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A Tribute to Mike Bloomfield [PLAYLIST]

We began with a musical tribute to Mike Bloomfield, a gifted guitarist who backed Bob Dylan, played in the original Butterfield Blues Band, formed the Electric Flag and made some groundbreaking recordings with collaborator Al [...]



Sunday Morning Blues Recap: Honoring the Late Johnny Winter

It was with great sadness we heard of the passing of guitarist extraordinaire and bluesman Johnny Winter. We’ll miss Johnny the man, but we’ll never forget the music.


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Blues at the Beach and an American Made CYB!

We began the show with a five song set comprised of the bands appearing at Indian Ranch later on in the day – and what a line-up it was! BB King, Shemekia Copeland, Robert Randolph, Throwdown Blues Band – a perfect start to Sunday Morning Blues.



Sunday Morning Blues Recap: A Blues Salute on 4th of July Weekend

As Sunday Morning Blues crashes into July, the show’s 15th Anniversary on August 24 steadily approaches!


American blues musician Willie Dixon (1915 - 1992) plays the double bass during a concert, 1960s. (Photo by Express Newspapers/Getty Images)

Sunday Morning Blues Recap: Honoring Willie Dixon

This week we began by celebrating the upcoming birthday of Willie Dixon, composer of more blues and classic rock hits than any songwriter!


British musician Ginger Baker performs at the 'Zildjian Drummers Achievement Awards' at the Shepherd's Bush Empire in London, Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008. (AP Photo/MJ Kim)

Sunday Morning Blues Recap: Honoring Ginger Baker

This week we began with a tribute to legendary British drummer Ginger Baker – who appears at the Wilbur Theater on Sunday June 29 with his Jazz confusion!


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Sunday Morning Blues Recap: Father’s Day Edition

For Sunday Morning Blues show #754, we paid tribute to Irish blues guitarist, Rory Gallagher, and Steve Woodward of Westport. MA picked an excellent CHOOSE YOUR BLUES list!


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Sunday Morning Blues Recap: Honoring T-Bone Walker

On this beautiful June 1st, we paid tribute to T-Bone Walker, singer/songwriter/guitarist who passed away back in 1975. His most famous song is “Stormy Monday,” but he is most important for his contribution to the use of electric guitar in playing the blues.


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Sunday Morning Blues Recap: The FREEDOM Edition!

This week on Sunday Morning blues we honored our American servicemen and celebrated our freedom! Accordingly, the first set was dedicated to the memory of those who have served.


US musician Henry St. Claire Fredericks, known as Taj Mahal, performs on stage during his concert at the Blue Balls Festival in Lucerne, Switzerland, Saturday, July 23, 2005. (AP Photo/Keystone, Sigi Tischler)

Sunday Morning Blues Recap: Honoring Taj Mahal

We started with a birthday tribute to Taj Mahal who turned 72. This iconic musician, born Henry Fredericks in New York City, grew up in Springfield, Massachusetts, so we can rightly consider him to be a Bay State musical hero!