Blue Avenue

Sundays at 5 p.m. on IPR News/Studio One
 

Host Bob Dorr presents old school, new generation, historic, and contemporary blues and its derivations including soul, funk, rock 'n' roll, and gospel.

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Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun March 1, 2015

Blue Avenue March 1

This week we hear music from all the Blues Foundation's nominees for Band of The Year and Song of the Year (this program originally aired 2/1/15) (except for the final 15 minutes, which is brand new for 3/1/15!)

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

THE MANNISH BOYS-IT WAS FUN

RICK ESTRIN-KEEP YOUR BIG MOUTH SHUT

ELVIN BISHOP BAND-CAN'T EVEN DO WRONG RIGHT

JOHN NEMETH & THE BO-KEYS-BAD LUCK IS MY NAME

SUGAR RAY & THE BLUETONES-THINGS COULD BE WORSE

BOB CORRITORE-RUKUS RHYTHM (EXCERPT)

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Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun February 8, 2015

Blue Avenue February 8

The first hour of the trip gives a chance to hear music from every Blues Foundation nominee for Contemporary Blues Male Artist of the Year and Soul Blues Female Artist of the Year.

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

SISTA MONICA-THE SISTA DON'T PLAY

SHARON JONES-YOU'LL BE LONELY

VANEESE THOMAS-CORNER OF HEARTACHE AND PAIN

CANDI STATON-A BETTER WORLD COMING

MISSY ANDERSON-I'VE BEEN WALKIN'

BOB CORRITORE-HARP BLAST (EXCERPT)

GARY CLARKE JR.-IF TROUBLE WAS MONEY

JOE LOUIS WALKER-LOVE ENOUGH

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Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun February 1, 2015

Blue Avenue February 1

This week we hear music from all the Blues Foundation's nominees for Band of The Year and Song of the Year

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

THE MANNISH BOYS-IT WAS FUN

RICK ESTRIN-KEEP YOUR BIG MOUTH SHUT

ELVIN BISHOP BAND-CAN'T EVEN DO WRONG RIGHT

JOHN NEMETH & THE BO-KEYS-BAD LUCK IS MY NAME

SUGAR RAY & THE BLUETONES-THINGS COULD BE WORSE

BOB CORRITORE-RUKUS RHYTHM (EXCERPT)

JANIVA MAGNESS-LET ME BREATHE

BOBBY RUSH w/BLIND DOG SMOKIN'-ANOTHER MURDER IN NEW ORLEANS

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Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun January 25, 2015

Blue Avenue January 25

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

DAVE ALVIN & PHIL ALVIN-ALL BY MYSELF

MUD MORGANFIELD & KIM WILSON-I DON'T KNOW WHY

MARK HUMMEL-TONIGHT WITH A FOOL

PAT HAYES-INTERVIEW

LAMONT CRANSTON BAND-C JAM (EXCERPT)

LAMONT CRANSTON BAND-LOOK DOWN

PAT HAYES-INTERVIEW

LAMONT CRANSTON BAND-WOUDA COUDA SHOUDA

BOB PACE & THE DANGEROUS BAND-TRYING TO TELL ME

BOB CORRITORE-SHUFF STUFF (EXCERPT)

6:00

LUCKY AND TAMARA PETERSON-EXCLUSIVE IPR RECORDINGS-BLUESMORE CELEBRATION, CEDAR RAPIDS 8/3/13

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Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun January 18, 2015

Blue Avenue January 18

On this week's trip down The Avenue, we'll hear music from all 5 nominees for The Blues Foundation's Rock Blues Album of the Year and all 5 nominees for the Koko Taylor Traditional Female Artist of the Year

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

THE NICK MOSS BAND-NO REASON

KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD-I LOVE THE LIFE I LIVE

ROYAL SOUTHERN BROTHERHOOD-LET'S RIDE

JOHNNY WINTER-MY BABE

WALTER TROUT-HARD TIMES

DIUNNA GREELEAF-TRYIN' TO HOLD ON

E G KIGHT-DON'T GIVE UP

ALEXIS P. SUTER-HANG ON

RUTHIE FOSTER-LET ME KNOW

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Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun January 11, 2015

Blue Avenue January 11

On tonights trip down The Avenue, we'll hear music from ALL of the nominees for the Blues Foundation's Blues Music Awards for Contemporary Blues Album of the Year and Soul Blues Album of the Year.

