March 24, 2013

Upcoming Features on Swear to Tell the Truth: the Blues and Rhythm Hour

Here are a few of the themes we will be pursuing in upcoming shows in the not-too-distant future on Swear to Tell the Truth: the Blues & Rhythm Show – 93.3 FM, Hamilton Ontario  (Tuesday 1:00-2:30 pm) or http://cfmu.msumcmaster.ca/

Gotham label survey – blues, rhythm & blues, gospel from ’40s – ’50s indie label – scheduled for April 5th.

Louis Jordan special – the founding figure of rhythm & blues

Alan Lomax’ Southern Journey (the 1959-1960 field trips)

Sister Rosetta Tharpe feature

Victor label blues – mostly 1920s

1920s blues figures – part 2

1930s blues figures – part 2 (late 1930s)

Specialty label gospel – part 2 – the mid to late fifties

Trains and Hoboes

Although we set up this site a year ago,  we only began making regular entries last week. We will be trying to provide notice for each coming program at least a day in advance of the air date.


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