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This week's blues show, Saturday, July 20th at 11pm, starts off with Harry Connick, Jr; Queen Latifah; Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson; and Billie Holiday.  The second set features Curtis Salgado, Joe Cocker, and Tony Monaco from Columbus, Ohio.  Jimmy Witherspoon begins the third set followed by Roy Orbison, Dr. John, and Tom Waits.  And, Delbert McClinton's, "My Love is Burnin'," end the show from his 1990 release, "I'm With You."

Concert notes...the 4th Annual Blues, Brews & BBQ festival will be held at the Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum on Saturday, July 27th from 3-9pm.  Bands performing include the Leo Clarke Band, Ralph and the Rhythm Hounds, the Almond Butter Band, and the North Second Crew.  Jimmy D Rogers will be playing in the Beer Garden during set changes.

Alligator Records performing artist, Billy Branch, will be on stage at the Sorg Opera House in Middletown on Friday, August 9th at 8pm.  

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.

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This week on The Blues, Saturday night, February 2nd at 11pm, the show begins with Al Green, Michael McDonald, and the Gene Harris Quartet.  During the second set, there's music from Boz Scaggs, Joe Cocker, Deanna Bogart & Hank Crawford.  And the program ends with guitarist Carolyn Wonderland, Harry Connick Jr, Eva Cassidy, Prince, & Jonell Mosser.

The Blues: 1/23/16 show

Jan 26, 2016

This week's edition of The Blues includes folks like Bob Dylan, Joe Cocker, and Leonard Cohen.  You'll hear Dylan's classic Grammy-winning,"Gotta Serve Somebody," Cocker's "Respect Yourself," and Leonard Cohen's "Famous Blue Raincoat."