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Won't Be Blue No More: Harmonica master Jimmie Meade talks about life and why he loves the blues

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Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2005

<em>"Every day you wake up is a great day - even if it's a bad day."</em> Such is the wisdom of harmonica ace Jimmie Meade. The 25-year-old "mouth organ" master has been to hell and back after enduring a near-fatal car accident two years ago that cost him a leg. The circumstances of the crash - drunk driving - are something he talks about candidly in hopes of atoning for his bad judgment. Now fully recovered and walking with a prosthetic, Meade gigs full-time with KC blues/rock quartet <a href="http://www.lawrence.com/bands/levee_town/">Levee Town</a> and teaches at Lawrence's Americana Music Academy.

Songs featured in this podcast are, in order:
Jimmie Meade solo harmonica (live in studio)
Levee Town "Trouble In Mind"
Little Walter "Juke"
Sonny Boy Williamson "Good Morning Little Schoolgirl"
Lee McBee & Mike Morgan "Sweet Lolita"
Two Dollar Shoe Revival Story feat. Jimmie Meade "Easy"
Levee Town "Heartless is the Winter"

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