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THIS WEEKEND: The Best Blues Breakers of 2016

Hour 1: The Best of 2016

Elwood rings in the New Year with a listen back to the best of 2016. Bonnie Raitt, Mavis Staples, Peter Wolf, and David Bromberg are old favorites with new music. Also played will be Charles Bradley, the James Hunter Six, Wee Willie Walker, Parker Millsap, the Tedeschi Trucks Band, Fantastic Negrito, and more. Plus, the New Year is ushered in with new music from MonkeyJunk.

Hour 2: Blues of ZZ Top

This week big sounds from small packages: trios. You will hear the Jimi Hendrix Experience, Hound Dog Taylor and the Houserockers, and Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble. Plus a look at the blues of ZZ Top, with exclusive interviews with all three members: Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill and Frank Beard. And some of the blues that shaped their blues, from Freddie King and Muddy Waters.

AIR DATES: December 31, 2016-January 1, 2017
STREAM DATES: January 6-12, 2017

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