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July 13 2015

2015-07-14 :: Preserving The Blues
Length: 1s

Playlist Samantha Fish – Road Runner; Place to Fall; Blame it on the Moon; Highway’s Holding Me Now; Go Home; Jim Lee Blues Pt. 1; Turn It Up; Show Me; Lost Myself; Wild Heart; Bitch on the Run; I’m in Love with You Original Legends of the Blues – Here Today, Gone Tomorrow; Stay Gone;...

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Provenance and Robert Johnson

2015-06-07 :: Preserving The Blues
Length: 54s

Robert Johnson is one of the biggest names in the blues. As was said during one of the interviews, finding Robert Johnson memorabilia has become a cottage industry.  Recently a picture of Robert was debunked. I talked with Bruce Conforth, Elijah Wald, Dom Flemons and Lois Gibson about Robert, and the picture.…


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Eric Bibb

2015-05-06 :: Preserving The Blues
Length: 17s

Eric Bibb has had a four decade career that includes 35 albums, multiples blues Music Award Nominations, and a grammy nominated children’s album, Shakin a tail feather. He started playing professionally when he was 16. He has lived abroad for most of his adult life, giving him a world view that is full of compassion,...

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Thom Gilbert

2015-02-10 :: Preserving The Blues
Length: 39s

Thom Gilbert is a photographer who has put together a book of Soul music Royalty. The Memphis sound was unique and has left it’s mark for generations to come. We talked about getting to spend time with some of the most famous names in the music business.…


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American Blues Scene Magazine

2015-01-16 :: Preserving The Blues
Length: 29s

Matt Marshall is the man behind American Blues Scene magazine. We talked about blues music and the role ABS has in the blues music world.  …


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Ethan Leinwand – Pre-War St. Louis Blues

2014-11-30 :: Preserving The Blues
Length: 41s

Ethan Leinwand is a blues pianist and preservationist. Originally from Middletown, CT – and by way of New Orleans and Brooklyn, NY – he is now based in St. Louis, MO. Though his repertoire runs the gamut of piano blues traditions, he specializes in pre-war St. Louis barrelhouse, early Chicago boogie-woogie, and New Orleans rhythm...

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W.C. handy

2014-09-07 :: Preserving The Blues
Length: 40s

Sept 1st was the 100th anniversary of W.C. Handy’s writing of St. Louis Blues, the most recorded song in the first half of the 20th century. In this podcast we talk with Joanne Fish who is producing Mr. Handy’s Blues: A Musical Documentary. We also talk with Elliott Hurwitt, one of the foremost authorities on...

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