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Sunday Morning Blues: Rhythm & Roots

This week we move away from our 16th Anniversary with show #817! We began with a tribute to the Rhythm & Roots Festival Sept. 4-6 at Ninigret Park in Charlestown, RI.


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Sunday Morning Blues: 16th Anniversary!

Thank you for 16 years of supporting Sunday Morning Blues!! August 23rd was our anniversary show and we did a Yesterday and Today program – playing music from the first Sunday Morning Blues on August 22, 1999 plus new and favorite tracks!


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It’s Almost Anniversary Time!

Sunday Morning Blues is heading to its 16th Anniversary show in one week. Where did the time go? The show began as a two-hour program on WZLX in August 1999 after an initial run on […]


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The Best of Gregg Allman’s Solo Material

Gregg Allman has released a fantastic new double CD/1 DVD set recorded live at the Opera House in Macon Georgia back in January 2014. This chronicles Gregg’s current band and shows him in great voice […]


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Kicking Off August on a Sweltering Sunday

With the summer of 2015 bulleting past us, we enter the month of August with many New England Blues festivals looming and our show’s own 16th Anniversary on August 23rd! It was a hot, sweltering […]


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A Beautiful Tribute to the Late Mike Bloomfield

The late Mike Bloomfield’s birthday is on July 28th and in tribute we started with a set featuring the guitar wunderkind’s playing. As a member of the groundbreaking Butterfield Blues Band – which had a […]


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The Legendary Carlos Santana Celebrates a Birthday

Carlos Santana had a birthday on July 20th, so we got an early birthday celebration going to start the show! Also, Lonnie Mack, seminal guitarist who influenced a young Stevie Ray Vaughan had a birthday […]


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

Honoring Willie Dixon For What Would Have Been His 100th Birthday

This week on Sunday Morning Blues we paid tribute to Birthday peeps Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac, Irish singer Imelda May and classic J. Geils Band drummer Stephen Jo Bladd! Thank you to Joe Madden […]


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Freedom and Blues: A Perfect American Sunday

This week we celebrated a fabulous 4th of July Weekend by playing three hours of a unique American form of music – the Blues! The blues came from this country and it begat jazz – […]


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Happy Birthday “Big” Bill Broonzy

We celebrated Big Bill Broonzy’s birthday to start the show! This singer/songwriter/guitarist was one of the early greats of the Blues.