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Eric Bibb (Episode #713H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 14, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

A career spanning five decades, a few dozen albums, countless radio & television shows and non-stop touring has made Eric Bibb one of the leading bluesmen of his generation. One critic wrote: "He has all the ingredients for stardom - handsome good looks, a voice as strong and soulful as they come, the guitar chops to hold his own against the best and he writes compelling, sensitive songs. His blues are clean, beautifully sung, soulful and upbeat". The weekly syndicated American program "House of Blues Radio Hour" host Elwood Blues (a.k.a. Dan Aykroyd) once declared to Eric: "You are what the blues in the new century should be about." In this episode, Eric's stellar musicianship is on full display performing several songs including "Going Down Slow" and "Turner Station."

Susan Marshall (Episode #712H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Oct 8, 2017 -- 12:30 AM

Susan Marshall is a Memphis treasure. The soulful singer/songwriter Susan Marshall began her music career as a classical singer before becoming a successful backup vocalist for the likes of Lenny Kravitz, the Afghan Whigs, Cat Power, and Lucinda Williams. Her studio work has garnered multiple gold and platinum record awards, as well as the distinction of having sung background vocals on five GRAMMY nominated records. Marshall has also established herself as a solo artist to international critical acclaim. In this episode she performs several songs including "Black Sea Blues" and "Oh My Soul."

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