We’re celebrating the Centennial of the birth of John Lee Hooker on Two For the Blues this Saturday, 8/19/2017 from 8-10 PM Central time. John Lee Hooker was born August 22, 1912 or 1917 depending on which source you believe. Hooker himself claimed 1917 as his birth year and his Social Security application indicated that. More […]
We will be celebrating the Year of the Rooster for Chinese New Year this Saturday, January 21 from 8-10 PM on Two For the Blues a week early with 2 hours of blues music about chickens as it will be the Year of the Rooster on the Chinese Calendar January 28th. The Chinese calendar assigns […]
We are celebrating Chinese New Year this Saturday night on Two For The Blues from 8-10 PM. It’s the Year of the Monkey so we’ll be featuring 2 hours of blues songs about monkeys plus a few surprises.
Art Schuna returns to the airwaves on Two For the Blues this Saturday after a 2 month absence and will feature Bobby Rush and Them. Bobby Rush is celebrating 50 years as a blues performer with a 4 CD box set, Chicken Heads: A 50-Year History of Bobby Rush. At 80 years old, Bobby Rush […]
On the October 4th edition of Two For the Blues hosted by Art Schuna, John Tefteller was the special guest. John is a major collector of pre-war blues records and specializes in the Paramount record label that was based in Grafton, WI. The Paramount label produced an incredible number of recordings by artists such as […]
John Brim was born in Hopkinsville, KY in 1922 and moved to Chicago in 1947. He first recorded for the Detroit label Fortune in 1950 playing the guitar with his wife Grace on harmonica and taking on the vocals. Big Maceo Merriweather backed them on piano, but due to his stroke only did the left […]