Episode #145 : Spotlight On Alligator Records

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In 1971, Bruce Iglauer founded Chicago-based indie blues label Alligator Records. For the last 48 years, Bruce and his team have released hundreds of albums by some of the world’s most celebrated contemporary blues artists. On this episode, Bruce recounts five decades in the business and gives us a taste of what’s next for Alligator. Cutting edge talent Selwyn Birchwood also joins us to talk about his work with Alligator and more.


Bruce Iglauer (Alligator Records)
Selwyn Birchwood (Musician)

Koko Taylor “I’m A Woman”
Hound Dog Taylor & The HouseRockers “Give Me Back My Wig”
Toronzo Cannon “Bad Contract”
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