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Shades of Blue Playlists

Shades of Blue playlist for 09/21/2008

Tribute to Norman Whitfield. Motown composer who died on 9/16. Norman wrote the soundtrack to the 60's.

Shades of Blue playlist for 04/12/2008

Birthday salutes to Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, "Lady Day" Billie Holiday, Otis Rush and Muddy Waters (the guy who inspired the Beatles AND the Rolling Stones!) Second hour featues songs of dope and depravity to get us ready for the big 420. Plus more songs about $ for Radiothon.

Shades of Blue playlist for 04/05/2008

Salute to birthday celebrants Alberta Hunter, Rufus Thomas, Don Covay and Muddy Waters. We’re in fundraising mode at WUSB, so the rest of the tunes were about $$$.