July 13, 2021
This podcast provides 10 performances of early blues songs performed by excellent group of Blues Legends: Ma Rainey, Gertrude Perkins, Sara Martin and Bessie Smith. Thanks to Dr Downhome for sharing his library with us.
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Steeped in the rhythm and blues offerings of Atlanta radio station WAOK from the seventh grade through high school, I was hungry for its roots. The catalyst that was Sam Charters' The Country Blues book and album led to possession of "Introducing Memphis Willie B.",...
July 17, 2021 Episode 141 Show 141 – Recorded 7-31-21 – We have more information on our LIVE Roots Music Festival on September 18th in Maplewood, NJ – Much more INFO to come. This podcast features 12 outstanding blues artists with 13 great performances for us to...
Show 140 – Recorded 7-24-21 – We are happy to announce that we are having a LIVE Roots Music Festival on September 18th in Maplewood, NJ – Stay Tuned for more INFO. Also, this podcast features 11 outstanding blues artists with 11 great performances for us to enjoy....
About Our Guest Hosts Dr David Evans Retired Professor of Music and Director of Regional Studies in Ethnomusicology, University of Memphis and accomplished Blues Artist, Discoverer, Artist Advisor, Producer Dr David Evans has made major contributions to the Blues...