The Blues

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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
11:16 am
Sun February 15, 2015

WPSU Blues Archive - February 14, 2015

Pete Seeger at the Clearwater Festival 2007
Credit Anthony Pepitone / Creative Commons

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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Blues
12:05 pm
Mon February 9, 2015

WPSU Blues Archive - February 7, 2014

Tampa Red
Credit Public Domain

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

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Blues
11:13 am
Mon January 26, 2015

WPSU Blues Archive - January 24, 2015

Henry Roeland "Roy" Byrd, better known as "Professor Longhair"
Credit musicfilmweb.com

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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Blues
10:43 am
Fri January 23, 2015

WPSU Blues Archive - January 17, 2015

Van Morrison at Notodden Blues Festival 2013
Credit Jarvin / Creative Commons

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.

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Blues
9:43 am
Mon January 12, 2015

WPSU Blues Archive - January 10, 2015

Ray Charles

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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Blues
9:20 am
Tue January 6, 2015

WPSU Blues Archive - January 3, 2015

Roosevelt "The Honeydripper" Sykes
Credit Public Domain

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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Blues
9:53 am
Mon December 22, 2014

WPSU Blues Archive - December 20, 2014

Bo Diddley at the Lucerna Bar in Prague - 2005
Credit Aconcagua / Creative Commons

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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Blues
9:41 am
Mon December 15, 2014

WPSU Blues Archive - December 13, 2014

Mavis Staples performing in Brooklyn, New York in 2007
Credit Jalylah Burrell / Creative Commons

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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Blues
9:42 am
Mon December 8, 2014

WPSU Blues Archive - December 6, 2014

Curtis Mayfield performing on Dutch Television - 1972
Credit Algemene Vereniging Radio Omroep

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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Blues
1:56 pm
Thu December 4, 2014

WPSU Blues Archive - November 29, 2014

Chuck Berry performing live in 1997
Credit Masahiro Sumori / Creative Commons

An archive recording of the WPSU Blues show as broadcast on November 29, 2014 and hosted by Adam McMillan.

The first hour features tracks by Chuck Berry, Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite, The Bellfuries. Bill Withers, Scott H Biram, Mississippi John Hurt, Ray LaMontagne and the Pariah Dogs. Etta James, Billy Boy Arnold, Dirty Dozen Brass Band featuring Bettye Lavette
Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Jim White, ZZ Top, The Staple Singers, The Southern Wonders Quartet, and Pete Molinari

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Blues
7:00 am
Sun November 23, 2014

WPSU Blues Archive - November 22, 2014

The Four Blazes
Credit Public Domain

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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Blues
6:16 pm
Sun November 16, 2014

WPSU Blues Archive - November 15, 2014

Jackson Browne unplugged and in concert - 2008
Credit Craig ONeal / Creative Commons

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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Blues
12:43 pm
Sun November 9, 2014

WPSU Blues Archive - Nov. 8, 2014

Jerry Lee Lewis performs in Memphis, April 30, 2011
Credit Larry Philpot / Creative Commons

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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Blues
1:39 pm
Sun November 2, 2014

WPSU Blues Archive - Nov. 1, 2014

Jimmy "Duck" Holmes in front of his Blue Front Cafe - Bentonia, Mississippi
Credit Courtesy - Broke & Hungry Records

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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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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