Listen: Episode 1443

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13 songs, eight albums never before featured, seven of which are brand new arrivals – this episode defines our name as the home for new & independent Blues music! This week’s show features several truly independent releases, a new version of a song first recorded in 1935, and the first new record bearing the VeeJay Records label since 1965.

Courtesy Stony Plain

The featured selection from inside “Johnny’s Mailbox” is “Dream Catchers” by Eric Bibb, with Ruthie Foster and Harrison Kennedy. The song appears on Eric Bibb’s new album, Blues People, which is available now from Stony Plain Records. The CD features 15 songs, with a long list of guests, including Taj Mahal and the Blind Boys of Alabama.

Eric Bibb explains in the album’s liner notes that Blues People not only examines the kinship between all manner of people who play the great American music; but moreover, it traces the journey of the African-American experience. Several songs touch on the battle for civil rights in America, and “Dream Catchers” is one of them: a fantastic song providing a snapshot of the fight for equality.

Make sure to scroll below this week’s playlist, where you can view a video of Eric Bibb discussing this new album, as well as another, the official music video for the album track “Turner Station.” For additional information about Eric Bibb, his music, and his tour schedule, Click Here to Visit

1. Lisa Mills – I Wish I Was In Heaven Sittin’ Down – I’m Changing
2. Magnus Berg – Drifting – Cut Me Loose
3. Steve Freund & Gloria Hardiman – Homework – Set Me Free
4. No Refund Band – Blues Man Dying – Current State Of Blue
5. Bad Brad and the Fat Cats – Runnin’ Me Down – Take A Walk With Me
6. JD McPherson – I Wish You Would – The Warm Covers EP
7. Billy Boy Arnold – Don’t Set Me Free – The Blues Soul Of Billy Boy Arnold
8. Laura Cheadle – Summertime – Where The Blues Hangs Out
9. Mark Hummel – Tonight With a Fool – The Hustle Is Really On
10. Jack Hadley – Something So Sad – The St. Louis Sessions
11. Chase Walker Band – DIY – Unleashed
12. Howard Glazer – Felling So Bad – Looking In The Mirror
13. Eric Bibb – Dream Catchers ft. Ruthie Foster & Harrison Kennedy – Blues People

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