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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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April 8, 2019

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Happy 150!!!!!   The house band plays some blues through technical difficulties.  Sounds like a typical Iowa Blues Showcase:-)

 

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Tonight we listen to Fat Tuesday and the Griese Fire Horns featuring Jimmy Pryor live at the Hull Ave in 1999.  Cool show from the archive.  This was Fat Tuesday trying out some tunes in advance of the CIBS Blues Challenge of 1999.  Fat Tuesday was Scott Long on guitar and vocal, Greg Sutherland on bass, John Woody Wood on drums and vocal, Jimmy Pryor on vocals and kazoo.  Vern Hanson on Sax, Scott Davis on Trumpet.  

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March 25, 2019

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Cool show!  Big De live at Fat Tuesday's.  Big De is a Des Moines treasure.  He plays delta, hill country, and Chicago blues.  He plays guitar, harmonica, and sings.  Tonight we listen to him play, sing, and talk a little bit about blues, and Detroit.  

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The thirteenth episode of the regional local Iowa Blues Showcase.  a podcast in a podcast!!!!  Tonight we listen to Big De, Rob Lumbard, Curry Harter, The Backstage Boogie Band, Tom Gary, The Blue Collar Band, The Blues Notions, Sherry Lueders, Tina Haas Finley, Fat Tuesday with Jimmy Pryor.  

Lots of fun tonight!

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Tonight we listen to the Sunday Night Blues Showcase from the Hull Ave in 1999.  Our guest tonight are Jethro on guitar and vocals, and Curtis Faison on drums.  We also have the mystery guitar player from last week, and tonight a mystery singer and harmonica players!   The house band was Jimmy Pryor on vocals and Kazoo, Scott Long on guitar, John Woody Wood on drums keys, and vocal, Tom Gary on piano, Jim Farr on the bass, and Jeff Ward, and Scott Davis on trumpet.  

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Another blast from the past.  This was recorded 20 years ago!  Tonight we listen to John Woody Wood and Jimmy Pryor sing the blues with the Bad Boys Scott Long on guitar, Jim Farr on bass, Woody on the Drums Tom Gary on piano, and Jeff Ward on Trumpet.  We also have another mystery guitar player playing with us that night.  Not sure who he was people with good ears might be able to pick up a name.  I certainly didn't hear one myself:-)

 

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25 years ago I was recorded at Devon Anderson's jam session at Connie's Lounge.  Devon was a singer and guitar player.  He joins me on the first song and then I play the rest.  

 

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The last set of last week show from 1993 at Johnny's Hall of Fame with the Tom Gary Blues Band.  Same line up as last week Tom Gary on piano and vocal, Harry Michaels on guitar, Ernie ET Terrell on bass, Billy Birch on sax, and Ron Miller on drums.  

Plus we have letters!

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another great oldie.  Tonight its the second Tom Gary Blues Band with Tom Gary on Piano, Harry Michaels on guitar, Ernie "ET" Terrell on bass, Billy Birch on sax, and Ron "Rongo" Miller on drums.  Cool show from 1993 Seems like yesterday, but it was amazingly 26 years ago!  YIKES!  

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