Behind The Beat

Behind The Beat looks at important moments and movements in music history, and the people who made the big advances in Jazz, Rock, Blues and Pop. Hosts Nick Morrison and John Kessler bring musician’s ears and radio host’s knowledge for 3 minutes of musical discovery.

These Are The Songs Of The Civil Rights Movement

Since it’s Black History Month, we’re going to take a look at some of the music from the ...


money in minutes How Eric Clapton, Who Once Quit A Too-Pop Band, Became A Celebrated Pop Star

By John Kessler and Nick Morrison The Yardbirds released their first hit record, “For Your Love,” 50 years ...


Top 6 Best Blues Albums Of 2014

Here are our picks for the best blues albums of the year. Jarekus Singleton: Refuse To Lose An ...


How A Wisconsin Furniture Company Shined A Fortuitous Spotlight On Blues Greats

Charley Patton’s music set the template for all the Delta Blues players who would come after him. Take ...