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Jed Potts launches tribute song to Apollo 13  01 Jan 1970

Jed Potts launches tribute song to Apollo 13  image

This Saturday the 11th April will be the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 13 launch and in honour of the mission Edinburgh musician Jed Potts will be releasing a new song “Talkin’ Apollo 13 Blues” on all of your favourite streaming platforms and for download at

Also, at 19:13 -  the 50th anniversary of the launch to the minute! - Jed will be premiering the video made by Craig Macfadyen aka Lentil. at

Just head over there, you’ll see the post, and click ‘Set Reminder'

Jed crams the story of the mission into a 3 minute song in the tradition of a “talking blues”; a song format popularised during the Great Depression by the likes of Woody Guthrie.

Jed Potts has performed sold-out shows at the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival with Jed Potts and the Hillman Hunters, records and tours with American blues artist Brandon Santini, and fronts Jazz Bar residents Swampfog. 

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