Entries by Joe Boone

#2743 – Sons of Mudboy

Beale Street Caravan – Sons of Mudboy This week we feature the mysterious, inscrutable, ever changing Sons of Mudboy. Also joining us will be BSC contributor, Jim Spake, exploring the legendary sidemen from the early years of rock and roll that played rock’s original lead instrument in a series called “Crazy About a Saxophone.”

#2742 – Reigning Sound and Lucy Woodward

Beale Street Caravan – Reigning Sound and Lucy Woodward – April 5, 2017 Over the past few seasons, BSC has brought our listeners a lot of Memphis music from a funky Midtown dive known as Bar DKDC (Don’t Know, Don’t Care). On this week’s program we take a closer look at what makes a music […]

#2739 – Watermelon Slim and Terry “Harmonica” Bean

Beale Street Caravan – Watermelon Slim and Terry "Harmonica" Bean This week’s episode showcases two bluesmen whose music can be heard at blues festivals around the world, in documentary films, or performing at juke joints right in the heart of the Mississippi Delta. Both play harmonica and guitar, and both were recorded during Bridging The […]

#2737 – D-Vine Spirituals

Beale Street Caravan – D-Vine Spirituals This week on Beale Street Caravan we have a soul-stirring revue from D-Vine Spirituals Records. The performance features Rev. John Wilkins, the D-Vine Spiritualettes, The Vaughn Sisters, and more. Grammy nominated blues man, Guy Davis, will be with us to deliver an installment of the Blues Hall of Fame, […]

#2736 – Kenny Brown

Beale Street Caravan – Kenny Brown This week, we have the main event from the Hill Country Picnic. Kenny Brown, reigning King of the Hill Country, is with us with an incendiary set of gut bucket, hip-shaking blues. BSC contributor William Lee Ellis returns to continue his series, Religion and the Blues.

#2734 – Juke Joint Duo Reunion

To blues lovers around the globe, The Juke Joint Duo — Cedric Burnside and Lightnin’ Malcolm — embodied the spirit of North Mississippi Hill Country Blues. This week we feature a rare reunion show that we hosted here in Memphis, as well as an in-depth interview with Cedric Burnside and the continuation of Dr. Barbara […]