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Juke Joint - January 2, 2022

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This week on "The Juke Joint" broadcast Robert Barclay celebrates Elvis Presley's 87th birthday with an evening of music from Memphis by BB King, Al Green, Booker T & the MGs, Otis Redding, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Charlie Rich, Isaac Hayes, Carla Thomas, Howlin' Wolf, Little Milton, Ann Peebles, Sleepy LaBeef, OV Wright and, of course, Elvis Presley.

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.