Mark Massey, Ori Naftaly, Rory Block & Marshall Lawrence

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Mark "Muleman" Massey grew up in the cradle of the Delta blues, Clarksdale, Mississippi.

Living there, he heard plenty of blues.  But it took a stretch in Parchman Prison for Mark to discover the blues' deeper meaning.

Since then he has been mentored by the likes of David Kimbrough and Blind Mississippi Morris and his latest release, One Step Ahead Of The Blues shows he has learned his lessons.

Mark and I will discuss his journey.

Ori Naftaly and his band won the right to come to Memphis for the 2013 IBC from their home in Israel.  Even before they arrived on the shores of the US, they had used social media to build up the anticipation for their performance.

They did not disappoint and became a crowd favorite.  they are now back touring the USA and Ori will call in to discuss this incredible journey he finds himself on while we chack out songs from Happy For Good.

Rory Block has been called the "greatest living acoustic blues artist" and Bonnie Raitt calls her an "inspiration".

With more than 20 releases to date and 5 Blues Music Awards, she has proven these statements again and again

Now with Avalon, her tribute to Mississippi John Hurt, Rory looks to turn the blues world upside down again.

Then Marshall Lawrence returns to The Couch with his latest release, House Call, which has already reached #2 on Blues Underground Network's Canadian Blues/Blues Rock Chart.

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