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Episodes

#2219 - Paul Thorn

2/12/2018
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This week on BSC we have an exciting set from southern troubadour Paul Thorn recorded live at the Levitt Shell. Pat sits down for an interview with Paul in the second half of the show, and we continue our series with Dr. Barbara Ching exploring the connection between country music and the Blues. #ilistentomemphis

Duration:00:58:21

#2218 - Juke Joint Duo Reunion

2/5/2018
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To blues lovers around the globe, The Juke Joint Duo — Cedric Burnside and Lightnin’ Malcolm — embodied the spirit of North Mississippi Hill Country Blues. This week we feature a rare reunion show that we hosted here in Memphis, as well as an in-depth interview with Cedric Burnside and the continuation of Dr. Barbara Ching’s series exploring the connection between country music and the blues. #ilistentomemphis

Duration:00:58:21

#2217 - St. Paul & The Broken Bones

1/29/2018
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This week we feature St. Paul & The Broken Bones in a performance at the 2017 Mighty Mississippi Music Festval, and Dr. Barbara Ching begins a new series exploring the connection between country music and the blues.

Duration:00:58:21

#2216 - Club Paradise Grand Reopening featuring Bobby Rush

1/22/2018
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This week on BSC we go back in the archives with Grammy winner and blues legend Bobby Rush in a performance at the 2017 grand reopening of the legendary Club Paradise in Memphis, TN. We also continue our series with BSC contributor Preston Lauterbach discussing the Chitlin’ Circuit and The Road to Rock n Roll. #ilistentomemphis

Duration:00:58:21

#2215 - Emily Barker

1/15/2018
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Australian songstress Emily Barker is backed by an all star cast of Memphis musicians and performs songs from her Memphis produced album, Sweet Kind of Blue.

Duration:00:58:21

#2214 - Remembering Leo “Bud” Welch

1/8/2018
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Bluesman Leo “Bud” Welch passed away December 19, 2017 at the age of 85. Born in 1932 in Sabougla, Mississippi, Welch spent his entire life in the Hill Country of North Mississippi. We are rebroadcasting this episode, originally aired in 2016, in tribute to our friend, Bud. As a bonus, this episode also contains a feature of Cadillac John Nolden.

Duration:00:58:21

#2213 - The MD’s tribute to McLemore Avenue

1/1/2018
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In early 1970, Booker T Jones was on sabbatical in California having grown disillusioned with confines of Stax Records and Memphis, when he heard the Beatles’ latest effort, Abbey Road. So moved was he by the Beatles’ genius and daring, that he sat down and drafted his own Memphis-style tribute to the group. The album, released later that same year, is titled McLemore Avenue, after the street where Stax’s studio and headquarters were located. This week on BSC, we have Memphis’ very own...

Duration:00:58:21

#2211 - Squirrel Nut Zippers Christmas Caravan

12/18/2017
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This week we’ve got the delta blues – gypsy jazz – big band swing of the Squirrel Nut Zippers, featuring frontman Jimbo Mathus, to get us in the holiday spirit as they perform their 1998 album, Christmas Caravan, from start to finish. #ilistentomemphis

Duration:00:58:21

#2210 - CeDell Davis and R.L. Boyce

12/11/2017
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This week on Beale Street Caravan we are bringing you an incredible double feature. In the first half of the episode we pay tribute to recently passed Delta Bluesman, CeDell Davis. You’ll hear outtakes from his last appearance on our program in 2015 when he came to Memphis with Jimbo Mathus and Zakk and Big Papa Binns and performed at The Hi Tone. In the second half you’ll hear from master of the Hill Country blues, RL Boyce, in a performance and interview at the

Duration:00:58:21

#2209 - North Mississippi Allstars

12/4/2017
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This week we feature a hometown performance by the North Mississippi Allstars – Luther Dickinson and Cody Dickinson – at the Levitt Shell in Midtown, Memphis. Their roots run deep here; we talk about how they are woven into fabric of Memphis music culture, including their history with the Beale Street Caravan program! Also on the episode, BSC contributor Robert Gordon returns to continue his series on the History of Hi Records.

