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  • This week on Destination Out, host Mike Johnston features the Detroit Artist Workshop as well as many others.
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    This week on "The Juke Joint" broadcast, Robert Barclay spins his favorite releases of the 2022. That includes CDs by Larry McCray, Buddy Guy, Shemekia Copeland, Charlie Musselwhite, Catfish Keith, Delbert McClinton, and Keb' Mo,' among others. He also notes the passing of singer, songwriter and pianist, Christine Perfect McVie and shares more music from the new Jimi Hendrix Experience release.
  • This week on Destination Out, host Mike Johnston features percussionist Elvin Jones and his new album of unreleased music as well as many others.
  • This week on “The Juke Joint” broadcast, Robert Barclay noted the passing of guitarist Danny Kalb from the Blues Project in NYC. He also debuted new CDs by the Jimi Hendrix Experience, Vanessa Collier, Mud Morganfield and the Durham County Poets; celebrated the 94th birthday of Jimmy Johnson and played some more music by Jerry Lee Lewis.
  • …We give “thanks” on this weeks’ Homespun with music from The New Grass Revival, Lyle Lovett, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s “Circle “ album, Roy Smeck, Pharis and Jason Romero, and Seth Avett covering Greg Brown! Tune In Sunday at 3 for all this and more!
  • This week on "The Juke Joint" broadcast, Robert Barclay spins work by BB, Albert and Freddie King, Marcia Ball, Koko Taylor, Etta James, Howlin' Wolf, Big Mama Thornton and Hound Dog Taylor and celebrates the 94th birthday of Jimmy Johnson. He also includes new CDs by Angela Strehli, Vanessa Collier and Mud Morganfield plus four more tunes by the late Jerry Lee Lewis.
  • This week on Destination Out, host Mike Johnston features jazz pianist Kenny Drew as well as many others.
  • From the Dukes of Dixieland to Helen Humes to Howard Alden, the mix for your gig is on The Beat, Saturday, 1-4 on WCMU. David has all this, plus the great piano work of Gene Harris, recorded live at the Fujitsu-Concord Jazz Fest!
  • This week on “The Juke Joint” broadcast, Robert Barclay celebrates the passion of 78 rpm record collector, the late Joe Bussard. He includes pre-war blues from Memphis Minnie, Big Bill Broonzy, the Memphis Jug Band, Charlie Poole, Jimmie Rodgers, Mississippi John Hurt, Roosevelt Sykes, Rev. Gary Davis, Blind Willie McTell and Tampa Red, among others. Robert also spins some more tunes by the late Jerry Lee Lewis.
  • This week’s Homespun follows no particular path with the exception of new music followed by old! New sounds from Town Mountain and Damn Tall Buildings dove tail nicely with the Red Clay Ramblers, The Highwoods String Band, the Gypsy Gyppos and more! Tune in Sunday at 3PM for all this and then some!
  • Coming up this week on The Beat, the 1989 Portraits recordings of pianist Randy Weston; music by Ellington, Monk, and Weston himself. Join David Nicholas Saturday from 1-4 on WCMU!
  • Coming up Saturday from 1-4 on The Beat, David Nicholas has the mix for your gig, including classic vocals from Billy Eckstine, Johnny Hartman, Dinah Washington and Ella Fitzgerald, great hard bop from Art Blakey, and some big band swing from Harry Connick, Jr.!