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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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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 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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Tonights show is from Janurary of 2007.  It is the tribute show for Jimmy Pryor that we did at Buena Vista University for my Blues History class.  It features music and stories of Jimmy Pryor.  Helping me was the Erick Hovey Band.  On the show was Erick Hovey on guitar, Jeff Foreman on drums, and Dan Lodden on Bass.  

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Tonights show is the 2009 release Recycled Souls by Erick Hovey.  Erick is the gentleman farmer from Badger Iowa, who is probably the most prolific song writer in the state.  He is currently working on a new release and has over 40 songs to choose from.  His last release was not a double CD, but two seperate CDS!  Blues Farm, and Recycled Souls.  last year we heard Blues Farm, tonight we hear Recycled Souls.  

Recycled Souls was recorded and produced by Dan Lodden in the Bunker stuido in Humboldt, Iowa.  Erick Hovey on vocals and guitar, Jeff Foreman on drums, Tom Gary on Keys, Dan Lodden on Bass, and drums, Andy Schneider on Bass on Sweet Fire Rain.  Heather Kelly on vocals, Plus backing vocals by Scott ?Dahl, Trevor Gould, Cole Harklou, Sammi Johnson, Sara Main, and Jessica Webb.  

The podcast was produced by Tom Gary

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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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April 3, 2017

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Tonight is from the Sunday Night blues Showcase featuring the Bad Boys of the Blues,  from the Hull Ave on April 27th 2014.  It stars the Bad Boys of the Blues, Jeff Stratton, Bill Younguist, Kim Mason, Michelle Baldwin, Bluebird Page, and April May.  

The show was originally recorded by Lee Bell, and produced by Tom Gary.  

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