August 24, 2022
After seeing a Deadhead sticker on a Cadillac this week, Bill goes all in on Don Henley’s “Boys of Summer.” The best part: Discovering Brad & Lex reaction videos on YouTube. You can also check out their take on the BS&B Facebook page. Be prepared to lose time in the B&L rabbit hole.
August 17, 2022
Bob and Bill reunited in the studio for the first time since June, which led to a number of existential tangents between music from Luther Allison, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram and Eliza Neals, whom they discovered is coming to town in September.
July 27, 2022
Bob and BS&B’s Fifth Beatle, Jack Greiner, mucked around in the deep Mississippi mud that is the sordid, rumored history of “Ode to Billie Joe” and sang the praises of its woefully under appreciated author Bobbie Gentry. For good measure, they added Orville Peck’s cover of “Fancy.” They also played two cuts from Delta Sweete. Her masterpiece. Yes, masterpiece.
July 20, 2022
Bob spent an inordinate amount of time deconstructing the Bread song “The Guitar Man” as interpreted by Cake. Everything else was about hot weather or global warming, sometimes both. Finally, he paid tribute to two siblings of folks close to the show who passed on recently.
July 6, 2022
No transmission? No problem. After a storm knocked WAIF off the air and the internet, Bill recorded a website-exclusive show that featured music from 1972 and 2022. Think of it as an audition tape for the BS&B Podcast.
June 29, 2022
Bill switched effortlessly from 1972 to 2022 throughout the evening, celebrating classics from 50 years ago while introducing favorites recorded this year. Remember the name Miko Marks, we have a feeling she will around for a long time.
June 22, 2022
Steve Rosen, author of “Lost Cincinnati Concert Venues of the ’50s and ’60s: From the Surf Club to Ludlow Garage,” returns to tell more tales from his history of live music in Greater Cincinnati.
June 15, 2022
Bill extolled the talent of Jill Andrews, the Nashville singer-songwriter who recently charmed a small but enthusiastic crowd at the Southgate House Revival, while Bob paid tribute to Waylon Jennings, born on this day 85 years ago. Plus, thoughts on the pleasure of summer bluegrass festivals and a preview of Lyle Lovett and His Large Band in Dayton on July 12.
June 1, 2022
Amy McFarland, who plays music in Cincinnati with multiple bands, visited the studio with guitarist Chris Kepes to preview her gig at Memorial Hall before the Longworth-Anderson Series show with Pink Martini.