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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

Expect a special profile of musicians and recording labels in the first hour. In the second hour there will be 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.

Black And Blues

Date Host Highlight On Demand
Jul. 15, 2018 John Tackaberry "Back To Chicago" - The Rockwell Avenue Blues Band on Delmark - Tad Robinson, Steve Freund, Ken Saydak, Harlan Terson and Marty Binder
available
Jul. 8, 2018 John Tackaberry "Bad Feeling" - Blues and soul from "the best of the rest of the FEST" at the OTTAWA B LUESFEST from July 10th through July 15th
available
Jul. 1, 2018 John Tackaberry "For My Friends" - Blues and soul at the OTTAWA BLUESFEST during the first weekend from singer Beth Hart highlighting her recent recordings plus numbers by St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Benjamin Booker, MonkeyJunk and others
available
Jun. 24, 2018 John Tackaberry "I Need Time" - Texas blues from guitarist, songwriter and singer Andrew "Jr. Boy" Jones and singer Kerrie Lepai Jones
available
Jun. 17, 2018 John Tackaberry "Going Down Slow" - Soulful sounds with a touch of blues from performers at the OTTAWA JAZZ FESTIVAL from June 27th through July 1st
available
Jun. 10, 2018 John Tackaberry "Lonesome and High" - Blues and soul from singer, songwriter and harmonica player John Nemeth featuring his recent recordings including with The Love Light Orchestra
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.)