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Juke Joint - July 10, 2022

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This week on “The Juke Joint” broadcast Robert Barclay offers another helping of #1 hits from the Billboard R&B charts. He spins tunes by Ray Charles, Little Esther, Louis Jordan, Amos Milburn, Little Richard, Jackie Wilson, Jimmy Forrest, Eddie Boyd, Hank Ballard & the Midnighters, the Coasters, Little Walter and Big Joe Turner.

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.