Nine O'Clock Blues

Saturday 9pm

The Nine O’clock Blues presents the Blues music that is the foundation of most all American music including Rock & Roll, Jazz, Rhythm & Blues, Soul, Country and more. 

Host Marc Applegate features Roots, Blues and Rhythm & Blues from all the decades of recorded music reaching back to the beginning with artists like Robert Johnson, Blind Lemon Jefferson and Charlie Patton while including the latest releases from a wide variety of contemporary artists.

Interested in checking out the Blues scene in Colorado? Here's a link to the Colorado Blues Society calendar.

There's always the annual Greeley Blues Jam if you need your Blues fix.

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9:00am

Sat July 13, 2013
marc on the blues

Debbie Davies Powerfully Proves Blueswomen Aren't Just Songbirds

Debbie Davies
Courtesy of the artist debbiedavies.com

Women have proven time and again that the male dominated music establishment was dead wrong back in the day when they considered women only as 'songbirds' in the Blues.

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9:00am

Sat July 6, 2013
marc on the blues

Carey Bell Epitomizes The Chicago Blues Club Stalwart

Carey Bell at the Long Beach Blues Festival, August 2003
Masahiro Sumori Wikimedia - Creative Commons

Despite one of The Paul Butterfield Band’s better known recordings, I sometimes wonder if anyone was ever really 'born in Chicago.'

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9:00am

Sat June 29, 2013
marc on the blues

Buddy And Rory Are One Name Artists To Guitar Aficionados

Buddy Guy at the 2011 Blues on the Fox, Aurora, IL
Bryan Thompson Flickr - Creative Commons

When Eric Clapton says someone is “The World’s Greatest Guitarist” you can disagree, but you sure ought to take notice. Clapton has said exactly that about Buddy Guy.

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9:00am

Sat June 15, 2013
Marc on the Blues

The Blind Man's Blues

Blind Willie McTell, with 12-string guitar, hotel room, Atlanta, Georgia, November 1940
United States Library of Congress

Blind Willie McTell, Blind Willie Johnson, Blind Blake, Blind Boy Fuller and the most iconic name in the Blues, Blind Lemon Jefferson. It makes you wonder why so many blind people have been drawn to a career playing the Blues.

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2:18pm

Sat June 8, 2013
marc on the blues

His Nickname Was “Little,” His Influence was Huge

There is a statue of Little Walter in front of the Jazzinstitut Darmstadt-Bessungen in Hessen, Germany
fluffisch Flickr - Creative Commons

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