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 artist: Walter 'Wolfman' Washington who recently passed at 79.

Featuring the artist Jeff Beck in a 4-hour special edition tribute.

Featured artists: Jim Morrison & Gregg Allman, plus a fond farewell to Kim Simmonds of Savoy Brown who passed away in mid December at the age of 75. + PLUS my (weekly) frightening & exploding ($3.49 + gasoline price) reminder from NRBQ; who wrote & sang about 1979's gas, oil, energy & INFLATION crisis (FOUR +) decades ago! As Yogi Berra would say: "It's déjà vu all over again." I say: HIGH ENERGY PRICES SUCK!

Some of my favorite Christmas Edition - 2022 artists (in no particular order) include: Don Paterson w/Pat Martino, Charles Brown w/Johnny Otis, Steve Tyrel w/Clark Terry, Brian Auger, McCoy Tyner w/Derek Trucks, Little Milton w/Derek Trucks, Jorma Kaukonen, Dr. John, David Maxwell, ELP, Ed Palermo, Johnny & Edgar Winter, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Duke Robillard, Johnny A, Graham Parker w/Nona Hendryx, The Kinks, The Waitresses, Clarence Carter, Maceo Parker w/the JB Horns, James Brown, Cheech & Chong with & without the Chipmunks, Art Carney, Rob Bartlett as Sal Monella from Imus in the Morning, and Rob Paparozzi.

A celebration of Duane Allman's birthday!
It's Saturday January 28, 2023. Today's birthdays:
Ronnie Scott 1927
(Courtesy of Bob Putignano) Look up additional birthdays!
Click here now to enter for a chance to win Bob Weir's 50th Anniversary 2CD box-set of his 1972 debut recording "Ace," which includes a second CD of a 2022 performance that covers all the original tracks from the initial recording.

Enter for a chance to win Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers live at the Fillmore (1997) 2-CD box-set.

Enter our ticket giveaways for the following shows at The Wellmont Theater in Montclair, NJ:

1/19/2023: Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular

1/21/2023: moe.


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!