Monthly Archives: May 2015

May 31, 2015 Radio Vera Playlist/Podcast

This is the 40th edition of the Robert J Program on Radio Vera. Blues & Blues Rock as well as New Indie releases. Come have a listen. Alexis Korner’s Blues Incorporated – Every Day I Have The Blues – 3:57 … Continue reading

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Read Bruce Springsteen’s Funny, Moving Tribute to Pete Townshend | Rolling Stone

Townshend honored at MusiCares, event: “Pete managed to take the dirty business of rock & roll and somehow make it spiritual and turn it into a quest,” Springsteen says Source: Read Bruce Springsteen’s Funny, Moving Tribute to Pete Townshend | … Continue reading

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Beth Hart Official Web Site | Track by track: Might As Well Smile

Source: Beth Hart Official Web Site | Track by track: Might As Well Smile We will always hear Beth Hart on the Robert J Program

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Rolling Stones Kick Off ‘Zip Code’ Tour With Rock-Solid San Diego Show | Rolling Stone

Article from Rolling Stone Magazine Mick Jagger and Co. bring quick wit, massive hits to Petco Park Source: Rolling Stones Kick Off ‘Zip Code’ Tour With Rock-Solid San Diego Show | Rolling Stone

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May 24, 2015 Radio Vera Playlist/Podcast

If you missed the show, no worries; you get to listen right here. This is the type of show that will make your ears do a happy dance.  In fact I can’t get my ears to settle down. The Tipsy … Continue reading

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From Kimmel to Conan: How television’s fraternity of late-night hosts honored David Letterman in David Letterman

Dave, you’re missed already   [The Washington Post] David Letterman says goodbye. (Jeffrey R. Staab/CBS) David Letterman concluded his reign as dean of late-night television Wednesday night, and his peers across the networks (even cable!) all pitched in with tributes … Continue reading

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Willie Nelson Roadie Marks 64 Years on the Road With New Film

Legendary career of 90-year-old Ben Dorcy to be chronicled in ‘King of the Roadies’ documentary Source: Willie Nelson Roadie Marks 64 Years on the Road With New Film

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May 17, 2015 Radio Vera Playlist/Podcast

We pay tribute to B.B. King this week, as well as listen to what else the voices told me to play. Two Hours of Eclectic Eccentricity. B.B. King – Eyesight To The Blind – 4:06 B.B. King – How Blue … Continue reading

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The Paul Butterfield Blues Band – 10 Legendary Acts That Wouldn’t Exist Without B.B. King | Rolling Stone

Mike Bloomfield was one of rock’s first instrumental superstars whose blues-guitar style was adopted largely from B.B. King. “[W]hen I’m playing Thanks B.B. Source: The Paul Butterfield Blues Band – 10 Legendary Acts That Wouldn’t Exist Without B.B. King | … Continue reading

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Blues legend B.B. King dead at 89

Blues legend B.B. King has died in Las Vegas at age 89, his lawyer says. Source: Blues legend B.B. King dead at 89 I guess it was his time, but this still makes me sad.  Tune in Sunday to the … Continue reading

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