The Blues Show With Paul Jones

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20170918

Paul will be paying tribute to keyboard player Deacon Jones.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

20171002

A blues celebration of 50 years of Radio 2 and a toast to a recent award winner.

20171009

Paul pays tribute to Jack Good, revolutionary music TV producer.

20171009

Paul pays tribute to Jack Good, revolutionary music TV producer.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

20171016

American Epic sessions from Sugar Pie DeSanto and Steely Dan.

20171016

American Epic sessions from Sugar Pie DeSanto and Steely Dan.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

20171023

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

20171023

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

20171113

Plenty of new blues this week alongside a celebration of the harmonica.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

20171127

On the day the Jimi Hendrix would have turned 75, we celebrate his musical legacy.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

20171204

British harmonica player Errol Linton in session from Maida Vale.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

20171211

Paying tribute to the late Della Reese, American singer and TV star.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

20171218

Paul brings a collection of festive blues songs in the lead up to Christmas.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

20180101

Paul looks ahead to this year's Traditional and Contemporary Blues GRAMMY Award nominees.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

20180101

Paul looks ahead to this year's Traditional and Contemporary Blues GRAMMY Award nominees.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

20180108

Music from Van Morrison, a Tom Jones tribute to Elmore James and Eric Clapton with JJ Cale

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

20180115

A look ahead at the Great British Rock & Blues festival with music from featured artists.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

20180122

Jerron 'Blind Boy' Paxton in session with his take on early American blues.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

20180205

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

20180212

Celebrating the work of producer Rick Hall, founder of the legendary FAME studios.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

20180219

A celebration of the work of Denise LaSalle, the late singer, songwriter and producer. Paul recalls meeting Denise and plays some of the hits she enjoyed over the years. Plus music from the deep south from Clifton Chenier, a star studded album from Mitch Woods, a bluesy offering from British vocalist Beverley Knight and much more...

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

20180226

Celebrating the work of the late guitarist and songwriter, Terry Evans.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

20180305

The best blues, new and old, including a version of a Doors classic and a 130th birthday!

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

20180312

Celebrating the best of the blues - both new and old.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

20180319

An hour of the best blues, of all hues - both new and old.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

20180326

The best blues both new and old with a round up of events on the busy UK blues calendar.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

20180402
20180409
20180416

Exploring the full spectrum of the blues from the roots to the cutting edge.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

20180423

Eric Bibb comes on the programme to play a live session for Paul's final Blues Show.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

2015 Blues Review20160104

A look back at the best in blues albums from 2015.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

2015 Blues Review20160104

A look back at the best in blues albums from 2015.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

2016 Blues Music Awards20160509
2016 Blues Music Awards20160509

News of the winners at the thirty-seventh annual Blues Music Awards in Memphis, Tennessee.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

2017 Blues Music Awards20170515

Featuring music from the winning artists at the 2017 Blues Music Awards.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

70 Not Out: Wilko Johnson in session and in conversation20170710

Wilko Johnson celebrates his 70th birthday in session at Maida Vale with bassist Norman Watt Roy and drummer Dylan Howe. He also talks to Paul Jones about reaching the milestone of 70 years this coming Wednesday, a birthday he thought he would never live to see after being diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer in 2012. Thankfully, after live saving surgery and a second diagnosis in 2013 Wilko was declared cancer free. Since then he has gone on to appear on TV's Game Of Thrones, record the best selling album Going Back Home with singer Roger Daltrey and make a successful return to performing, an achievement that will be crowned by his forthcoming 70th birthday celebration concert at the Royal Albert Hall in September. As Wilko himself says 'Man, there's nothing like being told you're dying to make you feel alive.' The session tracks include Keep On Loving You, Dr Dupree and Going Back Home.

