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Blues at the BBC

Collection of performances by British and American blues artists from the BBC archives. Includes Son House, The Kinks, BB King, Buddy Guy, Eric Clapton and John Lee Hooker.

Collection of performances by British and American blues artists on BBC programmes such as The Beat Room, A Whole Scene Going, The Old Grey Whistle Test and The Late Show.

Includes the seminal slide guitar of Son House, the British R&B of The Kinks, the unmistakeable electric sound of BB King and Buddy Guy, Eric Clapton and John Lee Hooker, as well as less familiar material from the likes of Delaney and Bonnie, Freddie King and Long John Baldry.

1 hour

Last on

Fri 26 Apr 2019 23:45

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:00

    John Lee Hooker

    Boom Boom

  • 00:00

    Champion Jack Dupree

    Chicken Shack Blues

  • The Kinks

    I've Got Love If You Want It

  • 00:00

    T‐Bone Walker

    Hey Baby

  • 00:00

    The Pretty Things

    Midnight To Six Man

  • 00:00

    Long John Baldry

    Stormy Monday Blues

  • 00:00

    Delaney & Bonnie

    Poor Elijah

  • 00:00

    Fleetwood Mac

    Like Crying

  • 00:00

    Son House

    Death Letter

  • 00:00

    Stone the Crows

    Big Jim Salter

  • 00:00

    Tony (T.S.) McPhee

    Write Me A Few Short Lines

  • 00:00

    Eric Clapton

    Double Trouble

  • Freddie King

    Woke Up This Morning

  • 00:00

    B.B. King

    The Thrill Is Gone

  • 00:00

    Roebuck “Pops” Staples

    Glory Glory Hallelujah

  • 00:00

    Buddy Guy

    Damn Right I've Got The Blues


Role Contributor
Producer Andy Dunn
Executive Producer Mark Cooper


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