Juke Joint

Sundays 8pm-11pm

Every Sunday night, the Duke of Juke, Robert Barclay, is in the house spinning a mix of acoustic and electric music from the 1920s to the present, including from the worlds of blues, soul, R&B, gospel and zydeco. 

Detroit bluesman Reverend Robert Jones (left) and bluesman Guy Davis (right) stand with Robert Barclay (center).

Robert 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.

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This week on "The Juke Joint" broadcast Robert Barclay played new releases by Johnny Rawls, Bobby Rush, Sonny Green, Johnny Iguana, Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters, Johnny Nicholas and Sugar Ray & the Bluetones. He also did a tribute to Harlem street-singer Sterling Magee and he played some vintage material by Aretha Franklin and Lead Belly. 

This week on "The Juke Joint" broadcast Robert Barclay played new releases by Johnny Rawls, Bobby Rush, Sonny Green, Johnny Iguana, Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters, Johnny Nicholas and Sugar Ray & the Bluetones. He also did a tribute to Harlem street-singer Sterling Magee and he played some vintage material by Aretha Franklin and Lead Belly. 

This week on "The Juke Joint" broadcast Robert Barclay played new releases by Johnny Rawls, Bobby Rush, Sonny Green, Johnny Iguana, Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters, Johnny Nicholas and Sugar Ray & the Bluetones. He also did a tribute to Harlem street-singer Sterling Magee and he played some vintage material by Aretha Franklin and Lead Belly. 

This week on "The Juke Joint" broadcast Robert Barclay featured pre-war blues from the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida. He included work by Bling Boy Fuller, Josh White, Barbeque Bob, Reverend Gary Davis, Sonny Terry, Blind Blake, Buddy Moss, Pink Anderson & Simmie Dooley. 

This week on "The Juke Joint" broadcast Robert Barclay featured pre-war blues from the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida. He included work by Bling Boy Fuller, Josh White, Barbeque Bob, Reverend Gary Davis, Sonny Terry, Blind Blake, Buddy Moss, Pink Anderson & Simmie Dooley. 

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