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The Roadhouse 635
[6 May 2017 | No Comment | 515 views]

I’ve got an 80-proof version of the hour this week, with 40% of the artists new to The Roadhouse. Harlis Sweetwater, Brad Stivers, John McNamara, Hector Anchondo Band, and Selwyn Birchwood fill the hour. This edition has a lot of new stuff wrapped around an old concept – the concept of another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 635th Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 634
[29 Apr 2017 | No Comment | 653 views]

It’s hard to imagine how so much great music can be packed into an hour. After whittling down the playlist by half, I think I arrived at the quintessential Roadhouse. Kilborn Alley Blues Band, Doug South & The Roundabouts, Gina Sicilia, Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm, and the Johnny Max Band are all out there just waiting to blow you away. Of course, they’ll do that with another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 634th Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 633
[22 Apr 2017 | No Comment | 603 views]

In this hour, I’ve got swing blues, traditional contemporary blues, some acoustic blues, a little blues rock, and a couple of great Roadhouse debuts. Lil’ Shakey & The Tremors, Todd Albright, Samantha Fish, Mike Zito, and Vintage #18 are all ahead. Whether you’ve heard these artists or not, they’re all focused on one thing – making sure it’s another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard: the 633rd Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 632
[8 Apr 2017 | No Comment | 724 views]

This week we mark the passing of Lonnie Brooks with a family set. I’ve also got blues from all over the place. Godboogie, Bonnie Bishop, Bo Ramsey, Mr. Sipp, and Stevie Silver in the hour ahead. Toronto, Texas, Iowa, Mississippi, and Boston. Just like the blues, the artists in the hour are from all over. And, they’re certainly all over another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 632nd Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 631
[1 Apr 2017 | No Comment | 744 views]

Anyone who’s ever listened to the blues will tell you that it’s not about one thing. This hour helps to prove that with upbeat blues, a set of next generation blues, and a set of protest blues. Gary Clark, Jr., Monster Mike Welch, Corey Dennison Band, Eric Bibb, and Billy Flynn move us through the hour with the big picture of blues and, certainly, another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 631st Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 630
[25 Mar 2017 | No Comment | 710 views]

We jump back into the flow that you’ve come to expect from The Roadhouse after a slight diversion in the last hour. It’s almost all contemporary blues, including a set that builds from there into a pretty rip-roaring blues rock track. Southern Avenue, Coco Montoya, Jeff Michaels, Ruthie Foster, and John Németh help make up the hour. There are some folks we haven’t heard from for awhile and at least one making his Roadhouse debut. It all makes for an hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – another hour of The Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 629
[18 Mar 2017 | No Comment | 507 views]

We lost another blues great this week with the passing of James Cotton. This edition of The Roadhouse is a rememberance that keeps the context of his musical impact at the forefront. Of course, his context is unequivically Chicago and the legendary blues scene in that city. So, this hour is centered in Chicago, focused on James Cotton, and surrounded by artists who also helped to contribute in making his time in the blues some of the best. Buddy Guy, Lonnie Brooks, Koko Taylor, Luther Allison, and, of course, James Cotton make for another hour in The Roadhouse of the finest blues – the 629th Roadhouse Podcast.

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