Week commencing: Sunday 11th April 2021
 
We all love the 'Blues' the latest music, back into the 70's / 80's and even further back, back to the very 'Roots of the Blues'. We're on a mission to ensure that the music from back in the 1920's/30's, and the wonderful artists of the earliest days, are never forgotten. Join us as we go 'Backtracking to the Delta' and beyond, up to the present day, making all the stops along the way. .... Hopefully, W C Handy, would have approved ....
     
  Backtracking to the Delta  
  The Blues Shack - The Legends  
  4th Day Special Feature  
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  The Doc takes 5  
  The lady sings the Blues  
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  Delta Blues 'Go Live' - Video Clip  
     
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Backtracking to the Delta
  Blues from the Delta going back as far as the 1920's
  Blues Gospel track of the week
  The Delta lady sings the blues
  Featured artist of the week
  Your request from back in the Delta
Join us, as we go deep into the archives,'Backtracking to the Delta' ... 60 minutes of authentic blues - Back to the very roots of the Blues, back to where it all began.
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Listen to the Blues Talking
As much as we're featuring the Delta artists from way back in time. We also love to bring you the the latest Blues. So here, every Thursday, we're going backtracking in time, up to the present day, making all the stops along the way.
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Syndicating the Blues Worldwide
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Crossroads - Roots of the Blues.
Add your bit of 'Delta Blues' to our website: Showcase your band, or if your a solo artist, get your track promoted here (free) ... Perhaps you've a track you'd like us to include in a future playlist ... Click here
The Masters gallery ....

Mance Lipscomb (April 9, 1895 – January 30, 1976) was an American blues singer, guitarist and songster. He was born Beau De Glen Lipscomb  near Navasota, Texas. As a youth he took the name Mance from a friend of his oldest brother, Charlie.

The blues Shack .. The Legends
Lee Chester Ulmer (August 28, 1928 – February 14, 2016) was an American delta blues musician. Lee Ulmer was a multi-instrumentalist and often performed in his younger days as a one-man band playing Guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, vocals, keyboards, drums, kazoo and harmonica. Lee was born in Stringer, Jasper County, Mississippi. He was the youngest of fourteen children of Luther Ulmer and Mattie Brown.
L C Ulmer - Going to Clarksdale
The Doc & Papa Dee
The Doc and I thought to ourselves. As the song goes:  ‘Seemed like a good idea at the time’ and you know what... it was!
With no plans to retire, unless the electricity runs out and we go back to gas and candles, we'll keep listening to and producing 'Backtracking' and 'Listen to the Blues Talking' with you, our very good friends right around the world.
We're two, a little long in the tooth, Blues rockers who plan to keep rockin’ for a very long time yet .... The word is, you may be sure, the Blues will keep talking' to us, and you - Find out more.

Jazz in shades of Blue..
Jazz and blues are often referred to as cousins. Many believe jazz came out of the blues, or that jazz has its roots in the blues. We prefer to think of jazz and blues as brothers, they grew up side by side. Whichever you prefer, Blue Jazz has a place here for us to enjoy, don't you agree? ....

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4th Day Special - King of the Slide Guitar
Elmore James (January 27, 1918 May 24, 1963 ) an American blues guitarist, singer, songwriter and bandleader. He was known as "King of the Slide Guitar" and was noted for his use of loud amplification and his stirring voice. For his contributions to music, James was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992.He began making music at the age of 12, using a simple one-string instrument diddley bow, or jitterbug strung on a shack wall.  As a teen he performed at dances under the names Cleanhead and Joe Willie James.
Backtracking as The lady sings the Blues ...
Featuring those legendary artists .. Just listen to the emotion and the bluest, blue in these tracks ... Ride the 'Blue Time Machine' with us . Just soak up the tracks that take you way back in time. Indeed, Back to where it all began .... The ladies, back as far and the early 1900's .. The very roots of the Blues.
Bessie Smith & Clara Smith - My man blues
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Bukka White - Old Lady Blues
Isn't it just great to see these artists, long since left us, playing once again. Wouldn't it be wonderful if we could ride a 'Time Machine' back to those earliest days of the 'Blues' and see them play 'live' - Well, we can do the next best thing and stream a short video clip ...