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Juke Joint - August 14, 2022

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This week on “The Juke Joint” broadcast Robert Barclay features post-war Chicago blues from 1946-1958. He includes music by Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, Robert Nighthawk, Memphis Minnie, Elmore James, Big Maceo, Sonny Boy Williamson 1&2, John Brim, Junior Wells, Bo Diddley, Jimmy Reed, Little Walter and Sunnyland Slim.

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.