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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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Tonight we talk about Alien Corn, Woody, and the Iowa Blues Showcase.  Cool show with music from Jono and myself, plus a few Alien corn tracks.  

 

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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.  

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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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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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