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April 6, 2016

Blues and Rhythm Show 224 on 93.3 CFMU (Hamilton, Ontario)

Swear to Tell the Truth for Tuesday, April 5th (1:00 to 2:30pm)

No single theme on this week’s program. Lot of early and Pre-War material. We are taking a brief look at blues from the Classic-Vaudeville era and also at the circle of musicians from Brownsville, Tennessee. Also, Blind Willie Johnson and other Sanctified Singer

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Also on the program, more soul Duke, Peacock and from Onder-ful!/M-pac.

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On the Show:

Johnny Heartsman – Butterbeans & Susie – Charles & Effie Tyus – Yank Rachel – Son Bonds – Jo Ann Kelly – Lucinda Williams – Arizona Dranes – Al “TNT”Braggs – Harold Burrage – and others

Listen to the program at FM 93.3 in Hamilton or on CFMU online at cfmu.msumcmaster.ca. The program will be available to stream or as a podcast until May 2nd.

Contact Us:

To reach us with comments or queries, write us at sweartotellthetruth@gmail.com.

You can also follow the program at sweartotellthetruth@nosignifying on Twitter.

Next week (April 12th)

We’re taking three weeks off. The station will play repeats durint this period. See you live in May.

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March 29, 2014

Blues and Rhythm Show 124 on 93.3 CFMU (Hamilton, Ontario)

Swear to Tell the Truth for Tuesday, March 25, 2014 (1:00-2:30 pm)

Our March 25th show will be available to stream or downward until April 21st. We didn’t post in advance of the program. Show ended with a selection of soul connected to either New Orleans or Houston. Opening the show, some R&B, all but one of the tracks with backing vocals provided by vocal groups or band ensemble. We also spotlight two Medicine Show men and there’s a taste of Cajun music.

On the Show:

James Booker – Manhattan Paul – Dakota Staton – Jimmy Liggins – Papa Lemon Nash – Magnolia Sisters – Ronnie Hawkins – King Floyd – Rockie Charles – Al “TNT” Braggs – and others

Listen to the program at FM 93.3 in Hamilton or on CFMU online at cfmu.mcmaster.ca. The program will be available to stream or as a podcast until April 21st.

Contact Us

To reach us with comments or queries, write us at sweartotellthetruth@gmail.com.

You can also follow the program at sweartotellthetruth@nosignifying on Twitter.

Next week (April 1st)

We announced something quite different but we’re trying to put together a special on the Library of Congress recordings of the 1934-1942 period. 

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