Blue Avenue on IPR Studio One http://iowapublicradio.org en Blue Avenue April 20 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-april-20 <p>New releases from regional artists including Minnesota's Annie Mack, Milwaukee's Tweed Funk, and Christy Rossiter &amp; 112 North Duck from Omaha/Lincoln plus exclusive IPR recordings of soul/blues singer Charles Bradley.</p><p>WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)</p><p>RAY BONNEVILLE-WHO DO ALL THE SHOTS</p><p>THE HOLMES BROS-LICKETY SPLIT</p><p>ANNIE MACK-BAPTIZED IN THE BLUES</p><p>TWEED FUNK-SUGARFOOT</p><p>ROBERT CRAY-YOU MOVE ME</p><p>JOHN NEMETH-TESTIFY MY LOVE</p><p>4 JACKS-DEAL WITH IT (EXCERPT)</p><p>NICK MOSS BAND-BEEN GONE SO LONG</p> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:29:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 39338 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue April 13 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-april-13 <p>WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)</p><p>JOHN NEMETH-ELBOWS ON THE WHEEL</p><p>CATHY LEMONS-HIP CHECK MAN</p><p>ROBERT CRAY-PILLOW</p><p>RAY BONNEVILLE-LOVE IS WICKED</p><p>SHAUN MURPHY-I WOULDN'T TREAT A DOG</p><p>THE HOLMES BROS-YOU'VE GOT TO LOSE</p><p>BARRELHOUSE CHUCK &amp; KIM WILSON-K &amp; C BOOGIE</p><p>MATT SCHOFIELD-CLEAN BREAK</p><p>DAMON FOWLER-GRIT MY TEETH</p><p>JIM SUHLER-SKY FULL OF CROWS</p><p>RUSH CLEVELAND-MANS GOTTA DO</p><p>NIC ARP-DEEP FREEZE</p><p>THE SMITHSONS-FISHIN'</p><p>MUDDY WATERS BAND-FUNKY BUTT (EXCERPT)</p><p>6:00</p> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:29:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 38799 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue April 6 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-april-6 <p>New releases, Iowa blues, and exclusive IPR recordings:</p><p>WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)</p><p>THE HOLMES BROS-STAYED AT THE PARTY</p><p>RAY BONNEVILLE-WHEN I GET TO NEW YORK</p><p>ROBERT CRAY-YOU MOVE ME</p><p>JOE LOUIS WALKER-LOVE ENOUGH</p><p>NICK MOSS BAND-LIGHT IT UP</p><p>BRYCE JANEY-CHROME HORSE</p><p>TINSLEY ELLIS-SASSY STRAT (EXCERPT)</p><p>JOHN NEMETH-THREE TIMES A FOOL</p><p>CATHY LEMONS-AIN'T GONNA DO IT</p><p>SHAUN MURPHY-I'M A LITTLE MIXED UP</p><p>CATFISH KEITH-SWEET HONEY HOLE</p><p>ROBERT 'ONE MAN' JOHNSON-'81 MERCEDES</p> Sun, 06 Apr 2014 23:29:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 38679 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue March 30 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-march-30 <p>The latest releases from Robert Cray, Nick Moss, and Cathy Lemons; some Iowa blues from Rush Cleveland and Catfish Keith; exclusive IPR recordings of harp player R J Mischo and some Blues On Vinyl by Bo Diddley</p><p>WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)</p><p>ROBERT CRAY-I GUESS I'LL NEVER KNOW</p><p>JOHN NEMETH-HER GOOD LOVIN'</p><p>SHAUN MURPHY-CAN'T STOP LOVIN' MY BABY</p><p>CATHY LEMONS-I'M A GOOD WOMAN</p><p>TOMMY CASTRO-SECOND MIND</p><p>NICK MOSS-WAS I EVER HEARD</p><p>TINSLEY ELLIS-BERRY TOSSIN' (EXCERPT)</p><p>CHRISTY ROSSITER &amp; 112 N. DUCK-GETTIN' BETTER</p> Sun, 30 Mar 2014 23:29:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 38330 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue March 23 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-march-23 <p>Some more Blues Music Award nominees, exclusive IPR recordings of Trampled Under Foot and blues on vinyl by Robert Cray and Magic Slim</p><p>WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)</p><p>HARRISON KENNEDY - VOODOO</p><p>DOUG MACLEOD - ROSA LEE</p><p>JOHN PRIMER &amp; BOB CORRITORE - THE CLOCK</p><p>FRANK BEY &amp; THE ANTHONY PAULE BAND - I'M LEAVIN' YOU</p><p>DAVE KELLER - SEARCHIN' FOR A SIGN</p><p>4 JACKS - DEAL WITH IT (EXCERPT)</p><p>CANDYE KANE - WHEN TOMORROW COMES</p><p>BIG JAMES &amp; CHICAGO PLAYBOYS - I LOVE 'EM</p><p>TRUDY LYNN - RED LIGHT</p> Sun, 23 Mar 2014 23:30:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 37795 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue March 16 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-march-16 <p>We will hear all 5 nominees for the Blues Music Award for Blues Album of the Year plus new releases by Damon Fowler and John Nemeth and exclusive IPR recordings of Iowa City's Kevin Burt &amp; The Instigators at the 2012 Bluesmore celebration in Cedar Rapids.