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Blues Next

GLT Music Director and Blues Host Jon Norton shares the top blues tunes in this weekly podcast. Hear tunes from up-and-coming artists and musicians deserving a bit more attention. You'll also learn a little about the artist -- in their own words. Blues Next is made possible by GLT and record company representatives and artists who have given permission to use their music. Listen for GLT Blues on air Friday evenings starting at 7PM, Saturdays from 1 PM to 5 AM Sunday, and Sundays 1 PM to 7 PM. Listen on-line anytime

 

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Sena Ehrhardt: You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- Sena Ehrhardt is one of the rising stars in Blues music today. On this edition of GLT Blues Next, Ehrhardt talks about the Luther Allison song that brought her to tears,and about her just released CD "Live My Life," which is available at: http://www.senaehrhardt.com/ --- podcast produced by Luke Hess

The Claudettes (mp3)
Publish Date: 10/23/2014 05:55 AM
Run Time: 13:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- Pianist Johnny Iguana likes that his music with drummer Michael Caskey is difficult to categorize. Together they play their bluesy, jazzy, R&Bish music all over Chicago and the world as The Claudettes. It's an interesting and catchy sound, as is the story behind the groups name. You can purchase the Claudettes album "Infernal Piano Plot ... Hatched" at: http://bit.ly/1nAatkE --- podcast produced by Luke Hess

Brent Johnson (mp3)
Publish Date: 10/09/2014 01:15 PM
Run Time: 15:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- As a long time guitarist in Bryan Lee's band, Brent Johnson is no stranger to central Illinois blues fans. With the release of his debut solo album, those fans now get to hear Johnson's voice along with his formidable guitar skills. In this edition of GLT Blues Next, Johnson talks about his new CD "Set the World on Fire," which you can purchase at: http://bit.ly/1ri1DoU, and about the unique audition tape he sent to the prestigious Berklee School of Music. --- produced by Jon Norton

G.B. Roots (mp3)
Publish Date: 10/02/2014 09:25 AM
Run Time: 14:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml The Canadian husband/wife duo known as G.B. Roots blends sounds that veer from tender acoustic folk to blues-rock that would sound at home on a Government Mule album. On this edition of GLT Blues Next, David and Kirby Barber talk about how they met, and take you through their debut album "The Key," which you can purchase at: http://www.gbroots.com/album -- podcast produced by Jon Norton

Garrett LeBeau (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/25/2014 05:42 AM
Run Time: 16:30
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- Hailing from the Wind River Reservation of Wyoming, and living now in Austin, TX, Garrett LeBeau's debut CD "Rise To The Grind" is a low-key soulful blues that has been drawing comparisons to Boz Scaggs and Van Morrison. On this podcast, LeBeau give some background on growing up in Wyoming, and talks about some of the songs on "Rise To The Grind", which will be available May 7th. Details at: http://garrettlebeau.com/ -- podcast produced by Klare White

Royal Southern Brotherhood (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/12/2014 09:05 AM
Run Time: 10:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- Royal Southern Brotherhood consists of Devon Allman, Cyril Neville, and Mike Zito. On this podcast, Allman talks about the bands beginnings, and about a few songs on their fantastic self titled debut, which you can purchase at: http://royalsouthernbrotherhood.com/ -- podcast produced by Zach Bernard

Arnold McCuller (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/05/2014 09:22 AM
Run Time: 7:37
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- Arnold McCuller, James Taylor's backup singer for 35 years, has released a number of albums under his own name, including a 2008 latin jazz CD. On his latest solo offering, McCuller returns to his gospel, blues, and R&B roots of his youth. "Soon As I Get Paid" can be purchased at: http://www.arnoldmcculler.com/

Dave Chastain and DC3 (mp3)
Publish Date: 08/28/2014 06:02 AM
Run Time: 15:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- Longtime Peoria guitarist/singer/songwriter Dave Chastain is known for his rock edged blues sound, so his latest incarnation "DC3" may be a bit of a curveball to his longtime fans. Chastain says the bands debut album "The Chase" http://cdbaby.com/cd/dc34 incorporates a jazzier sound, and was recorded in a much different way than his previous releases. --- produced by Jon Norton

Brent Johnson (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/25/2014 10:31 AM
Run Time: 15:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- As a long time guitarist in Bryan Lee's band, Brent Johnson is no stranger to central Illinois blues fans. With the release of his debut solo album, those fans now get to hear Johnson's voice along with his formidable guitar skills. In this edition of GLT Blues Next, Johnson talks about his new CD "Set the World on Fire," which you can purchase at: http://bit.ly/1ri1DoU, and about the unique audition tape he sent to the prestigious Berklee School of Music. --- produced by Jon Norton

Clothesline Revival (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/11/2014 04:02 PM
Run Time: 12:10
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- A little folk, a little blues,a little country, a little Alan Lomax field recordings. Those are some of the ingredients in the California roots band "Clothesline Revial." On this edition of GLT Blues Next, the bands creator talks about his new CD "The Greatest Show on Mars," which you can purchase at: http://bit.ly/1AgbMs8 --- produced by Jon Norton

Jesse Dee (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/20/2014 12:50 PM
Run Time: 12:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- He was somewhat of a surprise signing for Chicago's legendary "houserockin" blues label Alligator Records, but with one listen, you'll understand what Alligator President Bruce Iglauer heard in this soulful young voice from Boston. You can purchase "On My Mind/In My Heart at: http://www.alligator.com/ --- produced by Klare White

Matt Baxter & Jake Sampson (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/29/2014 12:07 PM
Run Time: 12:30
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- Good friends and writing partners from the San Francisco Bay Area, guitarist Matt Baxter and singer/bassist Jake Sampson have created on all original Delta Blues record titled "Haunted." On this podcast Baxter and Sampson talk about how they got together, and break down a number of tracks on this fantastic new disc. You can purchase "Haunted" at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/mattbaxterjakesampson --- produced by Klare White

Jarekus Singleton (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/15/2014 09:21 AM
Run Time: 13:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- Jarekus Singleton is a hot young singer/songwriter just signed to Alligator Records in Chicago. In his own words Singleton talks about his Alligator debut titled "Refuse to Lose," some of which you can hear when he plays at "Memphis On Main" in Champaign this Sunday night. You can purchase "Refuse To Lose" at: http://www.alligator.com/ -- podcast produced by Jon Norton

Ursula RIcks (mp3)
Publish Date: 04/25/2014 03:07 PM
Run Time: 13:45
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- In this edition of GLT Blues Next, soulful singer/songwriter Ursula Ricks talks about her musical inspirations and talks you through her "20 years in the making" debut album "My Street," which you can purchase at: http://amzn.to/1iWk93Z -- podcast produced by Jon Norton

Johnny Cox (mp3)
Publish Date: 04/03/2014 02:32 PM
Run Time: 12:05
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- In this edition of GLT Blues Next, meet Canadian born, Scottish raised singer/guitarist/songwriter Johnny Cox. In his own words, Cox walks you through his debut album "Thin Blue Line," which you can purchase at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/johnnycox -- podcast produced by Jon Norton

Blue Lunch (mp3)
Publish Date: 03/20/2014 12:58 PM
Run Time: 13:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- On this edition of GLT Blues Next, you'll get aquainted with a Cleveland blues and R&B band has been making great music for 30 years, but only recently have they become known outside their hometown. Bob Frank from the band "Blue Lunch" talks about the band, and their new release titled "The Blue Lunch Special" which you can purchase at: http://www.bluelunch.com/estore.html -- podcast produced by Jon Norton

Joe Zaklan (mp3)
Publish Date: 03/05/2014 08:41 AM
Run Time: 6:33
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- Longtime Chicago singer/songwriter/guitarist Joe Zaklan has released his debut CD. And it's one of our favorites from the past couple years. Back in the day, Zaklan toured as a sideman with J.B. Hutto, played alongside Lonnie Brooks and Little Mac Simmons at the now legendary Peppers Lounge, and played on recordings by George "Wild Child" Butler ("Lickin' Gravy") and Studebaker John (Howl With The Wolf.) No longer "just a sideman," Zaklan's first CD as a leader is an impressive debut. You can purchase "There Ain't No Better Time" at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/zaklanjoe

G.B. Roots (mp3)
Publish Date: 02/28/2014 08:28 AM
Run Time: 14:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml The Canadian husband/wife duo known as G.B. Roots blends sounds that veer from tender acoustic folk to blues-rock that would sound at home on a Government Mule album. On this edition of GLT Blues Next, David and Kirby Barber talk about how they met, and take you through their debut album "The Key," which you can purchase at: http://www.gbroots.com/album -- podcast produced by Jon Norton

Barb Maxey (mp3)
Publish Date: 02/20/2014 03:41 PM
Run Time: 15:50
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml Barb Maxey was born in Kansas but grew up and lived in Champaign-Urbana for over 40 years. Since she used her maiden name while performing, many around central Illinois know her as Barb Hamilton, the leader of her own band since 2001. Barb and her husband are now living in Texas and traveling the country performing her brand of blues and gospel music. On this edition of GLT Blues Next, Maxey talks about how she came o blues music, and about her new album "Zamar," which you can purchase at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/barbmaxey3 -- podcast produced by Jon Norton

Brandon Santini (mp3)
Publish Date: 02/13/2014 08:48 AM
Run Time: 13:25
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml Many of todays established blues artists say their entry into blues started with blues based classic rockers including Led Zepplin, The Rolling Stones and Cream. On this edition of GLT Blues Next, Brandon Santini talks about his new album, and how he found his way to blues through a 90's pop/rock band. You can purchase Santini's fantastic new album at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/brandonsantini2 -- produced by Jon Norton

Big James & the Chicago Playboys (mp3)
Publish Date: 02/06/2014 04:07 PM
Run Time: 10:45
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- Trombone player Big James Montgomery is the leader of the funky "Big James & the Chicago Playboys", one of our favorite bands on GLT Blues Radio. On this podcast, James talks about the impact of seeing James Brown as a youngster, and about songs from his second release on Blind Pig Records. You can purchase "The Big Payback" at http://amzn.to/xujhJn --- produced by Klare White

Kevin Selfe (mp3)
Publish Date: 01/31/2014 09:38 AM
Run Time: 15:40
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- What do you do when you graduate Magnum Cum Laude from North Carolina State with a degree in Meteorology? Well, Kevin Selfe decided that a career as a bluesman was the thing to do, and explains his reasoning on this edition of GLT Blues Next. He also talks about his debut CD on Delta Groove Records titled "Long Walk Home" which you can purchase at: http://kevinselfe.com/music/ -- podcast produced by Klare White

Layla Zoe (mp3)
Publish Date: 01/20/2014 04:45 PM
Run Time: 19:30
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml She's been dubbed "Canada's darling of the Blues" and because of her powerful voice she's often compared to Janis Joplin. On this podcast you'll get to know Layla a little bit, and get some insight into some of the songs on her powerful new CD "The Lily," which you can purchase at: http://layla.ca/music-and-shop -- produced by Klare White

Donna Herula (mp3)
Publish Date: 01/09/2014 02:06 PM
Run Time: 12:30
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml One of our favorite recent acoustic releases comes from Chicago singer/songwriter Donna Herula, who's loving tribute to Robert Nighthawk spent nearly 6 months in heavy rotation on GLT Blues Radio. You can purchase this great disc, titled "The Moon is Rising," at: http://www.donnaherula.com/ -- produced by Klare White

