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Playlist: Craigs Music

Compiled By: Craig Danby

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JazzStories (Series)

Produced by Murray Street Productions

Most recent piece in this series:

JazzStories: Randy Weston — From Brooklyn to the Berkshires and Back

From Murray Street Productions | Part of the JazzStories series | 12:57

Randy_weston_small Pianist Randy Weston has seen a lot people and places in his life.  Born in Brooklyn in 1926 and served in the US Army during World War II. But it was jazz that exposed him to the most diverse travels.  Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Ken Druker unearths a live interview with Randy Weston about the people and places that he’s seen in his life — from Langston Hughes and Candido — to Brooklyn and the woods of the Berkshires and back again.

The Needle Drop (Series)

Produced by WNPR

Most recent piece in this series:

The Needle Drop: 06-26-13

From WNPR | Part of the The Needle Drop series | 57:02

4448989_small This week on the Needle Drop, we're spinning new tracks from BADBADNOTGOOD and Lee Bannon. We'll also be sampling a bit of music from the new Darkside remix album that takes on tracks from Daft Punk's Random Access Memories. The latest full-lengths from Jon Hopkins and Smith Westerns will be explored as well.

Blues Unlimited (Series)

Produced by Steve Franz

Most recent piece in this series:

Blues Unlimited #333 - Down Home Blues from Chance Records

From Steve Franz | Part of the Blues Unlimited series | 01:58:59

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Join us as we dig into a healthy serving of Down Home Blues from Chance Records — a label owned and operated by Windy City businessman Art Sheridan from 1950 to 1954. During that time they released some spectacularly raw and gritty 78s, from the likes of Homesick James, Arthur “Big Boy” Spires, Willie Nix, J.B. Hutto, and more. It’s Down Home Blues from Chance Records, on this episode of Blues Unlimited.


Other programs you will enjoy:
Blues Unlimited #308 - Hot Wax & Down Home Classics from Checker Records (1952-1953)

Blues Unlimited #303 - The Legendary Parkway Label

Blues Unlimited #247 - Dark Muddy Bottom: 1950s Down Home Country Blues from Specialty Records

Blues Unlimited #210 - Down Home Blues from Gotham Records