Crossroads

Fridays at 10pm, Sundays at 7pm

Crossroads is KMUW’s contemporary blues and soul show. Hosted by Chris Heim, the program highlights blues, R&B and soul from the post-war era to the present, from classic recordings to new releases, and from mainstream sounds to a diverse and wide-ranging collection of artists and recordings with roots in the blues and branches in nearly every other musical genre.

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  1. Curtis Salgado - Soul Shot (Alligator)
  2. Johnnie Bassett - I Can Make That Happen (Sly Dog)
  3. Little Feat - Rooster Rag (Rounder)
  4. Rockin' Johnny Band - Grim Reaper (Delmark)
  5. Rick Estrin and the Nightcats - ONe Wrong Turn (Alligator)
  6. Albert Castiglia - Living the Dream (Blues Leaf)
  7. Mannish Boys - Double Dynamite (Delta Groove)
  8. The 44s - Americana (Rip Cat)
  9. Tedeschi Trucks Band - Everybody's Talkin' (Sony Masterworks)
  10. Anthony Gomes - Up 2 Zero (Anthony Gomes)
  11. Nathan James and the Rhythm Scratchers - Wh

Though Stevie Ray Vaughan's main career spanned less than a decade, he managed in that short time to help spark a new interest in blues, established himself as one of the great guitarists of popular music, and won a prominent place in fans hearts where he remains to this day, over twenty years since his passing in a tragic helicopter accident in August, 1990.

Top 40 Albums July 2012

Jul 25, 2012

  1. Little Feat - Rooster Rag (Rounder)
  2. Curtis Salgado - Soul Shot (Alligator)
  3. Johnnie Bassett - I Can Make That Happen (Sly Dog)
  4. Tedeschi Trucks Band - Everybody's Talkin' (Sony Masterworks)
  5. Johnny Rawls - Soul Survivor (Catfood)
  6. Mud Morganfield - Son of the Seventh Son (Severn)
  7. Jon Cleary - Occapella!

Though now recognized as one of the greats of the blues and one of the best guitarists of all time, Buddy Guy didn’t find recognition or success quickly or easily.

Top 40 Albums June 2012

Jul 5, 2012

  1. Dirty Dozen Brass Band - Twenty Dozen (Savoy Jazz)
  2. Curtis Salgado - Soul Shot (Alligator)
  3. Billy Boy Arnold - Sings Big Bill Broonzy (Electro-Fi)
  4. Shakura S'aida - Time...(Electro-Fi)
  5. Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials - Jump Start (Alligator)
  6. Enrico Crivellaro - Freewheelin' (Electro-Fi)
  7. JD McPherson - Signs and Signifiers (Rounder)
  8. Duke Robillard Jazz Trio - Wobble Walkin' (Blue Duchess)
  9. Bonnie Raitt - Slipstream (Red Wing)
  10. Johnnie Bassett - I Can Make That Happen (Sly Dog)
  11. Nathan James

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