May 3, 2023

Bill returned with an update on his health while Bob paid tribute to Canadian singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot, who died this week at 84.

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April 5, 2023

Hard to believe that it has been 29 years since the death of Kurt Cobain. We paid tribute to the Nirvana frontman with a set of covers that included Sturgill Simpson and Steve Earle.

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March 29, 2023

Hope springs eternal for lifelong Reds fans, and Bob and Bill sounded optimistic on the eve of Opening Day. Then they took a deep breath to relax while playing tribute to Townes Van Zandt’s “Lungs.”

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March 15, 2023

Bill paid tribute to renowned jazz saxophonist Wayne Shorter, virtuoso string instrumentalist David Lindley and last original Lynyrd Skynyrd member Gary Rossington before turning over the rest of the show to Women’s History Month.

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March 1, 2023

Bob saluted Roger Daltrey on his 79th birthday while Bill previewed artists coming to the area soon, including Daniel Donato, Angela Perley, Brit Taylor, Olivia Ellen Lloyd and Bruce Springsteen.

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February 22, 2023

Bob focused on the Lenten season while Bill paid tribute to Black History Month with varying degrees of success on the final program of February.

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February 15, 2023

Bob and Bill teamed up to pay tribute to Burt Bacharach, who died at 94, and to celebrate last year’s inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame while pimping for their favorites in this year’s fan voting.

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February 8, 2023

A husky-voiced and fatigued Bob hosted the Special Brain-Fog Post-Covid Edition of BS&B while Bill steered clear of any thought of proximity to the virus. Happily, the Blue Stingrays, the Black Keys and others helped Bob out with great music and flogging for Warren Zevopn to be voted into the Rock HoF. Bob also noted the passing of Tom Verlaine.

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February 1, 2023

Bob was snakebit with the Covid, so Bill went solo with a long list of new songs that included tunes from Angela Perley, Pony Bradshaw and the eponymous debut of Complete Mountain Almanac, which features Aaron and Bryce Dessner of The National, their sister, Jessica, and Rebekka Karijord of Sweden.

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January 25, 2023

Bob and Bill marked the ninth anniversary of the show in a minor key as opposed to the larger celebrations that were routine before the pandemic. Nevertheless, the episode was packed with great music that paid tribute to the passing of David Crosby, the success of the Bengals, and a shout to Thompson (and friends) Birthday Month.

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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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