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This Week in Blues History - April 22-28
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April 22, 2018 07:24 AM PDT
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"This Week in Blues History” aims the spotlight on important recordings, artists, and events from the golden era of the blues. This time, we profile Sleepy John Estes, who ran into a little difficulty making his way to a recording session in New York City, this week in 1938.

"This Week in Blues History" is ONLY available as a download to our bandcamp subscribers! More info -- including how to get instant access to more than 120 episodes of Blues Unlimited -- is at http://bluesunlimited.bandcamp.com/subscribe

This Week on BU - The ARC Files: 1930s Rarities from the American Record Corporation (Hour 2)
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April 17, 2018 10:26 AM PDT
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Join us as we go back to the 1930s and dig out some of the rarest blues of all time. From Leroy Carr and Robert Johnson to Big Bill Broonzy and Blind Willie McTell, these tunes all have one thing in common — not a single one was ever issued at the time they were made. Rare blues from the American Record Corporation, on this episode of Blues Unlimited.

Illustration by the Daily Planet/Tom Wilson, depicting Robert Johnson's recording debut in a San Antonio hotel room, 1936.

To hear this episode in its original full-fidelity high quality audio, it may be downloaded from Bandcamp at: http://tinyurl.com/y9d35ser - BETTER YET, sign up for the DEAL OF THE CENTURY and become an annual subscriber for only $27 a year! You’ll get INSTANT DOWNLOAD ACCESS to this episode and more than 120 others from our extensive archive at http://bluesunlimited.bandcamp.com/subscribe

Don't forget to install the PodOmatic Podcast Player app for iOS so you can listen to Sleepy Boy Hawkins wherever you go! Details at http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/podomatic/id648258566?mt=8

This Week on BU - The ARC Files: 1930s Rarities from the American Record Corporation (Hour 1)
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April 17, 2018 10:15 AM PDT
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Join us as we go back to the 1930s and dig out some of the rarest blues of all time. From Leroy Carr and Robert Johnson to Big Bill Broonzy and Blind Willie McTell, these tunes all have one thing in common — not a single one was ever issued at the time they were made. Rare blues from the American Record Corporation, on this episode of Blues Unlimited.

Illustration by the Daily Planet/Tom Wilson, depicting Robert Johnson's recording debut in a San Antonio hotel room, 1936.

To hear this episode in its original full-fidelity high quality audio, it may be downloaded from Bandcamp at: http://tinyurl.com/yb4ov9jy - BETTER YET, sign up for the DEAL OF THE CENTURY and become an annual subscriber for only $27 a year! You’ll get INSTANT DOWNLOAD ACCESS to this episode and more than 120 others from our extensive archive at http://bluesunlimited.bandcamp.com/subscribe

Don't forget to install the PodOmatic Podcast Player app for iOS so you can listen to Sleepy Boy Hawkins wherever you go! Details at http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/podomatic/id648258566?mt=8

This Week in Blues History - April 15-21
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April 15, 2018 06:44 AM PDT
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"This Week in Blues History” aims the spotlight on important recordings, artists, and events from the golden era of the blues. This time we profile Lightnin' Hopkins, who, in 1954, laid down some hard rocking blues for Herald Records.

"This Week in Blues History" is ONLY available as a download to our bandcamp subscribers! More info -- including how to get instant access to more than 120 episodes of Blues Unlimited -- is at http://bluesunlimited.bandcamp.com/subscribe

More Killer Grooves & Hot Rockers from the Land of the B3 (Hour 2)
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April 10, 2018 10:16 AM PDT
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Join us as we take another trip down to the land of the Hammond B3. We’ll hear some killer grooves and hot rockers from some of our old favorites like Brother Jack McDuff, Sam Lazar, Jimmy Smith, and Booker T. Jones. In addition, we've got a whole slew of folks making their first-ever debut on the program, such as Milt Buckner, Wild Bill Davis, Shirley Scott, Richard "Groove" Holmes, Baby Face Willette, and more. We’re having fun with the B3, on this episode of Blues Unlimited.

Pictured: Hammond B3 keyboard master Sam Lazar, who cut a few LPs for Argo, then disappeared. Courtesy of the collection of Armin Büttner.

