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Sunday, July 16, 2017

Thanks for the emails

Thanks for the emails.  I obviously need to check my hotmail more often:-)   Just for promoters please read this!  I don't do reviews.  I haven't reviewed a band in years.  If you want to be on the show you can contact me at bluesman2001@hotmail.com   I prefer to talk to the artists and not third parties.  Thanks!
Tom Gary
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IBSC 59 Oliver Riley and the Blues Notions

Tonight its the amazing Oliver Riley and the Blues Notions from circa 1988.  Oliver was one of the best blues guitarist and vocals to come out of Kansas City, that unfortunately no one knows about.   Oliver played on the edge and legend has it that they actually won the international blues challenge in Memphis, but were penalized for going over the time limit!   The band was led by Oliver Riley and Wayne Smith, with Greg Mays, Billy Thomas and Dave Creighton.

Tonights show was originally recorded at Holly Hill, and produced for podcast by Tom Gary.



IBSC 59 Oliver Riley and the Blues Notions