Max Spiegel

Blues Host

Max is a Song Collector & Community Cultivator, Web & Social Media Pioneer, Public Radio Producer & Host and Musician. He also scores and soundtracks films for Alpaca Pictures. Their latest full length feature film 99% Sure picked up a win at New Hope Film Fest and their last short Bird Watching won Best Picture (and 5 other awards) at the 2011 Philly 48 Hour Film Fest! Max also sings a lot of monkey songs and not just because he is raising 3 monkeys of his own.

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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues Show as broadcast on May 29, 2015 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

The program features performances by Mose Allison, Nina Simone, Johnny Shines, The Beatles, Ry Cooder, Leon Redbone, Rev. Gary Davis, Mississippi John Hurt, Cody ChesnuTT, Lead Belly, Eric Bibb, John Coltrane, Sam Cooke, Professor Longhair, Buddy Guy, and more.

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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on May 2, 2015 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

The program features performances by Cake, Bob Brozman, Nina Simone, Leon Redbone, Ry Cooder, Josh Ritter, Alabama Shakes, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Seasick Steve,Chuck Berry, The Bill Murray Experience, Blind Willies, Johnny Cash, Robert Johnson, B.B. King, Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues, Cedric Burnside & Lightnin’ Malcom, Buddy Moss, Big Bill Broonzy, Professor Longhair, Taj Mahal & Toumani Diabaté, Cody Chestnutt, Doc Watson, Sonny Boy Williamson, and more.

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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on April 11, 2015 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

The program includes performances by Mississippi John Hurt, The White Stripes, Junior Wells, Mavis Staples, The Coasters, Bruce Cockburn, The Blues Brothers, Elizabeth Cotten, Ben Harper, Buddy Guy, Willie Lomax, Smith And Harper, Sweet Honey In The Rock, Louisiana Red, Memphis Minnie, Guy Davis, Tom Waits, Eddy "The Chief” Clearwater, Alabama Shakes, Big Joe Williams and more.

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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on April 4, 2015 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

The program includes performances by Muddy Waters, Dan Auerbach, Reverend Gary Davis, Tab Benoit, Leo Kottke, Brownie McGhee, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, Buddy Guy, Alabama Shakes, Josh White, The Jimmy Rogers All-Stars, T-Bone Walker, Pyeng Threadgill, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Willie Nelson & Leon Russell, Clifton Chenier, Greg Brown and more.
 

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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on February 21, 2015 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

The program features performance by Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, Kris Kristofferson, Reverend Gary Davis, Robert Johnson, Otis Spann, Canned Heat, Maria Muldaur, Guitar Junior, J.J. Cale, Golden Gate Jubliee Quartet, Chris Thomas King, Doc Watson and Clarence Ashley, Jug Fusion, Muddy Waters, Johnny Winter & James Cotton, Sick Figures, Swamp Cabbage, Johnny Cash, Jean Ritchie & Paul Clayton, B.B. King, John Lee Hooker, Woodbrain, Benny Goodman, and more.

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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on February 14, 2015 and hosted by Max Spiegel.  It's a Valentine's Day special featuring music about crimes of passion.

In the first hour, hear tracks from Elizabeth Mansfield, Johnny Cash, The Yardbirds, Pete Seeger, Frank Zappa, Jerry Douglas, Merele Travis, Roy Book Binder, Jerry Reed, The Avett Brothers, and more

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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on February 7, 2015 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on January 24, 2015 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

In the first hour, hear tracks from Blues Brothers, Leo Kottke & Mike Gordon, Professor Longhair, Hazmat Modine, Merle Travis, Lowell Fulson, Reverend Gary Davis, Good Rockin' Charles, Steve Riley, Siegel-Schwall Band, Otis Spann, Canned Heat, John Lee Hooker, Bill Broonzy and The Black Keys.

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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on January 17, 2015 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

The show includes tracks from, Parliament, Jimmy Rogers, Ken Whiteley, Lowell Fulson, Merle Travis, The Black Keys, Doc and Merle Watson, Van Morrison, Lonnie Donegan & Chris Barber, Lead Belly,  Willie Lomax Blues Revue, Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters, J.J. Cale, The Beatles, Bob Dylan,  Little Milton Feat. Susan Tedeschi,  Junior Wells and the Aces, Johnny Cash, Champion Jack Dupree, John Lee Hooker, Buddy Guy, Fred Below, B.B. King, Clothesline Revival, and more.

