This show was 16th in the global blues chart.
On this show, a look at the Grammy nominees in the blues and roots music categories, ahead of the awards ceremony on 26th January. Tracks from Bobby Rush, Larkin Poe, Delbert McClinton And Self-Made Men+Dana, Jimmie Vaughan, Gary Clark Jr., Christone 'Kingfish' Ingram, Southern Avenue, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, The Black Keys, I'm With Her, Brittany Howard, Jontavious Willis, Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi, Keb' Mo', and Sugaray Rayford.
The Award-winning Blues And Roots Connections, with Paul Long is a bi-weekly programme inspired by the blues, but not constrained by it. The show is broadcast every Sunday and Tuesday on www.bluesandrootsradio.com and is always on-demand on Mixcloud.
Paul is Chair of the IBBA and a board member of the UK Blues Federation.