Good morning, bluesologists! It’s another Tuesday Bluesday in The Lounge and we’ve got some great blues programming wrapped around our great album of the week.
Here’s today’s blues programming:
9:00 a.m. Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blues: Various Artists
This is the big kahuna. All the blues wrapped into one, big EP. You’ll hear Delbert McClinton, B.B. King, Little Walter, Slim Harpo, Ry Cooder, Canned Heat, John Lee Hooker, The Animals, Albert King, Johnny Winter, Muddy Waters, Little Feat, Bonnie Raitt, The Yardbirds, Janis Joplin, The Rolling Stones, Bobby “Blue” Bland, The Allman Brothers Band, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Elmore James, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Robert Cray Band, J.J. Cale, John Mayall Bluesbreakers, Koko Taylor, Paul Butterfield Blues Band, James Cotton, Marcia Ball, Susan Tedeschi, Roomful of Blues, Howlin’ Wolf, Tracy Nelson, Linda Ronstadt and more!
4:00 p.m. Album of The Week: Carry Me Home by Mavis Staples and Levon Helm
The second airing of this great musical collaboration is here, built on a friendship forged during the making of The Band’s The Last Waltz. Not to be missed.
7:00 p.m. Paul Butterfield Blues Band Live at The Unicorn Coffee House, Boston, MA, Spring 1966
We’ve researched the depths of the Internet to find the actual date of this show, but to no avail. It matters not, the music is timeless. It’s an epic band playing at an iconic Boston muisc venue.
It’s always a busy day in The Mermaid Lounge on Tuesday Bluesday, so why not join in. We’re on 24/7 at no charge to you. We’re all about the music.