Joe Kelley Radio

Series: Blues

Episode 67: Singer Phil Pemberton of Roomful of Blues Interview

Lead singer of Roomful of Blues visits Joe Kelley Radio for an in-depth conversation.As leader of his own bands for the last 20 years, this Massachusetts native has found himself playing to intimate clubs all the way to large festivals, throughout the US, England, France and Canada. In addition, The Philip Pemberton Band was also…

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Episode 42: Rock and Roll Hall Of Famer Mavis Staples Interview

Best known as the lead vocalist of the Staple Singers, a family soul-gospel ensemble that flourished from the 1950s through the 1970s and beyond, Mavis Staples has also released a series of albums as a solo artist. Her voice, not a gospel power-house, was instantly compelling with its deep-like-a-river quality of moral conviction. Over her…

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Episode 26: Blues Singer Shemekia Copeland Interview

Shemekia Copeland is one of the premier Blues singers today. She has won numerous Blues Awards and is the daughter of Johnny Copeland. Originally aired November 23rd, 2006

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Episode 4: Chicago Blues Legend Ronnie Baker Brooks

Chicago Blues guitar legend Ronnie Baker Brooks visits Joe Kelley radio for an in-depth interview. Topics discussed: Keeping the blues alive, recording and touring with his friend Jellybean Johnson (The Time) and his father Lonnie Brooks. Originally aired in 2001.

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