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With the passing of B.B. King earlier today, WXPN’s Johnny Meister phoned in to the Morning Show to talk with host Michaela Majoun about the blues guitar great.
“He personified the blues,” Meister said. “He didn’t invent it, but he personified it. … It was the name that really represented the genre for many years.” Continue reading →
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Blues legend B.B. King performed at Glenside’s Keswick Theater last night with six-piece backing band and his trademark guitar, Lucille. Baton Rouge singer-guitarist Jonathon “Boogie” Long opened the show; check out scenes from both performances in the gallery above.
Touring in support of his latest releases – the Wishbone LP and the Bedroom EP – British singer-songwriter Bobby Long plays World Cafe Live tonight. Mixing downtempo country and rockabilly with a decidedly retro bent, Long has built a growing stateside fan base since his 2009 debut Dirty Pond Songs. Tickets and information on the all-ages show can be found at the WXPN concert calendar. Below, download “Devil Moon” from Wishbone.