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DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 20TH MAY 2015 – BB KING SPECIAL

LAS VEGAS - AUGUST 16:  Recording artist B.B. King performs at his B.B. King's Blues Club at the Mirage Hotel & Casino August 16, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

On this week’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 the first hour or so is taken up with tracks from the late Riley B King’s catalogue as I remember the King. There are tracks from 8 decades featuring BB plus a load of friends – Dr John, the Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton and Van Morrison plus BB songs from ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 29TH MAY 2015

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Tonight’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 brings you 22 varied tracks from 22 varied artists! Please join me and The Mike Henderson Band, Regina Bonelli, Greg Nagy, Sugaray Rayford, Ben Andrews, Toby Walker, Geoff Achison & the Souldiggers, Delta Moon, Giles Hedley, Thomas Ford, Doug MacLeod, Pork Chop Willie, The Paul DesLauriers Band, D A Foster, The Reverend ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – TONIGHT!

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On tonight’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8, slices of birthday cake for Eric Clapton and Dana Gillespie plus loads of new releases & recent arrivals at Digital Blues Towers! There are tracks from Cream, Mike Sponza featuring Dana Gillespie (unreleased), Missy Andersen, Toots Lorraine & the Traffic, Li’l Ronnie & the BlueBeats feat Claudia Carawan, The Laura Holland ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 18TH MARCH 2015

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On tonight’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 I look forward to the 1st Essex Delta Blues Festival which takes place on Saturday 21st March 2015 in Chelmsford with tracks from some of the artists appearing. I have tracks from Ruby Tiger, Roy Mette Band, Blues Spiders, Blues Consortium, Martin McNeill, The Jives UK and Jamie Williams & the ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 11TH MARCH 2015

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On this week’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 I look forward to the Scarborough Top Secret Blues Festival which takes place over the weekend 20th to 22nd March with tracks from some of the artists appearing. There are tracks from Jon Amor Blues Group, La Vendore Rogue, Matt Woosey, Guy Tortora, Devenport, Ian Siegal, David Migden & the ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – WEDNESDAY 4TH MARCH 2015

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With just over a week to go until the 2015 European Blues Challenge takes place in Brussels, I have tracks from all 19 contenders in this week’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8. So for your aural delectation there are tracks from Leif de Leeuw Band, Marius Dobra Band, Jessy Martens Band, Laurence Jones, Pillac, Jergus Oravec Trio, Eles ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – TONIGHT!

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Tonight’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 is crammed to the max with recent arrivals at Digital Blues Towers. There are tracks from this month’s IBBA Picks of the Month – Catfish, Joel Fisk & the Breakdown, Joakim Tinderholt & His Band and Rebecca Downes – plus Kaz Hawkins, Jeff Jensen, Maple Blues Award winner Guy Belanger, Larry Garner ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – TONIGHT!

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Tonight’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 opens with tracks from many of the winners at the Maple Blues Awards and the International Blues Challenge. Hear great tracks from MonkeyJunk, Steve Hill, Matt Andersen, Angel Forrest, Paul DesLauriers, Denis Coulombe, Brandon Isaak, Harpdog Brown, 24th Street Wailers, Paul DesLauriers Band, Downchild, Eddie Cotton, Nico Wayne Toussaint, The Altered Five, ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – TONIGHT!

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On tonight’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8, virtually the whole show is a preview of the Rock & Blues Week-end at Butlins, Skegness which takes place between the 23rd & 26th January. So there are tracks from Girls with Guitars – Eliana Cargnelutti, Sadie Johnson, Heather Crosse – Laura Holland Band, Red Butler, Sharon Colgan Band, Babajack, The ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 14TH JANUARY 2015

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On this week’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8, I remember two passings and then have loads of new & recent releases for you. I remember ‘Popsy’ Dixon of the Holmes Brothers who dies last week and Big Pete Gale who left us 6 years ago with two tracks from the Holmes Brothers featuring ‘Popsy’ plus a classic from ... Read More »