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Black And Blues
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 September 25th, 2022:
"Soul Sweet Song" - Blues, R&B, and soul from the Tedeschi Trucks Band off four recordings in the I AM THE MOON series on Fantasy Records. That is in the first hour. The "down in the delta and in the spirit" segment of gospel and acoustic tracks in the second hour includes Reverend John Wilkins, and Pastor Champion, plus Buffalo Nichols, Harrison Kennedy and others.

Black And Blues

Date Host Highlight On Demand
Sep. 25, 2022 John Tackaberry "Soul Sweet Song" - Blues, R&B, and soul from the Tedeschi Trucks Band off the four recordings in the I AM THE MOON series on Fantasy Records
available
Sep. 18, 2022 John Tackaberry "Trouble" - Chicago blues harmonica from Pierre Lacocque's Mississippi Heat over 30 years highlighting songs on the band's latest release
available
Sep. 11, 2022 John Tackaberry "I Don't Worry Myself" - The special 'I wish I was there' show featuring blues this weekend at the EASTSIDE KINGS FESTIVAL in Austin, Texas - Crystal Thomas, Tail Dragger, Trudy Lynn, Eugene 'Hideaway' Bridges, Bloodest Saxophone and others
available
Sep. 4, 2022 John Tackaberry "I'm Still Here" - Blues, R&B, soul, and Americana from singer Janiva Magness highlighting songs on her recent Fathead Records release
available
Aug. 28, 2022 John Tackaberry "Blues Called My Name" - The keyboard mastery and songs of Anthony Geraci featuring numbers from his four solo recordings since 2015 highlighting his latest on Blue Heart Records
available
Aug. 21, 2022 John Tackaberry "Ghetto Child" - Los Angeles Black soul music from the 'birth' of the sound to 1972 featuring recordings on the Kent and Modern labels - Johnny Copeland, Ike & Tina Turner, Jackie Shane and many others
available
Aug. 14, 2022 John Tackaberry "Don't Ever Change Your Ways" - The Chicago 'nightwalk' blues of guitarist Dave Weld & The Imperial Flames highlighting numbers on Delmark Records
available
"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.)