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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
Nov. 10, 2019 John Tackaberry "Deep In My Soul" - Blues and soul on Catfood and Ruf Records
available
Nov. 3, 2019 John Tackaberry "T-Bone Stomp" - Blues, Rhythm & Blues with a touch of soul - recordings on the Stony Plain label
available
Oct. 27, 2019 John Tackaberry ""Get Here Quick" - Blues and soul on Severn Records
available
Oct. 20, 2019 John Tackaberry "I Wish You Would" - Blues, R&B and soul on the birthday edition of the show - songs from profiles presented in the last 12 months
available
Oct. 13, 2019 John Tackaberry "The Chicago Way" - Contemporary blues from guitarist, singer and songwriter Toronzo Cannon featuring his Alligator recordings
available
Oct. 6, 2019 John Tackaberry "The Blues Is Here To Stay"- Vintage tracks from Chicago on Cadillac Baby's Bea & Baby 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.)