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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9:00am

Sat February 16, 2013
Marc on the Blues

Nine O'clock Blues: Fats, Toni & The Chief

Eddy Clearwater at the Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton, Massachusetts on April 20th 2008
Jeff Ziff Flickr - Creative Commons

A triple shot of some blues greats with Eddy ‘The Chief’ Clearwater, Toni Lynn Washington, and Hollywood Fats.

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9:00am

Sat February 9, 2013
Marc On The Blues

Nine O'clock Blues: Memphis Minnie

Historical marker for Memphis Minnie in the New Hope M.B. Cemetery near Walls, MS
Thomas R Machnitzki Public Domain

Memphis Minnie was a truly significant figure of the early Blues. Though not as well-known as Bessie Smith, she deserves to be well remembered.

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10:22am

Sat February 2, 2013
Marc on the Blues

Nine O'clock Blues: Son Seals

Blues guitarist Son Seals in Paris, France, October 1977
Lioneldecoster Wikimedia - Creative Commons

Son Seals was truly born into the Blues.

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9:00am

Sat January 26, 2013
Marc On The Blues

Nine O'clock Blues: Ma Rainey

Gertrude Pridgett “Ma” Rainey
Public Domain

Known as 'The Mother of the Blues,' Ma Rainey was born Gertrude Pridgett in Columbus, Georgia, in 1886.

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9:00am

Sat January 12, 2013
Marc on the Blues

Nine O'clock Blues: Delbert McClinton

Delbert McClinton performing at the Roanoke Island Festival Park, June 2009
Bob Muller Flickr - Creative Commons

Having been born in Lubbock and raised in Fort Worth, Texas, Delbert McClinton inherited that distinctly Texan ability to wander from one genre to another smoothly, obscuring the lines between them.

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