Black & Blues: Episode 285, songs with dear or dearest in the title
Black & Blues
by Robert Javors
1d ago
This episode features gospel, doo wop, R&B and blues songs with dear or dearest in the title. Listen to doo wop groups such as The Scarlets, The Counts, The Plants, The Swallows, The Medallions, The Falcons, The Clefftones, The Spaniels, and many more. Gospel artists include The Dixie Hummingbirds, The Pilgrim Travelers and Mary Deloatch. R&B is represented by Mickey & Sylvia, Etta James, Marvin & Johnny, and Eddie Bo Among others. Listen also to blues by Country Paul, Johnny Copeland and Amos Milburn ..read more
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Black & Blues: Episode 284, final part of Ike Turner in the South, 1951-1954
Black & Blues
by Robert Javors
2w ago
This is the final episode devoted to Ike Turner's career as both a leader and sideman for recordings made in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi from 1951 through 1954. Hear him play with Elmore James, Lonnie The Cat, Mary Sue, Brother Bell, Elmon Mickle, Little Milton, Baby Face Turner, Little Junior Parker, and Howlin' Wolf ..read more
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Black & Blues: Episode 283, Part 2 of Ike Turner
Black & Blues
by Robert Javors
3w ago
The episode looks at Ike Turner's career both as leader and as sideman while he was recording in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi from 1951 through 1954. Listen to Ike play with Bonnie Turner, Billy The Kid Emerson, Boyd Gilmore, Bobby Blue Bland, Eugene Fox, B.B. King, Billy Gayles, Howlin' Wolf and Houston Boines ..read more
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Black & Blues: Episode 282, Ike Turner as leader & sideman from 1951-1954
Black & Blues
by Robert Javors
3w ago
This episode looks at Ike Turner and the records he made both as leader and sideman in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi from 1951 through 1954 when he moved to St. Louis ..read more
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Black & Blues: Episode 281, a look at Southern soul
Black & Blues
by Robert Javors
1M ago
This episode looks at Southern soul, primarily from obscure artists from the 1960s. Listen to L.L. Milton, Toni Williams, Tommy Starr, Randy Hobbs, Brock Tanner, Lee Calvin and many others ..read more
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Black & Blues: Episode 280, more songs about clothes
Black & Blues
by Robert Javors
1M ago
This episode is a continuation of Episode 279 and features more songs about clothes. Listen to blues (Bo Carter, Walter Davis, Cousin Leroy, et.al.), R&B ( Bobby Freeman, Timmie Rogers, Oscar McLollie, et.al.), gospel (Fairfield Four, Mahalia Jackson & Deep River Boys) and doo wop (The Southernaires & The Gaylarks ..read more
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Black & Blues: Episode 278. final part of tribute to guitarist Jimmy Spruill and Part 1 of songs about clothes
Black & Blues
by Robert Javors
2M ago
This episode concludes a look at Jimmy Spruill's career both as a leader and as a sideman. Listen to him play with Bob Gaddy, Wilbert Harrison, Noble Watts, Bobby Long and others. Also included is Part 1 of songs about clothes. Listen to The Coasters, Boogaloo & His Gallant Crew, Harlem Hamfats, Lightnin' Hopkins, Elmore James, Smokey Hogg, Marion Williams, The Golden Gate Quartet, and many others ..read more
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Black & Blues: Episode 277, Part 2 of guitarist Jimmy Spruill's career as leader and sideman
Black & Blues
by Robert Javors
2M ago
This episode features guitarist Jimmy Spruill both as a leader and as a sideman with musicians such as Buster Brown, Noble Watts, Bob Gaddy, Wilbert Harrison, Larry Dale, Lee Roy Little and many others ..read more
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Black & Blues: Episode 275, final part of tribute to Lafayette Thomas and {Part 1 of tribute to Jimmy Nolen
Black & Blues
by Robert Javors
3M ago
This episode concludes my look at the work of Lafayette Thomas. Listen to hois work as featured artist plus his accompanying Jimmy McCracklin, Jimmy Wilson, Juke Boy Bonner and Roland Mitchell. Also included in this episode is Part 1 of a chronological look at the work of guitarist Jimmy Nolen. Hear him playing with Monte Easter, Chuck Higgins, Bobby Kimble, Moose John, Johnny Otis, Sailor Boy and Billy Robbins as well as leading his own band ..read more
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Black & Blues: Episode 274, the recording career of Lafayette Thomas, extraordinary West Coast guitarist.
Black & Blues
by Robert Javors
3M ago
This episode explores the recorded output of Lafayette Thomas from 1948 through 1954. Listen to him as a featured artist and as a guitarist with Jimmy McCracklin, Jimmy Wilson, Bob Geddins, Zuzu Bollin, James Reed and Roy Hawkins ..read more
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