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.",...
Dr Downhome’s Blues Podcast #7 – Otis Rush, Rubin Lacey, Sleepy John Estes, Kid Bailey, Blind Joe Reynolds, Bo Weavil Jackson, Sonny Boy Williamson 1, Sonny Boy Williamson 2, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Ramblin’ Thomas, Peg Leg Howell, Memphis Willie B Borum, Charley Patton, Robert Johnson, Freddie Spruell, Tommy McClennan
In our 151st podcast, we feature 11 outstanding blues artists with 11 great performances for us to enjoy.
To celebrate our 150th podcast, we feature 12 outstanding blues artists with 12 great performances for us to enjoy.