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Juke In The Back

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Matt The Cat presents the soul that came before rock n’ roll: 1950s rhythm and blues. Each week, this underrated and rollicking music plays on that old Rockola Jukebox in the back.

Matt The Cat presents the soul that came before rock n’ roll: 1950s rhythm and blues. Each week, this underrated and rollicking music plays on that old Rockola Jukebox in the back.

Location:

Washington , DC

Description:

Matt The Cat presents the soul that came before rock n’ roll: 1950s rhythm and blues. Each week, this underrated and rollicking music plays on that old Rockola Jukebox in the back.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode #575 – Jimmy Witherspoon, Pt. 1 – 1945-50

5/9/2021
Air Week: May 10-16, 2021 Jimmy Witherspoon, Pt. 1 – 1945-50 Jimmy Witherspoon is one of most influential blues shouters to emerge after WWII and yet he remains just a footnote in the evolution of Rhythm & Blues and Rock n’ Roll. Originally from Arkansas, ‘Spoon settled in Los Angeles after his time in the […]

Duration:00:59:00

Episode #574 – Atlantic Records, Pt. 14 – Cat Records

5/2/2021
Air Week: May 3-9, 2021 Atlantic Records, Pt. 14 – Cat Records Atlantic Records was the most influential, significant and important independent record label to come out of the late-1940s, during a time when there were many great, small indie labels being born. What gave Atlantic the advantage over Specialty, Chess, Modern, Vee-Jay, Exclusive, King, […]

Duration:00:58:59

Episode #573 – Atlantic Records, Pt. 13 – ATCO Records

4/25/2021
Air Week: April 26-May 2, 2021 Atlantic Records, Pt. 13 – ATCO Records Atlantic Records was the most influential, significant and important independent record label to come out of the late-1940s, during a time when there were many great, small indie labels being born. What gave Atlantic the advantage over Specialty, Chess, Modern, Vee-Jay, Exclusive, […]

Duration:00:58:59

Episode #572 – Atlantic Records, Pt. 12 – 1956-57

4/18/2021
Air Week: April 19-25, 2021 Atlantic Records, Pt. 12 – 1956-57 Atlantic Records was the most influential, significant and important independent record label to come out of the late-1940s, during a time when there were many great, small indie labels being born. What gave Atlantic the advantage over Specialty, Chess, Modern, Vee-Jay, Exclusive, King, etc […]

Duration:00:58:59

Episode #571 – Atlantic Records, Pt. 11 – 1956

4/11/2021
Air Week: April 12-18, 2021 Atlantic Records, Pt. 11 – 1956 Atlantic Records was the most influential, significant and important independent record label to come out of the late-1940s, during a time when there were many great, small indie labels being born. What gave Atlantic the advantage over Specialty, Chess, Modern, Vee-Jay, Exclusive, King, etc […]

Duration:00:58:59

Episode #570 – Atlantic Records, Pt. 10 – 1955-56

4/4/2021
Air Week: April 5-11, 2021 Atlantic Records, Pt. 10 – 1955-56 Atlantic Records was the most influential, significant and important independent record label to come out of the late-1940s, during a time when there were many great, small indie labels being born. What gave Atlantic the advantage over Specialty, Chess, Modern, Vee-Jay, Exclusive, King, etc […]

Duration:00:58:59

Episode #569 – Atlantic Records, Pt. 9 – 1955

3/28/2021
Air Week: March 29-April 4, 2021 Atlantic Records, Pt. 9 – 1955 Atlantic Records was the most influential, significant and important independent record label to come out of the late-1940s, during a time when there were many great, small indie labels being born. What gave Atlantic the advantage over Specialty, Chess, Modern, Vee-Jay, Exclusive, King, […]

Duration:00:59:00

Episode #568 – Atlantic Records, Pt. 8 – 1954, Pt. 2

3/21/2021
Air Week: March 22-28, 2021 Atlantic Records, Pt. 8 – 1954, Pt. 2 Atlantic Records was the most influential, significant and important independent record label to come out of the late-1940s, during a time when there were many great, small indie labels being born. What gave Atlantic the advantage over Specialty, Chess, Modern, Vee-Jay, Exclusive, […]

Duration:00:59:00

Episode #567 – Atlantic Records, Pt. 7 – 1954, Pt. 1

3/14/2021
Air Week: March 15-21, 2021 Atlantic Records, Pt. 7 – 1954, Pt. 1 Atlantic Records was the most influential, significant and important independent record label to come out of the late-1940s, during a time when there were many great, small indie labels being born. What gave Atlantic the advantage over Specialty, Chess, Modern, Vee-Jay, Exclusive, […]

