May 10, 2021

Blues and Rhythm Show 318 on 93.3 CFMU (Hamilton, Ontario)

Swear to Tell the Truth for Tuesday, May 11, 2021 (10:00 to 12:00 noon)

Blues and R&B on the Imperial label Stars of Boogie Woogie; Country and Western Swing; Recent Gospel reissues.

“Please Mr. Banker, can you loan me a dime. Well, (It) may not pay my rent but it sure will help me buy some wine” — Chris Thomas King

On the Show:

Wini Brown & Orchestra – Amos Milburn – T-Bone Walker – Jewel King – Papa Lightfoot – Jimmy McCracklin – Jack de Keyzer – Steve Strongman – John Jackson – Jimmy Yancey – Meade Lux Lewis – Al Clauser & His Oklahoma Outlaws – Clayton McMichen & His Georgia Wildcats – Spiritual Harmonizers- Cross Jordan Singers – Charles Brown – and others

Listen to the program each week at FM 93.3 in Hamilton or on CFMU online at cfmu.ca. The program will be available to stream or download until for eight weeks until July 6th as a podcast. Just go the website, scroll through 40 shows to Tuesday 10:00 am bring up the right playlist and stream or download the show.

Next Week:



February 9, 2015

Blues and Rhythm Show 167 on 93.3 CFMU (Hamilton, Ontario)

Swear to Tell the Truth for Tuesday, February 10th, (1:00-2:30 pm)

We had begun putting a program together for last Tuesday when events intruded and we realized we would not be able to make the show. This week’s program picks up where last week’s incomplete draft of a show left off. Apologies to those who tuned in last week to hear a repeat.

What we have lined up for this week includes some classic blues, some R&B, and some ragtime and boogie. Also, a brief consideration of Valentine’s Day and the blues; a tribute to Don Covay; and, by request, Jackie Wilson.

On the Show:

Roosevelt Sykes – Bessie Smith – Fats Noel – Jimmy Yancey – Josie Miles – Roy Brown – Michael Jerome Browne – Don Covay – Jackie Wilson – Nathaniel Dett Chorale – and others

Listen to the program at FM 93.3 in Hamilton or on CFMU online at cfmu.msu.mcmaster.ca. The program will be available to stream or as a podcast until March 9th.

Contact Us

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

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Next week (February 17th)

Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Also, upcoming in three weeks time (March 3rd), it will be Fundraising Week for CFMU and for this program.


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