[21 May 2022 | Comments Off on The Roadhouse 898 | 77 views]
The Roadhouse 898

A cloudy afternoon brings a savory hour this week, to offset the occasional technicolor explosion from The Roadhouse Studios. Mavis Staples & Levon Helm, The Meltdown, Paul Thorn, Marcus King, and Albert Cummings are all ahead. And, a track that will have you singing along before it’s over. It’s the savory to the usual sweet, […]

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The Roadhouse 898
[21 May 2022 | Comments Off on The Roadhouse 898 | 77 views]

A cloudy afternoon brings a savory hour this week, to offset the occasional technicolor explosion from The Roadhouse Studios. Mavis Staples & Levon Helm, The Meltdown, Paul Thorn, Marcus King, and Albert Cummings are all ahead. And, a track that will have you singing along before it’s over. It’s the savory to the usual sweet, the spice of life, and another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard.

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The Roadhouse 897
[14 May 2022 | Comments Off on The Roadhouse 897 | 195 views]

It’s a quieter week in The Roadhouse, after a week with a smoking hot blues guitar set. Larry McCray, Charlie Musselwhite, Edgar Winter, Staples Jr. Singers, and Bonnie Raitt are all ahead. If it’s been about nothing else, this hour has always been about variety. That and being another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard.

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The Roadhouse 896
[7 May 2022 | Comments Off on The Roadhouse 896 | 247 views]

A good roll continues in the next hour of The Roadhouse. I’ve got four more Roadhouse debuts and a 4-track set of dense blues and blues-rock guitar. Diunna Greenleaf, Greg Koch, Ledisi, Marcus King, and Trombone Shorty step out front to lead the way through another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard.

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The Roadhouse 895
[30 Apr 2022 | Comments Off on The Roadhouse 895 | 249 views]

It’s an hour of firsts in the next hour of The Roadhouse. I have a full set of Roadhouse debuts, five debuts in total. And, almost half of the music in the show is self-released. Duke Robillard, Julian Sas, Arthur Gunn & Dibesh Pokharel, Justin Golden, and The Wildroots provide all the variety you’d ever need in the hour. And, of course, they help provide another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard.

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The Roadhouse 894
[23 Apr 2022 | Comments Off on The Roadhouse 894 | 270 views]

In the next hour of The Roadhouse, I’ll just try to stay out of the way of an hour of great blues tracks, providing just a little arrangement to help it along. John Hammond, Josh Smith, Hurricane Ruth, Mighty Mike Schermer, and The Nighthawks are all ahead. If we just let the music do the talking, this might be a pretty great conversation – and a pretty great hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard.

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The Roadhouse 893
[16 Apr 2022 | Comments Off on The Roadhouse 893 | 297 views]

In the next hour of The Roadhouse, a pool of 30 tracks fell together into 12 that fit together perfectly. Bob Stroger & The Headcutters, Altered Five Blues Band, Edgar Winter, Dana Fuchs, and Larry McCray are ahead. Putting the hour together is an easy task when it all falls together like this. And you know what? It really does make for another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard.

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The Roadhouse 892
[9 Apr 2022 | Comments Off on The Roadhouse 892 | 293 views]

The next hour of The Roadhouse fulfills the need for the familiar, the comfortable, the predictably reliable. Larry McCray, David Lumsden, Leyla McCalla, Luke Winslow-King, and Keb’ Mo. Even with a Next Generation set in the back half of the hour, I think this edition of The Roadhouse is a great example of the ease of the blues. And, of course, I think it’s also a great example of another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard.

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