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 12, 2013
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Roosevelt Sykes Put The ‘Blue’ In The Blues

The album cover of Roosevelt Sykes' 1961 release 'The Honeydripper.'
Credit Original Blues Classics

If you think the Blues world consists of tortured men and women crying their hearts out over lost loves and wasted lives, you need to check out Roosevelt Sykes. He was a cigar chomping, rollicking mountain of good natured, good timing, fun loving entertainment. And he often needed a parental warning.

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9:00am

Sat October 5, 2013
marc on the blues

We Owe A Unique Debt To Johnny ‘Clyde’ Copeland

Johnny Copeland (March 27, 1937 – July 3, 1997), American Texas blues guitarist and singer. Photograph by Deborah Feingold.
Wikimedia Commons

The whole Blues world owes a lot to Johnny Copeland. We owe him, not only for his great and powerful music, ingenious song writing, or fathering the great Shemekia Copeland, but especially for his influence on the major record labels.

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9:00am

Sat September 28, 2013
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If You Like Stevie Ray Vaughan, You Ought To Love Johnny Winter

Johnny Winter at the Saskatchewan Jazz Festival, July 2009.
annrkiszt Flickr - Creative Commons

If the 1990s are the good old days to you, I’m betting you think of Stevie Ray Vaughan when you think Texas Blues guitar. For those of us whose good old days were the 60s and 70s the man, I mean THE MAN, is Johnny Winter.

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9:00am

Sat September 21, 2013
marc on the blues

It's Home To The Blues For Hall Of Famer Dion

Dion DiMucci
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Dion Francis DiMucci was a 1989 inductee to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Known mononymously as Dion, he ought to be in the Halls of Fame of Doo Wop, R & B, Pop and soon, maybe, the Blues too.

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9:00am

Sat September 7, 2013
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E. C. Scott Went From Gospel To Blues Stardom

E.C. Scott and Smoke's European Tour Summer 2009
courtesy of the artist's facebook page

Jerry Wexler is the Atlantic co-founder who produced Wilson Pickett, Aretha Franklin and Ray Charles. When he calls Blues and R & B vocalist E. C. Scott “one honest-to-God Soul singer,” maybe we should pay attention.

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