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2017. (01) Jan – Film: St. Louis Blues, the most influential blues of all time. (02) Feb – Blues, Booze, Drugs and Religion. Blues in Spoonfuls with Cream and Howlin’ Wolf. (03) Mar – When Pianos Thundered in Texas. The first rock ‘n’ roll. Muddy Waters on the Stones, Keith Richards on Muddy. (04) Apr – The Photographer Keeping Blues Alive. When Rock ‘n’ Roll got Hip Again. (05) May – The Earliest Electric Guitar Blues. (06) Iconic Rock Book, but author was no rock prophet. (07)

 

2016. (01) Jan – Film: Rock & Roll Blues ♠ David Bowie ♠ Film: Kings of Blues Guitar ♠ Bob Marley ♠ Blues’ Untold Story. (02) Feb – Film: More Rock & Roll Blues ♠ Film: Rocking Blues1938 ♠ Film – Rocking Blues1948. (03) Mar  Mick Fleetwood ♠ Film: Original Chicago Blues 111 ♠ Film: Original Chicago Blues 11 ♠ Iggy Pop. Film ♠ Original Chicago Blues 1. (04) Apr -Sebastopol Tuning ♠ Bentonia Blues ♠ Film: Blues Turns Electric ♠ Blues: Musically Infantile? (05) May – Working for the Beatles’ Man ♠ Bluesbreaker Guitarists ♠Rock’s Golden Year ♠ Film – Rocking 100 Years Ago. (06) Jun -First Lady of Bass. (07) July – Clapton Fires Stones ♠ Heavenly Choirs ♠ Stones Exhibition ♠ Unknown Top Guitarist. (08) Aug – Film: Forgotten Chicago Blues ♠ Kinks ♠ History: World’s First Anti-Rock Review. Sep – Honky Tonk Woman. Oct – Untold History of Blues ♠ First Recorded Blues Vocal ♠ As Years Go By. Nov – Oldest Rock Venue ♠  1938’s Blues Guitar Boy Wonder ♠ America’s Gift To The World. Dec – Rarely What You Think ♠ Steel Guitar Steal.

 

2015. (01) Jan – Earliest Known Blues ♠ Great Blues Cities: St. Louis. (02) Feb  Blues’ Forgotten Ancestor ♠ Taste ♠ (03) Mar  America’s UK Blues Icon ♠ Blues’ Origin ♠ The First Hippy? (04) Apr – David Beckham, Robert Johnson ♠ Live Fast, Die Young. (05) May – When Rock Stars Die ♠ Bill Wyman & Me ♠ Robert Johnson’s Guitar Teacher ♠ Robert Johnson’s Devil Myth Scotched. (06) June – Sex Pistols. (07) Jul – Eartha Kitt/Leonard Cohen ♠ AC/DC ♠ Le Bloody Nerve. (08) Aug – Band Rose From Ashes ♠ Life After Dark ♠ Jimmy Page Black Magic ♠ First Electric  Blues Hit. (09) Sep – Rock Guitar Great passes ♠ Marc Maron/Iggy Pop. (10) Oct – GHI of Blues ♠ DEF of Blues ♠ Walking Dead. (11) Nov – Bet You Didn’t Know This ♠ VW of Blues ♠ STU of Blues. ♠ Keith Richards’ Favourites ♠ PQR of Blues. (12) Dec – Mike Bloomfield/Bob Dylan ♠ Move. ♠ YZ of Blues.

 

2014. (01) Jan – Blues City New Orleans ♠ Instruments of the Devil ♠ Magic of Muscle Shoals ♠ Heavy Metal Drumming ♠ Song Introduced Blues to World. (02) Feb – Roger Daltrey/Wilco Johnson ♠ Prince ♠ Blues City Chicago ♠ Blues in Scotland ♠ Blues Maverick. (03) Mar – Child Singing Opera ♠ Texas’ Down To Friend ♠ Casey Bill Weldon ♠ Inspiring Western Swing ♠ Blues City Louisville. (04) Apr -Influencing Elvis & Chuck ♠ RIP Motown Wizard ♠ 2nd Earliest Rock & Roll Record ♠ Hallelujah ♠ Daddy of Blues Singers. (05) May – Spotify, A Limp Puppet? ♠ Mick Green ♠ Johnny Kidd and the Pirates ♠ Great Blues Cities – Oklahoma City ♠ Malcolm Young.  (06) Jun – Revenge of the Zombies ♠ Glastonbury: Too Posh ♠ New Face of Ska ♠ Lee Cooper: 1952 Guitarist, Not Jeans ♠ Great Blues Cities – London. (07) Jul – Led Zeppelin Remastered ♠ Explaining Guitar Solos ♠ My Old Radio Broadcasts ♠ Johnny Winter RIP ♠ Al’s English Lesson. (08) Aug – First Metal Riff ♠ Iggy’s Radio Show ♠ Did Sleepy John Estes influence Bolan? ♠ First Boogie Woogie Hit ♠ Hey Cats! (09) Sep – Johnny Otis ♠ Leiber-Stoller. (10) Oct – Cat Stevens ♠ First Blues mention ♠ Pre-Blues San Fransisco ♠ Malcolm Young. (11) Nov – Stones/James Brown ♠ Metal’s First Steps ♠ Iggy’s Lecture ♠ RIP Jack Bruce. (12) Dec – Rock & Roll 1815-style ♠ The New Wilde One ♠ McCartney/Nirvana.

 

2013. (04) Apr – Black Sabbath ♠ How Blues Evolved. (05)  May – Original King of Blues Guitar ♠ 1940s Rock & Roll ♠ 1930s Rock & Roll ♠ When Blues Became Rock & Roll. (06) Jun – Man Who Sparked Blues ♠ Pinetop Smith ♠ Brilliant Blues Guitarist ♠ How Blues Evolved Now Available. (07) Jul – Hip Museum ♠ Alexis Korner ♠ Buddy Bolden ♠ Where Blues Started ♠ First Known Bluesman. (08) Aug – Black Keys/White Stripes ♠ WEAK13 ♠ Dirty Dirty Blues ♠ Early Rocking Blues Records ♠ First Blues Watershed. (09) Sep – Resonator Guitars ♠ Early Hooch Coochie ♠ Unrecognised Musical Talent. (10) Oct – Jools Holland/Dr. John ♠ Drug References In Old Songs ♠ Music Relieves Pain ♠ Your Musical Age? ♠ John Hammond. (11) Nov – Birth of Boogie Guitar ♠ AC/DC ♠ First Blues Vocal. (12) Dec – How Spotify Saved Xmas ♠ Bluesmen Boxers ♠ Classic 1950s Clips.

 

<p>2017: 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 </p> <p>2016: 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 </p> <p>2015: 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 </p> <p>2014: 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 </p> <p>2013: 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 </p>