</p><p>WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)</p><p>BEN HARPER &amp; CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE - GET UP</p><p>SUGAR RAY NORCIA (AMONG OTHERS) - UP THE LINE</p><p>LURRIE BELL - GOING AWAY BABY</p><p>BUDDY GUY - I CAME UP HARD</p><p>JAMES COTTON WITH DELBERT MCCLINTON - HARD SOMETIMES</p><p>TINSLEY ELLIS - SASSY STRAT (EXCERPT)</p> Sun, 16 Mar 2014 23:29:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 37424 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue March 9 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-march-9 <p>It's fundraising time. It's THE BLUES, Baby, pledge 24/7 at this website! Tonight's blues bus trip includes music from all 5 Blues Music Award nominees for Blues Entertainer of the Year, plus new releases from Shaun Murphy and Joe Louis Walker and Iowa blues from Robert "One-Man" Johnson and The Janeys</p><p>WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)</p><p>BUDDY GUY-I GO BY FEEL</p><p>KIM WILSON-I'M LEAVING YOU</p><p>JOHN NEMETH-COUNTRY BOY</p><p>RICK ESTRIN-ONE WRONG TURN</p><p>BOBBY RUSH-I AM GOOD AS GONE</p><p>BARRELHOUSE CHUCK &amp; KIM WILSON-K &amp; C BOOGIE (EXCERPT)</p> Sun, 09 Mar 2014 23:29:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 37036 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue March 2 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-march-2 <p>In case you might have missed it on Super Bowl Sunday, here's the show that originally aired Feb. 2.</p><div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Music from all 5 nominees for the 2014 Blues Music Award in the Rock Blues Album of the Year category, some 90s blues from Johnny Winter and Willie Murphy, plus exclusive IPR recordings of New York guitar player Chris Beard at the 2012 Bluesmore celebration in Cedar Rapids.</p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 00:29:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 36844 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue February 23 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-february-23 <p>We will hear all five nominees for the Blues Foundation's Blues Song of The Year, plus some Iowa blues from Patrick Hazell and Catfish Keith, and exclusive IPR recordings of Trampled Under Foot at Waterloo's Electric Park Ballroom in 2012.</p><p>WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)</p><p>LURRIE BELL-BLUES IN MY SOUL</p><p>JAMES COTTON w/DARRELL NULISCH-HE WAS THERE</p><p>JOHNNY SANSONE-THE NIGHT THE PIE FACTORY BURNED DOWN</p><p>DOUG MAC LEOD-THE ENTITLED FEW</p><p>RUFF KUTT BLUES BAND-THAT'S WHEN THE BLUES BEGIN</p><p>RUFF KUTT BLUES BAND-DEAL WITH IT (EXCERPT)</p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 00:29:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 36567 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue February 16 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-february-16 <p>Music from all five of the Blues Foundation's nominees for Blues Band of the Year, some Iowa Blues from Catfish Keith and Denny Garcia, exclusive IPR recordings of Dwayne Dopsie &amp; The Zydeco Hellraisers, and new blues on vinyl by Andrew Jr. Boy Jones</p><p>WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)</p><p>LIL ED &amp; THE BLUES IMPERIALS-WORLD OF LOVE</p><p>THE MANNISH BOYS-YOU DOGGED ME</p><p>TEDESCHI-TRUCKS BAND-DO I LOOK WORRIED</p><p>TRAMPLED UNDER FOOT-HOME TO YOU</p><p>RICK ESTRIN &amp; THE NIGHTCATS-CALLIN' ALL FOOLS</p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 00:29:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 36100 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue February 9 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-february-9 <p>All six nominees for the 2014 Blues Music Award in the Best New Artist Debut category, new releases from John Hammond, Billy Branch and Iowa Blues Hall of Famer Patrick Hazell, plus exclusive IPR recordings of Eric Gales.</p><p>WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)</p><p>ADRIANNA MARIE &amp; HER GROOVECUTTERS-HANDS OFF</p><p>PAUL GABRIEL-ALL THAT TIME GONE</p><p>GRACIE CURRAN &amp; THE HIGH FALUTIN BAND-CAN'T GETTA</p><p>VALERIE JUNE-YOU CAN'T BE TOLD</p><p>SHAWN HOLT &amp; THE TEARDROPS-PLEASE DON'T DOG ME</p><p>CLAY SWAFFORD-YOU BETTER WATCH YOURSELF</p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 00:29:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 35927 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue February 2 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-february-2 <p>Music from all 5 nominees for the 2014 Blues Music Award in the Rock Blues Album of the Year category, some 90s blues from Johnny Winter and Willie Murphy, plus exclusive IPR recordings of New York guitar player Chris Beard at the 2012 Bluesmore celebration in Cedar Rapids.