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A special guide to Chicago blues

57 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 26 August 2013

In a special Bank Holiday programme Paul offers the beginner a guide to the mysteries of Chicago blues, from Muddy Waters to the present day.

Future Bank Holiday Blues Guides will include country blues, British blues and the blues of New Orleans.

Music Played

15 items
  • Image for Jimmy Reed

    Jimmy Reed Ain't That Loving You Baby

    Rockin' With Reed, Soul Jam, 600827

  • Image for Muddy Waters

    Muddy Waters I CAN'T BE SATISFIED

    Chess Blues, Chess, CHD4 9340

  • Image for Howlin’ Wolf

    Howlin’ Wolf Forty-Four

    Chess Blues, Chess, CHD4 9340

  • Image for Sonny Boy Williamson

    Sonny Boy Williamson Fattening Frogs For Snakes

    Chess Blues, Chess, CHD4 9340

  • Image for Little Walter

    Little Walter JUKE

    A Proper Introduction to Little Walter, Proper, INTROCD2006

  • Image for Big Bill Broonzy

    Big Bill Broonzy Big Bill's Boogie

    Complete Recorded Works 1945-47 Vol 12, Document, DBCD6047

  • Image for Sunnyland Slim

    Sunnyland Slim Low Down Sunnyland Train

    The Blues World Of Little Walter, Delmark, DD648

  • Image for Floyd Jones

    Floyd Jones Keep what you got

    The Chronological Floyd Jones 1948-1953, Classics, 5130

  • Image for Johnny Shines

    Johnny Shines Evening shuffle

    Evening Shuffle, Westside, WESM635

  • Image for Memphis Minnie

    Memphis Minnie Broken Heart

    Chess Blues Disc 2 1952-1954, Chess, CD-9340

  • Image for John Brim

    John Brim Rattlesnake

    House Rockin' Blues, Ace, CDCHD610

  • Image for Junior Wells' Chicago Blues Band

    Junior Wells' Chicago Blues Band It Hurts Me Too ( When Things Go Wrong)

    Chicago The Blues Today, Vanguard, 1

  • Image for Robert Night Hawk

    Robert Night Hawk Dust My Broom

    And This Is Maxwell Street, Catfish, KAT301

  • Image for J.B. Lenoir

    J.B. Lenoir Vietnam Blues

    Vietnam Blues, Evidence, ECD26068

  • Image for James Cotton

    James Cotton ROCKET 88

    Chicago Blues: A Living History - The (R)Evolution Continues, Raisin' Music, RM1004


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