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Juke Joint: October 15, 2017


On this week's edition of "The Juke Joint" broadcast, Robert Barclay featured a generous helping of Louisiana swamp blues including the work of Slim Harpo, Lazy Lester, Tabby Thomas, Lightnin' Slim, Katie Webster and Lonesome Sundown. He also played some more tunes by last week's featured artist, Delbert McClinton. 

Robert Barclay launched "The Juke Joint" broadcast on WCMU in April 1985. It has been a Sunday night fixture from 8:00-11:00 pm ever since. A devoted listener dubbed him the "Duke of Juke." He includes nearly a century's worth of blues history on his program including traditional and contemporary blues along with boogie woogie, soul music, rhythm & blues, zydeco and gospel music.