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Juke Joint - October 17, 2021

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This week on “The Juke Joint” broadcast Robert Barclay features the work of drummer Jimi Bott. He includes Bott's recordings with the Fabulous Thunderbirds, Mark Hummel, Rod Piazza, Kevin Selfe and the Mannish Boys. Robert also offers a tribute to saxophonist John Firmin aka Johnny Nocturne and Ron Wood’s tribute to Jimmy Reed. Plus new releases by Catfish Keith, Carolyn Wonderland, Tommy Castro and Ben Levin.

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.