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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Playlist

March 03, 2013

5:00 PM
BLOWIN’ THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)
Artist : WILLIAM CLARKE
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ANOTHER LONELY NIGHT
Artist : BIG BILL MORGANFIELD
Album : BLUES WITH A MOOD
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1:08 PM
BOBCAT WOMEN
Artist : 4 JACKS
Album : DEAL WITH IT
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1:09 PM
UGLY MAN BLUES
Artist : SHAUN MURPHY
Album : ASK FOR THE MOON
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1:10 PM
HEARTBREAK
Artist : THE JAMES HUNTER SIX
Album : MINUTE BY MINUTE
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1:10 PM
BRAND NEW VERSION OF THE SAME THING
Artist : DAVIS COEN
Album : HARD LUCK CAFE
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1:11 PM
LOST MY HORSE
Artist : OTIS TAYLOR
Album : MY WORLD IS GONE
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1:12 PM
DEAL WITH IT (EXCERPT)
Artist : 4 JACKS
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1:12 PM
5:30
Artist : 5:30
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1:12 PM
LOOK OUT
Artist : THE JAMES HUNTER SIX
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1:13 PM
FAIR CHILD
Artist : ROBBEN FORD
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1:13 PM
PRAISE YOU
Artist : ROBERT RANDOLPH & SHEMEKIA COPELAND
Album : PRESENTS THE SLIDE BROS.
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MY TIME BABY
Artist : GRADY CHAMPION
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ONE KIND FAVOR
Artist : CATFISH KEITH
Album : A TRUE FRIND IS HARD TO FIND
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1:15 PM
MUD LAKE MAMA
Artist : DENNY GARCIA
Album : THE WOOD CARVER
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1:16 PM
6:00
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1:16 PM
THIS HALF-HOUR OF BLUE AVENUE ORIGINALLY AIRED 2/3/13
Artist : CHECK THAT NIGHT’S PLAYLIST FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF SONGS
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Blue Avenue
2:59 am
Thu May 16, 2013

Blue Avenue May 19

It's the annual recap of the Blues Music Awards given out by The Blues Foundation in Memphis on May 9. We will hear music from the winners in 20 BMA categories including Song of the Year, Band of the Year, and BB King Entertainer of the Year.

Blue Avenue
8:47 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Blue Avenue May 12

We'll hear the latest releases by Ana Popovic, Doug Mac Cloed, and The Lamont Cranston Band, plus exclusive IPR recordings of John Lisi & Delta Funk at the 2011 Bluesmore celebration in Cedar Rapids, and the Blues On Vinyl segment includes records by Big Walter Horton and Johnny Winter.

Blue Avenue
1:23 am
Thu May 2, 2013

Blue Avenue May 5

New blues releases from Minnesotan Sena Ehrhardt, Chicago's Cash Box Kings, and Iowan Rush Cleveland. Plus exclusive IPR recordings of Reverand Raven & The Chain Smokin' Alter Boys at the 2010 Bluesmore Celebration in Cedar Rapids and some blues on vinyl from John Lee Hooker. This show originally aired 3/31/13.

Blue Avenue
1:11 pm
Thu April 25, 2013

Blue Avenue April 28

New blues releases by Doug MacCleod, Ana Popovic, and Gina Sicilia plus exclusive IPR recordings of Chicago guitar player Linsey Alexander at the 2011 Mississippi Valley Blues Festival in Davenport and a vinyl tribute to the late Jimmy Dawkins

Blue Avenue
2:58 am
Thu April 11, 2013

Blue Avenue April 14

On this week's drive down Blue Avenue, we'll hear new releases by 18 year old guitar phenom Andy Poxon, new blues supergroup Southern Hospitality, and Kansas City's Jason Vivone & The Billy Bats. Plus exclusive IPR recordings of Dwayne Dopsie & The Zydeco Hellraisers at the 2011 Mississippi Valley Blues Festival in Davenport and the Blues on Vinyl segment has records by Son Seals and Charlie Musselwhite

Blue Avenue
4:15 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, April 7, 2013

New releases by new blues supergroup Southern Hospitality, Boz Scraggs, and Chicago guitarman Michael Wheeler plus exclusive IPR recordings of Smokin' Joe Kubek & Bnois King at the 2011 Mississippi Valley Blues Festival in Davenport and some blues on vinyl by John Hammond.