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

JOE LOUIS WALKER-RAMBLIN' SOUL-HORNET'S NEST

ELVIN BISHOP-NO MORE DOGGIN'-CAN'T EVEN DO WRONG RIGHT

KEB' MO-MOVE-BLUESAMERICANA

JAREKUS SINGLETON-I REFUSE TO LOSE-REFUSE TO LOSE

JANIVA MAGNESS-WITH LOVE-ORIGINAL

BOB CORRITORE-HARMONICA WATUSI (EXCERPT)

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Studio One
4:59 pm
Sun January 4, 2015

Blue Avenue January 4

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (excerpt)

SELWYN BIRCHWOOD-HOODOO STEW

BIG HARP GEORGE-STROLLING DOWN BLISS STREET

ANNIKA CHAMBERS-BARNYARD BLUES

FO' REEL-BLUES

AUSTIN WALKIN' CANE-WOUNDED DOVE

BIG HARP GEORGE-CHROMATICISM (EXCERPT)

LAMONT CRANSTON BAND-BIG MONEY

PAT HAYES-INTERVIEW

LAMONT CRANSTON BAND-MY HAIR IS GONE

PAT HAYES-INTERVIEW

LAMONT CRANSTON BAND-E JAM (EXCERPT)

6:00

JOHN PRIMER-EXCLUSIVE IPR RECORDINGS-BOWLFUL OF BLUES FESTIVAL-NEWTON 8/31/13

Studio One
3:02 pm
Sun December 28, 2014

Blue Avenue December 28

Tonight's drive down the Avenue, featuring women in today's blues scene, originally aired 11/23. Check that day's entry for a complete song list

Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun December 21, 2014

Blue Avenue December 21

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

THE BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA & TAJ MAHAL-TALKIN' CHRISTMAS

LIL ED & THE BLUES IMPERIALS-I'M YOUR SANTA

LAMONT CRANSTON BAND-UPPER MISSISSIPPI SHAKEDOWN

PAT HAYES-INTERVIEW

RICK HOLSTROM-SLEIGH RIDE (EXCERPT)

LAMONT CRANSTON BAND w/BRUCE MC CABE-LOOK DOWN

PAT HAYES-INTERVIEW

LAMONT CRANSTON BAND-SHOUDA WOUDA COUDA

CHARLES BROWN-SANTA'S BLUES

MARC WILSON & KAZ KAZANOFF-GOOD KING WENCESLAUS (EXCERPT)

6:00

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Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun December 14, 2014

Blue Avenue December 14

This week's trip down The Avenue originally aired 11/9/14, check that week's listing for a complete song list

Studio One
6:59 pm
Sun November 23, 2014

Blue Avenue November 23

I've got a bus full of blueswomen this evening (it's a tough job, but somebody's got to do it!)

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

MISSY ANDERSON-RENT PARTY

KELLEY HUNT-I'VE GOT A GOOD FEELING

KAYE BOHLER-HANDLE THE CURVES

LIZ MANDEVILLE-CLOUD OF LOVE

MARCIA BALL-CLEAN MY HOUSE

MARKEY BLUE-I CAN'T LET YOU GO

4 JACKS-DEAL WITH IT (EXCERPT)

JANIVA MAGNESS-THE HARD WAY

ETTA BRITT-SOMEBODY TO LOVE YOU

RACHELLE COBA-MOTHER BLUES

MISSISSIPPI HEAT (INETTA VISOR)-SWEET POISON

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Studio One
1:16 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

Blue Avenue November 16

This week's drive down Blue Avenue originally aired 9/28/14 check that week's posting for a complete song list

Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun November 9, 2014

Blue Avenue November 9

One of the world's greatest on-line Blues Magazines, Blues Blast, gave out their yearly "best of" awards the last week of October. The first hour of tonight's show recaps the winners

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

BUDDY GUY-MEET ME IN CHICAGO

BOBBY RUSH-DECISIONS

SHAWN HOLT-PLEASE DON'T DOG ME

JAMES COTTON-COTTON MOUTHED MAN

MARK T. SMALL-EARLY IN THE MORNING

BUDDY GUY-WELL, I DONE GOT OVER IT

BOB CORRITORE-POTATO STOMP (EXCERPT)

TEDESCHI/TRUCKS BAND-LOVE HAS SOMETHING ELSE TO SAY

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Studio One
1:13 pm
Sat November 1, 2014

Blue Avenue November 2

This week's trip down Blue Avenue originally aired 9/21/14, check that week's posting for a complete song list

Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun October 26, 2014

Blue Avenue October 26

Halloween Party!!