An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on January 10, 2015 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

The first hour features tracks from Jeff Beck, Taj Mahal, Bob Dylan. G. Love and Special Sauce, Pacific Gas and Electric, Muddy Waters, Brownie McGhee, Ry Cooder, The Modern Lovers, Merle Travis & Joe Maphis, The Siegel-Schwall Band, Harmonica Frank Floyd, Supersuckers, The Felice Brothers, Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet, Hazmat Modine, Albert Niland, and David Bromberg.

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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on January 3, 2015 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

The first hour features tracks by Quincy Jones, Johnny Cash, Taj Mahal, Bob Dylan, Corey Harris, Leo Kottke & Mike Gordon, The A, B, C & D Of Boogie Woogie, Al King, Nick Drake, Professor Longhair, Bob Brozman, Gil Scott-Heron, John Lee Hooker, John Hammond, Sr., Arthur Gunter, Linsey Alexander,  Dave Van Ronk, Roosevelt "the Honeydripper" Sykes, Doc & Merle Watson, and The Mothers of Invention.

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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on December 20, 2014 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

The first hour features tracks by Hazmat Modine, The Black Keys, The Persuasions, Bo Diddley, Doc Watson, Muddy Waters, Moby, North Mississippi All-Stars, Mississippi John Hurt, R.L. Burnside, Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues, The White Stripes, and Josh White.

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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on December 13 2014 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

The first hour features tracks by Doc Watson, Alabama Shakes, Mississippi John Hurt, Blues Brothers, Leon Redbone, Frank Zappa. Reverend Gary Davis, Buddy Guy, Reverend Horton Heat, Greg Brown, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Taj Mahal, Little Charlie & The Nightcats, and Parliament.  

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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on December 6, 2014 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

The first hour features tracks by Jack Johnson, The Black Keys, Catfish Keith. Sly & The Family Stone, Doc Watson, Dan Auerbach, Asa Martin, Frank Zappa, John Lee Hooker, Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet, Bob Marley and the Wailers, Scott Ainslie, Peter Parcek, John Lee Hooker, and Jon Cleary.

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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on November 22, 2014 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

The first hour features tracks by The Persuasions, Canned Heat, Lead Belly, The Four Blazes, Charles Williams, The Black Keys, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Reggie Hall, Taj Mahal, The Dixon Brothers, Frank Frost, J.J. Cale and more.

In the second hour, hear Mississippi John Hurt, Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup, Levon Helm, Doc Watson, Leon Redbone, Bobby Charles, Otis Spann, Luther Allison, Muddy Waters, The Chamber Brothers and more.

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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on November 15, 2014 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

The first hour features tracks by The Persuasions, The Black Keys, Michele Lanchester & Sweet Honey In the Rock, Jackson Browne, Robert Petway, Bob Brozman, Joseph Spence & The Pinder Family, Harry Connick Jr.,Hazmat Modine, Bob Dylan, The White Stripes, Dave Van Ronk, and Chris Smither.

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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on November 8, 2014 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

The first hour features tracks by Ed Young & Lonnie Young, Sr., R.L. Burnside, Merle Travis, Magic Sam, Conor Oberst, Corky Siegel, Robert Johnson,  Screamin' Jay Hawkins, The Black Keys,  Etta James, John Lee Hooker, Hazmat Modine, J.J. Cale, Jerry Lee Lewis, and more.

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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on November 1, 2014 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

The first hour features tracks from Dan Auerbach, Dave Van Ronk, Hazmat Modine, Brownie McGhee, North Mississippi Allstars, Merle Travis,  Ray Charles, Eric Clapton, Frank Zappa, Etta James, Blues Brothers, Jimmy “Duck” Holmes, Bela Fleck, W.C. Clark and Bob Dylan.

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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on October 25, 2014 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

The first hour features tracks from The Black Keys, Guy Van Duser, Jimmy Witherspoon, Tom Waits, Muddy Waters, Richard Ray Farrell, Dave Van Ronk, Al King, Frank Zappa, Big Bill Broonzy, and Rory Gallagher.

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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on October 18, 2014 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

The first hour features tracks from Jeff Beck, Frank Zappa. Taj Mahal, The Black Keys, Etta James, Cody Chestnutt, The Band, Bob Dylan, Beau Jocque and the Zydeco Hi-Rollers, Tedeschi Trucks Band and more.

In the second hour, hear The Beatles, Bobby Rush, Doc Watson, Catfish Keith, B.B. King, John "JT" Thompson w/Pure Cane Sugar, Elvin Bishop, Bobby "Blue" Bland, Albert King. David "Honeyboy" Edwards, Beastie Boys and more.

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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on October 11, 2014 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

The first hour features tracks from Cephas and Wiggins,  Jack White, Mel Tormé, Skip James, Taj Mahal, Muddy Waters., Hanni El Khatib, Hazmat Modine
Maria Muldaur, Doc Watson, the Blues Brothers and others.

