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.

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9:33am

Sat March 30, 2013
Marc on the Blues

Nine O'clock Blues: Connecting 78rpm's With The Download Era

alexkerhead Flickr - Creative Commons

Many musicians delight in connecting themselves to the great artists of the past through chain links like: “I’d played with…who played with…and she played with…”

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9:00am

Sat March 23, 2013
Marc on the Blues

Nine O'clock Blues: Blues With An International Flavor

Ana Popovic at Rascals Live, Moline, IL March 15, 2013
Bobbi O Flickr - Creative Commons

The Blues is often thought of as all-American. However, there are more and more international artists who deserve recognition alongside the best the good old USA has to offer.

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8:08am

Sat March 16, 2013
marc on the blues

Nine O'clock Blues: Central Avenue And Charles Brown

Street art that's a testament to Central Avenue's musical heritage at the Bowers and Sons Cleaners, 4124 South Central Avenue - 2011
OnCentral KPCC Flickr - Creative Commons

From the beginning of the 1920s through the late 1950s Los Angeles’ Central Avenue was the center of Southern California’s African-American community and the cradle of the Central Avenue Blues and Jazz styles.

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9:00am

Sat March 9, 2013
Marc on the Blues

Nine O'clock Blues: Clifton Chenier

Zydeco accordion titan Clifton Chenier on stage at the 1975 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Blind saxophonist John Hart
Jim Hobbs Flickr - Creative Commons

Laissez Les Bons Temp Rouler! If for some reason you didn’t know or haven’t guessed that translates to “let the good times roll.”

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9:00am

Sat March 2, 2013
Marc on the Blues

Nine O'clock Blues: Odetta, The Queen Of American Folk Music

Odetta at the Burg Waldeck-Festival 1968, Germany
Sverrir Mirdsson Wikimedia - Creative Commons

A major part of the American folk music revival of the 1950s and 1960s, Odetta was a singer/songwriter, guitarist, actress, and a leading human and civil rights activist.

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