The Blues

Saturdays 10pm-midnight

The Blues on WPSU FM is in service to the preservation of American history, the history of music and the strength of humankind.

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Blues
2:00 pm
Sun October 26, 2014

WPSU Blues Archive - October 25, 2014

Jimmy Witherspoon - June 1996
Credit Lioneldecoster / Creative Commons

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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Blues
9:44 am
Mon October 20, 2014

WPSU Blues Archive - October 18, 2014

Taj Mahal - Glastonbury 2005
Credit Creative Commons

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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Blues
1:12 pm
Tue October 14, 2014

WPSU Blues Archive - October 11, 2014

Leon Redbone at Massey Hall, Toronto, Ont.
Credit Kasra Ganjavi / Creative Commons

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.

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Blues
9:28 am
Sun September 28, 2014

WPSU Blues Show - Sept. 27, 2014

Huddie William Ledbetter - a.k.a. "Lead Belly"
Credit Publicity Picture by Unknown / Public domain via Wikimedia Commons

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.

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Blues
4:05 pm
Sun September 21, 2014

WPSU Blues Archive - September 20, 2014

Bonnie Raitt - 2004
Credit Masahiro Sumori / Creative Commons

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.

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Blues
3:52 pm
Sun September 14, 2014

WPSU Blues Archive - September 13, 2014

Etta James in Normandie France, July 20, 1990
Credit Roland Godefroy / Creative Commons

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.

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Blues
2:37 pm
Sun August 31, 2014

WPSU Blues Archive - August 30, 2014

J.J. Cale
Credit Louis Ramirez / Creative Commons

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.
 

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Blues
8:00 am
Sun August 24, 2014

WPSU Blues Archive - August 23, 2014

Mississippi John Hurt
Credit Library of Congress

An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on August 23, 2014 and hosted by Max Spiegel.

The first hour features tracks from Woodbrain, The Blues Brothers, Eric Bibb, Elmore James, The Taj Mahall Trio, Roy Book Binder, Mississippi John Hurt, Willie Dixon, and Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee and others.

The second hour features Robert Johnson, Buddy Guy, Crescent City Gold, Blind Boy Fuller, Blind Willie McTell, Rev. Gary Davis, Albert Collins, and more.

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Blues
1:35 pm
Sun August 17, 2014

WPSU Blues Archive - August 16, 2014

Jack White at the Ottawa Bluesfest 2009
Credit Scott Penner / Creative Commons

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.

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Blues
9:27 am
Mon August 11, 2014

WPSU Blues Archive - August 9, 2014

Lucky Peterson performing at the 2006 Riverwalk Blues Festival
Credit Carl Lender / Creative Commons

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.

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Blues
6:08 pm
Sun August 3, 2014

WPSU Blues Archive - August 2, 2014

Rory Gallagher - 1982
Credit Harry Potts / Creative Commons

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.

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Blues
12:00 pm
Sun July 27, 2014

WPSU Blues Archive - July 26, 2014

Leo Kottke at the Clearwater Festival 2007
Credit Anthony Pepitone / Creative Commons

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.

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Blues
12:26 pm
Sun July 20, 2014

WPSU Blues Archive - July 19, 2014

Levon Helm performing on the Village Green in Woodstock, New York - September 26, 2004.
Credit Jaime Martorano / Creative Commons

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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Blues
3:54 pm
Sun July 13, 2014

WPSU Blues Archive - July 12, 2014

John Lee Hooker - 1997
Credit Masahiro Sumori / Creative Commons

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.

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Blues
11:26 am
Sun July 6, 2014

WPSU Blues Archive - July 5, 2014

Buddy Guy performing in Albany, Indiana, August 20, 2011
Credit Larry Philpot / Creative Commons

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.

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