Numerous artists have performed live on Talkin' the Blues with Microwave Dave, including Jerry "Boogie" McCain, James Harman, Guitar Gabriel, Macavine Hayes, Sarasota Slim, Dave MacKenzie, Billy C. Farlow, and Fiona Boyes. Interview guests include Alligator Records' president Bruce Iglauer, jazz guitarist Pat Martino, Rod Piazza, William Clarke, Joe Louis Walker, Tinsley Ellis, the Nighthawks, Debbie Davies, Colonel Bruce Hampton, Marcia Ball, producers Johnny Sandlin and Bob Porter, Denise LaSalle, Koko Taylor, the Radio Kings and others.
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