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 July 27, 2013
marc on the blues

The Paul Butterfield Blues Band Impacted A Generation of Young Musicians

Cover of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band self titled 1965 album
Elektra Records

For many white Blues musicians starting out in the 1960s and drawn in by Beatlemania, entry to the genre was led by The Paul Butterfield Blues Band.

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9:00am

Sat July 20, 2013
marc on the blues

Elmore James Was The Prototype Electric Slide Guitarist

Tomato Records

Once you’ve heard Elmore James sing and play you’ll know that sound every time you hear it. His voice and guitar style are as instantly recognizable as B. B. King, Muddy Waters or Howlin’ Wolf.

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9:00am

Sat July 13, 2013
marc on the blues

Debbie Davies Powerfully Proves Blueswomen Aren't Just Songbirds

Debbie Davies
Courtesy of the artist debbiedavies.com

Women have proven time and again that the male dominated music establishment was dead wrong back in the day when they considered women only as 'songbirds' in the Blues.

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9:00am

Sat July 6, 2013
marc on the blues

Carey Bell Epitomizes The Chicago Blues Club Stalwart

Carey Bell at the Long Beach Blues Festival, August 2003
Masahiro Sumori Wikimedia - Creative Commons

Despite one of The Paul Butterfield Band’s better known recordings, I sometimes wonder if anyone was ever really 'born in Chicago.'

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9:00am

Sat June 29, 2013
marc on the blues

Buddy And Rory Are One Name Artists To Guitar Aficionados

Buddy Guy at the 2011 Blues on the Fox, Aurora, IL
Bryan Thompson Flickr - Creative Commons

When Eric Clapton says someone is “The World’s Greatest Guitarist” you can disagree, but you sure ought to take notice. Clapton has said exactly that about Buddy Guy.

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