To hear this episode in its original full-fidelity high quality audio, it may be downloaded from Bandcamp at: http://tinyurl.com/y8wrxd4f - BETTER YET, become an annual subscriber for only $27 a year and get INSTANT ACCESS to this episode and more than 120 others from our extensive archive at http://bluesunlimited.bandcamp.com/subscribe

More Killer Grooves & Hot Rockers from the Land of the B3 (Hour 1)
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April 10, 2018 10:07 AM PDT
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Join us as we take another trip down to the land of the Hammond B3. We’ll hear some killer grooves and hot rockers from some of our old favorites like Brother Jack McDuff, Sam Lazar, Jimmy Smith, and Booker T. Jones. In addition, we've got a whole slew of folks making their first-ever debut on the program, such as Milt Buckner, Wild Bill Davis, Shirley Scott, Richard "Groove" Holmes, Baby Face Willette, and more. We’re having fun with the B3, on this episode of Blues Unlimited.

Pictured: Hammond B3 keyboard master Sam Lazar, who cut a few LPs for Argo, then disappeared. Courtesy of the collection of Armin Büttner.

To hear this episode in its original full-fidelity high quality audio, it may be downloaded from Bandcamp at: http://tinyurl.com/y9p5evb4 - BETTER YET, become an annual subscriber for only $27 a year and get INSTANT ACCESS to this episode and more than 120 others from our extensive archive at http://bluesunlimited.bandcamp.com/subscribe

This Week in Blues History - April 8-14
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April 08, 2018 06:09 AM PDT
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"This Week in Blues History” aims the spotlight on important recordings, artists, and events from the golden era of the blues. This time, we profile Etta James, who landed at the top of the Billboard R&B charts this week in 1955, with "The Wallflower."

"This Week in Blues History" is ONLY available as a download to our bandcamp subscribers! More info -- including how to get instant access to more than 120 episodes of Blues Unlimited -- is at http://bluesunlimited.bandcamp.com/subscribe

Legends of Bluesville, Part 6: Indianapolis Blues (Hour 2)
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April 03, 2018 08:35 AM PDT
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Join us for another installment of "The Legends of Bluesville," as we aim the spotlight on the city of Indianapolis. Home to a once-thriving musical community, we’ll hear from some of the legends — like Scrapper Blackwell and "Guitar" Pete Franklin — as well as some of the forgotten heroes of the Blues in Naptown. It's "The Legends of Bluesville," on this episode of Blues Unlimited.

Pictured: Another rare offering from the Bluesville catalog, this LP, by Brooks Berry and Scrapper Blackwell, never made it to the digital age.

To hear this episode in its original full-fidelity high quality audio, it may be downloaded from Bandcamp at: http://tinyurl.com/ycjs7dvl - BETTER YET, become an annual subscriber for only $27 a year and get INSTANT ACCESS to this episode and more than 120 others from our extensive archive at http://bluesunlimited.bandcamp.com/subscribe

Legends of Bluesville, Part 6: Indianapolis Blues (Hour 1)
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April 03, 2018 08:28 AM PDT
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Join us for another installment of "The Legends of Bluesville," as we aim the spotlight on the city of Indianapolis. Home to a once-thriving musical community, we’ll hear from some of the legends — like Scrapper Blackwell and "Guitar" Pete Franklin — as well as some of the forgotten heroes of the Blues in Naptown. It's "The Legends of Bluesville," on this episode of Blues Unlimited.

Pictured: Another rare offering from the Bluesville catalog, this LP, by Brooks Berry and Scrapper Blackwell, never made it to the digital age.

To hear this episode in its original full-fidelity high quality audio, it may be downloaded from Bandcamp at: http://tinyurl.com/y7rdofqj - BETTER YET, become an annual subscriber for only $27 a year and get INSTANT ACCESS to this episode and more than 120 others from our extensive archive at http://bluesunlimited.bandcamp.com/subscribe

This Week in Blues History - April 1-7
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April 01, 2018 06:47 AM PDT
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"This Week in Blues History” aims the spotlight on important recordings, artists, and events from the golden era of the blues. This time, we profile Elmore James, who was in a recording studio in Chicago, this week in 1953.

"This Week in Blues History" is ONLY available as a download to our bandcamp subscribers! More info -- including how to get instant access to more than 120 episodes of Blues Unlimited -- is at http://bluesunlimited.bandcamp.com/subscribe

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