Blue Avenue
4:14 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, March 31, 2013

New blues releases from Minnesotan Sena Ehrhardt, Chicago's Cash Box Kings, and Iowan Rush Cleveland. Plus exclusive IPR recordings of Reverand Raven & The Chain Smokin' Alter Boys at the 2010 Bluesmore Celebration in Cedar Rapids and some blues on vinyl from John Lee Hooker.

Blue Avenue
4:12 pm
Sat March 23, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, March 24, 2013

The blues the way it was made to be played: LIVE! Every song done live by classic performers like Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf, contemporary performers like Joe Louis Walker and Janiva Magness, and exclusive IPR recordings of zydeco music master Chubby Carrier at the 2011 Bluesmore celebration in Cedar Rapids

Blue Avenue
12:00 pm
Sun March 17, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, March 17, 2013

New blues releases by Long Tall Deb, The Cashbox Kings, and Iowa City's Catfish Keith; Exclusive IPR recordings of Eric Gales at the 2011 Mississippi Valley Blues Fest in Davenport; and some blues on vinyl from 1980 by the Nighthawks.

Blue Avenue
12:00 pm
Sun March 10, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, March 10, 2013

New blues from Kelly Richey, 4 Jacks, and Big Papa & The TCB. Exclusive IPR recordings of Iowa City boogie-woogie piano player Chase Garrett at the 2012 Des Moines Arts Festival. And hopefully your pledges of support for this locally produced weekly blues bus ride down Blue Avenue. Pledge: 800-971-8815 or iowapublicradio.org

Blue Avenue
12:00 pm
Sun March 3, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, March 3, 2013

After two months of listening to BMA nominees, we're back to spotlighting new blues releases, including the latest efforts by Big Bill Morganfield, Otis Taylor and James Hunter. Plus a reprise of the half-hour conversation/spotlight on singer Shaun Murphy that you might have missed when it originally aired on Super Bowl Sunday!

Blue Avenue
12:00 pm
Sun February 24, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, February 24, 2013

We conclude our eight week series surveying the nominees for this year's Blues Music Awards with the nominees in the two BIGGEST categories: The B B King Entertainer of the Year and Band of the Year. Plus we'll listen to exclusive IPR recordings of Smokin' Joe Kubek & Bnois King at the 2011 Mississippi Valley Blues Festival in Davenport.

Blue Avenue
12:13 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, February 17, 2013

We continue to survey the nominees for this year's Blues Music Awards by hearing every song nominated for Song of the Year and a selection from every Album of the Year nominee. Plus, exclusive IPR recordings of Shane Dwight at Electric Park Ballroom in Waterloo and more of the interview with Shaun Murphy!

Blue Avenue
12:12 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, February 10, 2013

We'll hear music by all of the nominees For Blues Music Awards from The Blues Foundation in the Soul Blues Album of the Year and the Traditional Blues Album of the Year categories. Plus exclusive IPR recordings of Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers at the 2011 Mississippi Valley Blues Festival in Davenport.

Blue Avenue
12:11 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, February 3, 2013

Hear music from all of the Blues Foundation's nominees for Blues Harmoncia Player of the Year and Contemporary Blues  Male Artist of the Year. Plus a spotlight on Shuan Murphy who has done world tours with Bob Seger, Eric Clapton, and Little Feat. Not bad for a girl who went to high school in Cedar Rapids!

Blue Avenue
12:11 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, January 27, 2013

The multi-week survey of nominees for The Blues Foundation's Blues Music Awards continues with music by all of the nominees for the Koko Taylor Traditional Blues Female Artist of the Year and The Contemporary Blues Album of the Year. Plus we'll hear exclusive IPR recordings of Bryce Janey at The Campbell/Steele Gallery in Marion.

Blue Avenue
12:10 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, January 20, 2013

We continue the multi-week series of listening to the nominees for this year's Blues Music Awards from The Blues Foundation. This week, hear all the nominees for Contemporary Blues Female Artist of the Year and Gibson Blues Guitar Player of the Year. Plus, hear exclusive IPR recordings of Perry & The Pumpers at the 2011 Bluesmore Celebration in Cedar Rapids.

