A Beginner's Guide To The Blues

Paul Jones presents a six-part series exploring the blues and featuring records by or about the major legends who moulded post-war blues.

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Bessie Smith20140808 (6M)
20200619 (6M)
Paul Jones celebrates the music of Bessie Smith.

Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues.

01Muddy Waters
01Muddy Waters20140805 (6M)
20200616 (6M)
Paul Jones assesses the music of Muddy Waters.

Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues.

01Muddy Waters2002031320090519
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Paul Jones presents a profile of the blues singer and guitarist.

Paul Jones assesses the music of Muddy Waters.

Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues.

Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues.

01Muddy Waters2014080520150414 (6M)
20160308 (6M)
20170117 (6M)
20171024 (6M)
Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues and featuring records by or about the major legends who moulded the blues. Tonight he assesses the contribution of Muddy Waters.

Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues and featuring records by or about the major legends who moulded post-war blues. Tonight he assesses the contribution of Muddy Waters.

Paul Jones assesses the music of Muddy Waters.

02John Lee Hooker2002032020090520
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20190123 (6M)
20200630 (6M)
Paul Jones presents a profile of the blues singer and guitarist.

Paul Jones celebrates the music of John Lee Hooker.

Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues.

02John Lee Hooker2014080620150415 (6M)
20160309 (6M)
20170118 (6M)
20171025 (6M)
Paul Jones celebrates the music of John Lee Hooker.

Paul Jones continues his series exploring the blues and featuring records by or about the major legends who moulded the blues. Tonight he assesses the contribution of John Lee Hooker.

Paul Jones continues his series exploring the blues and featuring records by or about the major legends who moulded post-war blues. Tonight he assesses the contribution of John Lee Hooker.

02John Lee Hooker2014081220140806 (6M)
20160309 (6M)
20170118 (6M)
20171025 (6M)
20190123 (6M)
20191030 (6M)
Paul Jones celebrates the music of John Lee Hooker.

Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues.

03B B King2002032720090521
03B.b. King
03B.b. King20140807 (6M)
20200618 (6M)
Paul Jones celebrates the music of B.B. King.

Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues.

03B.b. King20140807 (6M)
20191031 (6M)
20200618 (6M)
20190124 (6M)
20170119 (6M)
20160310 (6M)
Paul Jones celebrates the music of B.B. King.

Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues.

03Bb King2014080720150416 (6M)
20160310 (6M)
20170119 (6M)
20171026 (6M)
20190124 (6M)
20140807 (6M)
20191031 (6M)
Paul Jones celebrates the music of BB King.

Paul Jones continues his series exploring the blues and featuring records by or inspired the major figures who moulded post-war blues boom. Tonight he celebrates B. B. King.

Paul Jones continues his series exploring the blues and featuring records by or about the major legends who moulded post-war blues. Tonight he celebrates B B King.

Paul Jones continues his series exploring the blues and featuring records by or inspired the major figures who moulded post-war blues boom. Tonight he celebrates B. B. King.

Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues.

Paul Jones celebrates the music of BB King.

Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues.

04Bb King2014080820150417 (6M)Paul Jones continues his series exploring the blues and featuring records by or about the major legends who moulded post-war blues. Tonight he celebrates Bessie Smith.

Paul Jones celebrates the music of Bessie Smith.

Paul Jones continues his series exploring the blues and featuring records by or inspired by the major figures who moulded the blues. Tonight he celebrates Bessie Smith.

04Bessie Smith2002040320090522
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20190125 (6M)
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20200619 (6M)
20170120 (6M)
20160311 (6M)
Paul Jones presents a profile of the blues singer.

Paul Jones celebrates the music of Bessie Smith.

Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues.

Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues.

04Bessie Smith2014080820160311 (6M)
20170120 (6M)
20171027 (6M)
Paul Jones continues his series exploring the blues and featuring records by or inpired by the major figures who moulded the blues. Tonight he celebrates Bessie Smith.

Paul Jones celebrates the music of Bessie Smith.

Paul Jones continues his series exploring the blues and featuring records by or inpired by the major figures who moulded the blues. Tonight he celebrates Bessie Smith.

