Charlie Musselwhite

The Blues: 6.8.19

Jun 6, 2019

We've got a special edition of The Blues on Saturday, June 8th at 11pm.  The show begins with a set of songs by Charlie Musselwhite, Bobby Rush, Ruthie Foster, and Susan Tesdeshi.  The Tedeschi Trucks Band is bringing their tour to the PNC Pavilion July 19th.  They're in Japan next week.

 

This week's blues show, Saturday, May 4th at 11pm, begins with R. L. Burnside, Charlie Musselwhite, Marc Broussard, and Jonny Lang.  The second set starts off with the 1962 classic, "Green Onions" by Booker T & the MG's followed by music by Johnny Winter, Leroy Ellington's Sacred Hearts, and Gov't Mule.  And, ending the show, songs by James Blood Ulmer, Hugh Laurie, Dr. John, and Harry Connick, Jr.

Bob Dylan begins this week's edition of The Blues at 11pm, Saturday, March 30th, with "Gotta Serve Somebody."  His album, "Blood on the Tracks - The Original New York Test Pressing," will be offered up on Record Store Day at independent record stores across the country, Saturday, April 13th.  Only 7500 copies will be available that day only  throughout the many record stores participating.

Other musicians in the first set of this show include Charlie Musselwhite, the Blind Boys of Alabama, and Garland Jeffreys.  The Blind Boys of Alabama will be performing at Rose Music Center at the Heights on June 19th along with the Robert Cray Band, Marc Cohn, and Shemekia Copeland.

This week on The Blues, Saturday evening, October 13th at 11pm, you'll hear from Shemekia Copeland's new album, America's Child, Albert King, the Goshorn Brothers, and Peter Frampton in the first set.

The second set starts off with two songs with Eric Clapton from his time with Derek and the Dominos and Cream.  There's also the classic "Hideaway" from King Records recording artist Freddie King, and "Dirty Pool" from Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble's first studio album, "Texas Flood," Epic Records, 1983.

And the show ends with some favorites, Charlie Musselwhite, Diana Krall, Eva Cassidy, and Ken Nordine.  Technical assistance from Ben Fibbe & Rick Andress.

The Blues: 12.9.17

Dec 10, 2017

 

This week's blues show, Saturday, December 9th at 11pm, starts off Shemekia Copeland and Charlie Musselwhite.  You'll also hear later in the first set, Cassandra Wilson & Lou Reed.  The second set features Eric Bibb, Organic Grooves, Mick Weaver, and Irma Thomas.  And finally ending the show in the third set is music by blues legend Buddy Guy, Tab Benoit & Jimmy Thackery, and Ronnie Earl.

This week's blues show, Saturday, September 16th at 11pm, starts off with a set of music by Hugh Laurie, Ernestine Anderson, and the great Charlie Musselwhite.  The rest of the show we've turned over to award-winning music historian Dave Lewis who's done a great deal of research on the life, music, and radio programs by Ohio native Frank Crumit.

The Blues: 6.25.16 show

Jun 27, 2016

This week's show starts off with the legendary Irma Thomas, along with another blues legend, Charlie Musselwhite, then BB King & Eric Clapton, and Tony Joe White.  The second set features Koko Taylor, Lonnie Mack, Gov't Mule, and local musicians Greg Schaber & High Street.  And finally, the show ends with Wynton Marsalis's "The Midnight Blues" and from Chicago, Ken Nordine.

The Blues: 6.20.15

Jun 18, 2015

This Blues show will air on Saturday night at 11 o'clock on June 20th.  You'll hear in the first set, Shemekia Copeland, Magnolia Mountain, Van Morrison, and "After You've Gone" from Hugh Laurie's New Orleans release.  The second set starts off with another Louisiana musician, Anders Osborne, who's followed by a song from Gov't Mule...who'll be at the NiFi Festival at Kentucky Speedway the end of August...and Etta James.