Marc Applegate http://www.kunc.org en 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 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 Happy Birthday Greeley Blues Jam, You’re 10! http://www.kunc.org/post/happy-birthday-greeley-blues-jam-you-re-10 <p>For the last decade The Greeley Blues Jam has brought many of the very best Blues artists in the U.S. and around the World to Northern Colorado and the 2014 event will certainly live up to the reputation the Jam has earned over those years.</p><p> Sat, 07 Jun 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Marc Applegate 57458 at http://www.kunc.org Happy Birthday Greeley Blues Jam, You’re 10! Heritage Blues Orchestra Lives Up To Their Name While Still Expanding The Blues http://www.kunc.org/post/heritage-blues-orchestra-lives-their-name-while-still-expanding-blues <p>New York City-based Heritage Blues Orchestra had the courage to choose a name that carries some responsibility to the genre. They succeed in presenting a variety of traditional and more modern Blues styles while adding a touch of New Orleans, some Jazz and Gospel.</p><p>The overall effect is tradition made fresh and new.</p><p> Sat, 31 May 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Marc Applegate 56970 at http://www.kunc.org Heritage Blues Orchestra Lives Up To Their Name While Still Expanding The Blues