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February 24, 2015

Blues and Rhythm Show 169 on 93.3 CFMU (Hamilton, Ontario)

Swear to Tell the Truth for Tuesday, February 24th, (1:00-2:30 pm)

We’re moving around a lot on this weeks program. On the show, Houston R&B; R&B from the Capitol label; Lead Belly, on the date Smithsonian Folkways releases its 5 CD Lead Belly Folkways box set; couple of female gospel groups from gospel’s golden era, more gospel from Memphis’ custom label, Designer Records, soul, including Jackie Shane.

On the Show:

Piano Red – King Tut – Scat Man Crothers – Lead Belly – R.L. Burnside – Johnny Shines – Sallie Martin Singers – Harps of David – Jackie Shane – 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 23rd.

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 (March 3rd)

Next week is Fundraising Week. We’ll have a mix of the best of blues, R&B, gospel and soul, including some hard-to-find material. If you follow the show, we’d appreciate your help. Call in during the show or go to http://cfmu.mcmaster.ca/app/promotions via your browser and link with CFMU’s PayPal. A significant part of CFMU’s audience listens via the internet. If you can help the station and this program stay on the air, we need the support

In two weeks, on March 10th, a couple of days late because of Fundraising, our International Women’s Day annual special

Errors and Omissions

Last week’s Mardi Gras show turned into a technical errorfest. There is no adequate explanation, so we won’t attempt one. We just hope you weren’t paying close attention and that we can make things right this week.

cmc

October 14, 2014

Blues and Rhythm Show 151 on 93.3 CFMU (Hamilton, Ontario)

Swear to Tell the Truth for Tuesday, October 14th, (1:00-2:30 pm)

We touch on a few different themes in this week’s program. We begin with a few records from or about Atlanta, take a brief look at the lineup for the upcoming Hammer Bluesfest (scheduled for November 1st), bring you a brief set of soul recordings made between 1968 and 1998 and raise a few questions about the phenomenon sometimes referred to as “soul-blues”. And we end the show with a couple of recordings by large gospel choirs.

On the Show:

Piano Red – Nappy Brown – Chris Martin Trio – The Vaudevillian – Harpdog Brown – Irma Thomas – Lynn White – Bobby Rush – Mattie Moss Clark – 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 November 12th.

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 (October 21st)

As of today, we are a man without a plan—for next week. Stay posted.

cmc

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