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Crusin' The Blues with Mr. Jack

Series produced by KKWE Niijii Radio

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Mr. Jack 

This series of programs covers The Blues genre in its entirety, starting with music from the early 20th century through today. Host, Mr. Jack has been studying the history of blues for well over 30 years and has a large collection of Blues Music that he will be sharing with listeners as he adds some interesting historical facts behind the music, the artists and the songs.

Mr. Jack takes you on a journey- a virtual audio "road trip" to the many facets of the Blues Genre, including regional differences, history and where it is today. This is a great mix of music and education which any music enthusiast would enjoy.


66 Pieces

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Today we’re gonna hear some blues from a band that many don’t consider blues. But the fact of the matter is, everything they’ve ever done has blues...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2017
  • Length: 55:33
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Jennifer Lyn is a Minnesota native who grew up listening to a wide variety of music. She now makes her home in Bismarck, ND where she and her Band ...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2017
  • Length: 28:56
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The year is 1959. Inspite of music trends changing, Chess Records in Chicago is still busy recording blues in hopes of getting more sales with hits...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2017
  • Length: 53:53
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In my search of blues artist, I often stumble upon great musicians that to the mass majority of top radio listeners seem to be non-existant because...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2017
  • Length: 59:06
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Started in 2006 by Guitarist/Vocalist Vyasa Dodson, Delta Groove Recording Artists The Insomniacs, add their own unique and fresh sound to West Coa...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2017
  • Length: 59:37
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The harmonica has been around since the early 1800s. It was first introduced to the American Blues genre in 1920. There have been and are many fabu...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2017
  • Length: 55:50
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The Dickinson Brothers, Luther and Cody have grown up in and are steeped in the music of their region of the North Hill Country in Mississippi. We ...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2017
  • Length: 58:13
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Most people associate Gary Moore with being a guitarist with the bands Skid Row and Thin Lizzie. However, if you are a blues fan, you know the othe...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2017
  • Length: 58:46
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I’m focusing on the Meyers Brothers today on our Blues Cruise to shed more light on their significant role in the Chicago Blues scene. They were th...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2017
  • Length: 53:50
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Cruisin the Blues with Mr. Jack!

  • Added: Oct 19, 2017
  • Length: 58:06
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Today our Blues road trip is taking us down to Louisiana to hear the sound of this state’s advocate of wetland preservation, restoration of Hurrica...

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  • Added: Oct 18, 2017
  • Length: 58:03
  • Purchases: 1
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A group of like-minded brothers had an idea to put together a Blues band that could go out and not only “WOW” the St. Louis area (their home base) ...

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  • Added: Oct 18, 2017
  • Length: 57:52
  • Purchases: 1
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A conversation with the Founding Executive Director, Dion Brown of the National Blues Museum in St. Louis, Missouri. You will be enlightened as to ...

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  • Added: Oct 18, 2017
  • Length: 58:12
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We’re gonna have a chat with one of today’s Premier Blues/Rock Musician, songwriter, and performers, Shari Shore, who fronts her band THE ENGINE R...

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  • Added: Oct 18, 2017
  • Length: 59:43
  • Purchases: 1
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Tinsley Ellis has achieved a lot of success and worked with some of the best in the business. He has toured the globe, released 19 albums, and hit ...

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  • Added: Oct 18, 2017
  • Length: 56:36
  • Purchases: 1
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Little Walter, born Marion Jacobs May 1st, 1930 in Marksville, Louisiana, is remembered as one of the greatest blues harmonica players ever, emulat...

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  • Added: Oct 18, 2017
  • Length: 53:17
  • Purchases: 1
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Mr. Jack takes you on a trip with Albert Collins!

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  • Added: Oct 18, 2017
  • Length: 58:49
  • Purchases: 1
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Tas Cru is a musician, songwriter, performer, educator and mentor. He has been recognised as one of today’s best lyricist in the Blues Community an...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2017
  • Length: 59:19
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Not to be confused with the singing cowboy from the 40s and 50s -although named after him, this blues man is a master at the slide guitar. Let’s ta...

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  • Added: Oct 18, 2017
  • Length: 59:47
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Most commonly associated as the lead front man for The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Kim Wilson has actually been more of a continuous “Blues” musician a...

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  • Added: Oct 18, 2017
  • Length: 57:40
  • Purchases: 1