This Weeks Featured Artist – AJ Plug

Dutch blues singer AJ Plug (Alexandra Jolanda Plug) was born and raised in a small fishing village off the West Coast of Holland. AJ wanted to be a singer for as long as she can remember and joined a Dutch church choir. Her time in the choir was short lived as there were too many complaints about […]

On This Day in 1976 John Lennon received his Green Card:

On this day in 1976, Beatle John Lennon received his “Green Card.” http://jwol9.blogspot.com/2012/03/june-27-1976.html Which was blue, by the way. The occasion marked his last high profile public appearance for another four years. Here’s a retrospective news report on Leon Wildes, his attorney, as well as Leon’s son – later a New Jersey mayor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9tbODtzkvk

Happy Birthday Roger Taylor

July 26: On this day in 1949, drummer Roger Taylor was born. In addition to possessing considerable chops on his instrument, Taylor also made full use of a particularly wide vocal range in Queen, an act drenched in elaborate harmonies. He also contributed material, including “I’m In Love With My Car,” “Radio Ga-Ga” and “Sheer […]

DJ CARMEL’S SWAMP BLUES AT TIAKI 10PM BST (2PM SLT)

Yes..we are going down to the Bayou and into Delta country tonight where it’s wet, hot and humid and the alligators roam, we’ll try and avoid the gators, as we dance and listen to the awesome sounds of the swamp! You’ll get hot and sweaty and your hair will probably go frizzy, lol…but hey! who […]

This Weeks Featured Artist – Anthony Gomes

Anthony Gomes (born May 14, 1970, Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian blues and blues rock guitarist and singer. He was born to a Portuguese father and a French-Canadian mother. After his 1998 debut album release Blues in Technicolor, he began touring the United States and Canada and he has since recorded eight more albums. Gomes resides in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, playing a fusion […]

DJ CARMEL’S STEAMING BLUES FROM THE BEACH AT TIAKI 10PM BST

Heating it up everywhich way on the beach! Been a hot day..now is a hot night in the UK…but you know what? so is the music! Tune in to hear some red hot summer blues, guaranteed to cool you down!  Coming at you live from Taiki I’ll be spinning the blues and necking those icecold […]

This Weeks Featured Artist – Kaleo

Kaleo is an Icelandic blues/rock band that formed at Mosfellsbær in 2012. It consists of lead vocalist and guitarist JJ Julius Son (Jökull Júlíusson), drummer David Antonsson, bassist Daniel Kristjansson, and lead guitarist Rubin Pollock. They have released two studio albums, Kaleo (2013) and A/B (2016), as well as an EP, Glasshouse (2013). A/B has […]

SALAD BLUES WITH DJ CARMEL LIVE FROM JUNKYARD BLUES CLUB 6PM BST

Carmel Merlin will be down at Junkyard Blues, in the steamy heat, playing some cool blues for you all today.  No stew today, far to hot for that!  So..get out on that balcony, or in the garden..don’t forget to take some ice cold drinks with you and some ice cream…sit back..chill out and listen to […]

DJ CARMEL’S BUNNY BLUES AT JUNKYARD BLUES 8-10PM BST

The heat is on! Yes, gonna be a hot one at Junkyard Blues tonight.  We are in the midst of a heatwave in the UK and the bunnies are coming down to the yard to strut and hop their stuff and fluff those tails to try and keep cool.  But above all they come to […]

DJ CARMEL’S BEACH BLUES & ROCK AT TIAKI 10PM BST

It has been such a hot day! Best way to cool yourself down a little it to tune in to Shangrla at 10pm BST.  I will be on the beach at Tiaki in SecondLife playing some cool music and letting that cool breeze off the sea run through my hair.  We will have cold beer, […]

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