Duration:00:58:59

Episode #566 – Atlantic Records, Pt. 6 – 1953

3/7/2021
Air Week: March 8-14, 2021 Atlantic Records, Pt. 6 – 1953 Atlantic Records was the most influential, significant and important independent record label to come out of the late-1940s, during a time when there were many great, small indie labels being born. What gave Atlantic the advantage over Specialty, Chess, Modern, Vee-Jay, Exclusive, King, etc […]

Duration:00:58:59

Episode #565 – Atlantic Records, Pt. 5 – 1952-53

2/28/2021
Air Week: March 1-7, 2021 Atlantic Records, Pt. 5 – 1952-53 Atlantic Records was the most influential, significant and important independent record label to come out of the late-1940s, during a time when there were many great, small indie labels being born. What gave Atlantic the advantage over Specialty, Chess, Modern, Vee-Jay, Exclusive, King, etc […]

Duration:00:58:59

Episode #564 – Atlantic Records, Pt. 4 – 1952

2/21/2021
Air Week: February 22-28, 2021 Atlantic Records, Pt. 4 – 1952 Atlantic Records was the most influential, significant and important independent record label to come out of the late-1940s, during a time when there were many great, small indie labels being born. What gave Atlantic the advantage over Specialty, Chess, Modern, Vee-Jay, Exclusive, King, etc […]

Duration:00:59:00

Episode #563 – Atlantic Records, Pt. 3 – 1951

2/14/2021
Air Week: February 15-21, 2021 Atlantic Records, Pt. 3 – 1951 Atlantic Records was the most influential, significant and important independent record label to come out of the late-1940s, during a time when there were many great, small indie labels being born. What gave Atlantic the advantage over Specialty, Chess, Modern, Vee-Jay, Exclusive, King, etc […]

Duration:00:59:00

Episode #562 – Atlantic Records, Pt. 2 – 1949-50

2/7/2021
Air Week: February 8-14, 2021 Atlantic Records, Pt. 2 – 1949-50 Atlantic Records was the most influential, significant and important independent record label to come out of the late-1940s, during a time when there were many great, small indie labels being born. What gave Atlantic the advantage over Specialty, Chess, Modern, Vee-Jay, Exclusive, King, etc […]

Duration:00:59:00

Episode #561 – Atlantic Records, Pt. 1 – 1947-49

1/31/2021
Air Week: February 1-7, 2021 Atlantic Records, Pt. 1 – 1947-49 Atlantic Records was the most influential, significant and important independent record label to come out of the late-1940s, during a time when there were many great, small indie labels being born. What gave Atlantic the advantage over Specialty, Chess, Modern, Vee-Jay, Exclusive, King, etc […]

Duration:00:58:59

Episode #560 – The Spiders

1/24/2021
Air Week: January 25-31, 2021 The Spiders New Orleans is not known for its R&B vocal groups. In a city where jazz, blues and zydeco thrive, one vocal group rose to the top: The Spiders. In two short years, the Spiders landed enduring hits like “I Didn’t Want To Do It,” “I’m Slippin’ In” and “Witchcraft,” led […]

Duration:00:59:00

Episode #559 – 1951: Jukebox Rhythm Review, Pt. 2

1/17/2021
Air Week: January 18-24, 2021 1951: Jukebox Rhythm Review, Pt. 2 This week, the jukebox is in the spotlight as Matt The Cat takes you back 70 years and highlights the top jukebox hits of the second half of 1951. You’ll hear a lot more than just the big #1 R&B hits this week as […]

Duration:00:59:00

Episode #558 – 1951: Jukebox Rhythm Review, Pt. 1

1/10/2021
Air Week: January 11-17, 2021 1951: Jukebox Rhythm Review, Part 1 This week, the jukebox is in the spotlight as Matt The Cat takes you back 64 years and highlights the top jukebox hits of the first half of 1951. You’ll hear a lot more than just the big #1 R&B hits this week as […]

Duration:00:58:59

Episode #557 – Boogie Woogie Rhythm & Blues

1/3/2021
Air Week: January 4-10, 2021 Boogie Woogie Rhythm & Blues Let’s begin 2021 with a solid hour of Boogie Woogie Rhythm & Blues. Boogie Woogie has the natural ability to make you wanna tap your toes, shake your hips and just all around feel good! The blues style of Boogie Woogie piano features a strong left […]

Duration:00:59:00

Episode #556 – Johnny Otis

12/27/2020
Air Week: December 28, 2020-January 3, 2021 Johnny Otis This week, the Juke In The Back is proud to honor the late, great Johnny Otis. He was a true renaissance man. Otis was a singer, songwriter, drummer, bandleader, talent scout, record label owner and radio / TV show host and that’s not everything he did. […]

Duration:00:59:00