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Juke Joint - 4/25/2021


  This week on "The Juke Joint" broadcast Robert Barclay offers a tribute to blues harpist, slide guitarist and pianist Paul Oscher who died recently. He included some of Oscher's recordings with Muddy Waters, Johnny Young, Hubert Sumlin, Johnny Dyer, Mark Hummel, the Mannish Boys, Savoy Brown and Big Bill Morganfield, one of Muddy's sons. 


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.