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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 December 4th, 2022:
"The Door" - The retro-nuevo soul sounds of singer Lee Fields featuring his recordings for Daptone. That is in the first hour. The "new and reissued blues and R&B tracks on wax" in the second hour has Chicago blues from Mud Morganfield, 60s Boston soul produced by Skippy White, vintage instrumental "stomps" from New Orleans and songs from Montreal's Steve Hill.

Black And Blues

Date Host Highlight On Demand
Dec. 4, 2022 John Tackaberry "The Door" - The retro-nuevo soul soul sounds of singer Lee Fields featuring his recordings on Daptone
available
Nov. 27, 2022 John Tackaberry "You Shocked Me" - Blues harmonica driven songs from Bob Corritore & Friends including Diunna Greenleaf, Alabama Mike, and Sugaray Rayford off sessions from 2018 to 2022
available
Nov. 20, 2022 John Tackaberry "Wrap It Up" - 60s soul songs out of the Isaac Hayes and David Porter songbook from Sam & Dave, Mable John, Otis Redding and Carla Thomas plus Archie Bell and The Drells and much more
available
Nov. 13, 2022 John Tackaberry "Robillard's Rhythm & Blues" - Covers by The Duke Robillard Band of songs from the Golden Age of R&B in the 40s and 50s - the band with help from John Hammond, Sue Foley, Sugar Ray Norcia, Kim Wilson and more off a recent Stony Plain recording
available
Nov. 6, 2022 John Tackaberry "Blues Gave Me A Ride" - Recent songs on Alligator Records on the second and last Funding Drive show for 2022 - Charlie Musselwhite, Shemekia Copeland, Christone 'Kingfish' Ingram and much more
available
Oct. 30, 2022 John Tackaberry "Come On Home" - Songs to be with on Delmark from Bob Stroger, Jimmy Johnson, Dave Specter, Demetria Taylor, Mud Morganfield and others on the first Funding Drive show of 2022
available
Oct. 23, 2022 John Tackaberry "I'm Still Here" - Blues, rhythm and blues, and soul from profiles on the program in the first hour over the last 12 months on the birthday edition - Joe Barr & Brezzy Rodio, Little Willie John, Janiva Magness and many others
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.)