The Blues Broads (Angela Strehli) (mp3)
Publish Date: 01/02/2014 03:41 PM
Run Time: 10:40
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- Angela Strehli was a major part of the Austin, TX blues music explosion of the 1970's and 1980's, helping to launch the career of Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimmy Vaughan, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, and Los Lonely Boys, among others. She also crossed paths with and befriended blues legends including Pinetop Perkins, Muddy Waters, and John Lee Hooker at the legendary Antone's Nightclub in Austin, TX. Her latest project is called "The Blues Broads," which is the focus of this podcast. You can purchase the new Blues Broads CD at http://amzn.to/U0Ib2a -- podcast produced by Klare White

Eddie Turner (mp3)
Publish Date: 12/19/2013 11:31 AM
Run Time: 11:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- As Eddie Turner says in this podcast, he's heard from plenty of people that his music isn't blues. Those would be the traditionalist's. However, if you like your blues to be something more than what you would have heard in Chicago on the 1950's and 60's, you need to hear Eddie Turner. This one time member of Zepher and Otis Taylor's first band has a great new CD titled "Miracles & Demons", which you can purchase at: http://amzn.to/rLUTiS -- podcast produced by Jon Norton

Julian Fauth (mp3)
Publish Date: 12/13/2013 08:18 AM
Run Time: 14:20
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- As talented a lyricist as he is a pianist. this Toronto native known for his darker boogie-woogie romps incorporates his piano into an ensemble:on the new CD "Everybody Ought To Treat A Stranger Right", though the albums lyrics, songwriting, and arranging are still distinctively Fauth. You can purchase this very cool new release at: http://www.electrofi.com/CDs.htm --- produced by Klare White

Liz Mandeville (mp3)
Publish Date: 12/06/2013 03:26 PM
Run Time: 11:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- Known as a musician, songwriter, blogger, and DJ, the multi-talented Mandeville also has television credits on her lengthy resume. Her latest CD "Clarksdale" is the focus of this podcast, and here, Mandeville talks about some of the songs on this great disc, and about some of the legendary names she has worked with over the hears in her native Chicago. You can purchase "Clarksdale" at: http://lizmandeville.com/main/ -- podcast produced by Zach Bernard

Jan Mittendorp of Black & Tan Records (mp3)
Publish Date: 11/21/2013 03:20 PM
Run Time: 19:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- How to bring new and younger ears to jazz and blues has been debated within jazz and blues circles for a number of years. Jan Mittendorp of the Netherlands based blues label "Black and Tan" is making an attempt at appealing to a younger audience. GLT's Jon Norton recently spoke with Mittendorp at his home in Holland. Listen and purchase "Mixendorp" remixes at: http://mixendorp.com/ -- podcast produced by Jon Norton

Robert Randolph (mp3)
Publish Date: 11/14/2013 11:59 AM
Run Time: 23:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- Robert Randolph is at the forefront of what's known as the secular "Sacred Steel" movement. Coming out of the Church Of God, this music is has quickly spread across the country and the globe in the last decade. On this podcast, Randolph talks about the origins of the lap steel guitar in his church, as well as how uplifting music and popularity aren't necessarily mutually exclusive. You can purchase the new CD from Robert Randolph and the Family Band at: http://amzn.to/HVPSnu -- podcast produced by Jon Norton

Satan and Adam (mp3)
Publish Date: 11/08/2013 02:11 PM
Run Time: 9:35
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- In the 1990's, there was no other blues artist, duo, or group that sounded quite like Sterling Magee and Adam Gussow, aka "Satan and Adam." The duo played to adoring crowds on the streets of Harlem, and recorded a number of critically acclaimed CD's. As Gussow explains on this podcast, the two separated nearly a decade ago, but fans can rejoice in a reunion CD and some touring. You can purchase that CD, "Back in the Game," at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/satanadam2 -- podcast produced by Jon Norton

Murali Coryell (mp3)
Publish Date: 10/25/2013 06:54 AM
Run Time: 18:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- The son of legendary jazz/rock/fusion guitarist Larry Coryell has some guitar chops of his own, but Murali Coryell's musical output lands in blues and soul music, though he can play a mean jazz guitar when he chooses. On this podcast, Murali talks about growing up in a house where musical royalty were friends, and talks about his latest CD release "Live at Club Helsinki", which you can purchase at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/muralicoryell -- podcast produced by Klare White

Deanna Bogart (mp3)
Publish Date: 10/10/2013 06:58 AM
Run Time: 13:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- The very first GLT Summer Concert featured this talented genre defying multi-instrumentalist. On her just released CD "Pianoland", Bogart puts her saxophone in its case and delivers a sweet album of blues boogie woogie, a couple obscure jazz covers and some beautiful originals. On this podcast, Bogart talks about the musical barriers she faced as a child, defying genres, and how her new CD came to be. You can purchase "Pianoland" at: http://www.deannabogart.com/CDStore.html -- podcast produced by Klare White

Catfish Keith (mp3)
Publish Date: 10/03/2013 02:57 PM
Run Time: 9:20
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- You can hear the reverence Catfish Keith holds for some of the legendary bluesmen of a long ago era on this great new release titled "Put On A Buzz". Bukka White, Leadbelly, and Johnny Shines are obvious influences, and on this podcast, Keith talks about those iconic names. You can purchase "Put on a Buzz" at: http://www.catfishkeith.com/ftrcatalog.htm --- podcast produced by Zach Bernard

Lisa Biales (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/26/2013 02:05 PM
Run Time: 8:30
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- A talented artist with track records in both music and theater, not to mention a #1 song on the Australian folk charts, Biales delivers a beautiful acoustic blues album titled "Just Like Honey". You can purchase this sweet CD at: http://lisabiales.com/ -- produced by Andrea Swick

Garrett LeBeau (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/20/2013 02:17 PM
Run Time: 16:30
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- Hailing from the Wind River Reservation of Wyoming, and living now in Austin, TX, Garrett LeBeau's debut CD "Rise To The Grind" is a low-key soulful blues that has been drawing comparisons to Boz Scaggs and Van Morrison. On this podcast, LeBeau give some background on growing up in Wyoming, and talks about some of the songs on "Rise To The Grind", which will be available May 7th. Details at: http://garrettlebeau.com/ -- podcast produced by Klare White

Mike Zito (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/13/2013 01:56 PM
Run Time: 13:30
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml One third of the supergroup "Royal Southern Brotherhood" that includes Cyril Neville and Devon Allman, Mike Zito also has a successful solo career. His latest release is titled "Gone to Texas", which he talks about on this podcast, and which you can purchase at: http://www.mikezitoshop.com/ -- produced by Klare White

Big Joe Shelton (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/06/2013 05:29 PM
Run Time: 12:10
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml One of our favorite bluesmen out with a great new CD. If you're in the Black Prairie Region of Mississippi, be sure to look up Big Joe Shelton, and ask him about another one of our favorite bluesmen, the late Willie King. Shelton pays homage to King, among others on "I'd Never Let Her Down", which you can purchase at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/bigjoeshelton3 -- produced by Klare White

Jeff Jensen (mp3)
Publish Date: 08/28/2013 04:36 PM
Run Time: 12:50
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml On this podcast, Jensen talks about his new CD "Road Worn and Ragged", and how Classic Rock turned him on to blues. You can purchase "Road Worn and Ragged" at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/jeffjensen -- produced by Jon Norton

Donna Herula (mp3)
Publish Date: 08/09/2013 03:40 PM
Run Time: 12:30
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml One of our favorite recent acoustic releases comes from Chicago singer/songwriter Donna Herula, who's loving tribute to Robert Nighthawk spent nearly 6 months in heavy rotation on GLT Blues Radio. You can purchase this great disc, titled "The Moon is Rising," at: http://www.donnaherula.com/ -- produced by Klare White

Arnold McCuller (mp3)
Publish Date: 08/01/2013 09:49 AM
Run Time: 7:37
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- Arnold McCuller, James Taylor's backup singer for 35 years, has released a number of albums under his own name, including a 2008 latin jazz CD. On his latest solo offering, McCuller returns to his gospel, blues, and R&B roots of his youth. "Soon As I Get Paid" can be purchased at: http://www.arnoldmcculler.com/

Eddie Turner (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/25/2013 04:39 PM
Run Time: 11:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- As Eddie Turner says in this podcast, he's heard from plenty of people that his music isn't blues. Those would be the traditionalist's. However, if you like your blues to be something more than what you would have heard in Chicago on the 1950's and 60's, you need to hear Eddie Turner. This one time member of Zepher and Otis Taylor's first band has a great new CD titled "Miracles & Demons", which you can purchase at: http://amzn.to/rLUTiS -- podcast produced by Jon Norton

Royal Southern Brotherhood (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/19/2013 05:49 AM
Run Time: 10:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- Royal Southern Brotherhood consists of Devon Allman, Cyril Neville, and Mike Zito. On this podcast, Allman talks about the bands beginnings, and about a few songs on their fantastic self titled debut, which you can purchase at: http://royalsouthernbrotherhood.com/ -- podcast produced by Zach Bernard

Marshall Lawrence (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/12/2013 08:22 AM
Run Time: 13:15
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- On this podcast, "The Doctor of the Blues" talks about his new CD, and how Hendrix and Ted Nugent led him to his blues roots. You can purchase Marshall's great new disc "House Call" at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/marshalllawrence2 --- produced by Klare White

Matthew Curry (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/28/2013 06:29 AM
Run Time: 14:30
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- The pride of Bloomington, IL is out with the follow-up to his critically acclaimed "If I Don't Got You" debut. Curry avoids the "sophomore slump" on "Electric Religion", a blast of blues-rock accented with a few blues shuffles. You can purchase "Electric Religion" at: https://www.cdbaby.com/cd/matthewcurrythefury2 --- produced by Klare White

Jesse Dee (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/21/2013 10:32 AM
Run Time: 12:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- He was somewhat of a surprise signing for Chicago's legendary "houserockin" blues label Alligator Records, but with one listen, you'll understand what Alligator President Bruce Iglauer heard in this soulful young voice from Boston. You can purchase "On My Mind/In My Heart at: http://www.alligator.com/ --- produced by Klare White

Matt Baxter & Jake Sampson (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/14/2013 09:39 AM
Run Time: 12:30
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- Good friends and writing partners from the San Francisco Bay Area, guitarist Matt Baxter and singer/bassist Jake Sampson have created on all original Delta Blues record titled "Haunted." On this podcast Baxter and Sampson talk about how they got together, and break down a number of tracks on this fantastic new disc. You can purchase "Haunted" at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/mattbaxterjakesampson --- produced by Klare White

Catfish Keith (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/10/2013 08:45 AM
Run Time: 9:20
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- You can hear the reverence Catfish Keith holds for some of the legendary bluesmen of a long ago era on this great new release titled "Put On A Buzz". Bukka White, Leadbelly, and Johnny Shines are obvious influences, and on this podcast, Keith talks about those iconic names. You can purchase "Put on a Buzz" at: http://www.catfishkeith.com/ftrcatalog.htm --- podcast produced by Zach Bernard

Eric Sardinas (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/03/2013 05:14 PM
Run Time: 9:30
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- When you see slide player Eric Sardinas in a live setting, it's always a rip-roarin' good time. On he latest CD release, titled "Sticks & Stones," Sardinas throws a couple acoustic nuggets into his trademark blues-rock. On this podcast, Sardinas talks about his new release, and how since he was a young child, music has been so important to him. You can purchase "Sticks & Stones" at: http://amzn.to/Uypmj1 -- podcast produced by Klare White

