Blues in the Night (Music)
Fri May 27th 2011 4.00pm–7.00pm
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links
Time zone: central
Bill "Sauce Boss" Wharton “Alligator”
from Florida Blues (Burning Disk Records) —The Sauce Boss puts on a unique show. During the show, he literally cooks up a big pot of gumbo on stage, and at the end of the show, everyone gets a bowl of the gumbo! he does this to raise money for food pantries and shelters.
Style Band “Party jam”
from 45 (Clearview Records 1984) L —The Style Band are local guys, and will play at Llewelyn's in Soulard Friday June 3, 10 pm to 1. Leader is Ralph "Catfish" Talley, and they do R&B, blues, soul, rock and roll, and disco. They recorded "Party jam" in 1984, it's a kind of disco-y thing!
Jimmie Vaughan and the Tilt-a-Whirl Band “Six Strings Down”
from Big Blues Extravaganza! The Best Of Austin City Limits (Columbia Legacy) —This song was written by Art Neville in tribute to Stevie Ray, and performed here by brother Jimmie.
Robert Nighthawk “Mr. Bell's shuffle”
from Deep Blue (Rounder Records www.rounderrecords.com) —This song was recorded live at Chicago's Maxwell Street Market in 1964, written by harp master Carey Bell who is backed up by Robert Nighthawk. Maxwell Street was the hotbed of activity for blues musicians in Chicago.
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