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14th October 2013
Posted by Ashwyn Smyth

This week’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 is just packed full of great tracks of such an astonishing variety that it is bursting at the seams!!

In the gig guide there are tracks from the Papa George Band, Big Boy Bloater and Seasick Steve whilst we wish a happy birthday to Jock’s Juke Joint with tracks from Dana Dixon Band, Gerry Jablonski & the Electric Band, Lewis Hamilton & the Boogie Brothers, Dead Men’s Shoes, Dougie Burns, and Red Pine Timber Co.

There are tracks from new & recent releases by Hugh Laurie, Babajack, MonkeyJunk, Sean Chambers, The Hoax, Ron Sayer Jr & Charlotte Joyce, Watermelon Slim & the Workers, Gary Clark Jr, Sugaray Rayford, Zak Harman, Curtis Salgado and the Johnny Max Band plus a track from Joe Bonamassa’s forthcoming Live in London DVD.

What a corker!!

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 16th October 2013 between 21.00 & 23.00 UK time repeated on Sunday 20th October 2013 between 20.00 & 22.00 UK time.

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