Blue Avenue
12:10 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, January 13, 2013

We continue our multi-week survey of the Blues Foundation's nominees for the annual Blues Music Awards including the Best New Artist Debut category and the Rock Blues Album of the Year category. Plus we'll listen to exclusive IPR recordings of Memphis guitar player Eric Gales at the 2011 Mississippi Valley Blues Festival in Davenport.

Blue Avenue
12:09 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, January 6, 2013

We'll hear from all the nominees for Blues Music Awards in the Acoustic Album of The Year and Traditional Blues Male Artist of the year catagories, plus exclusive IPR recordings of Smokin' Joe Kubek and Bnois King at the 2011 Mississippi Valley Blues Fest in Davenport.

Blue Avenue
12:08 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, December 30, 2012

Some of my personal favorites of 2012 including the latest realeases by Mississippi Heat, Little G Weevil, Paula Harris, and Robert Cray. Plus exclusive IPR recordings of Trampled Under Foot at last February's Friends Blues Blowout.

This show originally aired 11/25/12

Blue Avenue
12:08 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, December 23, 2012

Blues Christmas! Including songs for the season by Lil Ed & The Blues Imperials, Little Charlie & The Nightcats, Washboard Pete, Bob Pace, and the late Rick Cicalo. Ho Ho Ho!

Blue Avenue
12:07 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, December 16, 2012

The latest releases from soul bluesman John Nemeth, Texas duo Smokin' Joe Kubek & Bnois King, and Robert Cray; new blues artists Paula Harris  and The 44s; exclusive IPR recordings of The Shane Dwight Band; and blues on vinyl from one of the first records by Rod Piazza & The Mighty Flyers

This show originally aired 11/11/12

Blue Avenue
12:06 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, December 9, 2012

Some artists that were "new to me" in 2012 including Darren Jay & The Delta Souls, Little G Weevil, and soul singer Meena. Some Christmas blues by Chris Cain and The Mighty Blue Kings. And exclusive IPR recordings of Iowa bluesman Bryce Janey at the Campbell Steele Gallery in Marion.

Blue Avenue
12:06 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, December 2, 2012

New releases from Eric Lindell, Sean Carney, and Iowa's Craig Erickson; exclusive IPR recordings of Chubby Carrier at the 2011 Bluesmore Celebration in Cedar Rapids, and blues on vinyl by J.B. Hutto and Jr. Wells

This show originally aired 6/3/12

Blue Avenue
12:05 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, November 25, 2012

Some of my personal favorites of 2012 including the latest realeases by Mississippi Heat, Little G Weevil, Paula Harris, and Robert Cray. Plus exclusive IPR recordings of Trampled Under Foot at last February's Friends Blues Blowout.

Blue Avenue
12:04 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, November 18, 2012

More new blues releases including the latest by The Mannish Boys, Nathan James, and Iowa City's Catfish Keith. Exclusive IPR recordings will allow us to hear a short set by Trampled Under Foot at Waterloo's Electric Park Ballroom and the Blues On Vinyl set includes gospel blues by The Reverend Gary Davis

This show originally aired 10/14/12

Blue Avenue
12:04 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, November 11, 2012

The latest releases from soul bluesman John Nemeth, Texas duo Smokin' Joe Kubek & Bnois King, and Robert Cray; new blues artists Paula Harris  and The 44s; exclusive IPR recordings of The Shane Dwight Band; and blues on vinyl from one of the first records by Rod Piazza & The Mighty Flyers

Blue Avenue
12:03 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, November 4, 2012

Lots of new releases including the latest by Mississippi Heat, Joanne Shaw Taylor, and Mud Morganfield. Exclusive IPR recordings of Chicago guitarman Linsey Alexander at the 2011 Mississippi Valley Blues Festival and Blues on Vinyl by Big Mama Thornton and Clifton Chenier.

This show originally aired 9/30/12

Blue Avenue
12:02 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, October 28, 2012

New releases from Teresa James, Sugar Blue, and Steady Rollin' Bob Margolin; Classic 1930s blueswomen including Memphis Minnie and Lucille Bogan; exclusive IPR recordings of Reverend Raven & The Chin Smokin' Alter Boys.

Blue Avenue
12:02 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, October 21, 2012

It's Ladies Night! All the music is done by female performers in today's contempory blues scene, including Cassie Taylor, E.G. Kight, Deanna Bogart, Shemekia Copeland, Cee Cee James, and Tracy Nelson.

This show originally aired 9/16/12

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