Welcome to another Tuesday Bluesday in The Mermaid Lounge and today we kick off our programming with a fine Louisiana blues EP!
Here’s your Tuesday Bluesday lineup:
9:00 a.m. The Best of Louisiana Blues: Various Artists
We begin the day in Louisiana with Ray Charles, Lillian Glinn, Slim Harpo, Fats Domino, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Rodney Harris, Roosevelt Sykes, Shirley & Lee, Ray Brown, Papa Lightfoot, Guitar Slim, Annie Laurie, Fats Matthews, Big Joe Turner, Big Boy Myles, Little Walter, Mary Butler, Erline Harris, Marcia Ball, Allen Toussaint, Dr. John, Professor Longhair, The Neville Brothers, Irma Thomas, Dave Bartholomew and more!
4:00 p.m. Album of The Week: Mudcrutch by Mudcrutch
The band finally released their first album 32 years after arriving in L.A. Disbanded by the record company, Petty formed The Heartbreakers. In 2008, he reformed Mudcrutch with the original members and released this great album. They also took to the road.
7:00 p.m. Janis Joplin Live at The Fillmore East, New York, NY, February 12, 1969
We close out the blues programming with our queen of blues-rock live from The Fillmore East in New York.
Tuesday Bluesday is always a popular day here. We hope you’ll choose to join us today if you’ve never been here before. We’re on 24/7 (not just when we have programming but all day and night) and we’re free of charge. Even better, we give you music uninterrupted by commercial advertising!