3/13/2021
I've got another great hour ahead - an hour of variety that will surely sweep you up. Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar, Keb' Mo', Johnny Winter, Chris Smither, and Jimmy Burns are all ahead. It's an hour for every blues taste, and absolutely another hour of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:00:58:58

Roadhouse 835

3/6/2021
From a collection of 40,000 blues tracks, I've managed to pull 15 that fit together perfectly for the next hour of The Roadhouse. Too Slim & the Taildraggers, Damon Fowler, Lloyd Jones, Dustin Arbuckle & The Damnations, and Downchild Blues Band lead the way. I think it all ties together really nicely for another hour of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:00:58:09

Roadhouse 834

2/27/2021
There's a mountain of blues in the next hour of The Roadhouse. And, once again, I've got a wide portion of the blues spectrum covered with Kai Strauss, Jimmy Burns, Joe Lewis Band, Robert Cray, and The Wildroots. The cool part, here? That we're going to climb this mountain together through another hour of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:00:59:20

Roadhouse 833

2/20/2021
In this hour, we put another year behind us and hold tight to a long-standing tradition. It's the sixteenth anniversary of the show, and it features a full hour of opening tracks from the previous twelve months. Vintage Dixon, Eric Johanson, Scoundrels, Lil' Ronnie & The Grand Dukes, and Kim Wilson help us celebrate another year of the finest blues you've never heard in the 833rd Roadhouse.

Duration:00:59:38

Roadhouse 832

2/13/2021
In the next hour of The Roadhouse, you'll find every reason you need to get up and dance. Early Times & The High Rollers, Ryan Perry, Lynanne Hyde, Soul Thrivers, and Selwyn Birchwood provide the backdrop for an hour of high activity. Mash 'em up with eight other artists, and you find yourself with a big old plate of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:00:59:17

Roadhouse 831

2/6/2021
The next hour of The Roadhouse is everything you've come to expect over the years - a variety of blues and a bunch of new blues artists. Ghalia Volt, Kai Strauss, Duke Shelby, Doug MacLeod, and Trickbag step out front and center, but they're really just a part of a whole. And, how to describe the whole? It's another hour of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:00:59:12

Roadhouse 830

1/30/2021
With five Roadhouse debuts, a set of soul-blues, and a dip into a deep variety of styles, the next edition of The Roadhouse is full of surprises. Blues Company, Tab Benoit, Soul Messin' Allstars, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, and the Soul Thrivers help fill the hour. It's a perfect way to get away, and absolutely another hour of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:00:58:16

Roadhouse 829

1/23/2021
This hour of The Roadhouse is about an immutable fact of life - that most of us have to work for food and shelter. It's a fertile theme in the blues and a great seed for this edition. Vanja Sky, Son Seals, Howlin' Wolf, Otis Rush, and Ruthie Foster take us through an hour of working blues. It's another hour of the finest blues you've never heard - the 829th Roadhouse.

Duration:00:59:08

Roadhouse 828

1/16/2021
This edition helps contribute to the resilience of the blues by featuring four Roadhouse debuts. Ally Venable, John Németh, Veronica Lewis, Westside Sheiks, and Clarence Spady are all ahead. It's new artists, new music, and another new hour of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:00:59:14

Roadhouse 827

1/9/2021
The next hour of The Roadhouse is another hour of fitting together puzzle pieces to make a beautiful whole. Chickenbone Slim, Johnny Nicholas, Harmonica Shah & Howard Glazer, Kirk Fletcher, and Indigenous fill out the edition. While it's hard to tell how those artists all fit together, let's give it a shot in the hope that it really will turn out to be another hour of the finest blues you've never heard - the 827th Roadhouse.

Duration:00:58:45

Roadhouse 826

1/2/2021
The next hour of The Roadhouse leans toward blues rock. There are also three Roadhouse debuts and a pretty nice mix of male and female artists. Albert Cummings, Greg Sover Band, Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio, Grainne Duffy, and Chicken Shack are all out there just waiting to entertain you. And, there are nine other great artists and tracks to help push us through the hour. Fourteen tracks, a bit heavier than normal and, as always, another hour of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:00:59:24

Roadhouse 825

12/26/2020
The crowd, the bandstand, and the bar. We've got all the elements of The Roadhouse covered in this edition. The bandstand is full with Mary Lane, John Blues Boyd, Jimmy Johnson, Lurrie Bell, and Biscuit Miller & The Mix. The crowd is virtual. And, the bar is serving up blues, neat, with nothing in between that's even on the edge. It's all squarely down the middle and unquestionably another hour of the finest blues you've never heard, the 825th Roadhouse.

Duration:00:58:13