First broadcast April 15, 2011

Bluegrass and The Blues

10 p.m. to Midnight Host: Steve Winters

This is a night featuring mostly new releases of stellar bluegrass and blues albums. From listener reaction, the program was very pleasing to the ears. It also reaffirmed my belief that I don’t program enough blues.

Special attention was paid to Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent, who will be appearing with their award-winning bluegrass ensemble this weekend at Chris Wuerth’s GuitartownCT concert series in Hamden, and to the first new releases in many years from Allison Krauss and Union Station and Hot Tuna.

  • Artist, "Title", Album, Label

  • Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers, “Jubilation Day”, Rare Bird Alert, Rounder

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  • Grascals, “Ol’ Joe Clark”, “Leaning On The Everlasting Arms”, Dance Til Your Stockings Are Hot And Ravelin’, Blugrascal

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  • Gibson Brothers, “We Can Be Found”, “Dixie”, Help My Brother, Compass

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  • Dailey & Vincent, “River Of Time”, “I Believe”, Dailey & Vincent, Rounder

  • Larry Stephenson et al, “Give This Message To Your Heart”, 20th Anniversary, Pinecastle

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  • Allison Krauss & Union Station, “My Love Follows You Where You Go”, “Dimming Of The Day”, Paper Airplane, Rounder

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  • Dailey & Vincent, “By The Mark”, Dailey & Vincent, Rounder

  • Allison Krauss & Union Station, “Bonita And Bill Butler”, Paper Airplane, Rounder

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  • Suzy Thompson & Del Ray, “Plymouth Rock”, “What Do I Care?”, Hen Party. Hobemian

  • Steve James, “The Right Thing To Do”, “Latex Road”, Short Blue Stories, Hobemian

  • Suzy Thompson & Del Ray, “Yaaka Hicky Doola”, Hen Party, Hobemian

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  • Hot Tuna, “Angel Of Darkness”, “Children Of Zion”, Steady As She Goes, Red House

  • Phil Minissale, “Marsh Creek Tickle”, “Village Dave”, Home To Me, Independent

  • Hot Tuna, “Vicksburg Stomp”, Steady As She Goes, Red House