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  • Show 44 – British blues special: Gwyn Ashton & The Idle Hands

    Show 44 – British blues special: Gwyn Ashton & The Idle Hands

    Welcome back folks. This week we start the show off on a sombre note as Kevin pays tribute to the recent passing of two great bluesmen. First, the Chicago blues legend Hubert Sumlin  and British bluesman Keef Hartley.  May they both rest in peace and thanks so […]

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  • Black on Blues show 39 – Kent Duchaine

    Black on Blues show 39 – Kent Duchaine

    Welcome back again folks. This week we bring you one of our favourite live blues artists – Mr. Kent Duchaine. From Minnesota, living in Georgia and regularly touring Britain, Kent has been on the road for years now. With his  steel guitar, Leadbessie, Kent channels the […]

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  • Black on Blues show 38 – British blues special

    Black on Blues show 38 – British blues special

    Welcome back folks. This week we take a look at some contempory blues artists across Britain. A nice mix of classic blues rifts, big electric guitar and some blues music pretty close to rock. But before we do we play our own tribute to the […]

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  • Black on Blues show 33 – electric blues special

    Black on Blues show 33 – electric blues special

    Welcome back folks. This week Kevin talks you through a hand picked list of  his favourite electric blues artists. With a slight leaning towards the UK scene this week, we play some big names such as Tony McPhee and the Groundhogs through to the likes […]

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  • Black on Blues show 31 – Rory Gallagher special

    Black on Blues show 31 – Rory Gallagher special

    Think of great Irish blues artists and any fan will not hesitate to mention Rory Gallagher.  Born in County Donegal and raised in County Cork, Rory was best known for forming the band Taste. Our host Kevin was a big fan of Rory and recalls […]

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  • Black on Blues show 30 – up and coming greats

    Black on Blues show 30 – up and coming greats

    Welcome back folks. Here in the BlackonBlues studio we get sent a lot of great blues records from some really talented artists from all around the world. So we thought we’d dedicate this show to some of our favourite new talent. It’s always a pleasure […]

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  • Black on Blues show 29 – Louisiana Red

    Black on Blues show 29 – Louisiana Red

    Another living legend for you this week. Louisiana Red has recorded over 50 albums – and he’s still going strong. Currently residing in Germany, Red continues to record some awesome albums. This week Kevin Black talks through the life of Red through the lens of […]

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  • Black on Blues show 28 – Bo Diddley special

    Black on Blues show 28 – Bo Diddley special

    Question. What do Buddy Holly, Eric Clapton and the Rolling Stones all have in common? Answer. Bo Diddley. Perhaps the single biggest influence behind rock n’ rollers and bluesmen alike – we present Bo Diddley. So sit back in your old favourite chair, have a cup […]

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  • Black on Blues show 26 – Elmore James

    Black on Blues show 26 – Elmore James

    Sorry for the delay folks. But Jason Monty the producer was travelling. But we are back in the studio now and we think you’ll dig this weeks gig. We bring you the music of bluesman Elmore James – no less. All blues fans will have […]

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  • Black on Blues show 25 – International Blues special

    Black on Blues show 25 – International Blues special

    Welcome back folks. Good blues doesn’t just come from the Delta you know. This week we prove it. From Sweden to England and of course the USA, we play a great mix of new artists and old… A long show this week. But we think […]

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