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8th October 2014
Posted by Ashwyn Smyth

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 Eliana Cargnelutti, The James Bolden Blues Band, Otis Clay & Johnny Rawls, John Nemeth, Tommy Schneller, Otis Clay, John Weeks Band, Nathan James & the Rhythm Scratchers, Bobby Rush with Blinddog Smokin’, Bill Blue, Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion, J P Soars, Brad Curtis & the Some x 6 Band, Matt Woosey, Dave Widow & the Line Up, Paul Lamb & the King Snakes, Jerome Pietri and Raoul & the Big Time

And in the gig guide look out for tracks from Ron Sayer Jr. & Charlotte Joyce, Dave Ferra, Daniel Smith Blues Band and Denny Newman.

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 8th October 2014 between 21.00 & 23.00 UK time repeated on Sunday 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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