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Juke Joint - October 31, 2021

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This week on “The Juke Joint” broadcast it’s Halloween. Robert Barclay spins tunes dealing with scary places with Dracula and Frankenstein, the theme songs from "Twilight Zone" and "Alfred Hitchcock," songs about haunted houses, voodoo, black cat bones and skeletons in the closet. Including music by Louis Armstrong, Bo Diddley, Bessie Smith, Screamin’ Jay Hawkins,Blind Willie Johnson, Doctor John the Night Tripper, Howlin’ Wolf and Link Wray.

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.