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18th December 2012
Posted by Ashwyn Smyth

Isanta_sunglasses’ve been so very good – until now! Its Christmas time, mistletoe & wine, great musicians singing blues so fine!! This week’s Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 is a socking great big turkey stuffed full of seasonal tunes for your delight and delectation!

Hanging from the Christmas tree are offerings from Roomful of Blues, Little Charlie & the Nightcats, The Smokin’ Joe Kubek Band featuring Bnois King, David Gogo, Chuck Berry, Keb’ Mo’, Boo Boo Davis, Charlie Roth, Odetta, Long John Baldry, Papa George, Bob Rivers & Twisted Radio, Sonny Rhodes, Todd Sharpville, Jimmy Witherspoon, The Hitman Blues Band, Michelle ‘Evil Gal’ Willson, Melissa Sigler, Laurence Lebo, Michael Burks, David Wilcox, Coco Montoya, Smiling Jack Smith, Dave Hole, Todd Wolfe, Carey Bell and Duke Robillard.

Now isn’t that a Christmas party guest list that you want to be part of?

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

Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 – Wednesday 18th December 2012 between 21.00 & 23.00 UK time repeated on Sunday 23rd December 2012 between 20.00 & 22.00  UK time.

A podcast of the show will be available from 10.00 p.m. Sunday at i-tunes  and on PodOmatic at

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Full playlists are published on the Digital Blues website soon after the show airs –