The Blues Hour
Presented by Dr. Wart Hoover every Monday 10-11pm
Listen at www.severnfm.com
(there is also a Listen Again facility)
Severn FM is a community radio station serving the south end of
Gloucester and broadcasting to the world over the internet.
"from Lead Belly to Led
The Blues Hour covers local gigs, new music and anything else in the
blues world which we think might interest you. We cover anything
blues related, "from Lead Belly to Led Zeppelin", even if it's a bit
country, gospel, jazz, rock, metal, prog, bluegrass, rock 'n' roll,
... as blues music is the foundation for most of the music we listen
to in the 21st century. The key is to remind listeners that it is
still the blues... and by doing so, we are "keeping the blues
The programme always kicks off with an instrumental... The Chester
Stroll, by Storm Warning
"keeping the blues relevant"
Announcing the winners of the 2012 Doc’s Blues Awards
(listen to them on the 7th January programme on our "listen again"
Voted by listeners and friends of The Blues Hour on Severn FM (from
Canada to Australia)
Best Studio Album: Gwyn Ashton - Radiogram
Best Live Album: Keith Thompson - Snapshot of Reality
Live Performance: (tie) Kingsley Salmon / Robert Plant
Best Festival: Gloucester Rhythm & Blues Festival
Best Female Singer: Sunday Wilde
Best Male Singer: Will Johns
Best Band: Never The Bride
Best Song: Bex Marshall - The House of Mercy
Blues Sensation: Joe Bonamassa
Best Female Drummer: Layla Hall (P-A-U-L Lamb and the Detroit
Blues Hero: Bryn Williams
Playlists: what we
have played in 2013...
This page will take a while to complete, but will eventually cover
the majority of friends of The Blues Hour
Useful Links... (please let me know if you'd like to be included...