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 October 20, 2012
Marc on the Blues

Nine O'clock Blues: Bob Wills And The Texas Playboys

Bob Wills & The Texas Playboys Band Tour Bus during a parade in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Beryl Ford Collection/Rotary Club of Tulsa Tulsa City-County Library and Tulsa Historical Society

Bob Wills was known as the King of Western Swing and, as such, certainly must be considered an important figure in the history of the Blues and its myriad off-shoots.

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9:00am

Sat October 13, 2012
Marc On The Blues

Nine O'clock Blues: The Hoodoo Of Black Cat Bone

Albert Collins at the Long Beach Blues Festival, September 16th 1990
Masahiro Sumori Creative Commons

Ever wonder what they mean by the line “black cat bone?” Well wonder no more, because it is exactly that, a bone from a black cat...

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1:24pm

Tue October 9, 2012
Music Reviews

Shemekia Copeland Embodies The Blues On '33 1/3'

Originally published on Thu October 11, 2012 1:25 pm

Shemekia Copeland's new album is titled 33 1/3.
Sandrine Lee Courtesy of the artist

Shemekia Copeland says she didn't really find her singing voice until her teen years, when her father, the late blues guitarist Johnny Copeland, began suffering from health issues. On her new album, 33 1/3, she finds a different kind of voice — one that's eager to participate in a national dialogue.

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9:00am

Sat October 6, 2012
Marc On The Blues

Nine O'clock Blues: Meet Liz Mandville

Screencap from a Liz Mandeville performance at Blue Road
YouTube.com

Liz Mandville, used to be known as Liz Mandville Greeson. I haven’t been able to find out why the change, but it does suggest the plot of a Tammy Lynette song.

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9:00am

Sat September 29, 2012
Marc on the Blues

Nine O'clock Blues: Michael 'Iron Man' Burks

Reykjavik Blues Festival April 2012 - Third evening. Michael K. Burks tragically died May 6th, only a month after this memorable performance in Iceland
Olikristinn Creative Commons

Given Michael Burks' nickname, Iron Man, and the reason he got that nickname, intensely physical and extended performances, it is hard to come to grips with the fact that he has passed away, though only 54.

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