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4th June 2014
Posted by Ashwyn Smyth

It’s back to normal on this week’s edition of the British Blues Awards nominated Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 after being electronically wiped out by a storm! So for your listening pleasure I have a show packed with all sorts of goodies including loadsa new releases!

I opening with a slice of birthday cake for Bernard Sellam of Awek, then its new and recent tracks from Coco Montoya, Royal Southern Brotherhood, Jum Suhler, No Sinner, Gaelle Buswel, Blacktop DeLuxe, The Sharpees, Jules Carter Trio, Carolyn Fe Blues Collective, David Michael Miller, Lee Palmer, Big Joe Shelton & The Black Prairie Blues Ambassadors, Ron Beer, Steve Hill, Cory Seznec, Funke & theTwo Tone Baby, Blue Touch and Little Mike & the Tornadoes

In the gig guide there is a track from Laurence Jones Band plus I have tracks from three of the four IBBA Albums of the Month from Walter Trout, Hat Fitz & Cara Robinson and Ian Siegal,

Mmm, yummy stuff!

Listen in between 21.00 & 23.00 p.m. UK time Wednesday by tuning your radio to 97.8fm in Basildon, East Thurrock and surrounds or by clicking on the Listen Live button in the web site header at and/or at

Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 – Wednesday 4th June 2014 between 21.00 & 23.00 UK time repeated on Sunday 18th May 2014 between 20.00 & 22.00 UK time.

A podcast of the show will be available from 22.00 Sunday on i-tunes  and on PodOmatic at

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