05Robert Johnson2002041020090526
20140812 (6M)
20190129 (6M)
20191105 (6M)
20160315 (6M)
20170124 (6M)
Paul Jones continues his six-part series exploring the blues and featuring records by or about the major figures who moulded the blues. Tonight he assesses the contribution of the enigmatic Robert Johnson, who was rumoured to have acquired his skill as a guitarist in a pact made with the devil at the crossroads.

Paul Jones celebrates the music of Robert Johnson.

Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues.

Paul Jones continues his six-part series exploring the blues and featuring records by or about the major figures who moulded the blues. Tonight he assesses the contribution of the enigmatic Robert Johnson, who was rumoured to have acquired his skill as a guitarist in a pact made with the devil at the crossroads.

Paul Jones celebrates the music of Robert Johnson.

Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues.

Paul Jones celebrates the music of Robert Johnson.

Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues.

Paul Jones continues his six-part series exploring the blues and featuring records by or about the major figures who moulded the blues. Tonight he assesses the contribution of the enigmatic Robert Johnson, who was rumoured to have acquired his skill as a guitarist in a pact made with the devil at the crossroads.

Paul Jones celebrates the music of Robert Johnson.

Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues.

Paul Jones continues his six-part series exploring the blues and featuring records by or about the major figures who moulded the blues. Tonight he assesses the contribution of the enigmatic Robert Johnson, who was rumoured to have acquired his skill as a guitarist in a pact made with the devil at the crossroads.

Paul Jones celebrates the music of Robert Johnson.

Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues.

05Robert Johnson2014081220150421 (6M)
20160315 (6M)
20170124 (6M)
Paul Jones continues his six-part series exploring the blues and featuring records by or about the major legends who moulded post-war blues. Tonight he assesses the contribution of the enigmatic Robert Johnson, who was rumoured to have acquired his skill as a guitarist in a pact made with the devil at the crossroads.

Paul Jones continues his six-part series exploring the blues and featuring records by or about the major figures who moulded the blues. Tonight he assesses the contribution of the enigmatic Robert Johnson, who was rumoured to have acquired his skill as a guitarist in a pact made with the devil at the crossroads.

Paul Jones celebrates the music of Robert Johnson.

Paul Jones celebrates the music of Robert Johnson.

06 LASTLouis Jordan2002041720090527
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20170125 (6M)
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Paul Jones continues his six-part series exploring the blues and featuring records by or about the major legends who moulded post-war blues. Tonight he assesses the contribution of Louis Jordan.

Paul Jones celebrates the music of Louis Jordan.

Paul Jones concludes his six-part series exploring the blues and featuring records by or about the major figures who moulded the blues. Tonight he assesses the contribution of Louis Jordan.

Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues.

Paul Jones celebrates the music of Louis Jordan.

Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues.

Paul Jones celebrates the music of Louis Jordan.

Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues.

Paul Jones celebrates the music of Louis Jordan.

Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues.

Paul Jones celebrates the music of Louis Jordan.

Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues.

Paul Jones celebrates the music of Louis Jordan.

Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues.

6M01Muddy Waters And John Lee Hooker2011090320120913
20130711 (6M)
Paul Jones presents a six-part series exploring the blues and featuring records by or about the major legends who moulded post-war blues. Tonight he assesses the contributions of Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker.

Paul Jones presents a six-part series exploring the blues and featuring records by or about the major legends who moulded post-war blues.

Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues.

Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues.

Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues and featuring records by or about the major legends who moulded post-war blues. Tonight he assesses the contributions of Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker.

6M02Bb King And Bessie Smith2011090420120914
20130712 (6M)
Paul Jones continues his series exploring the blues and featuring records by or about the major legends who moulded post-war blues. Tonight: B B King and Bessie Smith.

Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues.

Paul Jones continues his series exploring the blues and featuring records by or about the major legends who moulded post-war blues. Tonight he celebrates B B King and Bessie Smith.

6M03 LASTRobert Johnson And Louis Jordan2011090520130713 (6M)Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues.

Paul Jones continues his six-part series exploring the blues and featuring records by or about the major legends who moulded post-war blues.

Tonight he assesses the contributions of Robert Johnson and Louis Jordan.

Paul Jones presents profiles of bluesmen Robert Johnson and Louis Jordan.

Paul Jones continues his six-part series exploring the blues and featuring records by or about the major legends who moulded post-war blues. Tonight he assesses the contributions of Robert Johnson and Louis Jordan.