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Soul music, funk, R&B and Blues…the real thing and conversations with the people who created it.

Soul music, funk, R&B and Blues…the real thing and conversations with the people who created it.

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United States

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Soul music, funk, R&B and Blues…the real thing and conversations with the people who created it.

Language:

English


Episodes

Davell Crawford: Piano Prince of New Orleans

3/18/2020
They’ve called Davell Crawford the “Piano Prince of New Orleans.” He has had long and diverse career playing all kinds of music, New Orleans R&B, Gospel, Rock n Roll, Blues, and Jazz but he was trained as a classical musician too. His grandfather, James “Sugar Boy” Crawford wrote and recorded “Jock-a-Mo” which you know as … Continued

Duration:00:25:14

Eddie Martinez: Session guitar god. Licks you’ll recognize

3/10/2020
Eddie Martinez is today’s guest. If his name isn’t familiar to you, his guitar licks are. Remember those licks in RUN DMC’s “Rock Box” and “King of Rock” or Robert Palmer’s hits, or with Bernard Edwards or Labelle? Or hundreds of other licks in tunes of all kinds. He’s still at it, but he was … Continued

Duration:00:37:49

Lee Oskar: That unique harmonica in War

3/3/2020
War was immensely popular and they were unique. Funky with a Latin edge. They had an equally unique harmonica player who wasn’t playing Blues, but he added something to their sound that no other band had, or at least no other band with as many hits as War. His name is Lee Oskar and he’s … Continued

Duration:00:26:06

Reggie Houston: 20 years in Fats Domino’s band

2/26/2020
I’m putting this up on Mardi Gras week 2020. The day this goes up would have been Fats Domino’s ninety-second birthday. To honor him and Black History month, here’s a fascinating bit of oral history with Reggie Houston who was the baritone player in Fats’ band for twenty years. Fats’ death in 2017 hit Reggie, … Continued

Duration:01:00:59

Tony (TC) Coleman: BB King’s drummer for over 30 years

2/18/2020
Oh we’ve got something you’ll like today. It’s a rollicking hour with the man who was B.B. King’s drummer for over thirty years….Tony (TC) Coleman. He’s also played with Bobby Blue Bland, Johnnie Taylor; is friends with Willie Nelson and many other of our greatest artists. He’s a singular individual and is always great to … Continued

Duration:01:08:15

Lee Fields: A Soul man in his own right

2/11/2020
Today’s On-the-One guest is singer and songwriter, the very funky, very soulful Lee Fields. He came up in the 1960’s, did pretty well for himself, known as “Little JB” for James Brown because of his voice, his dancing abilities and because he was just downright funky. When disco hit, he wanted to remain true to … Continued

Duration:00:56:07

On the One: Vintage Soul Interviews

1/10/2020
Soul music, funk, R&B and Blues…the real thing and conversations with the people who created it. You’re about to be in on the birth of “On the One: Vintage Soul Interviews” right here on Bleav. What does On the One mean? I heard it from James Brown a long time ago when I asked him, … Continued

Duration:00:03:14