Hosted and produced by Paul Hitchcock, "Nothin' But The Blues" originated in April 1992 as a one-hour program airing Friday nights at 11pm. The program evolved to two hours in 1994 moving to its current home on Saturday nights. In July 1998, the program expanded to three hours, airing live from 9pm to midnight. In December of 2000 the program expanded once again to 8pm to midnight. From its beginnings in 1992, "Nothin' But The Blues" has remained focused on the best in current and classic blues in all styles including Delta, Piedmont, Chicago and Texas. "Nothin' But The Blues" utilizes over 3,000 CD's and LP's with requests always welcome.
"Nothin' But The Blues" offers unique features such as The Weekly Blues Trivia Question, Soul Survivor and Bluechip Blues Tune. Special programs have focused on different aspects of blues music including crossover tunes, women, acoustic, prison, movie soundtracks, swing and jump blues, as well as artist profiles/tributes and holiday programs for Halloween, Christmas, New Year's and Valentine's Day.
In 1997, "Mojo the Blues Cat" was introduced as the musical inspiration of great blues and remains the offical mascot of "Nothin' But The Blues." T-shirts were designed which featured Mojo "playing guitar and singin' the blues."
A true passion for the blues, Hitchcock also spends his time booking blues performers for the Americana Crossroads Live and Sundown at Moonlight Concert Series, as well as the annual Cave Run Rock'n Blues'n BBQ Festival, all held in Morehead (KY).
"Nothin' But The Blues" airs Saturday nights (8pm to midnight) from the campus of Morehead State University on Morehead State Public Radio --- WMKY (90.3FM), WOCS (88.3fm) in Lerose-Booneville and translator 88.3FM in Inez, Kentucky. Artist or song requests may be made during the program by calling 1-800-286-9659 or 606-783-2001. For additional information, contact Paul Hitchcock at: email@example.com or call 606-783-2334 and remember....."If you're going to listen to music, then listen to Nothin' But The Blues."