Chasing The Blues with Tom "The Suit" Forst

By Tom The Suit Forst

Twenty-five years ago, Tom Forst sold his soul to the devil and became a corporate executive. At the height of his career, nine years ago, he reclaimed his soul and quit it all to play the blues. Tom "The Suit" Forst was born. Chasing the Blues Podcast began in 2019 with 50 weekly episodes of Season One - sharing interesting stories of the original bluesmen, the pioneers of the art form, as told through personal interviews with players from around the world: some famous in their own right, recording and touring artists, veteran sidemen, and rising new talent. Season Two picks up where Season One left off, with new special features, contests and giveaways, and as always, featured interviews with blues payers from around the world. Hear their stories, and what inspired them to play the blues, and where they are taking the blues in their own careers for the blues fans of today, and tomorrow to enjoy. Stay tuned for a new episode every week (Now broadcasting every Thursday - Starting April 16, 2020) wherever podcasts are available to stream and download. Chasing the Blues is proudly sponsored by Blues Festival Guide, which Bobby Rush calls the "road map to the blues." Look for them online at www.BluesFestivalGuide.com Chasing the Blues is also sponsored and produced by Factory Underground Studio in Norwalk, CT.

  1. 1.
    Jumping forward with Johnny Winter
    17:09
  2. 2.
    Talking Eddie Kirkland with Special Guest: Christine Ohlman
    19:44
  3. 3.
    Talking B.B. King and Blues With Special Guest Anthony Gomes
    38:18
  4. 4.
    Talking Sonny Boy Williamson With Special Guest Roharpo
    26:29
  5. 5.
    Talking Blues, News, and Tattoos With Special Guest Mike Zito
    38:31
  6. 6.
    Talking Chris Bergson With Special Guest Andy Morrison
    23:58
  7. 7.
    Talking Django Reinhardt
    13:45
  8. 8.
    Talking The Blues in China with Robin Liu
    18:59
  1. 9.
    Talking Elmore James With Seth Rosenbloom
    44:02
  2. 10.
    Texas Blues Guitarist Ally Venable channels her inner-Stevie Ray Vaughan
    31:49
  3. 11.
    Talking Tony McPhee with Bluesman Mike Francis
    36:10
  4. 12.
    Talking Billy Gibbons with Special Guest Pat Calamari
    36:32
  5. 13.
    Talking The Allman Brothers with Victoria Ginty and Mike Ivey
    28:12
  6. 14.
    Talking Otis Redding with Dana Fuchs
    34:04
  7. 15.
    Talking with Modern Blues Icon Joe Louis Walker
    33:32
  8. 16.
    Talking Michael Burks with Jonathon Long
    33:02
  9. 17.
    Talking Women in Blue with Brigitte Purdy
    29:34
  10. 18.
    Talking Blues With Sugaray Rayford
    32:18
  11. 19.
    Talking Big Mama Thornton with Regina Bonelli
    32:18
  12. 20.
    Talking Muddy Waters, Otis Rush, and More with Anthony Geraci
    37:30
  13. 21.
    Talking Mike Bloomfield with Paul Gabriel
    41:25
  14. 22.
    Talking Sam Cooke with Wee Willie Walker
    31:32
  15. 23.
    Talking with Eric Larsen about Luther Alluson
    31:14
  16. 24.
    Talking Stevie Ray Vaughan with Tony Campanella
    27:52
  17. 25.
    Talking with Blues Foundation CEO Barbara Newman
    37:52
  18. 26.
    Talking ZZ Hill with Grady Champion
    32:04
  19. 27.
    Talking Eric Bibb with Big Daddy Wilson
    30:50
  20. 28.
    Talking Blues Pioneer Sleepy John Estes (Special Episode)
    20:00
  21. 29.
    Talking Bobby Blue Bland with Billy Beaver
    40:55
  22. 30.
    Talking Stevie Ray Vaughan with Tony Campanella
    33:13
  23. 31.
    Talking Junior Wells with Albert Castiglia
    35:06
  24. 32.
    Talking Pinetop Perkins with Alvin Lee of The Lee Boys
    22:39
  25. 33.
    Talking Stevie Ray Vaughan from Queen of her Castle Diana Rein
    29:04
  26. 34.
    Talking Freddie King with Michael Lee
    26:57
  27. 35.
    Talking Forgotten Florida Blues with Joe Whitmer
    30:27
  28. 36.
    Talking Big Jack Johnson with Mark Carpentieri
    41:27
  29. 37.
    Talking Roy Buchanan with Billy Price
    27:11
  30. 38.
    Talking Brownie McGee with Lloyd Spiegel
    33:12
  31. 39.
    Talking Blues, Hall of Fame , and more with Paul Toscano
    36:15
  32. 40.
    Talking Lightning Hopkins with Seth James
    32:43
  33. 41.
    Talking Johnny Winter with Black Betty of Moonshine Society
    39:31
  34. 42.
    Talking Tommy Johnson Who Also Sold his Soul at the Crossroads
    25:19
  35. 43.
    Talking with Grammy-Winner Bobby Rush
    28:08
  36. 44.
    Talking B.B. King with Rocco Calipari Sr.
    25:08
  37. 45.
    Talking King Curtis with Jimmy Carpenter
    31:07
  38. 46.
    Talking the Future of Blues with Dave Cavalier
    32:03
  39. 47.
    Groundbreaking Blues-Gospel Vocalist and Electric Guitarist Sister Rosetta Tharpe
    44:00
  40. 48.
    Chasing the Blues to Africa in the Sahara: Desert Blues from Malia
    44:18
  41. 49.
    Talking Blues with Florida Blues Journeyman Damon Fowler
    25:38
  42. 50.
    Chasing the Blues Season One Finale - Episode 50
    49:54

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