Garrett LeBeau (mp3)
Publish Date: 04/19/2013 12:44 PM
Run Time: 16:30
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- Hailing from the Wind River Reservation of Wyoming, and living now in Austin, TX, Garrett LeBeau's debut CD "Rise To The Grind" is a low-key soulful blues that has been drawing comparisons to Boz Scaggs and Van Morrison. On this podcast, LeBeau give some background on growing up in Wyoming, and talks about some of the songs on "Rise To The Grind", which will be available May 7th. Details at: http://garrettlebeau.com/ -- podcast produced by Klare White

Detroit Memphis Experience (mp3)
Publish Date: 04/09/2013 12:58 PM
Run Time: 13:30
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- Longtime Nashville based bassist and producer Bill Smith talks to us about his latest project titled the "Detroit Memphis Experience." It's the name of the band and the CD, which can be purchased at: http://amzn.to/ZkQ3tl -- podcast produced by Nick LeRose

Big Bill Morganfield (mp3)
Publish Date: 03/27/2013 01:26 PM
Run Time: 13:30
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- As we get ready to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Muddy Waters on April 4th, we're checking in with Muddy's son "Big" Bill Morganfield. Bill has just recorded a tribute album to his father titled "Blues With A Mood", which can be purchased at: http://bigbillmorganfield.net/merchandise.html -- podcast produced by Klare White

Kevin Selfe (mp3)
Publish Date: 03/15/2013 10:11 AM
Run Time: 15:40
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- What do you do when you graduate Magnum Cum Laude from North Carolina State with a degree in Meteorology? Well, Kevin Selfe decided that a career as a bluesman was the thing to do, and explains his reasoning on this edition of GLT Blues Next. He also talks about his debut CD on Delta Groove Records titled "Long Walk Home" which you can purchase at: http://kevinselfe.com/music/ -- podcast produced by Klare White

Deanna Bogart (mp3)
Publish Date: 03/08/2013 12:38 PM
Run Time: 13:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- The very first GLT Summer Concert featured this talented genre defying multi-instrumentalist. On her just released CD "Pianoland", Bogart puts her saxophone in its case and delivers a sweet album of blues boogie woogie, a couple obscure jazz covers and some beautiful originals. On this podcast, Bogart talks about the musical barriers she faced as a child, defying genres, and how her new CD came to be. You can purchase "Pianoland" at: http://www.deannabogart.com/CDStore.html -- podcast produced by Klare White

Rusty Wright Band (mp3)
Publish Date: 02/27/2013 09:28 AM
Run Time: 12:15
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- When your second gig is being asked to open for Lynyrd Skynyrd, and after your performance, the guitarist for the headliner asks "Dude, where the hell did YOU come from?", you might be on to something. This Michigan band has been touring the world with their blend of blues, rock, and soul since 2004. Their latest release "This, That & the Other Thing" is the focus of bandleader Rusty Wright's commentary on this podcast. You can purchase this CD at: http://www.rustywrightblues.com/music.html -- podcast produced by Klare White

Homeward Bound: Tribute to John-Alex Mason (mp3)
Publish Date: 02/13/2013 03:52 PM
Run Time: 13:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- Friends, family, artists and fans came together recently to create a tribute album to the late John-Alex Mason. Tennessee bluesman Elam McKnight was one of those who helped make this project possible, and on this podcast, McKnight talks about the project, and some of the songs contained on the tribute CD. You can purchase the music at: http://bit.ly/X8WK1n -- podcast produced by Klare White

Royal Southern Brotherhood (mp3)
Publish Date: 02/07/2013 08:33 AM
Run Time: 10:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- Royal Southern Brotherhood consists of Devon Allman, Cyril Neville, and Mike Zito. On this podcast, Allman talks about the bands beginnings, and about a few songs on their fantastic self titled debut, which you can purchase at: http://royalsouthernbrotherhood.com/ -- podcast produced by Zach Bernard

Murali Coryell (mp3)
Publish Date: 01/29/2013 09:15 AM
Run Time: 18:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- The son of legendary jazz/rock/fusion guitarist Larry Coryell has some guitar chops of his own, but Murali Coryell's musical output lands in blues and soul music, though he can play a mean jazz guitar when he chooses. On this podcast, Murali talks about growing up in a house where musical royalty were friends, and talks about his latest CD release "Live at Club Helsinki", which you can purchase at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/muralicoryell -- podcast produced by Klare White

Boogie Patrol (mp3)
Publish Date: 01/23/2013 11:42 AM
Run Time: 12:10
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- One of the great blues bands storming through Western Canada is "Boogie Patrol", let by harmonica man "Rott'n Dan." On this podcast, Dan talks about this bluesy, funky, soulful band, and the band's brand new self titled CD, which you can purchase at: http://www.boogiepatrol.com/store.html -- podcast produced by Klare White

The Blues Broads (Angela Strehli) (mp3)
Publish Date: 01/18/2013 04:41 PM
Run Time: 10:40
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- Angela Strehli was a major part of the Austin, TX blues music explosion of the 1970's and 1980's, helping to launch the career of Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimmy Vaughan, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, and Los Lonely Boys, among others. She also crossed paths with and befriended blues legends including Pinetop Perkins, Muddy Waters, and John Lee Hooker at the legendary Antone's Nightclub in Austin, TX. Her latest project is called "The Blues Broads," which is the focus of this podcast. You can purchase the new Blues Broads CD at http://amzn.to/U0Ib2a -- podcast produced by Klare White

Satan and Adam (mp3)
Publish Date: 01/11/2013 09:41 AM
Run Time: 10:40
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- In the 1990's, there was no other blues artist, duo, or group that sounded quite like Sterling Magee and Adam Gussow, aka "Satan and Adam." The duo played to adoring crowds on the streets of Harlem, and recorded a number of critically acclaimed CD's. As Gussow explains on this podcast, the two separated nearly a decade ago, but fans can rejoice in a reunion CD and some touring. You can purchase that CD, "Back in the Game," at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/satanadam2

Big James & the Chicago Playboys (mp3)
Publish Date: 01/04/2013 02:32 PM
Run Time: 10:45
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- Trombone player Big James Montgomery is the leader of the funky "Big James & the Chicago Playboys", one of our favorite bands on GLT Blues Radio. On this podcast, James talks about the impact of seeing James Brown as a youngster, and about songs from his second release on Blind Pig Records. You can purchase "The Big Payback" at http://amzn.to/xujhJn --- produced by Klare White

Karen Lovely (mp3)
Publish Date: 12/14/2012 02:33 PM
Run Time: 9:33
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- Karen Lovely title track to the CD "Still The Rain", written by Dennis Walker, garnered a Blues Music Award (BMA) nomination for song of the year in 2011. The song is also up for "Song of the Year" in the upcoming Blues Blast Music Awards, which will be held October 27th at Buddy Guy's Legends in Chicago. You can hear the awards ceremony, including the announcement of the winners, live on GLT Blues Radio. On this podcast, Lovely talks about "Still The Rain," and her long musical comeback. You can purchase "Still The Rain" at: http://www.karenlovely.com/music.htm -- podcast produced by Jon Norton

Julian Fauth (mp3)
Publish Date: 12/05/2012 08:38 AM
Run Time: 15:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- As talented a lyricist as he is a pianist. this Toronto native known for his darker boogie-woogie romps incorporates his piano into an ensemble:on the new CD "Everybody Ought To Treat A Stranger Right", though the albums lyrics, songwriting, and arranging are still distinctively Fauth. You can purchase this very cool new release at: http://www.electrofi.com/CDs.htm --- produced by Klare White

Sharrie Williams (mp3)
Publish Date: 11/30/2012 01:16 PM
Run Time: 12:05
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- Sharrie Williams is a talented blues singer with obvious elements of gospel, rock, & R&B in her music. Williams grew up in Saginaw, MI immersed in great music. Her Mother and Aunt were jazz singers, her father a gospel/jazz singer. Sharrie (pronounced shah-REE) has a great new CD on Electro-Fi Records titled "Out of The Dark, which you can purchase at: http://www.electrofi.com/CDs.htm --- produced by Klare White

John Oates (mp3)
Publish Date: 11/16/2012 10:32 AM
Run Time: 10:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- John Oates was (and still is) half of the legendary "blue eyed soul" band Hall & Oates that was ubiquitous on Top 40 radio in the late 1970's and 1980's. But there's more to the band than pop hits, and on this podcast, John Oates talks about some of the music he makes when he's not working with longtime mate Daryl Hall, including his new CD "The Bluesville Sessions", which you can purchase at: http://amzn.to/JzFv8j -- produced by Andrea Swick

Eddie Turner (mp3)
Publish Date: 11/09/2012 08:59 AM
Run Time: 11:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- As Eddie Turner says in this podcast, he's heard from plenty of people that his music isn't blues. Those would be the traditionalist's. However, if you like your blues to be something more than what you would have heard in Chicago on the 1950's and 60's, you need to hear Eddie Turner. This one time member of Zepher and Otis Taylor's first band has a great new CD titled "Miracles & Demons", which you can purchase at: http://amzn.to/rLUTiS -- podcast produced by Jon Norton

Jean Shy (mp3)
Publish Date: 10/25/2012 10:35 AM
Run Time: 9:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- Chicago native Jean Shy has sung it all. Blues, gospel, R&B, pop. She even sang for Chess Records under the name "Tim & Jean." Her new CD is a big band affair titled "Blow Top Blues", and has a bit o' blues, a little R&B, even a hint of Tony Bennett. You can purchase "Blow Top Blues" at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/jeanshyfriends --- produced by Danny Hajek

Lisa Mills (mp3)
Publish Date: 10/03/2012 04:29 PM
Run Time: 10:53
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- Mississippi native Lisa Mills is a powerful singer, songwriter, and guitarist whose new CD "Tempered in Fire" shows off her formidable voice and guitar chops, as well as her southern roots and blues sensibilities. Though "Tempered in Fire" is not her first recording, it's our first exposure to this talent woman, and we want to share our enthusiasm of her work with you. You can purchase "Tempered in Fire" at: http://lisamills.com/music/ --- produced by Klare White

Eric Sardinas (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/28/2012 10:58 AM
Run Time: 9:30
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- When you see slide player Eric Sardinas in a live setting, it's always a rip-roarin' good time. On he latest CD release, titled "Sticks & Stones," Sardinas throws a couple acoustic nuggets into his trademark blues-rock. On this podcast, Sardinas talks about his new release, and how since he was a young child, music has been so important to him. You can purchase "Sticks & Stones" at: http://amzn.to/Uypmj1 -- podcast produced by Klare White

Arnold McCuller (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/20/2012 03:26 PM
Run Time: 7:37
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- Arnold McCuller, James Taylor's backup singer for 35 years, has released a number of albums under his own name, including a 2008 latin jazz CD. On his latest solo offering, McCuller returns to his gospel, blues, and R&B roots of his youth. "Soon As I Get Paid" can be purchased at: http://www.arnoldmcculler.com/

Franc Robert & the Boxcar Tourists (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/16/2012 02:28 PM
Run Time: 13:20
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- A talented guitarist with an interesting voice, Tampa area native Franc Robert is out with a fantastic new CD that mixes some acoustic sounds into a mostly plugged-in recording. On this podcast, Robert talks about his new disc, and how Eric Clapton changed his life. You can purchase Robert's new disc "Mulligan Stew" at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/francrobert3 -- podcast produced by Klare White

