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The latest in folk, roots and acoustic-based music, including a conversation with Karen Matheson of Capercaillie, whose new solo album is released next week; music from Ralph McTell 's new album; and tracks from a new album featuring the roots of Ry Cooder 's music.


Karen Matheson
Ralph McTell
Ry Cooder

Paul Jones profiles six blues greats who were defined post-war blues.
A tribute to perhaps the most significant electric blues guitarist, whose initials stand for "Blues Boy" and who, like so many of his peers, grew up along the Mississippi Delta. His enormous repertoire includes Every Day I Have the Blues, Three o'Clock Blues and the 1970 crossover hit The Thrill Is Gone.


Paul Jones

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