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Blues Unlimited #314 - Uncle Sam Called Me: The Blues and War (Hour 2)

by Sleepy Boy Hawkins

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Join us as we dig into a collection of blues songs all dealing with the topic of war. Featuring commentary, insight, and criticism on Vietnam, Korea, and World War Two, we’ll hear classics from Doctor Clayton, Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup, Lightnin’ Hopkins, J.B. Lenoir, Junior Wells, and many more. The blues goes to war, on this episode of Blues Unlimited.

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released June 1, 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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