In the second hour, hear Bob Brozman, Alabama Shakes, Mayer Hawthorne, Leon Redbone, Mary Flower,  Walter "Tangle Eye" Jackson, John Zorn, Bo Diddley,
Johnny Cash,  Corey Harris, Robert Johnson and Clothesline Revival.

Lead Belly
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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on September 27, 2014 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

The first hour features tracks from Canned Heat, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, Chris Thomas King, Jimmy Witherspoon, Champion Jack Dupree, Blind Willie McTell, John Lee Hooker, Richard Ray Farrell, Etta James, Joe Bonamassa, and more.

In the second hour, hear Barbara Blue, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Amos Milburn, Josh White, Albert King, Charlie Musselwhite, Lead Belly, Stringbean & the Stalkers, Roy Book Binder, Sister O.M. Terrell and more.

Bonnie Raitt
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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on September 20, 2014 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

The first hour features tracks from Gil Scott Heron, Taj Mahal, Harry Nilsson, Muddy Waters, Doc & Merle Watson, Bob Dylan, and the Broke Kings.

In the second hour, hear tracks from The Band, the John Butler Trio, The Allman Brothers Band, Canned Heat, Eric Clapton, Etta James, Ray Charles, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Ben Harper, and Bonnie Raitt.

Etta James
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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on September 13, 2014 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

The first hour features tracks from Jackson Browne, Rev. Gary Davis, the Allman Brothers Band, Keb' Mo', Little Jackie Wright, Chris Smither, Chris Robinson and more.

The second hour has performances by Otto Virgil, Etta James, Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals, The Grateful Dead, Geoff Muldaur, Alvin Lee, more.

J.J. Cale
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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on August 30, 2014 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

The first hour features tracks from Stevie Ray Vaughn, Ry Cooder, Joe & Eddie, the Morning 40 Federation, The Persuasions, Carolina Chocolate Drops,  John Lee Hooker, The Rolling Stones, The Grateful Dead and more.

In the second hour, hear Molly Mason & Jay Ungar, J.J, Cale, Ray Fuller & The Blues Rockers, Bessie Smith, Speckled Red, R.L. Burnside, The Memphis Jug Band and more.
 

Jack White
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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on August 16, 2014 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

The first hour features tracks from Jack White, The Black Keys, Michael Franti and Spearhead, The Felice Brothers, Richard Ray Farrell, Frank Zappa, and Selwin Birchwood.

The second hour features Canned Heat, Junior Kimbrough, Al King, The Corky Seagal Blues Band, Smoky Hogg, Muddy Waters, and Hank Williams, Jr.

Lucky Peterson
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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on August 9, 2014 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

The first hour features tracks from Ray Charles, The Black Keys, Dan Auerbach, Leo Kottke & Mike Gordon, Jack White, Sleepy John Estes, Alabama Shakes, and Chet Atkins with Merle Travis.

The second hour features Buddy Guy, Corey Harris, Ry Cooder, The Doc Watson Family, Big Joe Williams, Zydepunks, Lucky Peterson, Jesse Fuller, Etta James, and Bonnie Raitt.

Rory Gallagher
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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on August 2, 2014 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

The first hour features tracks from Sky & The Family Stone, Hanni El Kathib, Brad Vickers, Memphis Minnie, Swamp Cabbage, Rory Gallagher, John Prine, and Sweet Honey in the Rock.

In the second hour, hear Bob Dylan, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, The Missing Persons Soup Kitchen Gospel Quartet, Lead Belly, Jimi Hendrix, The John Butler Trio, Jimmy Burns, Shuggie Otis,  Devil in the Woodpile, and more.

Leo Kottke
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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on July 26, 2014 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

The first hour features tracks from Taj Mahall, Leo Kottke, Dan Auerbach, The Black Keys, Jack White, Lil Ed and Dave Weld, The Yardbirds, Memphis Slim and more.

In the second hour, hear Charles Brown, Jimmy Reed, Seth Walker, Elmore James, The Killer Blues Band, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, Catfish Keith, Rory Block, and others.

Levon Helm
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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on July 19, 2014 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

The first hours features tracks from Taj Mahal, Greg Brown, Sonny Terry and Brownie McGHee, Hank Williams, Bob Dylan, Levon Helm, Ry Cooder and more.

The second hour features performances by Frank Zappa, John Mayhall & The Bluesbreakers, Tad Benoit, B.B. King, Allman Brothers, Sleepy John Estes, Keller Williams, and more.

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