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IRA'S BLEND #34: BLIND PIG RECORDS - ECLECTIC ELECTRIC BLUES



IRA’S BLEND #34: BLIND PIG RECORDS – ECLECTIC BLUES
Broadcast 3-8-2016
Host/Engineer: Ira
For: ex-patradio.fr

Listen to archived show on Mixcloud HERE

Tommy Castro – The Crossanova
Arthur Adams – Backup Man
Billie Branch & The Sons of the Blues – Song for My Mother
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Coco Montoya – Gotta Mind to Travel
Popa Chubby – If the Diesel Don’t Get You Then the Jet Fuel Will
Magic Slim – Mustang Sally
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Albert Cummings – Blues Makes Me Feel So Good
Jimmy Vivino and The Black Italians – Animalism
Bob Margolin – Not Dark Yet
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Roy Rogers – Ain’t No Bread in the Breadbox
Smokin’ Joe Kubek – My Heart’s in Texas
Southern Hospitality – Mile After Mile
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Billie Branch & The Sons of the Blues – Function at the Junction
Albert Cummings – Where Did I Go Wrong
Billie Branch & The Sons of the Blues – Back Alley Cat
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Commander Cody – Tennessee Plates
Bill Perry – Heaven in a Pontiac
Magic Slim & The Teardrops – Going Down the Road Feeling Bad
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Arthur Adams – Back on Track
Big Bill Morganfield – Anything Just for You
Bill Perry – Can’t Buy My Love
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Snooky Prior – Key to the Highway
Dave Hole – Rambling on My Mind
Jimmy Thackery – Hang Up and Drive
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Mighty Joe Young – As the Years Go Passing By
Magic Slim & The Teardrops – Sunny Road Blues
Otis Clay – When the Gates Swing Open
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Studebaker John & The Hawks – Rolling & Tumbling Around
Kenny Neal – Let Life Flow
Charlie Musselwhite – Fast Life Blues



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