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Celebrating 800 Episodes of Sunday Morning Blues!

Sunday Morning Blues began in August 1999 as a two-hour feature at WZLX from 9AM to 11AM. Now we’ve reached show #800, not an easy thing to do in this age of disposable media. We thank you for supporting Sunday Morning Blues for all these years!


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The Best of One of the Best, Jeff Beck

Last weekend’s Jeff Beck concert at the Orpheum might have been his best yet, although his 1975 co-headlining tour with John McLaughlin remains hard to beat. With the superb band behind him that we’ve seen […]


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Playing the ’60s – When the Weather Hit the 60’s!

This week on Sunday Morning Blues, we had happy news to report on a day where it actually went into the 60’s!


GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - JUNE 24:  BB King performs at the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm, Pilton on June 24, 2011 in Glastonbury, England. (Photo by Fergus McDonald/Getty Images)

Ailing B.B. King Updates Fans on Facebook: “I’m Feeling Much Better”

Less than 24 hours after B.B. King was hospitalized, the blues guitar legend updated his fans on social media Tuesday afternoon to ensure he is getting better and will be out of the hospital later that day.


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Easter Music and Celebrating Muddy Waters’ Birthday

It was Easter Sunday on Blues Show #796 this week and we featured a special Easter set of music for the CHOOSE YOUR BLUES segment.


12-12-12 Concert Benefiting The Robin Hood Relief Fund To Aid The Victims Of Hurricane Sandy  - Show

Rock & Blues Legend Eric Clapton Turns 70

Happy birthday to Eric Clapton! Actually, the guitar God’s birthday is March 30th, but we couldn’t let the celebration get behind us! The extraordinary musician turns 70. But, the way Eric was leading his life […]


Guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan, of Austin, Texas, left, rehearses with his band Double Trouble for a performance on Saturday Night Live, Feb. 13, 1986, New York. Bassist Tommy Shannon is at right. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)

Honoring This Year’s Rock Hall Inductees

Congratulations to the forthcoming inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for 2015. The ceremony goes down in Cleveland on April 18th and we’ll be able to see it on HBO in May.


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Some Kenny Wayne Shepherd & Johnny Lang In Honor of Their Tour

Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Johnny Lang, two contemporary blues giants, with their respective bands, are doing their first tour together! The tour touches down at the Lowell Summer Music Series at Boarding House Park on June 19th!


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Honoring the Great Ronnie Earl

Sunday Morning Blues show #792! Ronnie Earl, guitarist extraordinaire celebrates a birthday on the 10th of March, so we began with a tribute to the man who got his start many years ago in Roomful of Blues as Duke Robillard’s replacement.



Honoring the Late David Maxwell

Sunday Morning Blues opened with a tribute to the great David Maxwell, who passed away on February 13th at the age of 71. Born in Waltham and raised in Lexington, Maxwell went on to become […]