Deanna Bogart (mp3)
Publish Date: 08/30/2012 07:48 AM
Run Time: 13:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- The very first GLT Summer Concert featured this talented genre defying multi-instrumentalist. On her just released CD "Pianoland", Bogart puts her saxophone in its case and delivers a sweet album of blues boogie woogie, a couple obscure jazz covers and some beautiful originals. On this podcast, Bogart talks about the musical barriers she faced as a child, defying genres, and how her new CD came to be. You can purchase "Pianoland" at: http://www.deannabogart.com/CDStore.html -- podcast produced by Klare White

Eddie Turner (mp3)
Publish Date: 08/24/2012 02:39 PM
Run Time: 11:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- As Eddie Turner says in this podcast, he's heard from plenty of people that his music isn't blues. Those would be the traditionalist's. However, if you like your blues to be something more than what you would have heard in Chicago on the 1950's and 60's, you need to hear Eddie Turner. This one time member of Zepher and Otis Taylor's first band has a great new CD titled "Miracles & Demons", which you can purchase at: http://amzn.to/rLUTiS -- podcast produced by Jon Norton

Doug MacLeod (mp3)
Publish Date: 08/17/2012 11:50 AM
Run Time: 9:23
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- Doug MacLeod has been described as a modern day Mark Twain. Like Twain, MacLeod is a keen observer of people, is a gifted storyteller, and uses the English language in creative ways to communicate his observations. On this podcast, MacLeod talks about his new CD "Brand New Eyes," his first on the "Fresh!" label. You can purchase this disc at: http://bit.ly/OFq0gP -- podcast produced by Jon Norton

Ivan Appelrouth (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/20/2012 10:55 AM
Run Time: 11:03
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- Though he's played with and for an impressive list of performers, including Nappy Brown & Johnny Sansone, Ivan Appelrouth has never recorded a CD as a leader. Until now. "Blue & Instrumental" is a tribute of sorts to the rock, blues, and R&B greats who influenced and shaped Appelrouths sound. It's also been nominated in the "New Artist Debut Release" category for the 2012 Blues Blast Music Awards. You can purchase "Blue & Instrumental" at; http://ellersoulrecords.com/store.html -- podcast produced by Jon Norton

Juke Joint Jonny (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/09/2012 10:02 AM
Run Time: 11:02
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- "Juke Joint Jonny" Rizzo grew up in New Jersey and lives now in California. He says he was inspired by both Ray Charles and Taj Mahal. His latest CD is an inspired acoustic set titled "Pure and Simple", and can be purchased at: http://amzn.to/RO4zbL --- podcast produced by Nick LeRose

Catfish Keith (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/29/2012 12:21 PM
Run Time: 9:20
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- You can hear the reverence Catfish Keith holds for some of the legendary bluesmen of a long ago era on this great new release titled "Put On A Buzz". Bukka White, Leadbelly, and Johnny Shines are obvious influences, and on this podcast, Keith talks about those iconic names. You can purchase "Put on a Buzz" at: http://www.catfishkeith.com/ftrcatalog.htm --- podcast produced by Zach Bernard

Ana Popovic (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/21/2012 10:55 AM
Run Time: 11:32
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- Looking forward to hearing the ferocious guitar and vocals of Ana Popovic at the Ain't Nothin' But The Blues Festival in Bloomington IL this summer. We're hoping she plays gobs of songs from her new "Unconditional" CD, Ana's bluesiest album to date. You can purchase this great CD at: http://bit.ly/t4otCQ --- podcast produced by Jon Norton

Liz Mandeville (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/15/2012 05:47 AM
Run Time: 9:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- Known as a musician, songwriter, blogger, and DJ, the multi-talented Mandeville also has television credits on her lengthy resume. Her latest CD "Clarksdale" is the focus of this podcast, and here, Mandeville talks about some of the songs on this great disc, and about some of the legendary names she has worked with over the hears in her native Chicago. You can purchase "Clarksdale" at: http://lizmandeville.com/main/ -- podcast produced by Zach Bernard

Royal Southern Brotherhood (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/08/2012 11:19 AM
Run Time: 10:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- Royal Southern Brotherhood consists of Devon Allman, Cyril Neville, and Mike Zito. On this podcast, Allman talks about the bands beginnings, and about a few songs on their fantastic self titled debut, which you can purchase at: http://royalsouthernbrotherhood.com/ -- podcast produced by Zach Bernard

Donna Herula (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/30/2012 02:32 PM
Run Time: 5:55
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml One of our favorite releases of the last year comes from Chicago acoustic singer/songwriter Donna Herula, who's loving tribute to Robert Nighthawk spent nearly 6 months in heavy rotation on GLT Blues Radio. You can purchase this great disc, titled "The Moon is Rising," at: http://www.donnaherula.com/ -- produced by Danny Hajek

Lisa Biales (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/25/2012 11:17 AM
Run Time: 8:30
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- A talented artist with track records in both music and theater, not to mention a #1 song on the Australian folk charts, Biales delivers a beautiful acoustic blues album titled "Just Like Honey". You can purchase this sweet CD at: http://lisabiales.com/ -- produced by Andrea Swick

John Oates (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/17/2012 03:43 PM
Run Time: 10:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- John Oates was (and still is) half of the legendary "blue eyed soul" band Hall & Oates that was ubiquitous on Top 40 radio in the late 1970's and 1980's. But there's more to the band than pop hits, and on this podcast, John Oates talks about some of the music he makes when he's not working with longtime mate Daryl Hall, including his new CD "The Bluesville Sessions", which you can purchase at: http://amzn.to/JzFv8j -- produced by Andrea Swick

Franc Robert (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/14/2012 04:01 PM
Run Time: 8:03
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- Franc Robert (pronounced: row-BEAR) is a bluesman who can turn up the heat a la R.L. Burnside, and write and perform a beautiful instrumental,as you will hear on this podcast. You can purchase Robert's latest CD, "Why Do I Never Win" at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/francrobert1 -- produced by Jon Norton

Matthew Curry & The Fury (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/04/2012 10:27 AM
Run Time: 9:22
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- There are a lot of young "gunslingers" out there, but few are creating their own sound. 16 year old Matthew Curry has that special "it" that's difficult to define, but when seen in person, easy to recognize. Curry has certainly listened to his share of Stevie Ray, Albert Collins, Luther Allison, Muddy Waters and Joe Bonamassa, but with the release of his debut CD "If I Don't Got You, " you can hear that this gifted teen is forging his own path. Curry opens for Kenny Wayne Shepherd this Tuesday night at The Castle Theater in downtown Bloomington, IL. You can purchase "If I Don't Got You" at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/matthewcurryandthefury

Joe Zaklan (mp3)
Publish Date: 04/19/2012 11:40 AM
Run Time: 6:33
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- Longtime Chicago singer/songwriter/guitarist Joe Zaklan has released his debut CD. And it's one of our favorites from the past couple years. Back in the day, Zaklan toured as a sideman with J.B. Hutto, played alongside Lonnie Brooks and Little Mac Simmons at the now legendary Peppers Lounge, and played on recordings by George "Wild Child" Butler ("Lickin' Gravy") and Studebaker John (Howl With The Wolf.) No longer "just a sideman," Zaklan's first CD as a leader is an impressive debut. You can purchase "There Ain't No Better Time" at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/zaklanjoe

Sharrie Williams (mp3)
Publish Date: 04/13/2012 02:19 PM
Run Time: 12:05
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- Sharrie Williams is a talented blues singer with obvious elements of gospel, rock, & R&B in her music. Williams grew up in Saginaw, MI immersed in great music. Her Mother and Aunt were jazz singers, her father a gospel/jazz singer. Sharrie (pronounced shah-REE) has a great new CD on Electro-Fi Records titled "Out of The Dark, which you can purchase at: http://www.electrofi.com/CDs.htm --- produced by Klare White

Lisa Mills (mp3)
Publish Date: 04/04/2012 08:32 AM
Run Time: 10:53
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- Mississippi native Lisa Mills is a powerful singer, songwriter, and guitarist whose new CD "Tempered in Fire" shows off her formidable voice and guitar chops, as well as her southern roots and blues sensibilities. Though "Tempered in Fire" is not her first recording, it's our first exposure to this talent woman, and we want to share our enthusiasm of her work with you. You can purchase "Tempered in Fire" at: http://lisamills.com/music/ --- produced by Klare White

JW-Jones (mp3)
Publish Date: 03/26/2012 01:25 PM
Run Time: 9:15
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- JW-Jones is one talented Canadian. With the release of "Seventh Hour", Jones now has 7 CD's to his credit, is a Maple Blues Award winner, and is one of Canada's top touring blues musicians. You can purchase "Seventh Hour" at: http://www.jw-jones.com/ --- produced by Klare White

Big James & the Chicago Playboys (mp3)
Publish Date: 03/15/2012 03:09 PM
Run Time: 10:45
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- Trombone player Big James Montgomery is the leader of the funky "Big James & the Chicago Playboys", one of our favorite bands on GLT Blues Radio. On this podcast, James talks about the impact of seeing James Brown as a youngster, and about songs from his second release on Blind Pig Records. You can purchase "The Big Payback" at http://amzn.to/xujhJn --- produced by Klare White

Contino (mp3)
Publish Date: 02/27/2012 12:21 PM
Run Time: 8:20
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- The band Contino, from Las Vegas, Nevada, released their new album Back Porch Dogma earlier this month. Front man Pete Contino says the group’s diverse sound of zydeco, Americana and blues-rock has garnered a worldwide audience, following the band’s tour in Bulgaria last year. Just goes to show that what happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay in Vegas. Contino’s Back Porch Dogma can be purchased at: http://amzn.to/z1jVG6 --- produced by Danny Hajek

Patrick Dodd Trio (mp3)
Publish Date: 02/14/2012 12:45 PM
Run Time: 8:05
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- Blasting blues rock out of Memphis, the Patrick Dodd Trio, including Todd on guitar and vocals, is a staple on the Memphis blues scene. As Dodd says on his website, "Spend enough time in Memphis and sooner than later, the blues will find a way into your soul." Dodd's new CD is titled "Future Blues", and can be purchased at: http://bit.ly/wLSo7t --- produced by Danny Hajek

Jean Shy (mp3)
Publish Date: 02/04/2012 03:49 PM
Run Time: 9:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- Chicago native Jean Shy has sung it all. Blues, gospel, R&B, pop. She even sang for Chess Records under the name "Tim & Jean." Her new CD is a big band affair titled "Blow Top Blues", and has a bit o' blues, a little R&B, even a hint of Tony Bennett. You can purchase "Blow Top Blues" at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/jeanshyfriends --- produced by Danny Hajek

Todd Wolfe Band (mp3)
Publish Date: 01/28/2012 10:03 AM
Run Time: 9:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- Todd Wolfe, who spent 5 years on the road with Sheryl Crow in the 90's, says the blues guys call his music "rock", and the rock guys call his music "blues." Wolfe calls it "Bluesadelic." On this podcast, Wolfe talks about his new live CD, which essentially fleshes out songs from this talented guitarists previous releases. You can purchase "The Todd Wolfe Band Live" at: http://www.toddwolfe.com/index.php ---- podcast produced by Danny Hajek

Sean Chambers (mp3)
Publish Date: 01/10/2012 12:13 PM
Run Time: 14:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- Sean Chambers toured with the late Hubert Sumlin in the late 1990's and early 2000's. He said his band would open the show, then bring up Sumlin for the second part of the show. Chambers says that experience was his "college education" in music. The new CD from the band is titled "Live at the Long Island Blues Warehouse," and can be purchased at: http://amzn.to/xqFwbH

