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Juke Joint - May 14, 2023

This week on “The Juke Joint” broadcast Robert Barclay spins work by the 2023 Blues Music Award winners. This includes Thornetta Davis, Buddy Guy, Tommy Castro, Curtis Salgado, Ruthie Foster, Charlie Musselwhite, Sue Foley, Sugarray Rayford, Shemekia Copeland and Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, among others.

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.