Nine O'Clock Blues http://www.kunc.org en Rory Block: Perhaps Today's Most Important Delta Blues Artist http://www.kunc.org/post/rory-block-perhaps-todays-most-important-delta-blues-artist <p>http://youtu.be/WHqiG1TdkZk</p><blockquote><p>"Today she is widely regarded as the top female interpreter and authority on traditional country blues worldwide."</p></blockquote><p align="right">-The Blues Foundation</p><p>Princeton, New Jersey, born and Manhattan raised, Rory Block grew up surrounded by the Greenwich Village folk scene, but it is the Delta Blues that she has made her own. She truly knows the genre.</p><p> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Marc Applegate 59075 at http://www.kunc.org Booker T. Laury Proves Not All Musicians Are Driven To Be Stars http://www.kunc.org/post/booker-t-laury-proves-not-all-musicians-are-driven-be-stars <p>http://youtu.be/PX6rJa81eAI</p><p>Born in Memphis, Booker T. Laury played Blues, Barrelhouse, Boogie-woogie and Jazz and he was a pianist and vocalist. What he was not was a fame seeker.</p><p> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Marc Applegate 58641 at http://www.kunc.org More Than A Sideman, Bob Stroger Has Played Bass With Many Blues Greats http://www.kunc.org/post/more-sideman-bob-stroger-has-played-bass-many-blues-greats <p>Bass player and singer/songwriter Bob Stroger has played with some pretty impressive talent: Eddie King, Otis Rush, Jimmy Rogers, Eddie Taylor, Eddy Clearwater, Sunnyland Slim, Louisiana Red, Homesick James, Mississippi Heat, Snooky Pryor, and Willie "Big Eyes" Smith.</p><p> Sat, 05 Jul 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Marc Applegate 58339 at http://www.kunc.org More Than A Sideman, Bob Stroger Has Played Bass With Many Blues Greats Robben Ford is Very Much the Blues Renaissance Man http://www.kunc.org/post/robben-ford-very-much-blues-renaissance-man <p>Robben Ford is primarily known as a very fine Blues guitarist, but his musical resume is more varied than a lot of people. Over the years he has worked with no less of luminaries than Charlie Musselwhite, Joni Mitchell, Jimmy Witherspoon, Tom Scott, George Harrison and Miles Davis. Oh my!</p><p> Sat, 21 Jun 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Marc Applegate 58010 at http://www.kunc.org Robben Ford is Very Much the Blues Renaissance Man Yes, 'She’s So Unusual,' But Cyndi Lauper Can Sing The Blues http://www.kunc.org/post/yes-she-s-so-unusual-cyndi-lauper-can-sing-blues <p>With the release of her 2010 album <em>Memphis Blues</em>, Cyndi Lauper put to rest once and for all her reputation as a novelty act. The first major sign most people got that Cyndi had far more to offer than “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” was “Time After Time.”</p><p>Ever since, more and more people figured out that she is a musical force to be reckoned with. Now it’s the turn of Blues fans.</p><p> Sat, 14 Jun 2014 15:04:20 +0000 Marc Applegate 57727 at http://www.kunc.org Yes, 'She’s So Unusual,' But Cyndi Lauper Can Sing The Blues