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  • Bernice Johnson Reagon speaks during a music workshop for high school students at the White House in 2010
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    Tom Ball / WCMU
    This week’s Homespun features some classic sides from Stoney Lonesome, Tasty Licks, and Miss Bonnie Raitt! We’ll also celebrate the life of Bernice Johnson Reagon, founder of the African American ensemble “Sweet Honey in the Rock”, and spin a track from Kim Richey’s latest!
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    This week on Destination Out Mike features jazz trumpeter Ted Curson. He also spins tracks from Charles Mingus, Hank Mobley, and many more.
  • This week on “The Juke Joint” broadcast Robert Barclay features songs that tell a story. We’ll hear from BB King, Louis Jordan, Lee Dorsey, Ma Rainey, Lightnin’ Hopkins, the Coasters, Mississippi John Hurt, Janis Joplin, Ernie K-Doe, Benny Spellman, Shemekia Copeland, Nat “King” Cole, Tony Joe White and Ray Charles.
  • This week on Destination Out Mike spins tracks from jazz legends, Duke Ellington, Sun Ra, Stanley Turrentine, Kalaparusha, and many others.
  • This week on “The Juke Joint” broadcast Robert Barclay, the Duke of Juke, celebrates the centennial birthday of Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, blues and boogie pianist Johnnie Johnson. We’ll hear his work with Chuck Berry, Albert King, Eric Clapton and John Lee Hooker. He also notes the passing of Houston blues singer Jewel Brown and spins some new releases by Chris Cain, Eden Brent, and Jubu.
  • This week on Destination Out Mike spins tracks from, Sun Ra, Charles Mingus, Miles Davis, and many more.
  • We roll this week on Homespun with new music from Ruth Moody, and Tony Trischka, and a fine compilation celebrating Rev. Gary Davis! We’ll also get back with the blues of Robert Johnson and Taj Mahal, plus we’ll revisit some classic Patty Griffin and Willian Bell!
  • This week on “The Juke Joint” broadcast, Robert Barclay celebrates the centennial birthday of Chicago bluesman Jimmy Rogers. He also notes the passing of Spider John Koerner and spins new CDs by Cedric Burnside, Toronzo Cannon, Sugaray Rayford, Billy Price, the Fabulous Thunderbirds, Eden Brent, Curtis Salgado, and Rory Block’s tribute to Bob Dylan.
  • This week on “The Juke Joint” broadcast Robert Barclay takes us to Texas to celebrate Juneteenth. We’ll hear from Albert Collins, Gatemouth Brown, Johnny Clyde Copeland, BB King, Bobby Bland, Clifton Chenier, Katie Webster, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Sippie Wallace, Barbara Lynn and Big Mama Thornton. He also notes the passing of Baseball Hall of Famer, Willie Mays.
  • This week on Destination Out, Mike spins tracks from the Hugh Ragin Trio, the Vinny Golia Quartet, Wadada Leo Smith, and much more.
  • This week on “The Juke Joint” broadcast Robert Barclay takes us to Texas to celebrate Juneteenth. We’ll hear from Albert Collins, Gatemouth Brown, Johnny Clyde Copeland, BB King, Bobby Bland, Clifton Chenier, Katie Webster, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Sippie Wallace, Barbara Lynn and Big Mama Thornton. He also notes the passing of Baseball Hall of Famer, Willie Mays.
  • This week on Destination Out, Mike spins tracks from the Hugh Ragin Trio, the Vinny Golia Quartet, Wadada Leo Smith, and much more.