Nine O'Clock Blues

Saturday 9pm

The Nine O’clock Blues presents the Blues music that is the foundation of most all American music including Rock & Roll, Jazz, Rhythm & Blues, Soul, Country and more. 

Host Marc Applegate features Roots, Blues and Rhythm & Blues from all the decades of recorded music reaching back to the beginning with artists like Robert Johnson, Blind Lemon Jefferson and Charlie Patton while including the latest releases from a wide variety of contemporary artists.

Interested in checking out the Blues scene in Colorado? Here's a link to the Colorado Blues Society calendar.

There's always the annual Greeley Blues Jam if you need your Blues fix.

Genre: 
Composer ID: 
50e742e6e1c8e204c0dccaa9|50e742a4e1c8e204c0dcca8a

Pages

9:00am

Sat May 11, 2013
marc on the blues

Kris Lager Band Doing Double Duty At The Greeley Blues Jam

Screencap of Kris Lager Band performing at the Bourbon Theatre, Lincoln, Nebraska April, 29th 2011
Kris Lager Band YouTube - ponderlandproductions

Most of us tend to identify the Blues with the rural Deep South and urban centers like Chicago and Memphis. The powerful form of self expression we call the Blues has penetrated every corner of America and continues to spread around the World.

Read more
Tags: 

9:00am

Sat May 4, 2013
marc on the blues

Muddy Waters Fades And Rises Again

The 1981 Muddy Waters' album, King Bee
Blue Sky Records

Most of us think of Muddy Waters as one of the all time legends of the Blues, the standard by which we judge Chicago Blues. There was a time in his career though that he had faded from being the “King Bee” we think of today.

Read more

9:00am

Sat April 20, 2013
marc on the blues

Hello Didgeridoo, I'd Like to Introduce the Blues

Harper
Credit www.harper.biz/

What do you get when you mix Michigan with the Australian outback? You get Harper and Midwest Kind… and that equals some of the most distinctive music in the whole Blues world.

Read more
Tags: 

9:00am

Sat April 13, 2013
marc on the blues

Nine O'clock Blues: What Color Are The Blues?

Champion Jack Dupree
Wikimedia - Creative Commons

A few years ago I saw a 9 or 10-year-old wearing a T-shirt that read “Blues Ain’t Black or White.” That raises the question whether Champion Jack Dupree would have agreed.

Read more

9:00am

Sat April 6, 2013
Marc on the Blues

Nine O'clock Blues: The Cash Box Kings And Janiva Magness

Travis Koopman, an emeritus member of the Cash Box Kings, playing in Chicago October 2005
David & Delphine Brake Flickr - Creative Commons

Mix 1920s and 30s Delta Blues with the late 1940s and 50s Chicago sound and what do you get? The Cash Box Kings.

Read more
Tags: 

Pages