Ana Popovic (mp3)
Publish Date: 12/09/2011 10:48 AM
Run Time: 11:32
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- Though she grew up in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, Ana Popovic was exposed to American blues through her fathers record collection, and her fathers enthusiasm for this great music. "Unconditional" is Ana's bluesiest album to date. You can purchase this great CD at: http://bit.ly/t4otCQ

Pieter "Big Pete" van der Pluijm (mp3)
Publish Date: 12/02/2011 10:31 AM
Run Time: 12:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- "Big Pete" is a harp player and vocalist who hails from The Netherlands. "Pete" was just 23 when he was chosen for the European Memorial Tour honoring the music and legacy of Lester Butler. Pete made his Delta Groove Records debut in 2010, appearing on the Mannish Boys 5th anniversary release titled "Shake For Me." Pete's debut as a leader on Delta Groove is titled "Choice Cuts," which you can purchase at: http://bit.ly/vkPnma

Eddie Turner (mp3)
Publish Date: 11/11/2011 02:05 PM
Run Time: 11:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- As Eddie Turner says in this podcast, he's heard from plenty of people that his music isn't blues. Those would be the traditionalist's. However, if you like your blues to be something more than what you would have heard in Chicago on the 1950's and 60's, you need to hear Eddie Turner. This one time member of Zepher and Otis Taylor's first band has a great new CD titled "Miracles & Demons", which you can purchase at: http://amzn.to/rLUTiS

Shaun Murphy (mp3)
Publish Date: 10/21/2011 11:58 AM
Run Time: 9:22
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- You've heard Shaun Murphy's voice, though you may not know her name. Murphy has been singing backup for Bob Seger's band since the early 1970's. She's also had stints with Eric Clapton (Behind the Sun), Glenn Frey, and Joe Walsh, and is the former co-singer of Little Feat. One of her first recordings was with a huge 70's pop star, that is, before he became famous. On this podcast, Murphy talks about her past, and talks about songs from her new CD, "Live at Callahan's Music Hall," which you can purchase at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/shaunmurphy3

Matthew Curry & The Fury (mp3)
Publish Date: 10/07/2011 11:58 AM
Run Time: 9:22
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- There are a lot of young "gunslingers" out there, but few are creating their own sound. 16 year old Matthew Curry has that special "it" that's difficult to define, but when seen in person, easy to recognize. Curry has certainly listened to his share of Stevie Ray, Albert Collins, Luther Allison, Muddy Waters and Joe Bonamassa, but with the release of his debut CD "If I Don't Got You, " you can hear that this gifted teen is forging his own path. You can purchase "If I Don't Got You" at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/matthewcurryandthefury

Karen Lovely (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/30/2011 08:17 AM
Run Time: 9:33
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- Karen Lovely title track to the CD "Still The Rain", written by Dennis Walker, garnered a Blues Music Award (BMA) nomination for song of the year in 2011. The song is also up for "Song of the Year" in the upcoming Blues Blast Music Awards, which will be held October 27th at Buddy Guy's Legends in Chicago. You can hear the awards ceremony, including the announcement of the winners, live on GLT Blues Radio. On this podcast, Lovely talks about "Still The Rain," and her long musical comeback. You can purchase "Still The Rain" at: http://www.karenlovely.com/music.htm

Satan and Adam (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/09/2011 11:04 AM
Run Time: 10:40
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- In the 1990's, there was no other blues artist, duo, or group that sounded quite like Sterling Magee and Adam Gussow, aka "Satan and Adam." The duo played to adoring crowds on the streets of Harlem, and recorded a number of critically acclaimed CD's. As Gussow explains on this podcast, the two separated nearly a decade ago, but fans can rejoice in a reunion CD and some touring. You can purchase that CD, "Back in the Game," at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/satanadam2

Arnold McCuller (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/02/2011 03:08 PM
Run Time: 7:37
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- Arnold McCuller, James Taylor's backup singer for 35 years, has released a number of albums under his own name, including a 2008 latin jazz CD. On his latest solo offering, McCuller returns to his gospel, blues, and R&B roots of his youth. "Soon As I Get Paid" can be purchased at: http://www.arnoldmcculler.com/

John Mays (mp3)
Publish Date: 08/18/2011 04:17 PM
Run Time: 7:29
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- This is the second of three podcasts featuring Andrew Galloway, President & Founder of Electro-Fi Records in Toronto. On this podcast, Galloway talks up the new Electro-Fi release by longtime "Fathead" vocalist John Mays. You can purchase this disc at: http://www.electrofi.com/CDs.htm

Harmonica Shah (mp3)
Publish Date: 08/11/2011 03:03 PM
Run Time: 9:49
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- This is the first of three podcasts featuring Andrew Galloway, President & Founder of Electro-Fi Records in Toronto. On this podcast, Galloway discusses one of his new releases, which is a live date by Detroit's Harmonica Shah. You can purchase this disc at: http://www.electrofi.com/CDs.htm

Cee Cee James (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/18/2011 04:18 PM
Run Time: 8:17
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- Cee Cee James already had fans in Central IL. She made a lot more this weekend at the Ain't Nothin' But The Blues Festival in Bloomington. Here's just a sample of this rising stars work. You can purchase "Lowdown Where The Snakes Crawl" at: http://ceeceejames.com/

Ivan Appelrouth (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/15/2011 03:48 PM
Run Time: 11:03
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- Though he's played with and for an impressive list of performers, including Nappy Brown & Johnny Sansone, Ivan Appelrouth has never recorded a CD as a leader. Until now. "Blue & Instrumental" is a tribute of sorts to the rock, blues, and R&B greats who influenced and shaped Appelrouths sound. You can purchase "Blue & Instrumental" at; http://ellersoulrecords.com/store.html

Marion James (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/08/2011 11:09 AM
Run Time: 7:45
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml --- Nashville native Marion James has been singing her brand of jazzy, gospel tinged blues for decades. Her latest release is titled "Essence," and is available at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/marionjames

Doug MacLeod (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/24/2011 12:46 PM
Run Time: 9:23
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- Doug MacLeod has been described as a modern day Mark Twain. Like Twain, MacLeod is a keen observer of people, is a gifted storyteller, and uses the English language in creative ways to communicate his observations. On this podcast, MacLeod talks about his new CD "Brand New Eyes," his first on the "Fresh!" label. You can purchase this disc at: http://www.doug-macleod.com/MasterOfOriginalAcousticBlues/Store.html

Franc Robert (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/17/2011 01:31 PM
Run Time: 8:03
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml -- Franc Robert (pronounced: row-BEAR) is a bluesman who can turn up the heat a la R.L. Burnside, and write and perform a beautiful instrumental,as you will hear on this podcast. You can purchase Robert's latest CD, "Why Do I Never Win" at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/francrobert1

Gas House Gorillas (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/10/2011 03:32 PM
Run Time: 5:00
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml Tomorrow (Saturday) is our annual GLT Summer Concert. Let's go back one year and play a song from The Gas House Gorillas, our headliner from last years Summer Concert. Out of NYC, the Gas House Gorillas combine rockabilly, jump blues, swing and punk and a live show that demands your attention. Purchase "Five Gorillas Walk Into A Bar" at: http://www.gashousegorillas.org/

Donna Herula (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/03/2011 04:34 PM
Run Time: 5:55
You can listen to GLT Blues Radio 24/7 @ http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml One of the new CD's on our playlist is from Chicago acoustic singer/songwriter Donna Herula, who has just recorded a loving tribute to Robert Nighthawk. You can purchase this great disc, titled "The Moon is Rising," at: http://www.donnaherula.com/

Big Joe Shelton (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/27/2011 03:07 PM
Run Time: 7:00
It's been nearly 4 years since we've heard new music from Big Joe Shelton, and it's been worth the wait from this native of North Mississippi. Joe's new CD is titled "The Older I Get, The Better I Was," which you can purchase at: http://www.bigjoeshelton.com/newcd.htm

Mikey Jr. (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/20/2011 12:50 PM
Run Time: 7:28
Just 26 years old, Trenton, NJ native Mikey Jr has become a formidable harmonica player with a half dozen CD's under his belt. His latest release is titled "It Ain't Hard to Tell," which you can purchase at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/mikeyjunior1

Elam McKnight/Bob Bogdal (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/13/2011 01:07 PM
Run Time: 9:35
Elam McKnight's sound isn't punk, it isn't Hill Country, it isn't traditional Chicago, it isn't straight rock. But you can hear all those sounds on "Zombie Nation", the latest release from this native of Jackson, TN. Though McKnight writes the occasional "woman done me wrong" blues song, he separates himself from many of his predecessors and contemporaries with thoughtful and insightful observations of today's world. You can buy "Zombie Nation" at: http://www.bigblackhand.com/?section=home

Tracy Nelson (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/06/2011 11:19 AM
Run Time: 5:50
You may remember Tracy Nelson as one of the voices of country-rock sextet "Mother Earth" from the late 60's/early 70's. Nelson has had a successful solo career since the mid 70's. The title of her new solo release, "Victim of the Blues" is apt, as Nelson and her husband are still rebuilding from a house fire last year. In this podcast, Nelson explains how she found and came to record the title track. Purchase "Victim of the Blues" at: http://www.tracynelson.com/

Tony Joe White (mp3)
Publish Date: 04/29/2011 04:29 PM
Run Time: 6:54
After all these years, the man who wrote and performed "Polk Salad Annie" and wrote "Rainy Night in Georgia," still flies under the radar. His latest release, "The Shine", has that same swampy, if more subdued, feel that marked his earlier songs. "Tell Me Why" is the featured song from this disc, which you can purchase at: http://www.tonyjoewhite.com/shop/

Clothesline Revival (mp3)
Publish Date: 04/22/2011 03:56 PM
Run Time: 3:29
One of our favorite podcasted songs from the last year on GLT Blues Next. Conrad Praetzel is the driving force behind this rootsy band out of Santa Rosa, CA. You can purchase "They Came From Somewhere" at: http://www.amazon.com/They-Came-Somewhere-Clothesline-Revival/dp/B003GR0X5Q

Karen Lovely (mp3)
Publish Date: 04/14/2011 02:20 PM
Run Time: 9:30
Karen Lovely (along with Otis Taylor) is our "Talkin' Blues" guest this Saturday night at 7:00pm on GLT Blues Radio. In this encore edition, Lovely talks about songs from her new "Still The Rain" CD, including the title track, which is up for "Song of the Year" at the Blues Music Awards in Memphis on May 5th. You can purchase "Still The Rain" at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/KarenLovely2

The Sugar Prophets (mp3)
Publish Date: 03/25/2011 04:25 PM
Run Time: 5:45
The Sugar Prophets call Champaign-Urbana IL their home. 5 guys in the band, including Kilborn Alley alum Joe Asselin. Purchase their new self titled CD at: http://www.amazon.com/The-Sugar-Prophets/dp/B004NC1J9C

Willie May (mp3)
Publish Date: 03/18/2011 02:46 PM
Run Time: 4:05
Willie May and his mates are one of the premiere blues bands in western New York state. They've shared the stage with numerous blues legends, including Buddy Guy, Johnny Winter, and Lonnie Brooks. "Nights of Luna" is the bands 11 release, and you can own it by clicking here: http://www.williemaymusic.com/disk.htm

