It’s Tuesday Bluesday in The Mermaid Lounge With Our Biggest Blues EP, Our AOW, and Jimmy Reed In the Spotlight, March 21, 2023

Good morning, bluesologists! Another Tuesday Bluesday is upon us and we’re ready to go here in The Lounge with our biggest, baddest blues EP across the spectrum.

Here’s your Tuesday Bluesday lineup:

9:00 a.m. Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blues: Various Artists

This is our all-encompassing blues EP featuring Koko Taylor, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, James Cotton, Marcia Ball, Duane Allman, Susan Tedeschi, Roomful of Blues, Tracy Nelson, Howlin’ Wolf, Delbert McClinton, B. B. King, Little Walter, Slim Harpo, Ry Cooder, Canned Heat, John Lee Hooker, The Animals, Albert King, Johnny Winter, Muddy Waters, Bonnie Raitt, The Yardbirds, Little Feat, Janis Joplin, The Rolling Stones, Bobby “Blue” Bland, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers,The Allman Brothers Band, Elmore James, Stevie Ray Vaughan, The Robert Cray Band, J.J. Cale, John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers and more!

4:00 p.m. Album of The Week: Venus And Mars by Paul McCartney & Wings

The second airing and our only non-blues programming for today. This is a great album. Get in on it while you can.

7:00 p.m. In The Spotlight: The Music of Jimmy Reed

Jimmy Reed was an American blues musician and songwriter. His easily accessible style of electric blues made him popular among non-blues listeners as well. His hits Honest I Do, Big Boss Man, Baby What You Want Me To Do and Bright Lights, Big City appeared on both the Billboard magazine rhythm & blues and Hot 100 singles charts.

Tuesday Bluesday is always a popular day here in The Lounge, so join your blues-loving friends from around the globe! We’re on 24/7 and we are completely free. We never accept advertising and we don’t employ DJ’s who like to hear the sound of their own voices.

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