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Juke Joint - September 5, 2021

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This week on “The Juke Joint” broadcast Robert Barclay spins music by a variety of Wheatland Festival alumni including John Hammond, Beausoleil, the Dixie Hummingbirds, Eric Bibb, Claudia Schmidt, Louisiana Red, Honeyboy Edwards,Ruthie Foster, Terrance Simien, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott and Brownie McGhee. He also played more music from the Rolling Stones in memory of their drummer, Charlie Watts.

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.