Welcome to Sounds of Blue with Bob Putignano

Bob Putignano's Sounds of Blue is a mix of soul, jazz, funk, blues, blues-rock, classic rock and more.

Tune in for a steady dose of tunes and interviews with music industry leaders.


Featured artists: James Brown, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, Albert King, Herbie Hancock, Tyrone Davis, Gene Ammons, Klaus Doldinger, Jean Jacques Milteau, Warren Haynes and Henry Mancini.

Featuring Albert King, Otis Rush, Peter Frampton, Klaus Doldinger, Dick Morrissey, Herbie Mann, Warren Haynes, & actor/comedian Jack Klugman of Odd Couple & Quincy fame. Additionally Klugman appeared in (four) episodes of 'The Twilight Zone' my favorite being 'A Game of Pool' from 1961; pairing Klugman with the great Jonathan Winters.

Featured artists: Herbie Mann, Peter Frampton, Chuck Leavell, Steve Gadd, Larry Coryell, Jack Casady, Larry McCray, Sista Monica Parker, Bobbi Humphrey, Warren Haynes and the great Henry Mancini.

Featured artists: Herbie Mann, Steve Gadd, Larry Coryell, Carl Verheyen, Warren Haynes, A Little more of Eric Clapton, Freddie Hubbard, Eric Kloss, Tito Puente, Mongo Santamaria and Henry Mancini. Plus it's becoming a new (yet old) tradition to remember NRBQ's 1979 "Get That Gasoline," which sadly compares our current 2022 surging oil and natural gas prices, insane gas-pump costs, and our nearly double-digit inflation: At Sounds of Blue we remember (every week).

Featured artists: Mongo Santamaria, Lowell George, Clapton, Warren Haynes, Bill Frisell, Mick Abrahams, Hollywood Fats, Demian Dominguez, Don Adams/Maxwell Smart/Agent 86 of "Get Smart" fame; and our weekly Bronx Cheer for surging oil and natural gas prices, and insane gas-pump & nearly double-digit monthly inflation. At Sounds of Blue we remember NRBQ's 1979 "Get that Gasoline" Gas-Pump Blues: Where it's DÉJÀ VU gas-pains all over again for all of us in 2022!
Enter our ticket giveaway for the following show at The Wellmont Theater in Montclair, NJ:

6/24/2022: The Fab Faux with the Hogshead Horns and The Creme Tangerine Strings.

The Glorious Hodgepodge Show - Performing every era of The Beatles career

Monday May 23, 2022 Birthdays
Scatman Crothers 1910
Rosemary Clooney 1928
Marvin Stamm 1939
Ken Peplowski 1959
Richie Beirach 1947
Artie Shaw 1910
Dick Shurman 1950
Michael Cloeren 1957
(Courtesy of Bob Putignano) Look up additional birthdays!


I'm very proud to announce that as of the close of June 29th, 2021: www.SoundsofBlue.com had 211,388 web hits, marking the third time in SOB history that www.SoundsofBlue.com exceeded 200,000 web hits. Thank you for all of you who have helped & listened to The Sounds of Blue - It was many of you who propelled SOB to reach these lofty web hit numbers!