Podcast and Blues

Podcast and Blues

Podcast and Blues is about new and traditional blues singers. It is music news on the artists by Gail Nobles. https://sites.google.com/view/podcast-and-blues/home

Episodes

September 12, 2021 2 min
Story and song by: Gail Nobles © 2021
Song: Ray Charles The Blues

Actor: Wait a minute now. Ray Charles could sing the blues. (Singing)

Ray Charles Robinson Sr. He preferred being called Brother Ray. He has sung his 1960 hit Georgia On My mind. The Genius could really sing the blues. There were other songs too. Early in the Morning, Hard Times, The midnight hour, and The Right Time. He was all about R&B. Soul, Gospel, Country, J...
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Keyboard player: Gail Nobles
Story by: Gail Nobles
Vocals: Gail Nobles
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Roy Gaines! You know what he said?

Roy: I’ll be a blues man for life.

Now Roy is saying that he can be badder than bad. Treat him right. Just look for Roy Gaines Badder Than Bad (Live) on Spotify.

Gaines is a renowned legendary Blues Artist born in Watson, Texas. He is the younger brother of the blue...
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July 16, 2021 3 min
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All vocals: Gail Nobles

Jaybird Coleman was a country blues harmonica player, vocalist, and guitarist. He was a popular musical attraction throughout Alabama and recorded several sides in...
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Song: Will the Circle Be Unbroken
Song by: The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band featuring Taj Mahal
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Good evening! This Sunday evening I’m here to talk about a blues musician whose name is Taj Mahal. He plays the guitar, piano, banjo, ...
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Story by: Gail Nobles
Keyboard player: Gail Nobles

Sonny Green is Crying the Blues. Somebody please help the blind man standing on the corner. Somebody please bring find his woman.

Sonny Green. Found! One Soul Singer. Those are the big bold words I see written on his album. It is believed that he is one of the best soul singers alive. Sonny is Modern Day Soul Blues and he’s in his 70’s. He’s got to know a lot about the blues. It is s...
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I’m taking you back to the old blues. LaVern Baker was an R&B singer who had several hit records on the pop chart in the 1950s and early 1960s. Her most successful records were "Tweedle Dee" (1955), "Jim Dandy" (1956), and "I Cried a Tear" (1958).

Now lets talk about Jim Dandy sometimes known as (Jim Dandy to the Rescue) It’s a song written by Lincoln Chase, and was first recorded by LaVern Baker in 1956...
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April 20, 2021 2 min
Music by: Gail Nobles
Vocals by: Gail Nobles
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Blues! What is blues? Blues is emotion and soul to me. Podcast and Blues. I’m your host, Gail Nobles.

In the old days, the blues was sorrow. It meant being down and out. In music, we have heard the sad songs about being in love having so much trouble. Today, I can hardly tell wha...
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Song: Harry Hippie
Song by: Bobby Womack
Written by: Jim Ford

Cover version: Calvin Richardson
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Keyboard player: Gail Nobles
Podcast vocals: Gail Nobles

Today’s topic is Calvin Richardson. In 2009, he was chosen to record a tribute album to Bobby Womack. (Singing)

Calvin Richardson sings Bobby Womack’s song Harry Hippie. He has t...
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Song: Fresh Out
Song by: Christone Kingfish Ingram
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Podcast vocals: Gail Nobles
Keyboard player: Gail Nobles

Intro

Today’s topic is Christone “Kingfish” Ingram.
We always dig back through records and think of artist such as BB King, John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, and Howlin’ Wolfe when we think of the blues. We have the ...
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Podcast Theme Song: Ain't Nothing Like That Old Fashioned Blues
Podcast Theme Song By: Gail Nobles © 2021

Song: The Glory of Love
Song by: Otis Redding
Photo credit: Public Domain

Thank you for listening to Podcast and Blues. I'm Gail Nobles, and I was just thinking today. There ain't nothing like that old fashioned blues.

(Singing) What are they singing about today?
Ain't nothin' like that old fashioned blues.
What a...
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Title: Billy Jones Blues _ Come Back Tonight
Song by: Billy Jones
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Good evening! I'm Gail Nobles
It's time for Funk & Blues & Southern Soul .... R&B
Whatever you want to call it, Jones has got it.
So how are y'all do...
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Song and Story by: Gail Nobles © 2021
Keyboard player by: GailNobles
Vocals by: Gail Nobles
Voice actor: Gail Nobles

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Cry of the Blues/COVID

Announcer: Good evening. I’m Gail Nobles, and I’m thinking about the artists we love. I’m thinking about BB King.

Actor: I look at the world and the thrill is gone.

Announcer: If you didn’t ...
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November 24, 2020 2 min
Podcast vocals: Gail Nobles
Music by: Gail Nobles
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Hi, I'm Gail Nobles, and today's topic is Michael Burks. Michael Burks was an electric blues and soul blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He is best known for his tracks, "Everybody's Got Their Hand Out", "I Smell Smoke", and "...
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Story by: Gail Nobles
Podcast vocals: Gail Nobles
Song by: Peggy Scott & Jo Jo Benson
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Like Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell, Peggy Scott Adams and Jo Jo Benson were a great singing duo in soul blues. In the 60's, Peggy Scott teamed with Jo Jo Benson to record 3 million selling songs.

One of my favo...
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Title: Free Music and Free Beer
Song by: Unreal_DM (ft. Admiral Bob, Sackjo22)
Unreal DM’s remix of Admiral Bob’s bluesy theme song for the “Free Music & Free Beer"

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Hello! How are you doing out there tonight! It's been a crazy and sad year for the blues. ...
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Bigg Robb - Southern Soul
Podcast Theme by: Gail Nobles
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Bigg Robb started in the music industry as a teenager disc jockey at a small radio station in Cincinnati, Ohio, in the late 70's. Through the early 80's he stayed in radio, focusing on soul and funk artists such as Bootsy Collins, Midnight Star, Zapp, and other greats of the era, often interviewing them on his shows. Robb would hang ...
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Story: Blues 57- Rosco and Willie
Story by: Gail Nobles
Podcast theme: Blues 57 by Gail Nobles
Art by: Gail Nobles

It all started with two guys named Rosco and Willie. They brought back real music into their community. There wasn't much going on and times were tough. People were trying to make it. Rosco and Willie had just got out of the military. They were like brothers. Rosco was short and Willie was tall. Rosco and Willie starte...
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Song Title: Love Nobody Else
Artist: billy jones bluez
Lyrics by: Theophilus Jones, Jr.
Composer: Theophilus Jones, Jr.
Release year: 2012
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Billy Jones Bluez
The NEW American Bluesman
According to his bio, his vocals are a blend of blues intensity and style with ur...
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Song Title: Old Alabama
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Good evening. Today's topic is prison blues. Work songs that the chain gang sang.

A chain gang is a group of prisoners chained together to perform menial or physically challenging work as a form of punishment. Such punishment might include repairing buildings, building roads, or clearing land.

The song I'm about to play is ...
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Title: Buddy Guy + Junior Wells
Interview by: Peter Stone Brown
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