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Full-Time Blues

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About Me:
I started listening to the Blues probably high school. i had been exposed to it off and on from an early age, from a couple of my aunts. They were really into Stevie Ray Vaughan, so that guitar driven Texas Blues was my first taste of madness, and I really dug it.
After that, I started to explore. Where does this artist draw his influence? And so on, tracing the music back, and just getting my hands on anything I could find. I've always been a music addict and collector, so my collection grows continuously each time someone turns me on to another artist or band, as well as when I find one myself.
About the same time I was REALLY getting into the Blues and establishing a catalogue, I was deciding what I wanted to do in college and for the rest of my life. It just so happened that radio was that choice. I received two degrees in Broadcasting/Telecommunications, and always fostered the idea in the back of my brain that a Blues show was what I really wanted to do.
Fast forward several years and several jobs later, and I am working in radio, with an opportunity that arises to do some volunteer work on the side at the University of Evansville radio station, WUEV. WUEV and it's staff are wonderful, and they play Blues every Saturday from Noon-6:00 PM (Seems like a natural fit, huh? I thought so, too.)
On June 7, 2008, Full-Time Blues aired it's first episode. (The same day the 2008 edition of the W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival got underway in nearby Henderson, KY.) I call it Evansville's best kept secret in radio, but that's not a voluntary moniker. I want the world to know we're here!
You can now listen to "Full-Time Blues" during "A Case of the Blues" on 91.5 WUEV-FM, Evansville. The show airs Saturdays, from 12:00-2:00 in the afternoon, and broadcasts online at wuev.evansville.edu, just click the following link.Listen Online

Full-Time Blues features Blues News, a concert alendar, and artist interviews. We love to hear from the listeners, as well.
I'm glad you stopped by the page, and I want you to know if you're a fan of the Blues, a Blues artist or organization, or someone who wants to learn a little more about this original American genre, I want to help you in any way I can.
Need help spreading the word about your music/performance/event?
Need someone to point you toward some interesting Blues references for information?
Need a recommendation on some great Blues music and artists?
I want to be your source. Shoot me a message and I'll gladly provide you with additional contact information. If you're an artist or band, let's do an interview for the show!
And if you simply want to rap a while about music, and the Blues in particular, that's my favorite pasttime.
"I'd suggest you buy as many Blues albums as you can." - 'Joliet' Jake Blues
Favorite Blues Artists and Bands (Please list at least a few...we use this question to weed out spammers)
The Blues Brothers
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Buddy Guy
BB King
Eric Clapton
The Derek Trucks Band
Muddy Waters
...Those are just a few of the particulars, but J.F.T. adores all Blues music, especially guitar driven blues.
Your Website Address
http://www.fulltimeblues.com
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Promoter, Fan, Press/Media

Johnny Full-Time's Blog

CD Review - Cyril Neville - "Brand New Blues" - MC Records 2009

For this review and SO Much More, Log On To www.fulltimeblues.com





I admittedly don't have a lot of Neville music, by any of the brothers, in my collection. It's not a conscious omission from my expansive music collection, just one of those things you don't pick up on until you have that light bulb moment telling you to get a hold of an artist's work, or you'll always have that hole. Unfortunately with the Nevilles, that's a big… Continue

Posted on June 1, 2009 at 8:44pm

CD Review - Greg Nagy - Walk That Fine Thin Line - Big O Records 2009

For this Review and so much more, LOG ON to http://www.fulltimeblues.com





I have been listening to this CD nearly non-stop since it arrived in my mailbox last week: Mostly because it is an excellent disc; but partly, also, because I was having trouble deciding where to begin with this review.



The album is terrific, and gets off on the right foot with the title track. Greg Nagy and back up vocalists belt out "Until we… Continue

Posted on May 11, 2009 at 8:30am

Update on Johnny Full-Time

Hey all, It's Johnny Full-Time! I just wanted to drop a line and bring everyone up to speed on a LOT of things that have taken place over the last couple of weeks.



First off, I was let go from my day job a little over a week ago. I was working a gig doing radio news, and thought it was pretty secure, but unfortunately, that may have been naive. The company shut down their entire news operation, and went to a local TV station for their news content.

I'm not upset in the slightest… Continue

Posted on April 11, 2009 at 10:28pm

CD Reviews/Submissions

ATTENTION ARTISTS, LABELS, ORGANIZATIONS



Johnny Full-Time wants to help you get the word out about your new album!



If you've got some new music hitting stores, on the horizon, or already out there, I want to help you spread the news.



Full-Time Blues isn't just on the air and on Myspace. We're on social networking sites like Twitter and… Continue

Posted on March 29, 2009 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

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At 8:38am on September 22, 2009, Grandpa_Erik said…
Hi Johnny, If you not have had the possibility to visit my site I hereby give you a little tast of The Bluesmates. If you like it there is more to hear. If not, I am sorry to have taken your time.
Much respect. Grandpa_Erik

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At 10:05am on September 11, 2009, Tony Lee King said…
WISH YOU A GREAT WEEKEND...
GOD BLESS GOOD PEOPLE AND GREAT MUSIC.....
YOU CAN PROMOTE YOUR ART ON REVERBNATION TOO !!!


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At 7:39am on June 26, 2009, Mary Anne McLaurin said…
Whoa! How have I missed you here? Glad to connect with you here! When I opened your page, the song that played reminded me of my Pop Daddy, Robert Lee Smith of the Tams! Which song was it?
At 1:11pm on April 28, 2009, Johnny Full-Time said…
"The Last Showdown Before Summer" - Matt Clark & Carl Rodenberg's Dueling Pianos, 8PM Wed @ State Street Tavern in Newburgh, Indiana. Come out 'cause this is the last chance to see this show for a while!
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At 11:45am on September 3, 2008, Rev. Jake O'Connor said…
The Blues Brothers don't get enough credit for the resurgence of the Blues. After that movie, a lot of teenagers began to listen to the Blues (and show up at my gigs). It helped breath life into a diminishing art form. The Blues Brothers band was a superior assemblage of performers, too.
At 9:52am on April 25, 2008, Roddy Gordon said…
G,Day welcome Like your choice in music
Roddy
 
 
 

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