Wilko Johnson celebrates his 70th birthday in session at Maida Vale.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

A Blues Celebration of 50 Years of Radio 2!20171002

A blues celebration of 50 years of Radio 2 and a toast to a recent award winner.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

A Focus on Bluesman Benny Turner20171120

Paul shines a light on veteran bluesman Benny Turner, brother of the great Freddie King.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

A Tribute to Fats Domino20171030

Paul pays tribute to the late Fats Domino, one of the most influential artists in music.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

A tribute to the late Harold Pendleton20171106

A tribute to the late Harold Pendleton, founder of the celebrated Marquee club in London.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

A Truer Heart20160418
A Truer Heart20160418

The best in blues, including classic sounds from Freddy King and Ernestine Anderson.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Ain't No Guarantees20160321
Ain't No Guarantees20160321

The best in rhythm and blues, including new releases from Pete Gage and Norman Beaker.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Big Road Blues20160411
Big Road Blues20160411

The best in rhythm and blues, including new releases from Micah Kesselring and Malaya Blue

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Blue Monday20170306

The best in blues from Fats Domino, Otis Taylor, Thornetta Davis and Dom Flemons.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Blues Highway20160808

The best in blues including Jimmy Witherspoon, Sterling Magee and Fred Chapellier.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Blues Police20160718
Blues Police20160718

Classic R&B from Billy Boy Arnold and a tribute to guitarist Henry McCullough.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Blues Stew20170109

The best in blues from The McKee Brothers, Jerimiah Marques and Eleanor McEvoy.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Both Ends of the Road20160208
Both Ends of the Road20160208

The best in rhythm and blues including T-Bone Walker, Snooks Eaglin and Benny Turner.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Brand new music from Eric Clapton20170417

The best in blues including new releases from Samantha Fish, Eric Bibb and Eric Clapton with JJ Cale. Plus a look back at the music of rock & roll pioneer Chuck Berry. Including such classics as Johnny B Goode, Roll Over Beethoven and Brown Eyed Handsome Man plus tracks from Live At The Fillmore Auditorium and Chuck Berry's still to be released final album, Big Boys.

The best in blues including new releases from Samantha Fish and Eric Clapton with JJ Cale.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Can't Fight the Blues20160328
Can't Fight the Blues20160328

The best in rhythm and blues, including Eric Clapton, Little Richard and Joe Bonamassa.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Can't Outrun the Blues20160404
Can't Outrun the Blues20160404

The best in blues, including new releases from Guy King, Curtis Salgado and Kyla Brox.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Celebrating the spirit of boogie woogie with Meade Lux Lewis, Blind Roosevelt Graves and Bessie Smith20170904

Including a look back at the career of the prolific and influential British blues historian, Paul Oliver who died last month aged 90. His work is reflected in recordings from a diverse collection of artists including Blind Roosevelt Graves, Bob Dylan and Little Axe. Plus tracks from Eddie Clearwater, Trevor Sewell, Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion, Elles Bailey and LaVendore Rogue.

Including a look back at the life and work of British blues historian, Paul Oliver.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Christmas Time Blues20161219

Classics from Lou Rawls and Slim Harpo plus new releases from Rhythm Zoo and Mandisa.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Classic blues from Lloyd Price, Muddy Waters and Lonnie Johnson20170807

The best in blues including new sounds from Erin Costello, Jon Cleary, Jim Gustin, Sean Chambers and John McNamara. Plus some memorable collaborations including the 1981 meeting of The Rolling Stones and Muddy Waters at the Checkerboard Lounge in Chicago. Plus the impromptu jam that brought together the unlikely pairing of saxophonist Roland Kirk and blues harmonica legend Sonny Boy Williamson at Copenhagen's Club Montmartre in 1963.

