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It’s been a while, and we’ve got the Blues twitch again We enjoy a healthy dosage of whiskey, blues legends, Chess Records, and the very finest blues based STANK Great selection of the original blues pioneers, and the next-gen of talent If you’re a blues fan, sit back & enjoy. And if you’re not, why […]

Brent Simpson talks to playwright Alan Knight and high school theatre teacher Monica Manning about Alan’s play Puddle Duck Hall, and he speaks to bluesman Paul Ubana Jones ahead of his upcoming Artworks show.

Friday Night Lost and Found plays only tracks sourced from vinyl records that have been donated to Waiheke Radio over the years. Tracklist Marvin Gaye – Wherever I Lay My Hat 1963 Manfred Mann – What You Gonna Do 1964 Herb Alpert – Thanks for the Memory 1968 Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 – The […]

Theme was “cities”. Download this bad boy (right-click sweet-as)

Woody Guthrie This week we did a special on protest songs. Download this bad boy (right click, sweet as!)

This week we did a special on the song “Sitting on Top of the World” originally recorded by The Mississippi Sheiks in 1930 (on the Okeh label, No. 8784) and subsequently reinterpreted and covered by literally hundreds of bands. Download here.

Special on David Honeyboy Edwards. Download show (right click, sweet as!)

Breakdown this week features tracks by blind bluesmen and all the usual … Download here (right click, sweet as)

Jan Scott talks to Anna Lowe (WICOSS) talking about volunteering sessions, the Jassy Dean Garden Safari and update of the WICOSS Community Directory; Katy Soljak, Musical Director for the Blues Festival; Jackie O’Brien re Project Chiyo-Ni Japan Download podcast (right click, save as)

Breakdown does Dylan Download da BBD BD special. Playlist: staples singers – Uncloudy Day t-bone walker – stormy monday Vicki Young – riot in cell block number nine feral vessel – beauracracy blues lightnin hopkins – baby please don’t go ritchie havens – high flying bird syd barret – bob dylan blues bob dylan – […]


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