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

SUGAR RAY & THE BLUETONES-NOTHING BUT THE DEVIL

OTIS CLAY & JOHNNY RAWLS-VOODOO QUEEN

EDDIE MARTIN & HIS BIG BLUES BAND-ZOMBIE ATTACK

HOWLIN' WOLF-EVIL

ERIC HUGHES BAND-MY BABY GOT A BLACK CAT

JEFF DALE-THE DEVIL I KNOW

BOB CORRITORE-MANY A DEVIL'S NIGHT (EXCERPT)

ROBERT JOHNSON-ME & THE DEVIL BLUES

JOHNNY WINTER-DEATH LETTER

E. G. KIGHT-GRAVEYARD DEAD BLUES

MARKEY BLUE-VOODOO DO

HURRICANE RUTH-COLD DAY IN HELL

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Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun October 19, 2014

Blue Avenue October 19

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

MISSISSIPPI HEAT-SWEET POISON

LIZ MANDEVILLE-SO CALLED BEST FRIEND

CHRIS O'LEARY-GIVE IT

DAVE ALVIN & PHIL ALVIN-SOUTHERN FLOOD BLUES

KEB MO-I'M GONNA BE YOUR MAN

BOB CORRITORE-TABOO (EXCERPT)

GARY CLARKE JR.-NEXT DOOR NEIGHBOR BLUES

WALTER TROUT-TAKE A LITTLE TIME

KIM SIMMONDS & SAVOY BROWN-COBRA

KENT BURNSIDE-R. L. BURNSIDE

THE SOUL SEARCHERS-YOU'VE GOT TO LOVE HER WITH A FEELING

THE SOUL SEARCHERS-HIT IT (EXCERPT)

6:00

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Studio One
2:38 am
Sat October 11, 2014

Blue Avenue October 12

This week's Blue Avenue show originally aired September 7, 2014. Check that week's posting for a complete song list

Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun October 5, 2014

Blue Avenue October 5

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

THE MANNISH BOYS-CAN'T MAKE A LIVIN'

SUGAR RAY & THE BLUETONES-NINETY NINE

LIZ MANDEVILLE-WHY WOULD A WOMAN SING THE BLUES?

JOHNNY WINTER-WHO DO YOU LOVE?

KIM SIMMONDS AND SAVOY BROWN-GOING BACK

MUD MORGANFIELD AND KIM WILSON-I DON'T KNOW WHY

BOB CORRITORE-RUKUS RHYTHM (EXCERPT)

WALTER TROUT-THE WHALE HAVE SWALLOWED ME

SHANE DWIGHT-NEVER BEFORE

RANDY OXFORD BAND-HOW COME YOU'RE NEVER HERE (WHEN I GET HOME)

SOUL SEARCHERS-SEE SEE BABY

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Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun September 28, 2014

Blue Avenue September 28

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

SUGAR RAY & THE BLUETONES-RAT TRAP

ELVIN BISHOP-EVERYBODY'S IN THE SAME BOAT

MARKEY BLUE-WHEN LOVE COMES ALONG

KAYE BOHLER-THE WAY I DO BUSINESS

RANDY OXFORD BAND-TROUBLE

ROD PIAZZA & THE MIGHTY FLYERS-BAD WEATHER BLUES

BOB CORRITORE-HARMONICA WATUSI (EXCERPT)

THE MANNISH BOYS-STRUGGLE IN MY HOMETOWN

DAVE ALVIN & PHIL ALVIN-I FEEL SO GOOD

MARCIA BALL-LIKE THERE'S NO TOMORROW

THE SOUL SEARCHERS-HARD WAY

MICHELLE BALDWIN-CHOCOLATE JESUS

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Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun September 7, 2014

Blue Avenue September 7

Lots of new releases that came in during the summer months!

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS

JOHN PRIMER & THE TEARDROPS-DON'T YOU HEAR ME CRYING FOR YOU

ROD PIAZZA-GAMBLING WOMAN

EDEN BRENT-LET'S GO AHEAD AND FALL IN LOVE

TERRY HANCK-PEACE OF MIND

KAYE BOHLER-DIGGIN' ON MY MAN

ETTA BRITT-YOU WERE NEVER MINE

BOB CORRITORE-HARP BLAST (EXCERPT)

SELWYN BIRCHWOOD-QUEEN OF HEARTS

WALTER TROUT-HARD TIME

J P SOARS-FULL MOON NIGHT IN MEMPHIS

JOHN EAST-BIG LEGGED WOMAN

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Studio One
4:21 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

Blue Avenue August 31

On this Labor Day weekend, we get to enjoy the fruits of the labor of IPR's Live Music recording engineer, Phil Maass. Everything on this week's trip down The Avenue was recorded, mixed, produced by Mr. Maass, and can only be heard on IPR stations. Thanks, Phil!

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

WALTER TROUT-BOWLFUL OF BLUES FESTIVAL, NEWTON, 8/31/13

BIG JAMES AND THE CHICAGO PLAYBOYS-FRIENDS BLUES BLOWOUT, ELECTRIC PARK BALLROOM, WATERLOO, 2/8/14

DWAYNE DOPSIE & THE ZYDECO HELLRAISERS-MISSISSIPPI VALLEY BLUES FEST, DAVENPORT, 7/1/11

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Studio One
1:30 am
Sat August 23, 2014

Blue Avenue August 24

This week's trip down The Avenue originally aired 7/27/14. Check that week's page for a complete song list.

Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun August 17, 2014

Blue Avenue August 17

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

RICK ESTRIN & THE NIGHT CATS-KEEP YOUR BIG MOUTH SHUT

KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD-PALACE OF THE KING

WALTER TROUT-BORN IN THE CITY

SELWYN BIRCHWOOD-OVER WORKED AND UNDER PAID

ROD PIAZZA-SLEEPING IN THE GROUND

THE NIGHTHAWKS-WALK THAT WALK

BOB CORRITORE-TABOO (EXCERPT)

JANIVA MAGNESS-I NEED A MAN

EDEN BRENT-I WISH I KNEW HOW IT WOULD FEEL TO BE FREE

RACHEL COBA-CHICAGO

RAY BONNEVILLE-WHO DO CALL THE SHOTS

GUY DAVIS-DID YOU SEE MY BABY

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Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun August 10, 2014

Blue Avenue August 10

This week's trip down Blue Avenue is a reprise of the Women In The Blues show that originally aired 5/11/14. Check that week's entry for a complete song list

Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun August 3, 2014

Blue Avenue August 3

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

THE TERRY HANCK BAND-RIGHT NOW IS THE HOUR

THE NIGHTHAWKS-NO SECRETS

EDEN BRENT-LOCOMOTIVE

ROD PIAZZA & MIGHTY FLYERS-TRICKY WOMAN

RICK ESTRIN & THE NIGHTCATS-THE CLOTHES LINE

SELWYN BIRCHWOOD-THE RIVER TURNED RED

BOB CORRITORE-SHUFF STUFF (EXCERPT)

KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD-I LOVE THE LIFE I LIVE

FLEETWOOD MAC BLUES BAND-LOOKING FOR SOMEBODY

ALEXIS KORNER'S BLUES INC.-I GOT MY BRAND ON YOU

SLEEPY JOHN ESTES & HAMMIE NIXON-DIVIN' DUCK BLUES

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Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun July 27, 2014

Blue Avenue July 27

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

ROD PIAZZA-NEIGHBOR, NEIGHBOR

RICK ESTRIN & THE NIGHTCATS-DON'T DO IT

THE NIGHTHAWKS-YOU'RE GONE

EDEN BRENT-OPPORTUNITY

JANIVA MAGNESS-LET ME BREATHE

DEANNA BOGART-FINE BY ME

BOB CORRITORE-RUKUS RHYTHM (EXCERPT)

KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD-LOOKING BACK

WALTER TROUT-THE WORLD IS GOIN' CRAZY

SELWYN BIRCHWOOD-HOODOO STEW

JOHN MAYALL-WHY DID YOU GO LAST NIGHT?

GUY DAVIS-MY EYES KEEP ME IN TROUBLE

RACHELLE COBA-WORRIED BLUES

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Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun July 20, 2014

Blue Avenue July 20

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

WALTER TROUT-WILLIE

KIM SIMMONDS & SAVOY BROWN-BACKSTREET WOMAN

THE NIGHTHAWKS-LIVIN' THE BLUES

ROD PIAZZA-EMERGENCY SITUATION

JOHN MAYALL-SPEAK OF THE DEVIL

TERRY HANCK-T'S GROOVE (EXCERPT)

DEANNA BOGART-TIGHT ROPE

JANIVA MAGNESS-TWICE AS STRONG

NOLA SHEPHERD-ROLLER COASTER MAN

GUY DAVIS-BLACK COFFEE

SELWYN BIRCHWOOD-DON'T CALL NO AMBULANCE

TERRY HANCK BAND-WHOLE LOTTA LOVIN'

BOB CORRITORE-RUCKUS RHYTHM (EXCERPT)

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Studio One
12:59 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Blue Avenue July 13

This week's trip down The Avenue is a reprise of the show that originally aired June 15, check that week's post for a complete song list

Studio One
1:23 pm
Fri July 4, 2014

Blue Avenue July 6

This evening's show is a reprise of the program that originally aired June 1, 2014. Check that day's listing for a complete song list

Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun June 29, 2014

Blue Avenue June 29

This show previews The Mississippi Valley Blues Festival in Davenport July 3-5

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

DOUG DEMING & THE JEWELTONES-LUCKY CHARM

PRESTON SHANNON-ARE YOU IN THE MOOD

ALBERT CASTIGLIA-TRIFLIN'

TERRANCE SIMIEN-DANCE EVERYDAY

SUNDAY WILDE-DESTITUTION BLUES

CURTIS SALGADO-NOBODY BUT YOU

TINSLEY ELLIS-DETOUR (EXCERPT)

ERNIE PENISTON-DO YOU WANNA BOOGIE

TAD ROBINSON-I'M IN GOOD

EDDIE SHAW-OH BABY

JAREKUS SINGLETON-PURPOSELY

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