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The Roadhouse 622
[28 Jan 2017 | No Comment | 546 views]

There’s a lot of good stuff in the hour ahead with Elvin Bishop, Thornetta Davis, Sonny Landreth, Southern Avenue, and Tab Benoit with Jimmy Thackery. But, the centerpiece of the hour is a tribute to Butch Trucks – a single track that I think really exemplifies the propulsive drummer that he was. It also helps to support the case that he was, simply, one of the greatest drummers of all time in one of the greatest bands of all time. While the track I pulled is really more blues rock, it’s absolutely surrounded by another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 622nd Roadhouse Podcast.

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The Roadhouse 621
[21 Jan 2017 | No Comment | 641 views]

I think I’ve got another hour of blues ahead that you’ll find to be just solid. Big George Jackson, Thorbjørn Risager & The Black Tornado, Hadden Sayers, Bo Carter, and Ronnie Baker Brooks. The hour includes a trip into the deep blues roots – something I haven’t done for awhile. But, overall, it really is something I do every week: give you another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 621st Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 620
[14 Jan 2017 | No Comment | 598 views]

Every hour of The Roadhouse is a little bit of a winding road – we tend to swing from one groove to another, usually in the context of a set. This hour will be another of those twisted treks – a little blues rock, some acoustic blues, a couple of live tracks. Quinn Sullivan, The Ragpicker String Band, Craig Erickson, The Jimmys, and Wee Willie Walker lead the way. I think there’s bound to be quite a bit in the hour ahead that you like – but I’ll admit to my own bias. I am certain, though, that you’ll like another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 620th Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 619
[7 Jan 2017 | No Comment | 699 views]

If you’re an old hand in The Roadhouse, you know the drill, here – an hour of great blues variety. If you’re new, I’m glad you stopped by and I think you might be in for a surprise or two. Big Golden Wheeler, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Sharon Lewis, Popa Chubby, and Lucinda Williams are all ahead. I’ve also got at least three artists making their debut in The Roadhouse. All in all, you know it makes for another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 619th hour of The Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 618
[31 Dec 2016 | No Comment | 697 views]

We’re building a strong hour of blues in this edition of The Roadhouse. Jack Mack & the Heart Attack Horns, Lucky Peterson, Kenny Neal, Moreland & Arbuckle, and The Mighty Mojo Prophets provide the bricks, with another seven or eight artists providing the mortar. All told, it takes a lot of hands to construct the hour, but when it’s done, you end up with another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 618th Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 617
[24 Dec 2016 | No Comment | 646 views]

We’re down to two Roadhouse hours left in 2016. What’s up in the 51st hour of the year? The Rolling Stones, JW-Jones, Michael Burks, David Bromberg Band, and The Blind Boys of Alabama. If it’s cold where you live, this one will keep you warm. If it’s warm, I think you’ll find this to be a very cool hour. In any case, you know it’s going to be another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 617th Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 616
[17 Dec 2016 | No Comment | 466 views]

Grab a cup of eggnog and make yourself comfortable. I’ve got the third holiday edition of The Roadhouse for 2016 queued up and ready for your celebration. Jack DeKeyser, Cedell Davis, Jack Mack & The Heart Attack Horns, Wee Willie Walker & The Greaseland All Stars, and Keb’ Mo’ fill the hour. My guess is that this will be another edition where you just get lost in the music, looking up in surprise when we signal closing time. Regardless, it’ll be another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 616th Roadhouse.

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