Duration:00:59:44

#2207 - Susan Marshall

11/20/2017
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This week on Beale Street Caravan we feature one of Memphis’ most cherished treasures, Susan Marshall, as she celebrates the release of her most recent studio effort, 639 Madison. BSC Contributor Robert Gordon is back to tell us more about the History of Hi Records. #ilistentomemphis

Duration:00:58:21

#2206 - Tank and the Bangas

11/13/2017
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Tank and the Bangas in a killer live performance at the historic Clayborn Temple in downtown Memphis, TN. Interview with Memphis musician Tonya Dyson, and BSC Contributor Robert Gordon returns to talk about the History of Hi Records.

Duration:00:58:21

#2205 - Reverend John Wilkins

11/6/2017
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Reverend John Wilkins in a performance at the Country Blues Festival, recorded live at the Levitt Shell in midtown Memphis, TN. BSC contributor Robert Gordon returns to continue his series on the History of Hi Records.

Duration:00:58:21

#2204 - Amy Black and Blueshift Ensemble with Don Lifted

10/30/2017
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Join us for performances by Amy Black at Lafayette’s Music Room backed by Memphis’ legendary Hi Rhythm section, followed by the Blueshift Ensemble with Don Lifted at Crosstown Concourse. Interviews with Amy, Don Lifted, and Jonathan Kirkscey of Blueshift Ensemble. #ilistentomemphis

Duration:00:57:23

#2203 - Jack Oblivian and The Wild Magnolia Mardi Gras Indians

10/23/2017
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Join us as we celebrate Memphis/New Orleans restauranteur (and BSC community partner) Karen Blockman Carrier’s 15th year bringing great music and food to Midtown. We have the best of both worlds as New Orleans and Memphis collide in today’s show featuring The Wild Magnolia Mardi Gras Indians and Jack Oblivian. BSC contributor Robert Gordon returns to continue his series on the History of Hi Records. #ilistentomemphis

Duration:00:58:21

#2202 - Shannon McNally

10/16/2017
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This week we have Shannon McNally in a performance recorded at the Levitt Shell in Memphis. She has a new record out titled “Black Irish,” produced by Rodney Crowell and available now on Compass Records. Also on the program, BSC Contributor Robert Gordon will be with us to talk about the History of Hi Records.

Duration:00:58:21

#2201 - Don Bryant

10/9/2017
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Don Bryant is a Memphis music legend. We are mighty proud to kick off our 22nd season with a recording of his hometown performance at the

Duration:00:58:21

#2150 - Tedeschi Trucks Band

9/25/2017
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BSC favorites Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks join us this week for a scorching set captured at The Orpheum Theater at the intersection of Beale and Main St. in Memphis. The band just released its fifth album, Live At The Fox - Oakland.

Duration:00:58:21

#2149 - Luther Dickinson (featuring Sharde Thomas) & The Dirty Streets

9/18/2017
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This week we go back in the archives with two foot stomping, butt-shaking performances captured right here in Memphis. First up, a set by the Dirty Streets at one of BSC’s favorite little midtown clubs, BAR DKDC. In the second half of the show, a set by Luther Dickinsonfeaturing Sharde “fifemastor” Thomas on one of Luther’s favorite stages in Memphis, the front porch of Shangri-La Records. BSC contributor John Paul Keith is back for another installment of Something on the Side.

Duration:00:58:21

#2148 - Southern Avenue

9/11/2017
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This week we feature Stax Records recording artist Southern Avenue in a performance at Loflin Yard as they celebrate the release of their self titled debut album. With their unique melting pot of blues, gospel, and soul influences, they epitomize what great Memphis music is all about. Also BSC contributor Preston Lauterbach continues his series the Chitlin’ Circuit and The Road to Rock n Roll.

Duration:00:58:21

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