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
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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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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