Blues America:Blues America 148 - Marcia Ball 
Series: Title: Sub-title:
Blues America  Blues America 148 - Marcia Ball  Blues + Interview + Talk + Music + Weekly Program + Series 
Producer: Program type: Broadcast Restrictions:
Drew Verbis  Weekly Program  For non-profit use only. 
Summary: Featured speakers/guests:
Marcia Ball earned world-wide fame as a two-fisted barrelhouse piano player who delivers a fiery twist of Louisiana swamp blues and Texas stomp-rock. The award winning Southern piano player has been cutting critically acclaimed studio records since the mid-80s. Her latest effort is called, Shine Bright, produced by Steve Berlin of Los Lobos and available everywhere from Chicagos renowned, Alligator records. In 2018, she was inducted into the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame.   Marcia Ball 
Notes: Credits:
Blues America is where the blues talks. An hour-long weekly series featuring conversations with blues people who share their stories and music. Blues America is heard around the country on over 50 public radio stations and the podcast has been downloaded over 2 million times. The series is independently produced at the Chico Chism Memorial Studio in Phoenix by award winning host, Drew Verbis. It is a featured station on the Living Blues Magazine radio-charts.

Each program presents a guest interview, special features and music packed into a one-hour (58:00 minutes) program. The music is arranged around the interview and is chosen to complement the guest or theme of the show. 
PROGRAM 148 - Total 58:05
Production Date 07/06/2018
Segment 1
00:00 - 30:14
Floating Station Mid-Break
30:08- Clip: "...Blues America Will be Right Back"
30:14 - Outcue: Tone
31:37- Incue: Tone
Segment 2
31:37- 58:05
57:35 - Clip: "Blues America Singing"
57:40 - [ Optional] Cutaway Music Bed
58:05 - End

Program Schedule:
Featured Guest Song - Single
Morgan Freeman Monologue
Host Introduction
Interview Segment 1
Featured Guest Music Sample
Interview Segment 2
Top Blues Hit Outro Feature
Brand New Blues - Music Single
Stations Mid Break
Blues at the Break - Music Single
Interview Segment 3
Blues People Soundbite Feature
Interview Segment 4
Way Way Back Blues Feature
Host Outro

Special Guest: Marcia Ball
Label: Alligator Records
Studio: Chico Chism Memorial Studio
Host: Drew Verbis
Voice Overs: Nikki Nicole, Jason Stephens
Underwriting Voice Over: Milky Smooth
Morgan Freeman Monologue Edit: Drew Verbis, Jason Stephens
Underwriters: Record High Vinyl Store, The Rhythm Room, SWMAF

Full Length Plays (Artist, Song, Album, Label, Year, Time)
Marcia Ball, Shine Bright, Title, Alligator, 2018, 3:41
Shemekia Copeland, The Wrong Idea, Americas Child Shemekia Copeland, Alligator, 2018, 4:04
Sugar Brown, It's a Blues World, Title, Indie, 2018, 5:26
Cripple Clarence Lofton, Strut That Thing, C-947-B, Vocalion, 1935, 2:59 
Arts and Humanities | Music | American | Classic Rock | Ethnicity | African-American | Folklore and Folkways | Blues | Jazz  
Version 1: Blues America 148  
Total Length (HH:MM:SS)
Program 148 
Transcript, Announcer Script Location Recorded Release Date Language
View Script  Chico Chism Memorial Studio in Phoenix  07-12-2018  English 
Segment Length
File Info
bluesamerica148  320Kbps mp3 (134.39MB) Stereo 


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