The Cerys Matthews Blues Show

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20180514

Sir Tom Jones joins Cerys to chat about their shared passion for the blues.

A weekly dose of the blues.

In the first programme of the new look Blues Show, presenter Cerys Matthews is joined by Sir Tom Jones to chat about their deep, shared love of the blues.

Sir Tom selects some of the tracks which have inspired him over the years and shares stories of singing the blues with Elvis, duetting with Janis Joplin and encountering the blues singers who shaped the way he sings today.

Plus, Cerys digs deep into her own collection to select tracks from across the blues spectrum, leaving no stone unturned in her search for the best of the blues.

20180514

Sir Tom Jones joins Cerys to chat about their shared passion for the blues.

A weekly dose of the blues.

In the first programme of the new look Blues Show, presenter Cerys Matthews is joined by Sir Tom Jones to chat about their deep, shared love of the blues.

Sir Tom selects some of the tracks which have inspired him over the years and shares stories of singing the blues with Elvis, duetting with Janis Joplin and encountering the blues singers who shaped the way he sings today.

Plus, Cerys digs deep into her own collection to select tracks from across the blues spectrum, leaving no stone unturned in her search for the best of the blues.

20180528

The best blues from across the spectrum - from old scratchy vinyl to the latest releases.

A weekly dose of the blues.

20180604

Cerys digs deep into her collection to play blues of all hues, from old to new.

A weekly dose of the blues.

Cerys digs into her collection to play blues of all hues.

From cutting edge contemporary sounds to scratchy old vinyl from the past, whether it's from Memphis, Mali, or Manchester, no stone is left unturned in the search for the best of the blues.

With live guest sessions and interviews, alongside blues voices from the archives.

The Cerys Matthews Blues Show.

20180611

The Cerys Matthews Blues Show.

A weekly dose of the blues.

20180618

Cerys is joined in the studio by multi-instrumentalist Leonie Evans for some live blues.

A weekly dose of the blues.

The Cerys Matthews Blues Show.

Ace Records Co-Founder Roger Armstrong20180709

Cerys is joined by Ace Records co-founder Roger Armstrong.

A weekly dose of the blues.

Cerys digs deep into her collection to play blues of all hues, from old to new. This week she's joined by Ace Records co-founder Roger Armstrong whose label specialise in reissues of blues gems.

From cutting edge contemporary sounds to scratchy old vinyl from the past, whether it's from Memphis, Mali, or Manchester, no stone is left unturned in the search for the best of the blues.

Adrian Cox in Session20180702

Clarinettist Adrian Cox plays some live music and chats to Cerys about all things blues.

A weekly dose of the blues.

Clarinettist Adrian Cox plays some live music and chats to Cerys about all things blues. Known for his work with the Kansas Smitty's House Band among others, Adrian has a strong love of the music and is accompanied in session by guitar and double bass.

Plus, Cerys digs into her collection to play blues of all hues. From cutting edge contemporary sounds to scratchy old vinyl from the past, whether it's from Memphis, Mali, or Manchester, no stone is left unturned in the search for the best of the blues.

David Lynch20180625

Blues of all hues, from old to new featuring an interview with filmmaker David Lynch.

A weekly dose of the blues.

Cerys digs into her collection to play blues of all hues and film maker David Lynch talks about the blues that have inspired his own music, music he calls "Modern Blues". Known for cult classic television shows such as Twin Peaks and films including Mulholland Drive, Dune and Eraserhead, music has always played a crucial role in Lynch's work.

From cutting edge contemporary sounds to scratchy old vinyl from the past, whether it's from Memphis, Mali, or Manchester, no stone is left unturned in the search for the best of the blues.

Paul Jones joins Cerys20180716

Cerys digs deep into her collection to play blues of all hues, from old to new.

A weekly dose of the blues.

Cerys digs into her collection to play blues of all hues.

From cutting edge contemporary sounds to scratchy old vinyl from the past, whether it's from Memphis, Mali, or Manchester, no stone is left unturned in the search for the best of the blues.

With live guest sessions and interviews, alongside blues voices from the archives.

Ry Cooder20180521

Slide guitar legend Ry Cooder joins Cerys to talk about his blues passions.

A weekly dose of the blues.

Ry Cooder20180521

Slide guitar legend Ry Cooder joins Cerys to talk about his blues passions.

A weekly dose of the blues.

The Cerys Matthews Blues Show.