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Juke Joint - February 20, 2022

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This week on "The Juke Joint" broadcast Robert Barclay features blues & soul brothers Syl and Jimmy Johnson, lap steel guitarist, Sonny Rhodes, and soul singer, Joe Simon. He also played some more tunes from the new boxed sets from Doc Watson and Ray Charles and a set of some very cool blues instrumentals.

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.