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Sunday, June 18, 2017

IBSC 55 Blue Notions, Big Bob Schnebelen, John Paul Drum. The Roxy on a Sunday Night 1991

Tonight is a cool show.  I recorded this on an open reel tape machine back in 1991, and at some point transferred part of it to cassette tape.  This was the Jam session at the Roxy Bar and Grill in Overland Park Kansas.  The best of KC blues came out and played that jam.  It was a lot of fun.  This show features the Blues Notions with Tom Trashmouth Baker on Vocal, Carl Angur on Guitar, Wayne Smith on Bass, not sure who was the drummer, and the Professor on Organ.  After the Blue Notions is an unidentified band, not sure who it is.  They are singing BlackJack blues, but I don't think it is Big Bob Schnebelen who I remember doing that song.  After that, it is Big Bob, with John Paul Drum on Harp, and yours truly on B3.  Great show!  Enjoy!!!




IBSC 55 Blue Notions, Big Bob Schnebelen, John Paul Drum. The Roxy on a Sunday Night 1991

Sunday, June 11, 2017

IBSC 54 Gary Smith, Clover Buckingham, And Steve Geroge

Tonights show from September of 2003,  stars Gary Smith, Clover Buckingham, and Steve George.  it was produced by Jay Taylor and Tom Gary.  Director of bands was Jono Smith, with John Lee Eagan, Don Brown and Rick Mosqueda.  Please support the blues by sharing the show with your friends and family!  Thanks!!!

 IBSC 54 Gary Smith, Clover Buckingham, And Steve Geroge

Monday, June 5, 2017

Blues Beatles - A Hard Days Night (Live) 2017



I have talked a lot about the Blues Beatles on the podcast.  While I can't play them on the podcast, I can post their video here!   You would think that blues and Beatles wouldn't work, but obviously it does!  Of course, if you think about it how much the Beatles were influenced by R&B and early rock and roll, it makes sense that you can bluesify the Beatles:-)

Sunday, June 4, 2017

UPDATE

  I hope to start adding more content to the blog.  I have made this promise so many times, but this time perhaps I mean it!  :-)   Granted the podcasts are a lot of content themselves, and many people like the history of Iowa blues, and the players, so it is in the podcast.  However, I also know people like reading and seeing videos too.  So I will try to be more up to date with stuff.  I Hope:-)

IBSC 53 James Bein, and Tina Haas Finley.

tonights show is the September 2003 Iowa Blues showcase.  It was the first show of season four.  It stars James Beihn, and Tina Haas Finley.  It also features the segment where in the world is Woody.  The show was produced by Jay Taylor and Tom Gary.  Director of bands was Jono Smith with guest announcer Ben Williams.  The worlds most dangerous house band was John Lee Eagan, Rick Mosqueda and Don Brown.

IBSC 53 James Bein, and Tina Haas Finley.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

IBSC 52 Memorial Day Podcast. Remembering past blues performers.

Tonights show is dedicated to the memory of regional and local blues performers who have passed on.  John Woody Wood, Dan Doran, Jimmy Pryor, Ron Hill, Jeff Stratton, Gary Smith, Rick Shultz, Clover Buckingham, Louis McTizic, Frenchy Campbell, Ethaline Wright,  and Chicago Rick Lussie



The show was produced by Lee Bell, Jay Taylor, Phill Maas, and Tom Gary.

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IBSC 52 Memorial Day Podcast. Remembering past blues performers.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

IBSC 51 Alien Corn Middle of Nowhere

Tonights show is Alien Corn and their CD The Middle of Nowhere.  It is a great mix of rock and blues.  It features director of bands of the IBSC, Jono Smith,  the former director of bands John Woody Wood, the amazing John Dale, and the former drummer of IBSC Dave Andrews.  Make sure to check the description for all the great players who played on this CD from 1998. (including me! on Des Moines Iowa Blues part 1!!)   Make sure to like, subscribe and share!!!!




IBSC 51 Alien Corn Middle of Nowhere

Sunday, May 14, 2017

IBSC 50 Brandon Dennis, Andy Coats, Tom Gary Blues Band

Sunday Funday,  Brandon Dennis returns!!!  Well, actually this was the second time he showed up by in 2003:-)  Brandon was a Sophomore at Ankeny High School, and he brought his friend Skyler who was  a Freshman drummer, and the rest is history.  For a couple of high school students they did outstanding.  Also on the show is delta bluesman Andy Coats from North Carolina.  Plus Frank Strong and Des Moines on $50.   Was a great show!



The show was produced by Jay Taylor, and Tom Gary.  Director of Bands Jono Smith, with John Lee Eagan, Frank Strong, Dave Andrews, Rick Mosqueda, and Don Brown.  This is the last show of Season 3.  Now all of Season three is available for download on Podbean.  Thanks!

IBSC 50 Brandon Dennis, Andy Coats, Tom Gary Blues Band

Sunday, May 7, 2017

IBSC 49 Jody Bodley, Dewey Cantrell, and Trouble in Mind

Another great show.  From 3-29-2003 featuring Jodi Bodley, Dewey Cantrell, and Trouble in Mind.  The show was produced by Jay Taylor and Tom Gary.  Director of bands was Jono Smith with John Lee Eagan, Dave Andrews, Rick Mosqueda,  Don Brown, and Frank Strong.  Please subscribe, like, and share.

