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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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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.  

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Tonights show is dedicated to local and regional blues performers who have pass on this year, and in years past.  The show stars, Jeff Stratton, Dan Doran, Ronn Hill,  and mention of Janey Hooper. (if you have any recordings of her pease send them to us!)  Also included are recordings of past showcase stars and players John Woody Wood, Jimmy Pryor, Chicago Rick Lussie, Gary Smith, Clover Buckingham, Rick Shultz, Louis McTizic, Frenchy Campbell, and Ethaline Wright. 

The show was produced by Lee Bell, Jay Taylor, Phill Moss, and Tom Gary.   Jono Smith director of bands, with John Lee Eagan, Dave Andrews, Frank Strong, Rick Mosqueda, Don Brown, and a cast of milions.  

 

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Tonights show is a bootleg recording of Curry Harter with Iowa Blues hall of famer Rob Lumbard, and national recording artist Lightning Red.   

Show was produced by Tom Gary for podcast.   

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Tonights show is from March 15th 2003 it featured Big Daddy Dennis Kain, CC Stewart, and Gary Smith, with special guest appearance by Steve E George!!!  

The Iowa Blues Showcase was originally recorded by Jono Smith, and remastered to digital by Jay Taylor.  Produced by Tom Gary.  Jono Smith was director of bands with John Lee Eagan, Dave Andrews, Rick Mosqueda, Don Brown and Frank Strong.  

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UPDATE!   Songs two and four were lower in the mix due to a screw up on my part.  I have since fixed it and they are back to their original volume.  

 

Tonights show is old and new recordings of local and regional blues bands that play in the midwest.  Tonights show features the Soul Searchers, The Bad 

Boys of the Blues, John Paul and the Hell Hounds, The Blue Band (Heath Allen), Rob Lumbard, Big Daddy Dennis Kain, Fat Tuesday and the Grease Fire Horns (Jimmy Pryor), JC Anderson, Erick Hovey, John Lukehart, Jono Smith and the Whatnots, and Madam Jules!   Yup thats a lot of blues!!!!  ENJOY!!!

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Tonights show is from the wayback machine!   It is the Sunday Night Blues Showcase from either late March or early April of 1999!!!   It features a lot of great musicians from the past.  Staring Jimmy Pryor, with Scott Long, John Woody Wood, Jim Faar, and Tom Gary.  Our speical guests for the night. Tony Rivera, Clarence Key Jr, Rick Sholtz, and Bryn Onmie.  The show was produced and recorded by Tom Gary.  Enjoy!

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