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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 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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This is the 2008 release of my CD called Tom Gary Blues Band Yesterday and Today. 

It was recorded betwwen 1995 to 2008 at Junior's Motel by Kurk Kaufmann.  It featured myself with John Lukehart, John Wood, Jimmy Farr, Big Daddy Dennis Kain, Jeff Baker, Jimmy Davis, Don Demers,Paul Sleezer, and Erick Hovey.  

The show was produced by Kirk Kaufmann and Tom Gary.  Please subscribe, share, like, and listen on Podbean or any great podcast download sites. 

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Update:  had to reupload the show.  it works now. thanks!!!

Tonights show originally aired on Internet radio in December 21 2003.  It was the last show of season four of the Iowa Blues Showcase.  Our guests were Dewey Cantrell, and Matt Woods.  Frank Strong entertained us with Frank Sings, and Jodi Bodley led the band during the Worlds most dangerous blues jam.  

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

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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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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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Welcome to season six of the Iowa Blues showcase.  Tonights show stars Sadona Mondaval, and Bridget Thompson.  We also snuck in recordings of Jay Taylor "Are we on the air" and Jono Smith "Have you ever had the blues"   Great show!!!

The Iowa Blues Showcase is produced by Tom Gary.  Director of bands Jono Smith, with John Krantz on drums, and Rich on Bass.  Jay Taylor produced Are we on the air.  

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