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#2838 – Remembering Leo “Bud” Welch

bealestreetcaravan · Beale Street Caravan – Remembering Leo "Bud" Welch Leo “Bud” Welch passed away December 19, 2017 at the age of 85. Born in 1932 in Sabougla, Mississippi, Welch spent his entire life in the area where he was raised. We are rebroadcasting this episode, originally aired in 2016, in tribute to our friend, […]

#2837 – Spree Wilson

This week on Beale Street Caravan, we feature veteran songwriter, Spree Wilson, live from the Overton Park Shell. Also on the show, we sit down with Spree for an interview, and learn more about the Nashville born artist’s Memphis roots, and his connection to music industry luminaries such as Dallas Austin. Grammy nominated blues man, […]

#2835 – Those Pretty Wrongs

This week on Beale Street Caravan we have Those Pretty Wrongs featuring Jody Stephens of legendary band, Big Star, and Luther Russell, formerly of The Freewheelers. Grammy nominated blues man, Guy Davis, will be with us to deliver an installment of the Blues Hall of Fame, an exploration of the lives of the pioneers and […]

#2833 – Masters of the Soul Guitar

This week on Beale Street Caravan we feature Stax guitar heroes Harold Beane, Bobby Manuel, and Skip Pitts, in a special presentation of the Masters of the Soul Guitar, live from Studio A inside the Stax Museum of American Soul Music. Grammy nominated blues man, Guy Davis, will be with us to deliver an installment […]

#2831 – Booker T. Jones at Stax Museum Studio A

This week on Beale Street Caravan, listen to a special anniversary performance from Booker T. Jones and Stax Music Academy Alumni, the Franklin Brothers. The performance celebrates the 60th anniversary of Booker T. & the M.G.’s hit, “Green Onions”, as part of the 20th anniversary celebration of Stax Museum. Grammy nominated blues man, Guy Davis, […]

#2828 – Mark Edgar and Stuart Blueshift Ensemble

 This week on Beale Street Caravan, we’re back in the Green Room inside of Crosstown Arts for a collaboration between beloved singer, songwriter, and producer, Mark Edgar Stuart, and contemporary chamber music group, Blueshift Ensemble. Grammy nominated blues man, Guy Davis, will be with us to deliver an installment of the Blues Hall of […]