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Juke Joint - 4/11/2021


  This wseek on“The Juke Joint” broadcast Robert Barclay noted the centennial birthday of blues harp player and singer Shakey Jake Harris. He also included some new releases and acquisitions by Chris Cain, Pat Smillie, Don Bryant, Joe Louis Walker, Freddy Robinson, Alabama Slim and Georgie Fame.


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.