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27th February 2013
Posted by Ashwyn Smyth

On Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 this Wednesday, great new releases, the gig guide and much more!

We say farewell to the late Magic Slim and there are slices of birthday cake for Johnny Cash, Fats Domino, Canned Heat (Bob ‘The Bear’ Hite), Paul Oscher and Brian Jones (the Rolling Stones)

There are new & recent releases from Robin Trower, Jason Vivone & the Billy Bats, Jesse Dee, Blue to Brown, Big Dez, Mocking Bird Hill, the Matt Woosey Band, The Hitman Blues Band and Steve Strongman.

In the gig guide there are tracks from Rag Mama Rag, The Elevators, Sofie Reed, Tim Aves & Wolfpack and Blues Situation and then there are tracks from Otis Taylor, Albany Down and Big Pete.

I think you will like this!!

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 27th February 2013 between 21.00 & 23.00 UK time repeated on Sunday 3rd March 2013 between 20.00 & 22.00  UK time.

A podcast of the show will be available from 20.00 Sunday on i-tunes  and on PodOmatic at

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