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8th December 2015
Posted by Ashwyn Smyth

This week’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway97.8 (#312 if you are counting!) is another big bag full of tracks from new & recent releases including this month’s IBBA Picks of the Month. Also a couple of slices of birthday cake for Booker T Jones.

So, please join me and Booker T & the MGs, Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra with Booker T Jones, Walter Trout, Mike Zito & The Wheel, Bob Margolin, Matt Jacobs Band, JJ Grey & Mofro, Beige Fish, D’Mar & Gill, Corté, Chris Daniels & the Kings, Eric Bibb & JJ Milteau, The Damned and Dirty, Paul Cowley, Mighty Bosscats, Andy Layfield, The Claudettes, Eden Brent, Wendy DeWitt with Kirk Harwood, The Connie Lush Band, Ron Sayer Jr. & Charlotte Joyce and Kevin Selfe.

In the gig guide I have Split Whiskers, Bad Influence and the Delta Ladies.

Listen in between 21.00 & 23.00 p.m. UK time 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 9th December 2015 between 21.00 & 23.00 UK time repeated on Sunday between 20.00 & 22.00 UK time.

Playlists for this and every Digital Blues radio show can be found at where you can also find links to the podcasts which  will be available from 22.00 (UK time) on Sunday at, Mixcloud at  and on i-tunes at

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