Prestige and Bluesville Keyboard Legends (Hour 2)

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May 21, 201958m
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Prestige and Bluesville Keyboard Legends (Hour 2)
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Quite some time ago, we put together two programs that sampled the delectable treasures to be found among the 90 or so LPs in the legendary Bluesville catalog. Although those episodes, in turn, would end up being the inspiration for our seven-part miniseries on the label — the original two programs have been sitting quietly in the archives, gathering dust, ever since. Here they are again, for the first time in many years. In part two, we'll aim the spotlight on the some of the great keyboard legends who recorded for Bluesville (and their parent company Prestige), including Roosevelt Sykes, Sunnyland Slim, Little Brother Montgomery, Otis Spann, Memphis Slim, and more.

Pictured: One of the distinctive album covers from the Bluesville line.

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