Blues Unlimited #289 - Legends of Bluesville, Part 6: Indianapolis Blues (Hour 2)

by Sleepy Boy Hawkins

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Join us for another installment of "The Legends of Bluesville," as we aim the spotlight on the city of Indianapolis. Home to a once-thriving musical community, we’ll hear from some of the legends — like Scrapper Blackwell and "Guitar" Pete Franklin — as well as some of the forgotten heroes of the Blues in Naptown. It's "The Legends of Bluesville," on this episode of Blues Unlimited.

Pictured: Another rare offering from the Bluesville catalog, this LP, by Brooks Berry and Scrapper Blackwell, never made it to the digital age.

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released April 13, 2017


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Blues Unlimited is a weekly show that has been called the "best blues radio show in the United States," and has an established and loyal audience of listeners from around the globe. Hosted by "Sleepy Boy Hawkins" (the alter-ego of scholar, author, fanatic, and historian Steve Franz), each installment is a self-contained evergreen show, delving into a different genre, topic, or aspect of the blues. ... more

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