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Tom The Suit Forst sold his soul and became a corporate executive. Then he quit it all to play the blues. In this podcast, Tom chases the blues by sharing its greatest stories.

Tom The Suit Forst sold his soul and became a corporate executive. Then he quit it all to play the blues. In this podcast, Tom chases the blues by sharing its greatest stories.
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Tom The Suit Forst sold his soul and became a corporate executive. Then he quit it all to play the blues. In this podcast, Tom chases the blues by sharing its greatest stories.

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English


Episodes

Talking Eric Bibb with Big Daddy Wilson

5/10/2019
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This week we talked with Big Daddy Wilson about blues legend Eric Bibb! Learn more about Big Daddy Wilson on his website: www.bigdaddywilson.com Connect to Chasing the Blues on twitter: @chasingbluespod or on our website www.chasingthebluespodcast.com Connect to the host, Tom Forst on twitter and instagram @tomthesuitforst or his website www.tomthesuitforst.com

Duration:00:32:50

Talking ZZ Hill with Grady Champion

4/26/2019
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This we we talked with Grammy-winning blues artist, Grady Champion! We discussed blues legend ZZ Hill who was the inspiration behind Grady's new album, "Steppin' in: A Tribute to ZZ Hill." Learn more about him here: https://www.gradychampion.com/ Connect to Chasing the Blues on twitter: @chasingbluespod or on our website www.chasingthebluespodcast.com Connect to the host, Tom Forst on twitter and instagram @tomthesuitforst or his website www.tomthesuitforst.com

Duration:00:32:49

Talking Sister Rosetta Tharpe with Barbara Newman

4/19/2019
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This week we had on the CEO of the Blues Foundation, Barbara Newman! We talked about Sister Rosetta Tharpe, the Blues Foundation, and much more! Learn more about the foundation at www.blues.org Connect to Chasing the Blues on twitter: @chasingbluespod or on our website www.chasingthebluespodcast.com Connect to the host, Tom Forst on twitter and instagram @tomthesuitforst or his website www.tomthesuitforst.com

Duration:00:39:22

Talking Stevie Ray Vaughan with Tony Campanella

4/12/2019
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This week we talked with Tony Campanella about his influence Stevie Ray Vaughan. Tony Campanella has a new album coming out on April 19th! Learn more about him on his website: www.tonycampanella.com Connect to Chasing the Blues on twitter: @chasingbluespod or on our website www.chasingthebluespodcast.com Connect to the host, Tom Forst on twitter and instagram @tomthesuitforst or his website www.tomthesuitforst.com

Duration:00:31:31

Talking with Eric Larsen about Luther Alluson

4/5/2019
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This week we talked with Eric Larsen about blues legend Luther Alluson. Eric is the organizer of a blues festival in New York State called Chenango Blues Festival! Learn more about it here: http://www.chenangobluesfest.org/ Connect to Chasing the Blues on twitter: @chasingbluespod or on our website www.chasingthebluespodcast.com Connect to the host, Tom Forst on twitter and instagram @tomthesuitforst or his website www.tomthesuitforst.com

Duration:00:32:44

Talking Sam Cooke with Wee Willie Walker

3/29/2019
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This week we talked with the amazing Wee Willie Walker about the legend, Sam Cooke! Learn more about Wee Willie Walker on his website: http://www.weewilliewalker.com Connect to Chasing the Blues on twitter: @chasingbluespod or on our website www.chasingthebluespodcast.com Connect to the host, Tom Forst on twitter and instagram @tomthesuitforst or his website www.tomthesuitforst.com

Duration:00:31:33

Talking Mike Bloomfield with Paul Gabriel

3/15/2019
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This week we talked with blues musician Paul Gabriel about Mike Bloomfield of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band! Learn more about Paul Gabriel: https://www.paulgabriel.net/ Connect to Chasing the Blues on twitter: @chasingbluespod or on our website www.chasingthebluespodcast.com Connect to the host, Tom Forst on twitter and instagram @tomthesuitforst or his website www.tomthesuitforst.com

Duration:00:42:56

Talking Muddy Waters, Otis Rush, and More with Anthony Geraci

3/8/2019
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This week we talk with the amazing Anthony Geraci! We talk about his awesome career and some of the amazing musicians he's played with like Muddy Waters, Otis Rush, Jimmie Rodgers, and more! Learn more about him on his website: https://www.anthonygeraciblue.com/ Connect to Chasing the Blues on twitter: @chasingbluespod or on our website www.chasingthebluespodcast.com Connect to the host, Tom Forst on twitter and instagram @tomthesuitforst or his website www.tomthesuitforst.com

Duration:00:39:01

Talking Big Mama Thornton with Regina Bonelli

3/1/2019
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This week we talked with Regina Bonelli about blues legend Big Mama Thornton! Regina is an amazing blues musician whose vocals, songwriting and keyboard playing have garnered worldwide attention! Learn more about her on her website: http://www.reginabonelli.com/ Connect to Chasing the Blues on twitter: @chasingbluespod or on our website www.chasingthebluespodcast.com Connect to the host, Tom Forst on twitter and instagram @tomthesuitforst or his website www.tomthesuitforst.com

Duration:00:33:48

Talking Blues With Sugaray Rayford

2/22/2019
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This week we talked to Sugaray Rayford, a blues vocalist who was nominated for two awards at the 40th annual Blues Music Awards in 2019. The two nominations are: Soul Blues Male Artist and B.B. King Entertainer of the Year. Learn more about him on his website: www.sugarayrayford.com Connect to Chasing the Blues on twitter: @chasingbluespod or on our website www.chasingthebluespodcast.com Connect to the host, Tom Forst on twitter and instagram @tomthesuitforst or his website...

