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Blues After Hours; John Lee Hooker

(No Date Listed) John Lee Hooker Blues After Hours Mai Cramer, host producer 7 1/2 ips. Approximate date: May 1978

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Blues After Hours
John Lee Hooker
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. Series release date: 5/11/1996

Program Description

A series of two to five minute profiles introducing local and national figures who contribute in many ways to making our lives and our worlds better through arts, politics, music, sports, writing and teaching; used as fillers. Interviews with: Lester Thurow, James Dawson, Marvin Kalb, Jonathan Kozol, Paul Tsongas, Steve Grogan, Bob Woolf, Ellen Goodman, Julian Houston, Doug Flutie, Joe Williams, Sarah Caldwell, Paul Winter, Marilyn French, Ward Just, Shirley Karnofsky, Phyllis Curtin, Sara Lightfoot, Mike Jarvis, Ron Homer, Bill Fowler, Leslie Uggams, Gunther Schuller, Hester Hill, Nicholas Daniloff



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Broadcast program

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Recorded Music
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