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Rollin' and Tumblin'
HOSTED BY Rob O'Friel
Rollin And Tumblin is a three hour tour through history of electric and acoustic Blues. It's Saturday night so expect up tempo, hard hitting cuts by pioneers like Muddy Waters, Koko Taylor and Howlin Wolf alongside brand new Blues from contemporary artists like Walter Trout, Ana Popovic and Keb Mo.
Plus we highlight the many talented local artists making the Pittsburgh Blues scene.
Along the way you'll learn a little about the artists, the songs and The Blues.
Electric and Acoustic, Chicago, Delta and Texas Blues. Swamp Blues, Swing Blues, Hill Country Blues. So much Blues, you're gonna need two radios!
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It's a great night for the Blues! Since Sept 3, 2011 when Rollin And Tumblin debuted I've greeted the loyal WYEP listeners with that phrase each Saturday night. It's truly been a privilege presenting our audience a lineup mixed with songs and artists they know and love, and introducing them to new ones to add to that list.
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Recent Blog Posts
In the summer of 2011 as I was preparing to launch a new Saturday night Blues show on WYEP, I was trying to decide what the name of the show should be. I was honored to be selected to do the new Saturday night Blues show, and I was even... read more
Rollin and Tumblin is one of the earliest and most influential blues songs ever written and recorded. The song was written by Hambone Willie Newbern and was first recorded by Newbern in 1929. Nobody knows for sure, but Sleepy John Estes... read more
Aug 25, 2019
Programming note for Aug 31, 2019. Rollin and Tumblin will not be on the radio on Saturday August 31, 2019 due to the Labor Day Weekend Countdown.
When we do return on Saturday, Sept 7, 2019 we will... read more
Hey! We're pretty excited about our new specialty show blogs and features. As you will see in the coming days and weeks, you'll now have the ability to check out Rollin and Tumblin "On Demand" here at the website. So, if you have to... read more
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