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Juke Joint - November 21, 2021

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This week on “The Juke Joint” broadcast Robert Barclay offers the Thanksgiving dinner menu with an evening of tunes about food and drink by Wynonie Harris, Bessie Smith, Nat “King” Cole, James Brown, Champion Jack Dupree, Josh White, Albert Collins, Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson, Louis Jordan and Slim Gaillard.

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.