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

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October 30, 2017

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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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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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Tonights show originally aired on the internet in December of 2003.  It starred Jody Bodley, Dewey Cantrell, Gene Jackson, a Tribute to Chicago Rick and Des Moines on $50 with Frank Strong. 

The show was produced by Jay Taylor and Tom Gary.  Director of bands was Jono Smith, with Rick Mosqueda, John Lee Eagan, Don Brown, and Frank Strong.  

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This was the second part of the October 2003 Iowa blues showcase.   It originally aired on the Iowa Blues Showcase internet radio station.  It starred Gary Smith, Clover Buckingham, Dennis Kain, and Jeff Baker.  Also on the show was Kyle Dean Patton, and Rob Lumbard.  We do where in the world is Woody!  and Jeff's wife calls the show:-)   Finally we have a mystery drummer named Mike who played with Gary Smith and the land sharks.  

The show was produced by Jay Taylor and Tom Gary.  Director of Bands was Jono Smith, with John Lee Eagan, Frank Strong and Rick Mosqueda.  

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Tonights show originally recorded in October of 2003, and aired on internet radio.   It starred Kyle Dean Patton and Brian McNammer, Heather West, and Rob Lumbard. Special segment Des Moines on  $50!! The show was produced by Jay Taylor and Tom Gary.  Director of bands was Jono Smith, with John Lee Eagan, Rick Mo, and Frank Strong. 

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This was originally recorded on July 15th of 2000.  It was Jimmy Pyror at The Bowlful of Blues festival, put on by the South Skunk Blues Society at the Maytag Bowl in Newton Iowa.  It stars Jimmy Pryor on Kazoo and Vocal, Tom Gary on Piano and Vocal, Jon East on Guitar and Vocal, Scott Cochran on Bass and Vocal, and Brian Connett on Drums.   Jeff Hart and Don "T-Bone" Erickson were the announcers.   

Also great news!  John Woody Wood is being inducted into the Iowa Rock and Roll Hall of Fame!!!!!!!!  Listen to the end of the show for more details!!

The show was originally produced by Phill Mass, and later produced for podcast by Tom Gary.  Please like, subscribe, listen, and share!!!!!!!

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Tonights show is a long one, and a great one!   Its the Sunday Night Blues Showcase from the Hull Ave sometime around May, or June of 1999!   This features Jimmy Pryor in his prime, with John "Woody Wood!   Our guest for the night was the Legendary Jon East with special appearance by Clarence Key Jr!   Almost two hours of blues tonight!!!!!!

The show was produced and recorded by Tom Gary.  The house band was Scott Long, Tom Gary, John Wood, and Jim Farr with lead vocals by Jimmy "The Midnite Cowboy" Pryor.  Also on the show was Jeff Ward.  

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Tonights show is the second half of the September 2003 Iowa Blues Showcase.  This show featured Gary Smith, Clover Buckingham, and Iowa Blues Hall of Famer Steve George.  It also featured a one time segment of Storm Lake Days.  The show was produced by Jay Taylor and Tom Gary.  Director of Bands was Jono Smith, with John Lee Eagan, Don Brown, and Rick Mosqueda.  Our announcer was Ben Williams.  

Please tell your friends about our podcast and help us keep the blues alive!!!  THANKS and DFTBA

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