"Birth Of The Blues" is a musical exploration of American blues music, which has its roots in the deep south of the United States around the end of the 19th century. This program features blues songs from the early 1900s through the 1970s, written and/or made popular by blues legends like W.C. Handy, Robert Johnson, Lead Belly, Willie Dixon, Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, B.B. King, Fats Waller, Bessie Smith, Etta James, Louis Jordan, Billie Holiday and Big Joe Turner.

Songs include:

"Shake Rattle And Roll"

"Ain't Misbehavin'"

"I'd Rather Go Blind"


"My Babe"

"Blueberry Hill"

"Hoochie Coochie Man"

"Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby"

"The Thrill Is Gone"

"Every Day I Have The Blues."