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September 29, 2020

Blues and Rhythm Show 288 on 93.3 CFMU (Hamilton, Ontario)

Swear to Tell the Truth for Tuesday, September 1, 2020 (10:00 to 12:00 noon)

Ninth show from our North End bubble. This week, six days before Labour Day, we have a feature segment about reflections on work in blues and country music in the pre-war era and beyond. Nothing too serious. Neither black or white vernacular music dealt much with issues of labour, workers’ interests or collective struggle, and few songs deal entirely with the subject of work. But there are many songs that include reflections on work and its impact on peoples’ lives Also on the program, blues from the fities and sixties, Chicago and Memphis; Gospel; and Soul. 

“Don’t your woman look good when she got another man” – Hound Dog Taylor

On the Show:

John “Big Moose Walker – Arlean Brown – Howlin’ Wolf – Walter Horton – Roy Milton & His Solid Senders – Tiny Bradshaw & His Orchestra – Little Victor – Michael Pickett – Frank “Springback” James – Frank Hutchinson – Dave McCarn – Andrew Tibbs – Caravans – Otis Clay – Paulette Reaves – and others.

Listen to the program each week at FM 93.3 in Hamilton, live on Cogeco Cable 288 or on CFMU online at cfmu.ca. The program will be available to stream or download until for eight weeks until October 20th as a podcast. Just go the website, bring up the right playlist and stream or download the show.

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Next week

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November 27, 2019

Blues and Rhythm Show 265 on 93.3 CFMU (Hamilton, Ontario)

Swear to Tell the Truth for Tuesday, November 19h (10:00 to 12:00 noon

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No particular themes this week. Songs about death, prison and the mob. Recordings from Alan Lomax, down-home gospel from the Coast, late thirties blues with jazz small-group backing, male vaudeville singers of the twenties.

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Sonny Thompson – The Wheels – Evelyn Freeman – Tom Delaney- Peetie Wheatstraw – Ebony Three – Work Group, Parchman Farm – Prophet B.W. West – Lowe Stokes & His North Georgians – Miss Angel – Arlean Brown – Little Milton – and others

Listen to the program each week at FM 93.3 in Hamilton, live on Cogeco Cable 288 or on CFMU online at CFMU.ca. The program will be available to stream or download until January 21st. CFMU podcasts now available for 8 weeks. Just go the website, bring up the playlist and stream or download the show.

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

New Orleans R&B, Vee-Jay Gospel

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September 20, 2016

Blues and Rhythm Show 241 on 93.3 CFMU (Hamilton, Ontario)

Swear to Tell the Truth for Tuesday, September 20th (1:00 to 2:30pm)

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On the penultimate Blues & Rhythm Show, we look at Chicago blues from the Chess, Vee-Jay, Cobra and Bea & Baby labels. Also, some Chicago gospel from the 1960s.

On the Show:

Martin, Bogan & the Armstrongs – Danny Overbea – Sugar Brown – Big Ed & his Combo – Eddie Taylor – Lee Jackson – Otis Rush – Arlean Brown – Windy City Four – Martha Bass – Harold Burrage – and others

Listen to the program at FM 93.3 in Hamilton, live on Cogeco Cable 288 or on CFMU online at cfmu.msumcmaster.ca. The program will be available to stream or download until October 18th.

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

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

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Next week (September 27th)

Last edition of the program.

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