June 16, 2020

Blues and Rhythm Show 281 on 93.3 CFMU (Hamilton, Ontario)

Swear to Tell the Truth for Tuesday, June 16th, 2020 (10:00 to 12:00 noon) – air date of prerecorded show is uncertain

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Our second program from quarantine. We briefly sample Little Richard’s output on Specialty; blues and R&B from both coasts–New York and California; music from the R&B revival of the late 1980s and the early 1990s; country gospel from 1938; African-American gospel from 1964-1974 and a pair of gospel instrumentals.

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On the Show:

Harold Jackson & the Jackson Brothers – Little Richard – Jackie Wilson – Larry Dale – Johnny Fuller – Camille La Vah – Pee Wee Crayton – Harry Van Walls – Mark “Bird” Stafford – Charles Brown – Coon Creek Girls – Rev. Lonnie Farris with Thelma Wiiliam – Ziontones – Lamar Nelson – Ray Charles – 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 September 10th as a podcast. Just go the website, bring up the right 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




August 19, 2013

Blues and Rhythm Show 93 on 93.3 CFMU (Hamilton, Ontario)

Swear to Tell the Truth for Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 (1:00-2:30 pm)

This week’s lineup includes fifties and sixties blues and R&B from both coasts, some hard blues and a couple of tracks on the poppish side of things. We have something from the new CD from Mark “Bird” Stafford (Live At the Delta) and an older track from Charlie Musselwhite, lately touring with Ben Harper. Also, some sacred steel and something from a fine retro singer who appears to have a new CD on the way.

On the show: 

Jackie Wilson –  Larry Dale  –  Ray Agee – Camille La Vah – Margie Evans – Harry Van Walls – Charles Brown – Rev. Lonnie Farris – Snooks Eaglin – and more

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 September 17th.

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 (August 27th)

Our last program of the summer will be our repeat of the John Lomax Southern Journey feature, which first aired in May. The following week, September 3rd, will emanate from the lobby of the McMaster Student Union building and we’ll be shopping all of our musical wares for those who are present live at the MSU and those of you listening at home or at work.



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