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Soul and Blues
From out of the swamp and through the woods comes the Preachin' the Blues show. Every Sunday I explore the downhome, uptown and gospel sounds of rhythm and blues music, and the focus is always on the most soulful, gritty, heartfelt and creative artists and material.
Country blues gets a special spotlight in the early morning, but quite often we move into the church for some old time singing, powerful preaching and funky accompaniment.
I am a fan of southern soul and I always include something from my collection of Stax and Hi stuff in the mix, but the deep blues are firmly represented in each show with heaping helpings of the three Kings of the blues guitar, the rich character of Chicago's legends, and always a certain amount of Louisiana's magickal mystique.