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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
Sep. 23, 2018 Reckless Renny Filling in for Mr. Tackaberry. Renny's got a mixed bag of big bad blues & mojo tricks.
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Sep. 16, 2018 John Tackaberry "You May" - Legendary Chicago blues guitarist Jody Williams on his own and backing others from 1954 to 1962
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Sep. 9, 2018 Alan Surmachynski
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Sep. 2, 2018 John Tackaberry "Don't Let The Devil Ride!" - Chicago blues harmonica of Bob Corritore backing singers including Tail Dragger, Wilie Buck, Alabama Mike, Oscar Wilson and Sugaray Rayford from sessions between 2014 and 2017
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Aug. 26, 2018 John Tackaberry "How Long" - Blues and soul-blues from Louisiana born, Texas based guitarist, songwriter and singer Eugene Hideaway Bridges - the Armadillo Records ambassador for blues to the world
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Aug. 19, 2018 John Tackaberry "The Spirit of the Ash Grove - Blues by Dave Alvin on his own and with Jimmie Dale Gilmore in memory of the lost legendary Los Angeles venue - music from Downey to Lubbock
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"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.)