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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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The second half of the first Iowa Blues showcase from the spring of 2000.  JC Anderson and Jimmy Pryor star in this hour, with John Woody Wood singing a song.  

The show was produced by Scott Cochran and Tom Gary.   Director of bands was John Woody Wood, with Jono Smith, Tom Gary, and Scott Cochran.   Please subscribe, like, and share!!!!!!

 

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The first showcase ever!!!!  Episode 1!!!  Season 1!!!  The lost episode.  An important artifact of blues history:-)   The first show recorded by Scott Cochran, Stars Jimmy Pryor, John Woody Wood doing Des Moines on $50 dollars, and Rob Lumbard.   

The show was produced by Scott Cochran, and Tom Gary.  Director of Bands was John Woody Wood, with Jono Smith, and Scott Cochran.   Please share, subscribe and like!!!!

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Happy New Year!!!!  This is from a show from NYE show from 2003 with George and Gill Davis and a cast of thousands.  I will update this info when I have the chance.  Lots of people coming and going:-)  

The show was originally engineered by Phil Maas and was recorded at the Raccoon River Brewing Company.  The house band was George Davis, Gill Davis, Tom Gary and Ben Williams.  

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BTW if you want to sync the show with midnight then Start the podcast 14 mins and 19 seconds before midnight. 

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December 25, 2017

IBSC 83 Christmas Blues Redux

yup our first repeat, but this one's important since it is the Blue Bands last dance.   This show features a lot of Bob Dorr and the Blue band, with songs also by Rob Lumbard, Max Wellman, Tina Haas Finley, Jono Smith, John Evans, and Brian Holtz.  This is probably my favorite podcast.  Have a Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year!!!

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Tom Gary  

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Cool show featuring Big Daddy Dennis Kain and Steve Geroge.  This was our pre show for season 3. Lots of fun with Frank Strong including Des Moines on $50.  

The show was produced by Jay Taylor and Tom Gary.  Director of Bands was Jono Smith, with John Lee Eagen, Frank Strong, and Dave Andrews. 

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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!!

Thanks for keeping the blues alive!!

 

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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.  

Enjoy!!!!!!!

Tom Gary

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