Gina Sicilia (mp3)
Publish Date: 03/11/2011 02:56 PM
Run Time: 4:50
Philadelphia's Gina Sicilia is one of the bright young talents in blues music today. She counts Aretha Franklin as one of her influences, and lists Dolly Parton's songwriting as another major influence. Sicilia wrote 7 of the 10 songs on her new CD "Can't Control Myself." One of those songs, "Addicted," is our featured song today. Purchase Gina's new CD at: http://www.ginasicilia.com/fr_home.cfm

Ernestine Anderson (mp3)
Publish Date: 03/07/2011 11:18 AM
Run Time: 3:33
As a little girl, Ernestine Anderson was exposed to the blues of John Lee Hooker & Muddy Waters through her parents record collection. She moved with her family from Texas to Seattle in her teens, and graduated from Garfield High in Seattle. Not long after, she was singing with the Johnny Otis band and traveling with Lionel Hampton. This bluesy cut is from Anderson's new CD "Nightlife," which you can purchase at: http://www.amazon.com/s?ie=UTF8&keywords=Ernestine%20Anderson%20Nightlife&rh=n%3A5174%2Ck%3AErnestine%20Anderson%20Nightlife&page=1

Grand Marquis (mp3)
Publish Date: 02/17/2011 03:38 PM
Run Time: 3:33
This fantastic Kansas City based band blends jump blues and Kansas City jazz into what they call "Red Hot Jazz." This is an original from their new disc "Hold On To Me", which you can purchase at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/grandmarquis

Eden Brent (mp3)
Publish Date: 02/04/2011 02:07 PM
Run Time: 6:34
Eden Brent is a native of Greenville, MS. "Ain't Got No Troubles" is the follow up to her critically acclaimed debut "Mississippi #1". You can purchase this CD at: http://www.amazon.com/Aint-Got-Troubles-Eden-Brent/dp/B003QTBSSU

Lynwood Slim & the Igor Prado Band (mp3)
Publish Date: 01/21/2011 04:09 PM
Run Time: 6:34
Longtime L.A. bluesman Lynwood Slim took up an invitation from Brazilian bluesman Igor Prado to produce the bands new CD. "Brazilian Kicks" is the result of this cross continental collaboration. You can purchase "Brazilian Kicks" at: http://deltagrooveproductions.com/music/store.html

Sabrina Weeks & Swing Cat Bounce (mp3)
Publish Date: 01/17/2011 05:06 PM
Run Time: 4:21
As their name implies, Sabrina Weeks & Swing Cat Bounce are a fun, swingin' mix of jump blues and R&B. You can purchase their new CD "Live at Lenny's Diner" at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/sweeksscb

Reverend Raven & the Chain Smokin' Alter Boys (mp3)
Publish Date: 01/07/2011 05:14 PM
Run Time: 5:18
This hardworking Milwaukee based band is out with their finest CD to date. You can buy "Shake Your Boogie" at: http://www.reverendraven.com/?section=home

Cee Cee James (mp3)
Publish Date: 12/30/2010 12:11 PM
Run Time: 8:17
On New Years Eve, GLT Blues Radio counts down the Top 60 blues songs of 2010. Listen here: http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml For GLT Blues Next subscribers, here's a hint at the top song of the year. Buy the entire CD at http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/ceeceejames

Rita Chiarelli (mp3)
Publish Date: 12/14/2010 03:45 PM
Run Time: 6:20
You can hear that Chiarelli is someone who sings from experience. "Sweet Paradise" is Rita's first CD of originals in nearly 8 years. "Rest My Bones" is just one of the great cuts on this disc, which you can purchase at: http://www.ritachiarelli.com/store.php

James Kinds (mp3)
Publish Date: 12/10/2010 01:16 PM
Run Time: 4:10
Playing in relative obscurity for the past 30 years, Kinds in now part of the Delmark Records family. This voice should have been a household blues voice by now. You can pick up Kinds' debut on Delmark Records at: http://www.delmark.com/delmark.newblues.htm

Shaun Murphy (mp3)
Publish Date: 12/03/2010 01:17 PM
Run Time: 5:26
Shaun Murphy has quite a pedigree. She's recorded with Bob Seger, Eric Clapton and Meatloaf, and toured with both Seger and Clapton. More recently, Murphy was the co-lead singer of Little Feat. "Trouble With Lovin'" is her second blues CD as a leader, the featured track "features" keyboard legend and vocalist Mike Finnigan. You can purchase "Trouble With Lovin'" at: http://www.shaunmurphyband.com/

Joanne Shaw Taylor (mp3)
Publish Date: 11/12/2010 02:56 PM
Run Time: 5:34
Joanne Shaw Taylor lights a fire in her Telecaster that would make Stevie Ray Vaughan and Albert Collins proud. Her sophomore release is titled "Diamonds in the Dirt", which you can purchase at http://www.amazon.com/Diamonds-Dirt-Joanne-Shaw-Taylor/dp/B0044EIPU0

Mississippi Heat (mp3)
Publish Date: 10/22/2010 03:12 PM
Run Time: 4:53
Mississippi Heat's is one of the bands nominated for the 2010 Blues Blast Music Awards, which you can hear live from Buddy Guys Legends on GLT Blues Radio this Thursday night from 7pm - Midnight. Their new CD features many sounds, including country/rock, soul, traditional Chicago Blues and even gospel, as you'll hear on today's featured track. You can purchase "Let's Live It Up" at http://www.mississippiheat.net/disc/letsliveitup.html

Mel Brown (mp3)
Publish Date: 10/01/2010 01:11 PM
Run Time: 6:18
Known in the blues world as Bobby Bland's guitarist for ten years, he also enjoyed stints with John Lee Hooker and Lightin' Hopkins, and Albert Collins, among others. Brown moved to Canada in the early 90's and toured southern Ontario extensively. This release was lovingly produced by Electro-Fi Records President and founder Andrew Galloway. You can purchase "Love, Lost and Found" at: http://www.electrofi.com/

Big Daddy "O" (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/24/2010 04:52 PM
Run Time: 4:09
BIg Daddy "O" has been playing his blues throughout the U.S. for the last decade. "O" hails from New Orleans, but makes his home now in rural Louisiana. As you might guess from the title, "Used Blues", his fourth release in the last decade, is filled with classic blues covers. Our featured track is his take on Luther Allison's "Soul Fixin Man." Add "Used Blues" to your CD library by following this link: http://www.rabadash.com/bigdaddyo-ub.html

Hosea Hargrove (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/17/2010 10:19 AM
Run Time: 4:46
The nearly 80 year old Hosea Hargrove qualifies as an artist you really need to get to know. His sound bridges the rural blues of Lightnin' Hopkins and the electric blues heard 40 years ago in Houston or Austin. Purchase "Tex Golden Nugget" at: http://www.dialtonerecords.com/releases/?release_id=10

Mike Zito (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/11/2010 06:31 PM
Run Time: 7:29
St. Louis native Mike Zito has persevered through personal troubles to become one of the rising blues guitarists on today's blues scene. Since we first posted this one year ago, Zito and co-writer Cyril Neville won a Blues Blast Music award for the title track. Follow this link to add "Pearl River" to your CD collection: http://www.eclectogroove.com/

Joe Zaklan (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/03/2010 02:26 PM
Run Time: 6:33
Longtime Chicago singer/songwriter/guitarist Joe Zaklan played with J.B. Hutto, Lonnie Brooks and Little Mac Simmons, among others. No longer just a sideman, Zaklan has produced his first CD as a leader, and it's a good one. You can purchase "There Ain't No Better Time" at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/zaklanjoe

Karen Lovely (mp3)
Publish Date: 08/27/2010 04:47 PM
Run Time: 9:10
A relatively new voice on the blues scene, Karen Lovely collaborated with longtime Robert Cray producer Dennis Walker on her new CD "Still the Rain." Purchase this CD at: http://www.karenlovely.com/music.htm

Toronzo Cannon (mp3)
Publish Date: 08/22/2010 10:52 AM
Run Time: 4:03
Cannon is a fresh blues voices coming out of Chicago. A mix of soul, funk and blues, Toronzo Cannon's music is very melodic and infectious. You can purchase "My Woman" at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/toronzocannon

Bryan Lee (mp3)
Publish Date: 08/06/2010 10:32 AM
Run Time: 7:40
Lee grew up in Wisconsin, but has called New Orleans home since the 1980's. One of the few "old school" voice left in blues, Lee continues to play his brand of Chicago blues that's infused with sounds from his adopted New Orleans. "My Lady Don't Love My Lady" is the title track to his latest release. Purchase this disc at: http://www.justin-time.com/albums.php?lang=en&anid=237&aid=130

Peter Parcek (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/29/2010 02:31 PM
Run Time: 10:11
When Peter Parcek traveled as a teen to England and saw Eric Clapton, Peter Green and Jeff Beck up close, he knew some serious woodshedding was needed to reach the level of playing he witnessed from these guitar greats. You can hear Parcek's abundant creativity on his cover of "Busted." Purchase the CD "The Mathematics Of Love" at: http://www.amazon.com/Mathematics-Love-Dig-Peter-Parcek/dp/B003F1WGN0/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=music&qid=1271878326&sr=8-2

Otis Taylor (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/23/2010 11:19 AM
Run Time: 4:34
Known for his self described "Trance Blues" sound, Otis Taylor delivers another gem with "Clovis People, Vol. 3." Our featured song "Harry, Turn the Music Up," references his time spent at the Denver Folklore Center as a teen. Buy "Clovis People, Vol. 3" at: http://www.amazon.com/Clovis-People-Vol-Otis-Taylor/dp/B003BLFZCI

Elvin Bishop (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/16/2010 11:05 AM
Run Time: 6:55
Elvin Bishop needs no introduction to most music fans, but if you haven't heard his new CD "Red Dog Speaks," we're giving you a treat today with the title track. You can purchase "Red Dog Speaks" at: http://www.deltagrooveproductions.com/

Rick Taylor (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/09/2010 05:26 PM
Run Time: 4:05
Rick Taylor is a Canadian gem that Colin Linden raves about. "Lucky Room" is his new disc, you can buy it at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/RickTaylor1

Rob Stone (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/01/2010 01:59 PM
Run Time: 4:45
Stone hasn't put down his harmonica since he started playing as a teen. You can buy his new CD "Back Around Here" at: https://earwigmusic.infusionsoft.com/cart/store.jsp?view=4&i=p298&navicat=1&navisubcat=15&naviprod=298

Marshall Lawrence (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/17/2010 04:02 PM
Run Time: 3:00
Marshall Lawrence is known as the "Doctor of the Blues" in his adopted hometown of Edmonton, Alberta. His latest release is titled, "Blues Intervention," an acoustic affair. You can buy this CD at: http://doctorblues.com/

Gas House Gorillas (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/11/2010 09:59 AM
Run Time: 5:00
Out of NYC, the Gas House Gorillas combine rockabilly, jump blues, swing and punk and a live show that demands your attention. Purchase "Five Gorillas Walk Into A Bar" at: http://www.gashousegorillas.org/

Clothesline Revival (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/04/2010 06:14 PM
Run Time: 3:29
Conrad Praetzel is the driving force behind this rootsy band out of Santa Rosa, CA. You can purchase "They Came From Somewhere" at: http://www.amazon.com/They-Came-Somewhere-Clothesline-Revival/dp/B003GR0X5Q

