Blues America:Blues America 153 - Shemekia Copeland 
Series: Title: Sub-title:
Blues America  Blues America 153 - Shemekia Copeland  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:
Shemekia Copeland is the Grammy-nominated reigning Queen of Chicago Blues who released her 8th studio effort on Alligator records, Americas Child. The album was produced by Will Kimbrough and features all-stars like John Prine, Emmy Lou Harris and Steve Cropper. Shemekia carries on the legacy of her family name in the blues made famous by her legendary father, Johnny Copeland. Shes won numerous Blues music awards.  Shemekia Copeland 
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.  Clock:
PROGRAM 153 - Total 58:16
Production Date 08/25/2018
Segment 1
00:00 - 29:30
Floating Station Mid-Break
29:24- Clip: "...Blues America Will be Right Back"
29:30 - Outcue: Tone

30:53- Incue: Tone
Segment 2
30:53- 58:16
57:35 - Clip: "Blues America Singing"
57:40 - [ Optional] Cutaway Music Bed
58:16 - 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: Shemekia Copeland
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)
Shemekia Copeland, Americans, America's Child, Alligator, 2018, 3:49
Anthony Geraci, Sugar Ray Rayford, Long Way Home, Why Did You Have to Go, Blue Duchess, 2018, 3:08
Trudy Lynn, When I Been Drinking, Blues Came Knockin, Connor Music, 2018, 2:54
Texas Alexander, Boe Hog Blues, 400456, Okeh Records, 1928, 2:58 
Music | American | Rock / Pop | Ethnicity | African-American | Folklore and Folkways | Bluegrass | Blues  
Version 1: Blues America 153  
Total Length (HH:MM:SS)
Program 153 
Transcript, Announcer Script Location Recorded Release Date Language
View Script  Chico Chism Memorial Studio in Phoenix  08-26-2018  English 
Segment Length
File Info
bluesamerica153  320Kbps mp3 (134.84MB) Stereo 


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