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Featuring an acoustic set from modern day blues guitarist and singer Gary Clark Jr, who performs songs from his latest album The Story of Sonny Boy Slim.

Featuring an acoustic set from modern day blues phenomenon, guitarist and singer Gary Clark, Jr. who performs three of his own compositions from his latest album, The Story Of Sonny Boy Slim. Gary also talks to Paul Jones about the making of the album and the inspirations behind his songs. Plus a look back at the career of Mississippi blues musician Smokey Wilson who died on 08 September 2015.

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Ruth Brown

    5-10-15 Hours

    • The Rock n’ Roll Explosion.
    • Acrobat ACSCD 6000.
  • Shemekia Copeland

    Cardboard Box

    • Outskirts Of Love.
    • Alligator ALCD 4966.
  • Curtis Jones

    Lonesome Bedroom Blues

    • Lonesome Bedroom Blues 1937-41.
    • EPM Blues Collection.
  • Curtis Jones

    Cool Playing Blues

    • Big Town Playboys Chicago Blues 1949-1954.
    • Acrobat ADDCD 3009.
  • Curtis Jones

    Let Your Hair Down

    • The Complete Blues Horizon Sessions.
    • Sony BMG 88697224742.
  • Gary Clark Jr.

    Church

  • Gary Clark Jr.

    The Healing

  • Gary Clark Jr.

    Shake

  • Smokey Wilson

    Annie Lee

    • Round Like An Apple – The Big Town Recordings.
    • Ace CDCHD 1123.
  • Smokey Wilson & The William Clarke Band

    Down In Virginia

    • Smokey Wilson & The William Clarke Band.
    • Black Magic CD 9013.
  • Smokey Wilson

    Don’t Want To Tangle With Me

    • The Man From Mars.
    • Bullseye Blues CDBB 9581.
  • Eric Bibb & JJ Milteau

    Midnight Special

    • Lead Belly’s Gold.
    • Dixie Frog DFGCD 8780.
  • Ruth Brown

    5-10-15 Hours

    • The Rock N' Roll Explosion.
    • ACROBAT MUSIC.
  • Shemekia Copeland

    Cardboard Box

    • Outskirts Of Love.
    • Alligator Records.
  • Curtis Jones

    Lonesome Bedroom Blues

    • Lonesome Bedroom Blues 1937-41.
  • Curtis Jones

    Cool Playing Blues

    • Big Town Playboys Chicago Blues 1949-1954.
  • Curtis Jones

    Let Your Hair Down

    • The Complete Blues Horizon Sessions.
    • Sony BMG.
  • Gary Clark Jr.

    Church

  • Gary Clark Jr.

    The Healing

  • Gary Clark Jr.

    Shake

  • Smokey Wilson

    Annie Lee

    • Round Like An Apple - The Big Town Recordings.
    • Ace.
  • Somkey Wilson & The William Clarke Band

    Down In Virginia

    • Smokey Wilson & The William Clarke Band.
    • BLACK MAGIC.
  • Smokey Wilson

    Don't Want To Tangle With Me

    • The Man From Mars.
    • BULLSEYE BLUES.
  • Eric Bibb & Jean‐Jacques Milteau

    Midnight Special

    • Lead Belly's Gold.
    • Dixie Frog.

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