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Watermelon Slim in Session

Boston born with a childhood in North Carolina, Watermelon Slim talks about the tracks which have inspired him.

Boston born with a childhood in North Carolina, Watermelon Slim talks about the tracks which inspired him as a boy and have helped him produce the music he’s made– with some acapella thrown in along the way!

Cerys digs into her collection to play blues of all hues.

From cutting edge contemporary sounds to scratchy old vinyl from the past, whether it’s from Memphis, Mali, or Manchester, no stone is left unturned in the search for the best of the blues. With live guest sessions and interviews, alongside blues voices from the archives.

57 minutes

Last on

Mon 24 Jun 2019 21:00

Music Played

  • Obituary

    • Fats Domino

      I Hear You Knocking

      • The Big Beat of Dave Bartholomew.
      • Capitol.
    • Dave Bartholomew

      Oral History: Dave Bartholomew

      • Courtesy of: The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM).
    • Dave Bartholomew

      Would You

      • Single.
      • Imperial.
  • Watermelon Slim in Conversation

    • Watermelon Slim

      Charlottesville (Blues for My Nation)

      • Church of the Blues.
      • NothernBlues Music.
    • John Lee Hooker

      I'm in the Mood (feat. Bonnie Raitt)

      • Hooker.
      • BMG.
    • Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams

      Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning

      • Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams.
      • Red House.
    • Watermelon Slim

      That Ole 1-4-5

      • Church of the Blues.
      • NorthernBlues Music.
    • Alabama Shakes

      Killer Diller Blues

      • Music From The American Epic Sessions.
      • Columbia.
  • Tinariwen

    Taqkal Tarha

    • Amajdar.
    • Anti-.
  • The Black Keys

    Eagle Birds

    • Let's Rock.
    • Nonesuch.
  • Sister Rosetta Tharpe

    You Gotta Move

    • Blues Classics.
    • Jazz Elite.
  • Clifton Chenier

    Ay-Tete Fee

    • Single.
  • Gwenifer Raymond

    Bleeding Finger Blues

    • You Never Were Much Of A Dancer.
    • Tompkins Square.

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