The best in blues including new sounds from Erin Costello and John McNamara.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Classic R'n'B sounds from LaVern Baker, The Cadillacs and Chuck Willis20170619

Featuring classic R'n'B sounds from LaVern Baker, The Cadillacs and Chuck Willis.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Classic sounds from Albert King and Barry Goldberg20170522

The best in blues including classic sounds from Albert King and Barry Goldberg.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Classic tracks from John Brim & Mike Bloomfield20170410

The best in blues including new music from Sean Webster, Curtis Salgado and Nancy Wright.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Cold Duck20170403

The best in blues including new releases from Ash Wilson, Terrie Odabi and Geoff Achison.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Come With Me20161205

The best in blues from BB King, the Rolling Stones, Mose Allison and Billy Bragg.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Dancing The Blues Away20170116

The best in blues from Barbara Lynn, Luther Dickinson and The Mighty Clouds Of Joy.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Dig in Deep: Bonnie Raitt20160307
Dig in Deep: Bonnie Raitt20160307

Bonnie Raitt joins Paul Jones to discuss her latest album Dig in Deep.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Dreaming About the Blues20161128

Back to the 80s for blues from John Mayall, Eric Clapton, Robert Cray and Little Milton.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Educated Fool20170213

The best in blues from Charles Brown, Sean Taylor, Allen Toussaint and Frankie Miller.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Eric Bibb - The Happiest Man in the World20160516
Eric Bibb - The Happiest Man in the World20160516

Eric Bibb performs an acoustic set and talks to Paul about his latest album and tour.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Everybody Pays Some Dues20160613
Everybody Pays Some Dues20160613

New releases from Walter Trout, Kaz Hawkins, Royal Southern Brotherhood and Billy Walton.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Featuring new releases from John Nemeth, North Mississippi Allstars and Micki Free20170717

The best in blues featuring Robert Cray, Hamilton Loomis and The Blind Boys of Alabama.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Give Me the Green Light20160926

The best in blues featuring Robbie McIntosh, Van Morrison and Paul Lamb & The King Snakes.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Good Rockin' Tonight20160725
Good Rockin' Tonight20160725

Classic R&B from Jimmy Witherspoon, Otis Blackwell and Irma Thomas.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Huey Morgan sits in20180430

Huey Morgan sits in to play blues music from his own personal collection.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Huey Morgan sits in20180507
I Don't Need No Doctor20160905

The best in blues including Stevie Nimmo, Clem Clempson and Henry Gray with Bob Corritore.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

I Feel So Good20160201
I Feel So Good20160201

The best in rhythm and blues, including BB King, Big Bill Broonzy and Otis Clay.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

I'll Play The Blues For You20161031

The best in blues including Vaneese Thomas, Ian Siegal, Buckwheat Zydeco and Zoot Money.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

In Session: 3 Harp Legends20170220

Billy Branch, James Harman and 'Magic' Dick Salwitz - 3 legends of the blues harp in session for the very first time. Although steeped in the Chicago style of blues harmonica pioneered by Sonny Boy Williamson and Little Walter, all 3 of these great musicians have a distinctive sound and style of their own. Billy Branch has been one of the Chicago scene's most prominent players of the past 40 years since his early days learning his trade with Willie Dixon's band. Alabama born James Harman has long been recognised as one of the blues world's most gifted harmonica soloists. The trio is completed by 'Magic' Dick Salwitz who made his name over the 2 decades he spent between the mid 1960's and 80's with the J. Geils Band. They are also joined in session by one of the UK's most exciting harmonica talents, Giles Robson, who brought the trio together for their recent European tour.

Billy Branch, James Harman and 'Magic' Dick Salwitz - 3 legends of blues harp in session.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

In Session: Geoff Achison20170508

Classic sounds from Robert Johnson plus Geoff Achison & the UK Souldiggers in session.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

In Session: Gregor Hilden20160530
In Session: Gregor Hilden20160530

Featuring the Gregor Hilden and Sam Kelly allstars in session during their recent UK tour.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

In Session: Shakin' Stevens20170327

Shakin' Stevens in session featuring some of the compositions written for his latest album, Echoes Of Our Times. All of the songs on the album were inspired by the lives of Shakin' Stevens' ancestors, a subject that he has researched extensively in recent years. He also talks to Paul Jones about the stories of his Cornish tin mining forebears, his Methodist Preacher great-grandfather from Shropshire and his grandmother, a life-long Salvationist from South Wales. Plus new releases from Gary Clark, Jr., Eric Bibb and Coco Montoya.

