April 9, 2014

The Cowslingers’ very excellent truckin’ song “Two Ton Load” kicks us off tonight, and we’re all over the proverbial road after that. Bob plays some art-related tunes (whatever that means), and Bill pulls out some of his favorite cover tunes.

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March 12, 2014

John McCarthy, co-host of WAIF’s  “Great Pacific Garbage Patch,” joined Bill for an early program less than two months after BS&B debuted. The night featured music from the Jayhawks and solo projects from its two main songwriters, Mark Olson and Gary Louris. This is one of the rare three-hour shows before the boys settled into the 6-8 p.m. time slot on Wednesdays.

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March 5, 2014

There can never be too much of a good thing as tonight’s show proves.  Bob and Bill were on for three, count ’em, three glorious hours of musical bliss, and every minute was put to good use.  Inspired by “20 Feet from Stardom,”  the Academy Award winner for best documentary, they paid tribute to female backup singers, whose work has long gone unacknowledged. And, in anticipation of their upcoming July performance, Bob conducted a mini-Blasters symposium.  Not a bad way to spend three hours.

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Each week, Bob Hust and Bill Thompson feature the best songs – old and new – from artists they have loved for many years and others they have just discovered. The best songs transport people to a time and place. That’s the foundation of BS&B.

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