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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

Black And Blues

Date Host Highlight On Demand
Nov. 19, 2017 John Tackaberry "Born Under A Bad Sign" - STAX of blues guitarist Albert King's music featuring recordings on the Memphis label from 1966 to 1974
Nov. 12, 2017 John Tackaberry "Dark End Of The Street" - Gospel, folk and soul from The Sherman Holmes Project and music from The Holmes Brothers legacy
Nov. 5, 2017 John Tackaberry "If It Wasn't For The Blues" - Guitarist, songwriter and singer Billy Flynn featuring songs on Delmark on his own and back others on the label
Oct. 29, 2017 John Tackaberry "It Takes Time" - 40 plus years of blue, R&B and jump blues on Stony Plain Records all specially chosen to get you to pledge during the last funding drive show
Oct. 22, 2017 John Tackaberry "Midnight Hour" - 20 years of blues on Electro-Fi
Oct. 15, 2017 John Tackaberry "I'm Gonna Move To Another Country" - A special birthday review of blues, R&B and soul musicians profiled on the show in the last year
"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.)