Shakin' Stevens in session performing songs from his latest album, Echoes Of Our Times.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

It Ain't Enough20161107

The best in blues including Laurence Jones, The Lucky Losers and Guy Davis.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

I've Got News For You20160912

The best in blues including Aynsley Lister, Laurence Jones and Wee Willie Walker.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Joe Bonamassa: Blues Of Desperation20160502

Blues-rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa in concert and in conversation with Paul Jones.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Jordan Patterson: Back On Track20161017

Paul Jones meets Canadian harmonica player and singer-songwriter, Jordan Patterson.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Keb' Mo' - Hot Pink Blues20160815

Paul Jones meets three-time Grammy-winner Keb' Mo' and features That Hot Pink Blues Album.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Key to the Highway20161114

Classic R&B sounds from Chuck Berry, Sunnyland Slim, Bobby Charles and Buddy Guy.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Let It Rock: Blues rock classics from Led Zeppelin, Janis Joplin, Cream and Gary Moore20170828

Continuing Radio 2's Bank Holiday rock theme with the best in classic blues rock sounds. Including Led Zeppelin's reinterpretation of Memphis Minnie's 1929 hit When The Levee Breaks, Big Mama Thornton's Ball And Chain in the version made famous by Janis Joplin with Big Brother and the Holding Company, and Robert Johnson's Crossroads as performed by Cream in 1968 at Winterland in San Francisco. Plus just a few of the blues sounds that pointed the way to what would become known as rock & roll as performed by Memphis Slim, Jimmy Preston and Chuck Berry.

Continuing Radio 2's Bank Holiday rock theme with the best in classic blues rock sounds.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Let the Good Times Roll20160314
Let the Good Times Roll20160314

The best in rhythm and blues, including classic sounds from Smiley Lewis and Nancy Wilson.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Light of My Life20160822

Including new releases from Sari Schorr, the Jordan Patterson Band and Si Cranstoun.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Lucky Peterson In Session20170911

Organist and guitarist Lucky Peterson and his band are in session at our Maida Vale studios. Long regarded as one of the blues world's most versatile artists, equally at home in gospel, soul, funk and jazz, Lucky also talks to Paul Jones about his early life growing up in his father's blues club in Buffalo, New York and the blues legends he met there who would influence his own music. He also looks back on his career which began at the age of 5 when he made his first recording under the supervision of legendary songwriter and producer Willie Dixon, his work with other artists including Etta James and his latest album, a tribute to Hammond organ legend, Jimmy Smith.

Blues organist Lucky Peterson and his band are in session at our Maida Vale studios.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Make Blues Not War20161212

New releases from Allan Harris and Mike Zito plus classic sounds from Slim Gaillard.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Man of Many Words20170102

The best in blues from 2016 featuring Eric Clapton, Van Morrison and Joe Bonamassa.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Mean Old Lonesome Blues20170313

The best in blues with classic sounds from Lloyd Price and Fats Domino plus new releases featuring Marcus Malone, Rag Mama Rag and Bella Collins. Plus a look back at the work of veteran New Orleans tenor saxophonist Herb Hardesty who died in December aged 91 with some highlights from his long and successful career with artists including Fats Domino, Tom Waits and Dr. John.

The best in blues with classic sounds from Lloyd Price and Fats Domino.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Meets Kenny Wayne Shepherd20170703

Paul Jones welcomes blues star Kenny Wayne Shepherd to the studio to preview his latest release, Lay It On Down. Kenny also looks back on the past 20 years of his career from signing his first record deal at the age of 16 and recording his million selling debut album, Ledbetter Heights in 1995, right through to his current activities, both with his own band and as part of supergroup The Rides with Stephen Stills and Barry Goldberg. Plus classic sounds from Lloyd Price and Baby Tate plus new releases from Taj Mahal and Keb Mo'.