</p><p>WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)</p><p>TEDESCHI/TRUCKS BAND-MADE UP MIND</p><p>THE RIDES-DON'T WANT LIES</p><p>TORONZO CANNON-I'VE BEEN DOING FINE</p><p>WALTER TROUT-BIG CITY</p><p>MIKE ZITO-THE ROAD NEVER ENDS</p><p>TINSLEY ELLIS-SASSY STRAT (EXCERPT)</p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 00:29:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 35426 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue January 26 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-january-26 <p>Music from all 5 of The Blues Foundation's nominees for Traditional Blues Album of the Year, plus an interview segment with The Lamont Cranston Band's leader Pat Hayes and exclusive IPR recordings of Smokin' Joe Kubek &amp; Bnois King at the 2011 Mississippi Valley Blues Fest in Davenport</p><p>WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)</p><p>LURRIE BELL-BLUES NEVER DIE</p><p>JAMES HARMAN-CRAZY MIXED UP WORLD</p><p>BARRELHOUSE CHUCK &amp; KIM WILSON-I'M LEAVING YOU</p><p>THE CASH BOX KINGS-RUN, RUN, RUN</p><p>BARRELHOUSE CHUCK &amp; KIM WILSON-K &amp; C BOOGIE (EXCERPT)</p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 00:29:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 35306 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue January 19 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-january-19 <p>The first leg of this week's trip down The Avenue surveys the nominees for the Blues Foundation's Blues Music Award in the Contemporary Blues Album of the Year category, part two gives us some recent releases that came in during the last month and at 6:00 o'clock, exclusive IPR recordings of the last show EVAH by Iowa City's Kevin Burt &amp; The Instigators</p><p>WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)</p><p>BEN HARPER &amp; CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE-I'M IN I'M OUT AND I'M GONE</p><p>BRANDON SANTINI-THIS TIME ANOTHER YEAR</p><p>BUDDY GUY-BEST IN TOWN</p><p>CYRIL NEVILLE-MAGIC HONEY</p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 00:29:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 34954 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue January 12 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-january-12 <p>I'm celebrating my birthday with a nostalgic cruise through my personal blues vinyl collection including music by Howlin' Wolf, Mose Allison, Homesick James, and The Mother Blues Band. Plus, along the way, I'll have some excerpts from interviews I've done along the way with Muddy Waters, Rick Estrin, and Pay Hayes.</p><p>WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)</p><p>MUDDY WATERS-CAN'T GET NO GRINDIN'</p><p>HOWLIN' WOLF-THE RED ROOSTER (REHEARSAL)/THE RED ROOSTER</p><p>SONNY BOY WILLIAMSON-DON'T START ME TO TALKIN'</p><p>MUDDY WATERS-1974 INTERVIEW</p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 00:29:00 +0000 Bob Dorr 34535 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue December 22 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-december-22 <p>We're going to have a Christmas party on the blues bus this week, with holiday blues by Lightnin' Hopkins and Chuck Leavell, a visit by Pat Hayes, the leader of The Lamont Cranston Band, for an interview segment part 2, and exclusive IPR recordings of soul/blues singer Charles Bradley.</p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 21:53:29 +0000 Bob Dorr 33720 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue December 15 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-december-15 <p>We'll hear new releases from Barrelhouse Chuck, Ross William Perry, and Studebaker John plus exclusive IPR recordings of Dwayne Dopsie &amp; The Zydeco Hellraisers at the 2011 Mississippi Valley Blues Fest in Davenport and some vintage vinyl from Howlin' Wolf.</p><p>This show originally aired 10/20/13</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 05:45:11 +0000 Bob Dorr 33454 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue December 8 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-december-8 <p>We'll hear a few more of my favorites of 2013, some new Iowa Blues from Bryce Janey and Robert 'One-Man' Johnson, exclusive IPR recordings of New York guitar player Chris Beard at the 2012 Bluesmore celebration in Cedar Rapids and some Christmas blues on 45 rpm vinyl!</p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 05:15:56 +0000 Bob Dorr 32899 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue December 1 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-december-1 <p>The entire show features my favorite blues releases of 2013.</p> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 02:43:39 +0000 Bob Dorr 32803 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue November 24 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-november-24 <p>In the first hour we'll listen to the winners of all ten categories of Blues Blast Awards that were given out in Chicago on Oct. 31 and the last half hour will spotlight some of my favorite 2013 releases by artists that I had never heard of before this year.