DIGITAL BLUES

by Digital Blues

A chance to catch the very popular award winning weekly radio show that is aired 18 times a week on stations based in France, Germany, Gozo, New Zealand, the UK,and the USA featuring great blues and blues tinged, music old and new, from around the world.

Details of how where and when you can listen and much more can be found at www.digitalblues.co.uk

Podcast episodes

  • WEEK COMMENCING 7TH APRIL 2024

    WEEK COMMENCING 7TH APRIL 2024

    In this week’s edition of Digital Blues, 13 hugely varied tracks from across the blues spectrum and beyond. Expand your horizons! They may not all be to your taste, but I love them. Join me for tracks from Bywater Call, Mike Zito, Cryin' Out Loud, The Wicked Lo-Down, Eric Bibb, Sean Riley & The Water, Coles & Ward, Giulia Millanta, Federico Verteramo Blues Band, I Shot A Man, Katarine Pejak, John Primer & Bob Corritore and Frenchie Moe. ARTIST TRACK SOURCE LABEL Bywater Call Holler Single Gypsy Soul Records Mike Zito No One To Talk To (But The Blues) Life Is Hard Gulf Coast Records Cryin' Out Loud You Can Dance To The Blues Play Loud & Smoke Often Pilot Light Records The Wicked Lo-Down Dime Store Darling Out of Line Gulf Coast Records Eric Bibb Thing Is 'Bout Coming My Way Live at the Scala Theatre Stockholm Stony Plan Records Sean Riley & The Water A Losing Hand Stone Cold Hands Pugnacious Records Coles & Ward Ma Jolie Fille Blues & Other Truths Rawtone Records/Green Bullet Records Giulia Millanta Luna Lo Sa Only Luna Knows Ugly Cat Music Federico Verteramo Blues Band Singin' As I Fly In My Own Time Independent I Shot A Man Annie Goodheart Dues Bloos Records Katarine Pejak Honey Jar Pearls On A String Ruf Records John Primer & Bob Corritore Feel Like Going Home Crawlin' Kingsnake VizzTone Label Group Frenchie Moe Furry Slippers Soul Full Tonight Independent

  • WEEK COMMENCING 31ST MARCH 2024

    WEEK COMMENCING 31ST MARCH 2024

    In this week’s edition of Digital Blues, something rather different with tracks from the 1940s through to 2005 including some interesting and unusual covers, some A sides and their B sides, some all too rarely heard women in blues and three tracks from Essex bands who were involved at the birth of Digital Blues at the beginning of the century! Join me for tracks from Chuck Berry, The Rolling Stones, Bo Diddley, Bill Perry/Richie Havens, Junior Wells, Taj Mahal, Ottilie Patterson, Nina Simone, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Jessie Mae Hemphill, The Motel Kings, The Cadillac Kings, The Swampcats and Jimmy Thackery. Artist Track Source Label Chuck Berry Johnny B. Goode The Ultimate Collection Spectrum Music The Rolling Stones Around and Around 12 x 5 London Records Bo Diddley Bo Diddley The Blues Collection Orbis Rolling Stones Mona (I Need You Baby) The Rolling Stones London Records Bill Perry/Richie Havens No Expectations Highway 60's 70's - Blues Revisited Vol 2 DixieFrog Records Junior Wells (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction Highway 60's 70's - Blues Revisited DixieFrog Records Taj Mahal Honky Tonk Woman Highway 60's 70's - Blues Revisited Vol 2 DixieFrog Records Ottilie Patterson Ugly Child Easy Easy Baby Jasmine Records Nina Simone Day & Night Nina Simone Sings the Blues Legacy Recordings Sister Rosetta Tharpe Rock Me Sister Rosetta Tharpe The Original Soul Sister Proper Records Jessie Mae Hemphill Shame On You Shake It Baby HighTone Records The Motel Kings Groover Red Light Fever HotShot Records The Cadillac Kings I'm Your Professor I'm Gone xxx www.cadillackings.co.uk The Swampcats Last River Blues Going with The Flow Supertune Sounds Jimmy Thackery Apache Guitar Blind Pig Records