Paul Jones welcomes Kenny Wayne Shepherd to preview his new album, Lay It On Down.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Meets Todd Sharpville and Wayne Baker Brooks20170821

Featuring an acoustic set from British blues guitarist Todd Sharpville and Chicago based singer and songwriter Wayne Baker Brooks, who are joined on harmonica by Paul Jones. Featuring music by Little Walter as well as Wayne's own compositions. Plus The Dove & Boweevil Band, Bella Collins and Eric Bibb.

Featuring an acoustic set from guitarist Todd Sharpville with singer Wayne Baker Brooks.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Moving On20160606
Moving On20160606

The best in blues featuring Fats Domino, Eric Clapton, Joe Louis Walker and Jimmy Powell.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

New Orleans20170227

The best in blues with John Fogerty, Irma Thomas, Dr John and Mavis Staples.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

New releases from Cash Box Kings, Brooks Williams and Kenny Wayne Shepherd20170626

The best in blues including new releases from Cash Box Kings and Kenny Wayne Shepherd.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

New releases from Catfish & Guy Tortora20170501

Classic sounds from Little Walter plus new releases from Catfish, Robert Cray and Lillian Boutte. Plus a tribute to Chicago bluesman Lonnie Brooks who died last month aged 83. Featuring recordings from throughout Lonnie's career ranging from his 1958 debut The Crawl recorded as Guitar Junior to his more recent albums including Roadhouse Blues and Satisfaction Guaranteed.

Plus classic sounds from Little Walter and Lonnie Brooks.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

New releases from Joe Bonamassa, West Weston and The Reverend Shawn Amos20170529

The best in blues including new releases from The Reverend Shawn Amos, Wes Weston and Joe Bonamassa's latest live album featuring his new acoustic band in concert at New York's Carnegie Hall. Plus another live set from the Tedeschi Trucks Band as heard on their latest offering, Live From The Fox Oakland.

The best in blues including new releases from The Reverend Shawn Amos and West Weston.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

New releases from King King and Darrell Higham with Robert Plant20170724

The best in blues featuring classic sounds from The Doors, new releases from King King and Darrell Higham with Robert Plant plus a tribute to legendary gospel and blues singer Linda Hopkins who died at the age of 92 in April. Including recordings from throughout Linda's long career including Warning Blues, her 1951 collaboration with Johnny Otis, her 1963 hit recording of Shake A Hand with Jackie Wilson and her 1982 album, How Blue Can You Get?

The best in blues featuring classic sounds from The Doors, Jackie Wilson and Linda Hopkins

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

New sounds from Buddy Guy, Nikka Costa and Backbone Blues Band20170605

Featuring new releases from Buddy Guy, Nikka Costa and Backbone Blues Band.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Nothin' But the Truth20160919

The best in blues including Kat Riggins, Mike Sponza, Mike Zito and Jack J Hutchinson.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Nothing but the Blues20160523
Nothing but the Blues20160523

Classic R&B from Young Jessie and Doug Sahm, plus a tribute to bluesman Lonnie Mack.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Off The Scale20170206

The best in blues including Fran McGillivary, Elvin Bishop and Vasti Jackson.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

On My Way Back Home20160215
On My Way Back Home20160215

The best in rhythm and blues including Jimmy Withserspoon and Bobby 'Blue' Bland.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

On the Road Again20160704
On the Road Again20160704

The best in blues from Canned Heat, Dinah Washington, Keb' Mo' and Janiva Magness.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

One Foot in the Bayou20160801

The best in blues, including John Mayall, Robert Cray, Laurence Jones and Irma Thomas.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

One Foot in the Bayou20160801

The best in blues, including John Mayall, Robert Cray, Laurence Jones and Irma Thomas.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Porcupine Meat20161226

New sounds from The Rolling Stones, Joanne Shaw Taylor and Bobby Rush.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Remembering Gregg Allman20170612

The best in blues including a look back at the life and career of Gregg Allman who died on 27 May aged 69. Featuring The Allman Brothers Band on classic albums including Live At Fillmore East and Wipe The Windows, Check The Oil, Dollar Gas - plus tracks from Gregg's extensive solo catalogue including Before The Bullets Fly and Little By Little.

