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 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.

John Lee Hooker
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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on July 12, 2014 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

The first hours features tracks from Ween, Son House, Muddy Waters, The White Stripes, Hazmat Modine, The Black Keyes, Funkadelic, Canned Heat, W.C. Spencer and more.

In hour two, hear Teresa James & The Rhythm Tramps, The Duffy Bishop Band,  John Lee Hooker, and others.

Buddy Guy
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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show broadcast on Saturday, July 5, 2014 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

The first hour features performances by Ray Charles, The Four Blazes, Joe Filisko & Eric Noden, Merle Travis, Buddy Guy, Robert Lockwood Jr., The North Mississippi All-Stars, and Eric Bibb.

In the second hour, hear tracks from Willie Dixon, Sleepy John Estes, Muddy Waters, Pinetop Perkins, Jimmy Reed, Big Momma Thorton, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Dr. John, and T-Bone Walker.

Cody Chestnut
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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show broadcast on Saturday, June 21 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

In the first hour, hear tracks from Booker White, Woodbrain, Cody ChestnuTT, The Yardbirds, Ry Cooder, Bob Dylan,  Jesse Fuller, Blind Boys of Alabama, and Albert King.

The second hour features performances by Albert King with Stevie Ray Vaughn, Alabama Shakes, Rev. Alex Bradford and the Stone Temple Baptist Singers, Merle Watson, Robert Johnson, and Big Momma Thorton.

Sister Rosetta Tharpe
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An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show broadcast on Saturday, June 14 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

In the first hour, hear tracks from  Tuck and Patti, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Jack White, Lead Belly,  J.J. Cale, Pat Donohue, and the Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet.

The second hour features performances by The North Mississippi All-Stars,  Jimi Hendrix, Tedeschi Trucks Band, John Lee Hooker, Mississippi John Hurt, and Elmore James.
 

Jimmy Rogers
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Max Spiegel hosts The Blues on WPSU.  This week's show includes tracks from Gil Scott-Heron, The Black Keys, Leo Kottke, R.L. Burnside, Jimmy Rogers, John Lee Hooker Jr., Wyclef Jean, and more.

B.B. King
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Max Spiegel hosts The Blues on WPSU.  This week, tracks from Taj Mahal, Bob Rosman, North Mississippi All-Stars, The Beatles, David Bromberg, B.B. King, Alabama Shakes, Chris Smithers, and much more.

Max Speigel hosts a WPSU Blues show with classic blues including tracks from Canned Heat, Sonny & Brownie, Bob Brosman, Chris Thomas King, and much more.

Max Spiegel hosts an archived edition of the WPSU Blues Show as broadcast on May 3, 2014. 

An archive recording of a live broadcast of the WPSU Blues Show recorded on April 26, 2014.

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