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Celebrating the spirit of boogie woogie with Meade Lux Lewis, Blind Roosevelt Graves and Bessie Smith

Including a look back at the life and work of British blues historian Paul Oliver, who died last month aged 90. Plus Eddie Clearwater, Trevor Sewell and LaVendore Rogue.

Including a look back at the career of the prolific and influential British blues historian, Paul Oliver who died last month aged 90. His work is reflected in recordings from a diverse collection of artists including Blind Roosevelt Graves, Bob Dylan and Little Axe. Plus tracks from Eddie Clearwater, Trevor Sewell, Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion, Elles Bailey and LaVendore Rogue.

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Meade Lux Lewis

    Spirit Of Boogie Woogie

    • Broadcasting The Blues.
    • DOCUMENT.
  • Eddy Clearwater

    A Little Big Of Blues, A Little Bit Of Rock & Roll

    • Chicago Daily Blues.
    • WOLF.
  • Trevor Sewell

    Some Day

    • Calling Nashville - An Americana Adventure.
    • Trevor Sewell.
  • Tamara Peterson & Lucky Peterson

    Back To Sing The Blues

    • What Have I Done Wrong?.
    • JSP.
  • Bessie Smith

    Yellow Dog Blues

    • Broadcasting The Blues.
    • DOCUMENT.
  • Roosevelt Graves

    I'll Be Rested (When The Roll Is Called)

    • Barrelhouse Blues.
    • DOCUMENT.
  • Bob Dylan

    Cry A While

    • The Story Of The Blues.
    • Columbia Legacy.
  • Little Axe

    Ride On

    • The Story Of The Blues.
    • Columbia Legacy.
  • Lavendore Rogue

    Dead Man's Chest

    • A Night In The North.
    • LaVendore Rogue.
  • Elles Bailey

    Same Flame

    • Same Flame.
    • Outlaw Music.
  • Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion

    Liberated Woman

    • I'll Be Yours Tonight.
    • 33 RECORDS.
  • Rainbreakers

    Rise Up

    • RISE UP.
    • Purple Door.

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