The best in blues including a look back at the life and career of Gregg Allman.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Remembering harmonica legend James Cotton20170424

Paul looks back at the work of the Blues harmonica legend, who died last month.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Rockin' Boogie20160711
Rockin' Boogie20160711

Classic R&B from Tiny Bradshaw and Joe Lutcher, John Lee Hooker and Katie Webster.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Shake These Blues Away20160425
Shake These Blues Away20160425

The best in blues with new releases from Sugaray Rayford, Janiva Magness and Ina Forsman.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Shine On Shine On20160620
Shine On Shine On20160620

The best in blues including Big Bill Broonzy, Sherman Robertson and Fantastic Negrito.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Slim Harpo - the King Bee of Baton Rouge20170814

Martin Hawkins joins Paul Jones to discuss his book on blues singer and harmonica player, Slim Harpo. Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Slim Harpo is remembered today as one of the blues world's most influential musicians. A leading exponent of swamp blues, his songs were a unique fusion of blues, country, cajun and rockabilly. His works have also been covered on numerous recordings by bands including The Rolling Stones, The Grateful Dead, The Who and The Doors. Plus new releases from Tom Walker and Rick Estrin & The Nightcats.

Martin Hawkins joins Paul Jones to discuss his book on blues musician, Slim Harpo.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

So Happy I've Got The Blues20161121

A round up of new releases including Alex McKown, Joey Gilmore and Lurrie Bell.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Spread The Word20161024

The best in blues including Shakin' Stevens, Bad Company and Van Morrison.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Sweet Home Chicago20161010

Back to the 1970s with Dr Feelgood, Freddie King, Bonnie Raitt, Koko Taylor and Dr John.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Swingin' on Central Avenue20160222
Swingin' on Central Avenue20160222

Writer and journalist Peter Vacher talks about the R&B roots of Los Angeles.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Tajmo: Taj Mahal and Keb' Mo' in conversation20170731

Paul Jones meets blues giants Taj Mahal and Keb' Mo' to hear about their latest project, Tajmo, and the stories behind the some of the songs on the album. Taj and Keb' also talk about the music and the artists who have influenced their own work over the decades, and introduce tracks from one of this year's most keenly anticipated album releases in the world of blues. Plus new releases from Dale Storr, Robin Trower, JFK Blue and George Thorogood.

Paul Jones meets Taj Mahal and Keb' Mo' to talk about their collaboration, Tajmo.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Talkin' Harmonica Blues20160118

The best in rhythm & blues, including classic sounds from Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Talkin' Harmonica Blues20160118

The best in rhythm & blues, including classic sounds from Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Turn Me Loose20170130

The best in blues including new releases from Johnnyswim, Geoff Achison and Peter Karp.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Turn Me Wild20160229
Turn Me Wild20160229

The best in rhythm and blues, including new releases from James Hunter and Gregor Hilden.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Van Morrison Special20170925

Van Morrison joins Paul this week to talk about his blues album Roll with the Punches.

Van Morrison Special20170925

Van Morrison joins Paul this week to talk about his blues album Roll with the Punches.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Well All Right20160627
Well All Right20160627

The best in blues including Paul Lamb, Jeff Healey, the Rides and Ruby Turner.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.

Young & Old Blues20161003

The best in blues from Stevie Ray Vaughan, Howlin' Wolf, Mose Allison and Bob Margolin.

The weekly dose of rhythm and blues tunes from Paul Jones.