Blues Routes

Series produced by Thom Butler

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A daily look at significant bits in Blues History.

This is a new series being developed by SpeakLo Media.

All shows have a 5:30 - 7:30 version (and can be edited with permission) and assorted shows have an additional extended version that is approximately ten minutes in length.

7 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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The Sonny Boy Williamson classic, Good Morning Little School Girl is one of the most recorded blues tunes in history, but it’s just one of more tha...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2010
  • Length: 05:36
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In time for Holy Week, we open with a piece on Blind Willy Johnson, a Texas street preacher who created the quintessential Good Friday blues gospel...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2010
  • Length: 07:28
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We end our first week with a special once in a lifetime performance by Bruce Springsteen and the Seeger Sessions Band from the 2006 New Orleans Jaz...

Bought by WTJU

  • Added: Mar 29, 2010
  • Length: 07:28
  • Purchases: 1
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For our fourth show we take on one of the most difficult topics to ever be expressed in popular music. Racial relations... and the ugly history of ...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2010
  • Length: 07:30
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In our third show we get to listen to a collection of wonderful treatments of one of the all time great sugar sticks of popular music, Louie Jordan...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2010
  • Length: 07:09
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Our second show features a look at the man that Frank Zappa called his all-time favorite guitar player, Clarence Gatemouth Brown.

  • Added: Mar 23, 2010
  • Length: 07:26
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The first in our daily series of musical trips to the Mississippi Delta. We take a ride with Huddy Ledbetter (and a few others) on the Midnight Spe...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2010
  • Length: 05:30