Cyril Neville (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/28/2010 04:14 PM
Run Time: 8:00
Cyril is the youngest of the four Neville brothers. This song originally appeared on his 2000 release "New Orleans Cookin'" This is Fortune Teller from the just released "The Essential Cyril Neville." By this CD at: http://www.amazon.com/Essential-Cyril-Neville-1994-2007/dp/B003C9VF5A

Johnny Charles (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/21/2010 04:01 PM
Run Time: 4:30
Charles is a guitarist who's shared the stage with some of the biggest names in blues. His new CD contains a number of instrumentals, including the title track, the song you're about to hear. Purchase "Stratified" at http://www.amazon.com/Stratified/dp/B003ADNP9M

Mississippi Heat (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/14/2010 05:00 PM
Run Time: 4:53
Mississippi Heat's new CD features many sounds, including country/rock, soul, traditional Chicago Blues and even gospel, as you'll hear on today's featured track. You can purchase "Let's Live It Up" at http://www.mississippiheat.net/disc/letsliveitup.html

Joe Louis Walker (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/07/2010 11:19 AM
Run Time: 5:17
Congratulations to Joe Louis Walker for picking up the "Album of the Year" award for "Between A Rock And The Blues" at the Blues Music Awards in Memphis last night (Thu May 7). Here's one of the songs from the disc, which you can buy at http://www.stonyplainrecords.com

The Kilborn Alley Blues Band (mp3)
Publish Date: 04/30/2010 10:33 AM
Run Time: 5:45
The pride of Central IL is celebrating their 10th Anniversary April 30th with a party in their hometown of Champaign/Urbana. "Better Off Now" is the latest release from the band, and as with past releases, this album is full of gritty Chicago blues and southern fried soul. Purchase "Better Off Now" at: http://www.amazon.com/Better-Kilborn-Alley-Blues-Band/dp/B0039BD76Q

Julian Fauth (mp3)
Publish Date: 04/16/2010 04:30 PM
Run Time: 5:55
Highlighting one of our favorite Blues Next picks from 2008. Fauth creates piano blues that is dark, danceable and mesmerizing. Buy Ramblin' Son at http://www.electrofi.com/CDs.htm

Sauce Boss (mp3)
Publish Date: 04/07/2010 01:45 PM
Run Time: 3:40
If you ever see Bill "Sauce Boss" Wharton perform live, you're likely to see Wharton whip up a batch of New Orleans style gumbo while he's playing his brand of blues-rock. You can purchase his new CD "Hot N' Heavy" at: http://www.saucebossstore.com/

Nick Moss (mp3)
Publish Date: 04/02/2010 02:44 PM
Run Time: 7:52
On his new CD "Privileged," Nick Moss steps out of the classic Chicago sound he's championed for nearly a decade to deliver a working class blast of blues rock social commentary. Pick up "Privileged" at http://www.bluebellarecords.com

Lil Ed & The Blues Imperials (mp3)
Publish Date: 03/10/2010 01:59 PM
Run Time: 4:47
With Lil Ed & the Blues Imperials playing the Treehouse Lounge in Bloomington March 19th, we thought it timely to revisit a blues next podcast from 2008. This is the lead track from their Alligator release "Full Tilt," which is another full on slide guitar romp that would make Lil Ed's uncle J.B. Hutto proud. Purchase "Full Tilt" at: http://www.alligatorrecords.com

The Back Alley Players (mp3)
Publish Date: 03/05/2010 12:37 PM
Run Time: 11:00
This NYC combo brings jazz, funk & hip-hop as well as traditional blues to their sound. On this podcast, you'll hear two sides of the Back Alley Players. Buy this great new release at: http://www.boneentertainment.com/4865/Releases.php

Eugene "Hideaway" Bridges (mp3)
Publish Date: 02/26/2010 11:28 AM
Run Time: 4:49
Texas native Eugene "Hideaway" Bridges has a ton of soul in his blues. Coming from a musical family, Bridges has been playing and singing music since he was a young boy. You can purchase his new CD "Live in San Antonio" at: http://www.bluearmadillo.com/

Watermelon Slim & the Workers (mp3)
Publish Date: 02/17/2010 10:43 AM
Run Time: 4:51
We're "Talkin' Blues" with Watermelon Slim this Saturday (2/20) at 7pm central time during GLT Blues. Link: http://wglt.org/streams/blues.shtml Slim will talk about the country/honky tonk direction he took with this new CD. Take a listen and let us know what you think. You can purchase "Escape From The Chicken Coop" at http://www.northernblues.com/

James "Super Chikan" Johnson (mp3)
Publish Date: 02/15/2010 01:39 PM
Run Time: 5:40
James Johnson is the nephew of bluesman Jack Johnson aka "The Oilman" and a distant relative of the legendary Robert Johnson. In this podcast, Johnson explains the origin of his nickname, and you'll hear a song from his latest release "Chikadelic". You can buy "Chikadelic at http://www.amazon.com/Chikadelic/dp/B002SEOCK0

Laurie Morvan Band (mp3)
Publish Date: 02/04/2010 05:43 PM
Run Time: 7:38
As you'll hear in this podcast, Morvan is a "Jill of all Trades". Though she's been surrounded by music all her life and grew up just outside the blues capital of the world in Joliet and Plainfield, IL, she didn't discover The Blues until she heard Stevie Ray Vaughan. She says that encounter changed her life. This song is from her new "Fire It Up!" CD, which you can buy at Laurie's website: http://www.lauriemorvan.com/store.asp

Cee Cee James (mp3)
Publish Date: 01/28/2010 08:23 PM
Run Time: 8:17
Cee Cee James is a testament to perseverance. Through many bands and relationships, she's finally recorded the album that's been inside her head for years. "Done Love Wrong" is our featured song from the CD "Low Down Where The Snakes Crawl." Buy the entire CD at http://www.ceeceejames.com/music.html

Chainsaw Dupont (mp3)
Publish Date: 01/22/2010 01:12 PM
Run Time: 5:24
Chainsaw Dupont played guitar for Junior Wells in the 90's and has been forging a solo career since then. His new CD is titled "The Real Guitar Hero" and can be purchased at http://www.chainsawdupont.com/fanpackage.html

Curley Bridges (mp3)
Publish Date: 01/15/2010 05:37 PM
Run Time: 5:24
Bridges is one of those "under the radar" players that deserves much wider acclaim. Purchase "Live at the Silver Dollar Room" at http://www.electrofi.com/CDs.htm

Maurizio Pugno (mp3)
Publish Date: 01/08/2010 04:21 PM
Run Time: 4:33
Pugno is one of the great guitarists on the European continent. A household name to Italian blues fans, Pugno collaborates with former Roomful of Blues vocalists Sugar Ray Nocia and Mark DuFresne on "Kill The Coffee". Email Maurizio at maestropugno@yahoo.it for more info on buying your copy of this great CD.

Andrew "Jr. Boy" Jones (mp3)
Publish Date: 12/30/2009 03:53 PM
Run Time: 5:30
Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist Jones has played with Freddy King, Charlie Musselwhite & Katie Webster. His latest solo release is his first on Toronto's Electro-Fi Records. You can buy "Gettin' Real" at: http://www.electrofi.com/

Chick Willis (mp3)
Publish Date: 12/18/2009 12:45 PM
Run Time: 6:20
Willis is best known for his 1972 jukebox hit "Stoop Down Low". He's still making great new music at age 75. Purchase "Hit & Run Blues" at http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/chickwillis3

Saffire - The Uppity Blues Women (mp3)
Publish Date: 12/10/2009 02:50 PM
Run Time: 4:01
The final release from this funny & sassy trio, who amicably called it quits in November to pursue individual solo careers. Purchase "Havin The Last Word" at http://www.alligator.com/

Meantooth Grin (mp3)
Publish Date: 12/03/2009 04:46 PM
Run Time: 7:04
Meantooth Grin is Wausau, WI band that puts some serious steroids into their delta blues inclinations. Buy "Before The Devil Knows You're Dead" at http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/MeantoothGrin

Zora Young (mp3)
Publish Date: 11/25/2009 04:03 PM
Run Time: 7:14
Zora Young's new CD was recorded in France. Here's her cover of Sunnyland Slim's "Going Back to Memphis." Purchase the CD, titled "The French Connection", at http://www.delmark.com/

The R&B Bombers (mp3)
Publish Date: 11/20/2009 01:49 PM
Run Time: 3:25
The LP "R&B Bombers" was first released in 1982. Re-released on CD late last year, "Everytime I Hear That Mellow Saxophone" is one of the most infectious songs you'll hear in any year. Purchase the CD at http://cdbaby.com/cd/rbbombers

Debbie Davies (mp3)
Publish Date: 11/04/2009 03:17 PM
Run Time: 5:58
Davies is an alum of Albert Collins' band, and one of the top guitarists in blues today. Buy her new CD at http://debbiedavies.com/merch_hc.html

Izzy & Chris (mp3)
Publish Date: 10/27/2009 01:24 PM
Run Time: 3:51
Izzy & Chris met at a Pittsburgh blues festival during a jam session in 2006. They've been playing the country together since that meeting. Buy their new CD at http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/izzychris

Joe Louis Walker (mp3)
Publish Date: 10/14/2009 03:29 PM
Run Time: 5:17
Walker honed his chops in San Fransisco in the late 60's and early 70's with some of the biggest names in rock and blues. You can buy his latest Stony Plain release, "Between a Rock and The Blues" at http://www.stonyplainrecords.com

Harrison Kennedy (mp3)
Publish Date: 10/06/2009 08:56 AM
Run Time: 4:14
Kennedy was a fixture on the Detroit Rock & R&B scene in the 1970's. He's been dabbling in some form of blues since then. You can buy "One Dog Barkin" at http://www.electrofi.com/CDs.htm

Bobby Jones (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/16/2009 03:18 PM
Run Time: 5:00
Replaced Junior Wells in "The Aces". Featuring "Comin' Home" next week on GLT Blues Radio. You can buy "Comin Back Hard" at http://www.deltagrooveproductions.com/music/store.html

Mike Zito (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/11/2009 04:20 PM
Run Time: 7:29
St. Louis native Mike Zito has persevered through personal troubles to become one of the rising blues guitarists on today's blues scene. Follow this link to add "Pearl River" to your CD collection: http://www.eclectogroove.com/

Alabama Mike (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/03/2009 11:41 AM
Run Time: 7:29
Mike grew up listening to the gospel his father loved and the Chicago blues he heard on his radio. Add this disc to your collection: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/alabamamike

Ana Popovic (mp3)
Publish Date: 08/19/2009 05:12 PM
Run Time: 5:45
Native of Belgrade, taking the world by storm. Purchase "Blind For Love" at http://www.eclectogroove.com/

Watermelon Slim & the Workers (mp3)
Publish Date: 08/13/2009 12:49 PM
Run Time: 4:51
Veering into Honky-Tonk. Purchase "Escape From The Chicken Coop" at http://www.northernblues.com/

Lil' Joe Washington (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/31/2009 02:06 PM
Run Time: 4:00
Houston Third Ward Blues. Purchase "Texas Fire Line" at http://www.dialtone.com

Big Papa & the TCB (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/23/2009 08:32 AM
Run Time: 5:01
West Coast Jump Blues. Purchase "12 Gauge Insurance Plan" at http://www.bigpapaandthetcb.com/

Rod Piazza (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/16/2009 03:51 PM
Run Time: 5:01
One of today's masters. Own "Soul Monster" by clicking http://www.deltagrooveproductions.com/

Mia Vermillion (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/08/2009 02:17 PM
Run Time: 5:30
Acoustic blues from the Northwest. Own "Alone Together with Blues" by clicking http://www.miavermillion.com/Hire.htm

