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Blues After Hours; Mama Thornton

08/16/1983

August 16, 1983 Mama Thornton Blues After Hours Mai Cramer, host producer 7 1/2 ips


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Series
Blues After Hours
Program
Mama Thornton
Series Description

Radio

Blues after Hours aired every Friday and Saturday night at 9:00pm online and on air at 'GBH 89.7fm. In 1978 Mai Cramer moved to Boston and WGBH, creating Blues After Hours. Cramer's wide-ranging musical appetite — from acoustic to jump blues, urban to R&B, with a little Delta and a lot of South Side Chicago mixed in — won her millions of ardent fans. She hosted the show until her death in 2002. Series release date: 5/11/1996

Program Description

Radio Series Description: Blues after Hours aired every Friday and Saturday night at 9:00pm online and on air at 'GBH 89.7fm. In 1978 Mai Cramer moved to Boston and WGBH, creating Blues After Hours. Cramer's wide-ranging musical appetite — from acoustic to jump blues, urban to R&B, with a little Delta and a lot of South Side Chicago mixed in — won her millions of ardent fans. She hosted the show until her death in 2002.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Audio

Genres
Recorded Music
Topics
Music
Citation
Chicago: “Blues After Hours; Mama Thornton,” 08/16/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_AAD37A61E86D478E9D751007DCB69378.
MLA: “Blues After Hours; Mama Thornton.” 08/16/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_AAD37A61E86D478E9D751007DCB69378>.
APA: Blues After Hours; Mama Thornton. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_AAD37A61E86D478E9D751007DCB69378
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