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1st April 2015
Posted by Ashwyn Smyth

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 Band, Davina & the Vagabonds, Ma Polaine’s Great Decline, D A Foster, Sean Webster & the Dead Lines and The Black Circles

In the gig guide, the Billy Walton Band (new release), The Della Grants, Veronica & the Red Wine Serenaders and Doug MacLeod (new release)

Then there are tracks from Innes Sibbun, Matt Woosey, Giles Headley, Thomas Ford, Pork Chop Willie and Cotton Belly’s (brand new release) plus another taste of the EBC in Brussels with the Lief de Leeuw Band, Micke Bjorklof & Blue Strip (new release) and Travellin’ Brothers.


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 1st April 2015 between 21.00 & 23.00 UK time repeated on Sunday between 20.00 & 22.00 UK time.

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