Duration:00:34:03

Talking Women in Blue with Brigitte Purdy

2/15/2019
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Tune in to hear a fantastic interview recorded with Brigitte Purdy at the International Blues Challenge! We talk about Brigitte's awesome career and women in blues. Learn more about her on her website: www.brigittepurdy.net Connect to Chasing the Blues on twitter: @chasingbluespod or on our website www.chasingthebluespodcast.com Connect to the host, Tom Forst on twitter and instagram @tomthesuitforst or his website www.tomthesuitforst.com

Duration:00:31:35

Talking Michael Burks with Jonathon Long

2/8/2019
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This week Tom Forst talked with blues player Jonathon Long. Jonathon was crowned Guitar Center’s “King of the Blues” in the competition for #1 Unsigned Blues Guitarist in America and is currently signed to Samantha Fish's label! Learn more about him on his website: www.jonathonlongmusic.com Connect to Chasing the Blues on twitter: @chasingbluespod or on our website www.chasingthebluespodcast.com Connect to the host, Tom Forst on twitter and instagram @tomthesuitforst or his website...

Duration:00:35:33

Talking with Modern Blues Icon Joe Louis Walker

2/1/2019
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This week we talk with an icon of modern blues, Joe Louis Walker! He is a Blues Hall of Fame inductee and four-time Blues Music Award winner. He's been a part of the blues world since the 1960s and has played with legends like John Lee Hooker, Thelonious Monk, Muddy Waters, and Jimi Hendrix! Learn more about Joe on his website: www.joelouiswalker.com Listen through to the end of the episode to hear Tom Forst's song, "Play Like the King." Connect to Chasing the Blues on twitter:...

Duration:00:34:02

Talking Otis Redding with Dana Fuchs

1/25/2019
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This weeks we talked with the incomparable, Dana Fuchs, about blues legend, Otis Redding! Learn more about her on her website: www.danafuchs.com Listen through to the end of the episode to hear Tom Forst's song, "Walk Away!" Connect to Chasing the Blues on twitter: @chasingbluespod or on our website www.chasingthebluespodcast.com Connect to the host, Tom Forst on twitter and instagram @tomthesuitforst or his website www.tomthesuitforst.com

Duration:00:34:34

Talking The Allman Brothers with Victoria Ginty and Mike Ivey

1/18/2019
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This week host Tom The Suit Forst talks with Victoria Ginty and Mike Ivey about legendary blues rockers, The Allman Brothers! Learn more about Victoria on her website: www.victoriagintyandladyhawke.com Connect to Chasing the Blues on twitter: @chasingbluespod or on our website www.chasingthebluespodcast.com Connect to the host, Tom Forst on twitter and instagram @tomthesuitforst or his website www.tomthesuitforst.com Listen through to the end of the episode to hear Victoria Ginty's song,...

Duration:00:29:42

Talking Billy Gibbons with Special Guest Pat Calamari

1/11/2019
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This week we talk with radio host, Pat Calamari about Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top. Pat interviewed Billy Gibbons many times and shares some exclusive stories on the podcast! You can learn more about Pat on Facebook, instagram, and twitter @PatsSoundbytes. Connect to Chasing the Blues on twitter: @chasingbluespod or on our website www.chasingthebluespodcast.com Connect to the host, Tom Forst on twitter and instagram @tomthesuitforst or his website www.tomthesuitforst.com Listen through to the end...

Duration:00:38:02

Talking Tony McPhee with Bluesman Mike Francis

1/4/2019
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This week we talk with Bluesman Mike Francis about blues legend Tony McPhee. Learn more about Mike on his website: https://bit.ly/2Rd8Deh Listen until the end of the podcast to hear Mike's song, "The Fire Goes Out" about the final days of Warren Zevon. Connect to Chasing the Blues on twitter: @chasingbluespod or on our website www.chasingthebluespodcast.com Connect to the host, Tom Forst on twitter and instagram @tomthesuitforst or his website www.tomthesuitforst.com

Duration:00:37:10

Texas Blues Guitarist Ally Venable channels her inner-Stevie Ray Vaughan

12/28/2018
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This week we talk with 19-year-old Texan Blues Guitarist, Ally Venable, about Stevie Ray Vaughan. She is touring all over the world before the release of her next album (produced by Mike Zito) in March! Learn more about her here: http://www.allyvenableband.com Connect to Chasing the Blues on twitter: @chasingbluespod or on our website www.chasingthebluespodcast.com Connect to the host, Tom Forst on twitter and instagram @tomthesuitforst or his website www.tomthesuitforst.com

Duration:00:42:11

Talking Elmore James With Seth Rosenbloom

12/21/2018
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This week we talked with Blues musician Seth Rosenbloom about the great Elmore James! Seth is an awesome blues guitarist and vocalist. His next album, "Keep on Turning," is coming out on January 18, 2019! Learn more about him here: http://www.sethrosenbloom.com/ Connect to chasing the blues on twitter: @chasingbluespod or on our website www.chasingthebluespodcast.com Connect to the host, Tom Forst on twitter and instagram @tomthesuitforst or his website www.tomthesuitforst.com

Duration:00:45:33

Talking The Blues in China with Robin Liu

12/14/2018
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This is a special episode as host, Tom The Suit Forst, recorded this while on tour in China! He talked with Robin Liu, a blues musician based out of China, about the Blues scene there. Find Chasing the Blues on twitter @chasingbluespodcast or on our website www.chasingthebluespodcast.com You can connect to Tom on twitter @tomthesuitforst or his website: www.tomthesuitforst.com Check out his facebook page for amazing photos from his China tour:...

Duration:00:20:30