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Juke Joint

  • This week on “The Juke Joint” broadcast Robert Barclay, the Duke of Juke, shares blues songs about trains. He includes songs by Muddy Waters, Blind Blake, James Carr, Lightnin’ Slim, Louis Jordan, Bukka White, Eric Bibb, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Arthur Crudup, Lead Belly, Johnny Cash, Robert Johnson and Junior Parker.
  • This week on “The Juke Joint” broadcast Robert Barclay previews the lineup for the Chicago Blues Festival, the world’s largest FREE blues festival. He includes music by Lil’ Ed & the Blues Imperials, Larry McCray, the Blind Boys of Alabama, Bobby Rush, Mud Morganfield, James “Super Chikan” Johnson, Sugaray Rayford, Nora Jean Wallace and Blues Hall of Famer, John Primer. I He also notes the passing of singer, actor and civil rights activist, Harry Belafonte.
  • This week on "The Juke Joint" broadcast Robert Barclay spins a generous dose of Chicago blues by Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Bo Diddley, Koko Taylor, Jimmy Reed, Little Walter, Buddy Guy, Willie Dixon, Elmore James and Junior Wells. He also celebrates the centennial birthday of Albert King.
  • This week on “The Juke Joint” broacast Robert Barclay celebrates the centennial birthday of Albert King, focusing on his “live” recordings at the Fillmore West. King is a Blues Hall of Famer and a Rock and Rol Hall of Famer along with being an influennce on Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Robert will also spin some new CDs by Eric Bibb, Bob Corritore, Alabama Mike, Chris Duarte, Big Harp George and Boo Boo Davis.
  • This week on “The Juke Joint” broadcast Robert Barclay shares more stories from his blues interviews, this time about Koko Taylor, Clifton Chenier, Son House, Big Walter Horton, Wilson Pickett, Smokey Wilson and Albert Collins. He also debuts new CDs by Taj Mahal and Bruce Katz.
  • This week on “The Juke Joint” broadcast, Robert Barclay celebrates his 38th anniversary broadcast. He shares music and stories about Otis Rush, Albert Collins, Jimi Hendrix, Ton Waits, Elvis Presley, Clifton Chenier, Bobby Bland, BB King Sleepy Labeef, Koko Taylor and Etta James.
  • This week on “The Juke Joint” broadcast Robert Barclay celebrates the 2023 class of inductees to the Blues Hall of Fame in Memphis, Tennessee. This includes Carey Bell, Junior Kimbrough, Esther Phillips, John Primer, Josh White, Snooker Pryor and Fenton Robinson. He also spins Hall of Fame recordings byLittle Walter, Freddy King, Lowell Fulson, Lightnin' Hopkins, Son House and Howlin' Wolf.
  • This week on “The Juke Joint” broadcast Robert Barclay notes the passing of lap steel guitarist Freddie Roulette including his work with Charlie Musselwhite and Earl Hooker. He also notes the death of New Orleans guitarist Walter “Wolfman” Washington including his work with Lee Dorsey and Johnny Adams. And he spins some new re-issues by Johnny Winter and Ike & Tina Turner.
  • This week on “The Juke Joint” broadcast Robert Barclay features some new releases from Alabama Mike, Eric Bibb, the Cash Box Kings, Stan Mosley and Big Harp George plus some more tunes by Doc Watson and some vintage blues from Tina Turner, Big Maybelle, Koko Taylor, Esther Phillips and Big Mama Thornton.
  • This week on “The Juke Joint” broadcast the Duke of Juke, Robert Barclay, celebrates the centennial birthday of Doc Watson. He also spins new CDs by Joe Louis Walker, Matt Andersen, Eddie 9V, Crazy Chestur and Ruthie Foster and he notes the passing of R&B singer Chuck Jackson.