  • WEEK COMMENCING 24TH MARCH 2024

    WEEK COMMENCING 24TH MARCH 2024

    In this week’s edition of Digital Blues, 15 widely varied tracks from the UK, Europe & the USA, mostly from new or recent releases and including two of this month’s IBBA Picks of the Month. Join me for tracks from Shawn Kellerman feat Bobby Rush, Jackson Sloan, Cecilya and The Candy Kings, KA & The Blue Devils, The Slimline Shufflers, Tinsley Ellis, Ma Polaine's Great Decline, Jamie Williams & The Roots Collective, Tom Mansi & The Icebreakers, Jools Waldron, The Cinelli Brothers, Lorenzo Sanchez Band, French Blues All Stars, Veronica Sbergia, Lady Va. Artist Track Source Label Shawn Kellerman feat Bobby Rush We Are Blues Men Kell's Kitchen Songsurfer Records Jackson Sloan Hey Mr Wheel of Fortune Take Me Back In Time Shellac Records Cecilya and The Candy Kings I'll Take You To The Party Back in 1955 Meseta Records KA & The Blue Devils Halley Blues Anywhere KA Music The Slimline Shufflers The Blues What I Am Suspicious Blues Little Paradise Records Tinsley Ellis The Sailor's Grave On The Prairie Naked Truth Alligator Records Ma Polaine's Great Decline Blame It On Me Molecules OMH Records Jamie Williams & The Roots Collective Bad Blood Stay True Ashwell Records Tom Mansi & The Icebreakers No Face Blues Eyeball Lunaria Records Jools Waldron I Found You Love  Brandy Breakfast Independent The Cinelli Brothers Don't Need No Favor Almost Exactly Independent orenzo Sanchez Band Taj Blue Avenida Rock'n'Hall French Blues All Stars The Bottle of Chablis Is Empty New Flesh Ahead Veronica Sbergia Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Bawdy Black Pearls Bloos Records Lady Va Jumpin' The 88s Steam Train Boogie Independent

  • WEEK COMMENCING 17TH MARCH 2024

    WEEK COMMENCING 17TH MARCH 2024

    In this week’s edition of Digital Blues, 13 widely varied tracks, mostly from new or recent releases including two of this month’s IBBA Picks of the Month. Join me for tracks from Mike Zito, JJ Grey & Mofro, Mississippi MacDonald featuring Benny Turner, Mitch Ryder, Altered Five Blues Band, The Cinelli Brothers, John Clifton, John Primer & Bob Corritore, Katie Henry, Sue Decker, Giulia Millanta, Tinsley Ellis and The Ron Kraemer Trio. Artist Track Source Label Mike Zito Lonely Man Life Is Hard Gulf Coast Records JJ Grey & Mofro Seminole Wind Olustee Alligator Records Mississippi MacDonald featuring Benny Turner (Someone Else Is) Steppin' In Do Right, Say Right Special Edition Another Planet Music Mitch Ryder All The Fool It Sees The Roof Is On Fire Ruf Records Altered Five Blues Band I've Got The Scars To Prove It Testifyin' Blind Pig Records The Cinelli Brothers Nobody's Fool Almost Exactly Independent John Clifton Long Gone Mama Too Much To Pay Flower Records John Primer & Bob Corritore Chains and Things Crawlin' Kingsnake VizzTone Label Group Katie Henry A Doll's Heart Get Goin' Ruf Records Sue Decker Never Asked To Be So Strong Keeping Time Independent Giulia Millanta Sin Eater Only Luna Knows Ugly Cat Music Tinsley Ellis Don't Go No Further Naked Truth Alligator Records The Ron Kraemer Trio Siesta Afternoon Sarasota Swing Independent

  • WEEK COMMENCING 10TH MARCH 2024 - EUROPEAN BLUES CHALLENGE 2024 PREVIEW

    WEEK COMMENCING 10TH MARCH 2024 - EUROPEAN BLUES CHALLENGE 2024 PREVIEW

    In this week’s edition of Digital Blues, I look ahead to this year’s European Blues Challenge which takes place in Braga, Portugal on the 4th, 5th and 6th of April 2024. I didn’t have space for all 22 entrants but I have no less than 14 tracks from a wildly eclectic selection of bands and artists from all over Europe. Join me for tracks from Errol Linton Band, Ben Prevo, Silesian Hammond Group feat Bruce Katz, Gringo’s Washboard Band, The Manic Blues, Charlie & Bell Blues Experience, Little Willie Mehto, Odin Landbakk Trio, Groove City & Daria Biancardi, Moritz Gamper, Tassos Skouras, Kid Carlos Band, Little Mouse & The Hungry Cats and Marcian Petrescu BluesHarp Band. Artist Track Source Label Errol Linton Band So Many Women No Entry Bra$$dog Records Ben Prevo The Same Thing (Willie Dixon) Download Independent Silesian Hammond Group feat Bruce Katz Give It Away Download Independent Gringo’s Washboard Band St Louis Blues Download Independent The Manic Blues Waste No Time Out of Nowhere Independent Charlie & Bell Blues Experience Pretend Blues Download Independent Little Willie Mehto One More Time There Ain't No Coolin' Mountain Ash Records Odin Landbakk Trio Strengedansen Download Independent Groove City & Daria Biancardi Two Fisted Mama Download Independent Moritz Gamper Desert Wolf Sketches Of Imagination & Beyond Blind Rope Tassos Skouras Alright Mama Download Independent Kid Carlos Band Invincible Download Independent Little Mouse & The Hungry Cats Undertaker's Love Voodoo Works Independent Marcian Petrescu BluesHarp Band Love Her Don't Shove Her Download Independent Errol Linton Band No Entry Blues No Entry Bra$$dog Records