Episode #2534

Blues Fallin' Down Like Rain, part 3

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Friday, June 01, 2007

For this New Sounds, hear still more excerpts from the NY Guitar Festival concert series, reinterpretations of classic blues by Mississippi John Hurt, Skip James, Elizabeth Cotten, and Charlie Patton. Some of the live performers included Jorma Kaukonen, Taj Mahal, Toshi Reagon, Alvin Youngblood Hart, and many more.

PROGRAM # 2534, Blues Fallin’ Down Like Rain, Pt. 3
(First aired on Wednesday, April 12, 2006)





Harry Manx

New York Guitar Festival, Jan. & Feb. 2006, Merkin Hall

Won’t Be Worried Long [5:30]

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Taj Mahal

Zanzibar [3:30]
Come on In My Kitchen [5:00]

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David Spelman & Kerryn Tollhurst

Devil Got My Woman [5:00]

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Rory Block w/ Stefan Grossman

Moon’s Goin’ Down [3:00]

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Leni Stern

NY Guitar Festival, 1/22/06, Flushing Town Hall

The Goddess, excerpt [13:00]

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Chocolate Genius, Inc. (Marc Anthony Thompson w/ Oren Bloedow)

New York Guitar Festival, Jan./Feb. 2006, Merkin Hall

Enough For You [4:00]

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Sonny Landreth & Cindy Cashdollar

How Long Buck [3:00]

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