Music and NPR News for Central and Northern Michigan
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

Juke Joint - 4/18/2021


  This week on "The Juke Joint" broadcast Robert Barclay celebrates the 75th birthday of Al Green along with the birthdays of Little Brother Montgomery and Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown. He also debuted new CDs by Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, Tia Carroll and blues harpist Bob Corritore. 

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.