</p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 18:51:29 +0000 Bob Dorr 32414 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue November 17 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-november-17 <p> New releases from Mavis Staples, Delbert McClinton, and Andrew Jr. Boy Jones as well as exclusive IPR recordings of multi Blues Music Award winner Janiva Magness at the 2012 Bluesmore Celebration in Cedar Rapids plus the blues on vinyl segment has records by Freddie King and Otis Rush.</p><p>This show originally aired 9/15/13</p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 08:56:01 +0000 Bob Dorr 32099 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue November 10 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-november-10 <p>The latest releases by Watermelon Slim &amp; The Workers, Sugaray Rayford, and Barrelhouse Chuck, plus exclusive IPR recordings of Smokin' Joe Kubek &amp; Bnois King at the 2011 Mississippi Valley Blues Fest in Davenport, and some brand new blues on vinyl by Andrew Jr. Boy Jones</p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 05:20:09 +0000 Bob Dorr 31747 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue November 3 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-november-3 <p>New releases by The Eric Hughes Band, Roomful of Blues, and Johnny Sansone, plus exclusive IPR recordings of boogie woogie piano player Chase Garrett at the 2012 Des Moines Arts Festival and the "Blues on Vinyl" set has music by a couple of Alberts: Albert Collins and Albert King.</p><p>This show originally aired 9/22/13</p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 17:50:55 +0000 Bob Dorr 31364 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue October 27 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-october-27 <p>Voodoo, hoodoo, and your black cat bone! It's the ghost of Blue Avenue Halloween!</p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 17:04:17 +0000 Bob Dorr 31141 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue October 20 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-october-20 <p>We'll hear new releases from Barrelhouse Chuck, Ross William Perry, and Studebaker John plus exclusive IPR recordings of Dwayne Dopsie &amp; The Zydeco Hellraisers at the 2011 Mississippi Valley Blues Fest in Davenport and some vintage vinyl from Howlin' Wolf.</p> Sat, 19 Oct 2013 05:39:12 +0000 Bob Dorr 30810 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue October 13 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-october-13 <p>I&#39;ll be hoping to take your calls of support during this important fundraising edition of the show, which features new releases from Lurrie Bell and Bryan Lee, Iowa blues from Nic Arp, exclusive IPR recordings of Janiva Magness at the 2012 Bluesmore celebration in Cedar Rapids and some vintage blues on vinyl by John Lee Hooker and Freddie King.</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 21:54:27 +0000 Bob Dorr 30292 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue October 6 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-october-6 <p>A reprise of the Sept. 8 show featuring an interview with Pat Hayes, the leader of The Lamont Cranston Band</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 21:49:10 +0000 Bob Dorr 30291 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue September 29 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-september-29 <p>New releases by Little G Weevil, Delbert McClinton and The Tedeschi/Trucks Band; a half-hour interview segment with Rick Raven of Reverend Raven &amp; The Chain Smoking Alter Boys; exclusive IPR live recordings of soul/blues sing Charles Bradley and some blues on vinyl by John Lee Hooker and Willie Dixon</p><p>This program originally aired on 8/25/13</p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 04:31:34 +0000 Bob Dorr 29478 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue September 22 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-september-22 <p>New releases by The Eric Hughes Band, Roomful of Blues, and Johnny Sansone, plus exclusive IPR recordings of boogie woogie piano player Chase Garrett at the 2012 Des Moines Arts Festival and the "Blues on Vinyl" set has music by a couple of Alberts: Albert Collins and Albert King.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 18:55:20 +0000 Bob Dorr 29348 at http://iowapublicradio.org Blue Avenue September 15 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/blue-avenue-september-15 <p>New releases from Mavis Staples, Delbert McClinton, and Andrew Jr. Boy Jones as well as exclusive IPR recordings of multi Blues Music Award winner Janiva Magness at the 2012 Bluesmore Celebration in Cedar Rapids plus the blues on vinyl segment has records by Freddie King and Otis Rush.</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 04:09:57 +0000 Bob Dorr 28519 at http://iowapublicradio.org