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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9:09am

Sat December 8, 2012
Marc On The Blues

Nine O'clock Blues: The Rhythm Kings And A Roomful of Blues

Bill Wyman and his Rhythm Kings playing in Germany, 2009
Jacco Barth Creative Commons

Two lists of some of the biggest names in Blues and music, and the bands they've played together in. Sometimes, the Blues is remembered for individual legends, but when Blues talent gets together?

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9:52am

Sat December 1, 2012
Marc On The Blues

Nine O'clock Blues: Eastwood's 'Piano Blues'

Screencap from Clint Eastwood's 'Piano Blues' with Ray Charles
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Last week we checked out the soundtrack album for the Martin Scorsese produced movie, Lightning in a Bottle, created for the 2003 Year of the Blues. That was only one of the films Scorsese produced for The Year of the Blues.

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9:00am

Sat November 24, 2012
Marc On The Blues

Nine O'clock Blues: A Look Back At 'Lightning In A Bottle'

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This will be one of those ‘I can’t believe it was that long ago’ moments. In a little over two months the official “Year of the Blues” will be 10 years in the past.

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9:00am

Sat November 17, 2012
Marc on the Blues

Nine O'clock Blues: Craig Chaquico And A 'Fire Red Moon'

The cover to Craig Chaquico's latest 'Fire Red Moon'
Blind Pig Records

Sacramento California’s Craig Chaquico was born into a musical home. It was inevitable that Craig would play something and, since he grew up in the 1960s, there is little surprise that he chose guitar.

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9:00am

Sat November 10, 2012
Marc On The Blues

Nine O'clock Blues: Al Kooper

Al Kooper being interviewed as part of the "Sound + Vision" series at Experience Music Project, Seattle, Washington, January 2009
Joe Mabel Creative Commons

Al Kooper, guitarist and keyboard player, has the distinction of having gone from producer for Bob Dylan to being fired from his own band.

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