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Blues, rhythm and blues with some sixties soul.
Hosted by: John Tackaberry
Airs: Every Sunday from 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Coming up at 9:00 PM on May 28th, 2017:
Alan Surmachynski will be filling in for John Tackaberry this evening, You can expect an eclectic selction of music such as gospel, RnB, Soul, accoustic and electric blues.

Black And Blues

Date Host Highlight On Demand
May. 28, 2017 Alan Surmachynski
May. 21, 2017 John Tackaberry "Working Woman" - Gospel, blues, R&B and soul from Texas singer Ruthie Foster highlighting her latest recording for Stone Truth Music
May. 14, 2017 John Tackaberry "Hard As Hell" - West coast guitarist, singer and songwriter Coco Montoya featuring his recordings for Alligator
May. 7, 2017 John Tackaberry "Blues Immigrant" - A special preview show of some of the nominees for the BLUES MUSIC AWARDS to be presented in Memphis on Thursday May 11th
Apr. 30, 2017 John Tackaberry "Hard Times" - The deep Mississippi hill country blues of drummer Cedric Burnside backing others and on his own with his Project
Apr. 23, 2017 John Tackaberry "Strong Like That" - Blues and soulful sounds from Kim Wilson and The Fabulous Thunderbirds featuring sessions for Severn Records
Apr. 16, 2017 John Tackaberry "Down On Bended Knee" - Songs from the late guitarist, singer, and songwriter Johnny Copeland over the years from 1963 to 1995 who will inducted in the BLUES HALL OF FAME in Memphis in May
"Black & Blues" from 9-11 p.m. on Sunday features blues, rhythm and blues with some sixties soul. There are special profiles of musicians and recording labels in the first hour. In the second hour there is a blues and R&B calendar of events in Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa with "new and reissued blues and rhythm and blues tracks on wax" featured in the last half hour. This segment alternates with "live blues and rhythm and blues for a Sunday night". In the last half hour of the show on the last Sunday of every month I go "down in the delta" to spin some acoustic gospel and blues.

(N.B. The show started as "Meantown Blues" in October 1978. The name changed in March 1983 to "Black & Blues" to reflected the R&B and soul that is included in the show. And I have been the host since the start.)