IBSC 49 Jody Bodley, Dewey Cantrell, and Trouble in Mind

Sunday, April 30, 2017

IBSC 48 Curry Harter, Rob Lumbard, and Lightning Red.

Newest podcast.  all technical issues solved!   Tonights show features Curry Harter, Rob Lumbard, and Lightning Red.  Cool acoustic blues for you!

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IBSC 48 Curry Harter, Rob Lumbard, and Lightning Red.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

IBSC 47 Roy Cashman, John Lukehart, and Sherry Lueders

Tonights show was originally aired March 3-22-2003.  It is the second part of the show.  It stars Roy Cashman, John Lukehart, and Sherry Lueders.  The show was produced by Jay Taylor, and Tom Gary.  Director of bands was Jono Smith, with John Lee Eagan, Dave Andrews, Rick Mosqueda, Frank Strong, and Don Brown.



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IBSC 47 Roy Cashman, John Lukehart, and Sherry Lueders

Sunday, April 16, 2017

IBSC 46 Tina Haas Finley, James Bein, 3-22-2003 IBSC

Tonights show was originally recorded on March 22 2003.  It featured Tina Haas Finley, and James Bein, It was produced by Jay Taylor, and Tom Gary.  Director of bands was Jono Smith, with Frank Strong, John Lee Eagan, Dave Andrews, Rick Mo, and Don Brown.   Please like, share, and subscribe.



IBSC 46 Tina Haas Finley, James Bein, 3-22-2003 IBSC

Sunday, April 9, 2017

IBSC 45 Iowa Corn Fed Blues Tom Gary

Tonights show is my first release ever!  It was called Iowa Corn Fed Blues and only a couple hundred cassettes were ever made.  It sounds pretty good for being 23 years old!!!  It was originally produced by Kirk Kaufmann of Juniors Motel, it featured me on piano and vocal, with Brad Heck on guitar, bass and vocal, and Kye Haub on Drums and vocal.  ENJOY!



IBSC 45 Iowa Corn Fed Blues Tom Gary

Sunday, April 2, 2017

IBSC 44 Hull Ave 4-27-14

Tonights show was originally recorded on April 27th 2014.  It was the Sunday night blues showcase featuring the Bad Boys of the Blues.  Tonight you will hear, the Bad Boys of the Blues, Jeff Stratton, and Bill Youngquist, Kim Mason, Bluebird Page, Michelle Baldwin, Kent Burnside, and April May.



Tonights show was originally recorded by Lee Bell, and produced for podcast by Tom Gary.



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IBSC 44 Hull Ave 4-27-14



Sunday, March 26, 2017

IBSC 43 Big Daddy, CC Stewart, Gary Smith, and Steve E Geroge

Tonights show originally aired on March 15th 2003.  if starred Big Daddy Dennis Kain, with CC Stewart, Gary Smith, and Steve E George.  The show was originally recorded by Jono Smith, and mastered to digital by Jay Taylor.  The show was produced by Tom Gary.  Director of bands was Jono Smith, with John Lee Eagan, Dave Andrews, Rick Mo, Don Brown, and Frank Strong.  Remember to like, subscribe, and share!!!!!   Help keep the blues alive!!!!



IBSC 43 Big Daddy, CC Stewart, Gary Smith, and Steve E Geroge

Sunday, March 19, 2017

IBSC 42 Too Hot Tamales, and Frank Strong

Howdy!!!!   New showcase for you to listen to.  This is the 3-15-2003 Iowa Blues Showcase.  It features Too Hot Tamales, which had Sherry Chappell, Clover Buckingham, and Rick Shultz.  Frank Does Des Moines on $50 and then he is our second guest!!!!   Comedy and blues all for the price of free!!!!!!



IBSC 42 Too Hot Tamales, and Frank Strong



Sunday, March 12, 2017

IBSC 41 Local and Regional Blues

Tonights show is jammed pack with regional and local blues from the midwest.  The show features the Soul Searchers, The Bad Boys of the Blues, John Paul and the HellHounds, the Blue Band, Rob Lumbard, Big Daddy Dennis Kain, Fat Tuesday and the Grease Fire Horns featuring Jimmy Pryor, JC Anderson, John Lukehart, Jono Smith, and Madam Jules.  That's a lot of blues!!!  Remember to like, share, and subscribe!!!!



IBSC 41 Local and Regional Blues





Sunday, March 5, 2017

IBSC 40 Hull Ave Jam March/April 1999

Tonights show is from the Way, Wayback machine!    This is the original Hull Ave jam session from either late March, or early April of 1999!!!  The show features the Bad Boys of the Blues starring Jimmy Pryor, with Tom Gary, Scott Long, John Wood, Jim Farr, and their special guests Tony Rivera, Bryn Onmie, and Rick Shultz.



The show was produced and recorded by Tom Gary.

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IBSC 40 Hull Ave Jam March/April 1999