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The Iowa Blues Showcase features local, regional, and national blues artists. It is both new live shows, and archive shows going back to the 1980s.

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December 11, 2017

IBSC 81 Women in Blues II

Nothing but women blues performers tonight!  On the show we have April May, Joni Godsdottir, Madam Jules, Molly Nova, Carol Thomas, Sherry Ludders, Bridget Thompson, Bajae Fleming, Krista Haugland, Trish Toma, and Tina Haas.  Wow!   

 

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Tonight is week 6 of the Sunday Night Blues Showcase from 1999!  Yup!  even the Blues Army, and streaming songs on the web was going on!!!  Ah the good old days of dial up:-)   Tonight you will hear Scott Long, Clarence Key Jr., Jethro, Don Meyers, and Tom Gary.   With a host of jammers filling out the audience.  If you listen closely you will hear Jimmy Pryor and Jon East!!!

The house band was Jimmy Pryor, Scott Long, Tom Gary, John Woody Wood, Jim Faar.  Joining us on Trumpet was Scott Davis, and Jeff Ward, a mystery harmonica player fills out the band.

The show was originally recorded and remixed for podcast by Tom Gary

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Another cool local and regional blues artists show.  This show features Bob Dorr and the Blue Band, Jeff Peterson, Rob Lumbard, Dan Doran, John Paul and the Hell Hounds, and Jono Smith.  

Some great blues for you tonight!  Please Like, share, and subscribe!!!!!!!!

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Tonight we have a cool recording of George and Gilbert Davis, with Rick Mosqueda and Tom Gary.  Live at the Hull Ave around 2000.  This was just before George and Gil started Sumptum to Do.  Lots of cool blues and soul tonight!  Please subscribe, like, and share!!!!!  

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Part two of the Jimmy Pryor interview with his wife Cheryl.  Please like, subscribe, and share!!

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Tonight we talk about Alien Corn, Woody, and the Iowa Blues Showcase.  Cool show with music from Jono and myself, plus a few Alien corn tracks.  

 

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October 30, 2017

IBSC 75 Iowa Blues Artists

A lot of great Iowa Blues artist tonight.   The legendary Jon East, Big Sister, Bo Ramsey, Bob Pace, Catfish Keith, Craig Erickson, Chicago Rick Lussie, Carol Thomas, Joe Price, Jono Smith, Taz Grant, Madam Jules, and The Bad Boys of the Blues.  Great show!!!!  Lots of Iowa Blues, and Rock and Roll hall of famers.  

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Tom Gary

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Tonights show is an interview of Jimmy Pryor by his wife Cheryl Pryor back in April of 2003.  This is the first half hour.  Next week we will continue with part two.  They talk mostly about Detroit and the years 1950-59, but they do mention his early years of working in the coal mines and getting to Des Moines in 1960.  This is a very cool show.  

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Tom Gary

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This is Probably the June 1999 Sunday Blues Showcase with the Bad Boys of the Blues featuring Jimmy Pryor.  It stars Jimmy Pryor with Big Mike Edwards.  

The show was recorded and produced by Tom Gary with John Lukehart on guitar, Scott Cochrane on Bass, and Rick Mosqueda on Drums.  Special appearances by Steve Vasquez and Larry Station. Please like, subscribe, and share on Podbean, or any great podcasting sites. 

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This is a 2016 recording of the Backstage Boogie Band live at Sam's  It features Doug Trammell guitar and vocal, Byron Wells bass, harmonica and vocal, Tom Gary piano and vocal, and Rick Mosqueda drums.  It was originally recorded and produced by Doug Trammell.  

RIP Tom Petty

 

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