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DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 29TH OCTOBER 2014

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On this week’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8, I remember Jack Bruce, offer birthday wishes to Peter Green, celebrate with a touch of Halloween and give a taste of the upcoming Carlisle Blues/Rock Festival So there are tracks from Jack Bruce & the Cuicoland Express, Peter Green and Fleetwood Mac, Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion, Kelly’s Lot, Katie Bradley, ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 5TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW – 22ND OCTOBER 2014

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Five years ago today (21st October) the first Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 was aired and tomorrow’s show opens with the tracks I played on the first show. So there are tracks from JJ Cale, Sonny Landreth with Robben Ford, Joe Bonamassa, Jimi Hendrix, Hokie Joint, Matt Schofield, Kris Dollimore, Gregg Wright, Sherman Robertson & Blues Move, Shakey Vick Blues ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 8TH OCTOBER 2014

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In this week’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 a cornucopia of great blues & real r’n’b, new & not so new! I remember Nick Curran and Sister Rosetta Tharpe who left us this week in years past with tracks from Nick, Sister Rosetta, Odetta with the Holmes Brothers and Angela Strehli. There are new and recent tunes from ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 13TH AUGUST 2014

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This week’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 is crammed with new arrivals plus I revisit this time last year with an, as ever, eclectic mix of great music from all over! I open with a quintet of tracks from Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa, The Slide Brothers feat Shemekia Copeland, Southern Hospitality, Watermelon Slim & the Workers and ... Read More »

250TH EDITION OF DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 30TH JULY 2014

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This Wednesday sees the 250th edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 being broadcast and I am celebrating! But first I remember one of my favourite artists of all time, the late JJ Cale and then I look forward to this weekend’s Uckfield Blues & Roots Festival with tracks from Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion, David Migden & The Twisted Roots, ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 16TH JULY 2014

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This week on Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8, I look forward to two great blues festivals taking place this weekend – Ealing and Upton. I have tracks from Big Boy Bloater & the Limits, Rabbit Foot, Andy Twyman, Hat Fitz & Cara Robinson, Jerimiah Marques, Connie Lush & Blues Shouter, Robin Bibi Band, Tim Aves & Wolfpack, Kat & Co, ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 9TH JUY 2014

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One and a half world exclusive first airplays on this week’s edition of the British Blues Awards nominated Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8. Next month sees the release of two excellent new CDs from Jerimiah Marques and Chad Strentz and I bring you the first ever airing of a track from Essex blues legend Jerimiah plus  possibly only the second ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 2ND JULY 2014

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New week, new month, new edition of the British Blues Awards nominated Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8. After the sad passing of Bobby Womack I have a track from The Rolling Stones plus tracks from two of the IBBA Albums of the Month by the Royal Southern Brotherhood and Rob Heron & the Tea Pad Orchestra. There are also tracks ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – TONIGHT!

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Another great show on this week’s edition of the British Blues Awards nominated Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 including tracks from the nominees in the Overseas Artist and Acoustic Artist categories. I open with trackS from the brand new CDs from Royal Southern Brotherhood and Walter Trout plus tracks from fellow nominees Buddy Whittington, JJ Grey & Mofro, Paul Lamb ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 11TH JUNE 2014

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Another week, some more storms but nonetheless, another great show on this week’s edition of the British Blues Awards nominated Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8! As I am feeling particularly generous, there are two slices of birthday cake each for Frank Beard (ZZ Top) and Howlin’ Wolf plus I have tracks from all six nominees in the Album of the ... Read More »