The Insomniacs (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/01/2009 03:43 PM
Run Time: 4:10
Portland Oregon based Jump Blues. Own "At Least I'm Not With You" by clicking http://cdbaby.com/cd/theinsomniacs2

Jason Ricci (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/24/2009 05:29 PM
Run Time: 4:43
The most important blues artist in years?. Pick up "Done With The Devil" at http://www.eclectogroove.com/

Otis Taylor (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/19/2009 11:15 AM
Run Time: 6:47
He calls his music Trance Blues. Nothing else out there like him. Buy "Pentatonic Wars & Other Love Songs" at http://www.otistaylor.com/indexA.html

Tia Carroll (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/12/2009 09:45 PM
Run Time: 4:15
Bay Area Vocalist! Buy Tia's self titled CD at http://www.tiacarroll.com/

Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters (mp3)
Publish Date: 06/03/2009 01:43 PM
Run Time: 4:29
Premier guitarist! You can buy "Living In The Light" at http://www.stonyplainrecords.com/Web/ViewCatalogue.asp?sort=Artist

Buckwheat Zydeco (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/27/2009 02:48 PM
Run Time: 3:51
Eclectic zydeco blues! You can buy this disc at http://www.alligatorrecords.com/

Big James & the Chicago Playboys (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/20/2009 01:37 PM
Run Time: 5:15
Funkiest blues band in Chicago! You can buy this disc at http://www.amazon.com/Right-Here-James-Chicago-Playboys/dp/B00264SA28

Linsey Alexander (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/13/2009 03:40 PM
Run Time: 5:54
A name you should know! You can buy this disc at http://cdbaby.com/cd/linsey2

Los Carnales (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/05/2009 01:38 PM
Run Time: 4:43
Straight Outta da Lou! You can buy this disc at http://loscarnalesmusic.com/welcome.htm

Bobby Jones (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/01/2009 03:35 PM
Run Time: 5:00
Replaced Junior Wells in "The Aces". You can buy "Comin Back Hard" at http://www.deltagrooveproductions.com/music/store.html

Alvin Jett & the Phat Noize Blues Band (mp3)
Publish Date: 04/23/2009 02:34 PM
Run Time: 6:16
Funky St. Louis based blues. You can buy "Honey Bowl" at http://www.amazon.com/Honey-Bowl-Alvin-Jett-Blues/dp/B001R0AD18

Nick Moss & the Fliptops (mp3)
Publish Date: 04/07/2009 01:39 PM
Run Time: 9:05
Another bite of the classic Chicago blues with a modern twist. You can buy "Live at Chans: Combo Platter No. 2" at http://www.nickmoss.com/

Cyril Neville (mp3)
Publish Date: 03/24/2009 04:21 PM
Run Time: 9:08
Youngest of the 4 Neville Brothers putting some blues in his soul. You can buy "Brand New Blues" at http://www.mc-records.com/

Shirley Johnson (mp3)
Publish Date: 03/18/2009 02:36 PM
Run Time: 5:19
One of the great blues singers more people should know about. You can buy "Blues Attack" at http://www.delmark.com

Rusty Wright Band (mp3)
Publish Date: 03/13/2009 11:41 AM
Run Time: 4:38
Rockin' Blues Band out of Flint, MI. Purchase "Playin With Fire" at: http://www.rustywrightband.com/

Billy Flynn (mp3)
Publish Date: 03/04/2009 05:12 PM
Run Time: 6:19
A guitarist who has backed the best in the biz, nice to hear him as a leader. Purchase "Blues Drive" at: http://cdbaby.com/cd/billyflynn

John Nemeth (mp3)
Publish Date: 02/18/2009 03:14 PM
Run Time: 3:59
A voice many would kill for. Purchase "Love me Tonight" at: http://www.blindpigrecords.com/

Trampled Under Foot (mp3)
Publish Date: 02/11/2009 04:23 PM
Run Time: 5:27
Winner of the 2008 International Blues Challenge. Purchase "May I Be Excused" at: http://www.trampledunderfootkc.com/merchandise.htm

Russell Miller (mp3)
Publish Date: 02/05/2009 03:12 PM
Run Time: 4:37
6-V-6 leader with a fun solo project. Purchase "I'll Play What I Want to Play" by e-mailing Russell at summit49@netzero.com

Miss Blues (mp3)
Publish Date: 01/27/2009 10:51 AM
Run Time: 4:27
Like bumping into Rip Van Winkle. Where did she come from and why isn't she known worldwide? Purchase "Bad Prospects" at https://majormarketgrocery.org/MERCHANDISE.html

M for Mississippi Soundtrack (mp3)
Publish Date: 01/23/2009 10:33 AM
Run Time: 7:44
Here's the legendary T-Model Ford. Purchase "M for Mississippi" at http://www.mformississippi.com. Purchase T-Model Ford CD's at http://www.cduniverse.com/sresult.asp?psychicsearch=on&HT_Search=ARTIST&HT_Search_Info=t-model+ford&cart=836243449&style=music&altsearch=yes

Saffire-The Uppity Blues Women (mp3)
Publish Date: 01/16/2009 02:58 PM
Run Time: 4:01
The final release from this funny & sassy trio. Purchase "Havin The Last Word" at http://www.alligator.com/

Marshall Lawrence (mp3)
Publish Date: 01/07/2009 02:50 PM
Run Time: 3:41
From Edmonton Alberta, but you'd swear he's from the Mississippi Delta. You can buy "The Morning After" at http://cdbaby.com/cd/marshalll2

Charles "Big Daddy" Stallings (mp3)
Publish Date: 12/22/2008 03:19 PM
Run Time: 5:55
Growing up on a farm in North Carolina, Stallings always dreamed of recording a blues album. You can buy "Blues Evolution" at http://cdbaby.com/cd/stallingsc2

Guy King (mp3)
Publish Date: 12/03/2008 01:19 PM
Run Time: 6:44
Willie Kent's lead guitarist goes solo. Purchase "Livin It" at http://www.guyking.net/

Terakaft (mp3)
Publish Date: 11/20/2008 02:51 PM
Run Time: 4:15
Mali blues band in the vein of Ali Farke Toure and Tinariwen. Purchase 'Akh Issudar" at http://www.worldvillagemusic.com/anglais/artistesfiche.php?artist_id=95

Roxy Perry (mp3)
Publish Date: 11/12/2008 02:10 PM
Run Time: 5:11
NYC blueswoman with an album of originals. Purchase 'In My Sweet Time" at http://www.roxyperry.com/purchase/purchase.htm

The R&B Bombers (mp3)
Publish Date: 11/05/2008 01:01 PM
Run Time: 3:25
Irresistible R&B and jump blues. Purchase this 1982 recording at http://cdbaby.com/cd/rbbombers

Rory Block (mp3)
Publish Date: 10/31/2008 09:16 AM
Run Time: 7:34
Acoustic Delta blues from a lady who almost single-handedly is keeping that sound alive. Purchase "Blues Walkin Like a Man" at http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_ss_m?url=search-alias%3Dmusic-artist&field-keywords=Rory+Block&x=0&y=0

Big James (mp3)
Publish Date: 10/16/2008 12:53 PM
Run Time: 6:16
Soul leaning blues from the trombone and voice of Big James Montgomery. Purchase "Thank God I Got The Blues" at http://cdbaby.com/cd/bigjames2

Chris Bell (mp3)
Publish Date: 10/09/2008 03:20 PM
Run Time: 4:32
SoCal bluesman from Massachusetts. Purchase Bell's music at http://www.chrisbellblues.com/main.htm

Rita Chiarelli (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/25/2008 08:48 AM
Run Time: 5:15
Blues with an orchestra. Purchase "Uptown Goes Downtown" at http://www.ritachiarelli.com/

Carlos del Junco (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/11/2008 04:18 PM
Run Time: 5:42
Canadian harmonica master. Purchase "Steady Movin" at http://www.northernblues.com/

Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials (mp3)
Publish Date: 09/05/2008 11:38 AM
Run Time: 4:47
in the spirit of Hound Dog Taylor. Purchase "Full Tilt" at http://www.alligatorrecords.com

JJ Grey & Mofro (mp3)
Publish Date: 08/27/2008 03:39 PM
Run Time: 5:24
Florida bluesman with a great new sound. Purchase "Orange Blossoms" at http://www.alligatorrecords.com

Chick Willis (mp3)
Publish Date: 08/20/2008 05:55 PM
Run Time: 4:38
From the man who gave you "Stoop Down Baby" comes a great blues album. Purchase "Don of the Blues" at http://cdbaby.com/cd/chickwillisdon

William Clark (mp3)
Publish Date: 08/06/2008 02:38 PM
Run Time: 5:22
Posthumous release from a harmonica giant. Purchase "One More Again" at http://www.pacificblues.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=448

Davis Coen (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/30/2008 05:19 PM
Run Time: 3:43
Young guitarist with a great new release. Buy "Blues Lights For Yours and Mine" at http://cdbaby.com/cd/coen3

Gaye Adegbalola (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/24/2008 05:11 PM
Run Time: 4:23
A declaration & a great blues CD. Buy "Gaye Without Shame" at http://www.adegbalola.com.

Memphis Gold (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/17/2008 10:42 AM
Run Time: 3:58
Bluesman rippin' up the Mid-Atlantic coast. Buy "The Prodigal Son" at http://www.memphisgoldprod.net/music.htm

Watermelon Slim (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/09/2008 06:53 PM
Run Time: 4:05
Don't hold it against him that Mensa calls him one of their own. This guy is the real deal. Buy "No Paid Holidays" at http://www.northernblues.com/cd_no_paid_holidays.html

Byther Smith (mp3)
Publish Date: 07/02/2008 03:15 PM
Run Time: 6:02
A living blues legend throws down one of the best releases of 2008. Buy "Blues on the Moon" at http://www.amazon.com/Blues-Moon-Live-Rhythm-Social/dp/B00177Y9Y8

Julian Fauth (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/20/2008 01:35 PM
Run Time: 5:55
Piano blues that is dark, danceable and mesmerizing. Buy Ramblin' Son at http://www.electrofi.com/CDs.htm

Mississippi Heat (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/08/2008 04:33 PM
Run Time: 5:27
Chicago based electric blues. Buy "Hattisburg Blues" at http://www.mississippiheat.net/disc/hattiesburg.html

Alvon & the All-Stars (mp3)
Publish Date: 05/02/2008 10:55 AM
Run Time: 6:40
One time member of The Coasters plays a mean blues guitar. Buy "Guitars & Cars" at http://pigheavenrecords.com/merchandise.html

Big Joe Shelton (mp3)
Publish Date: 04/28/2008 04:41 PM
Run Time: 6:32
Shelton absorbed the blues of NE Mississippi through tent minstrels and local BBQ's. Buy "Black Prairie Blues" at http://www.bigjoeshelton.com/buy.htm

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Meet the mnortonan behind the Jazz Next, Blues Next and Talking Blues podcasts. After more than 20 years in commercial radio, Jon has found happiness in public radio, programming and playing jazz and blues music for listeners in central Illinois and reaching listeners around the world with GLT's jazz and blues streams and music podcasts. You can hear Jon, Mon.-Thurs. 1-4 PM hosting jazz on 89.1 FM. Norton is a University of North Dakota alum, an ISU and Chicago Bulls Basketball fan and a Minnesota Twins baseball fan. He treasures his time at home with his wife and son.


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