Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Playlist for Tuesday 12/30/08

Celebrated the birthdays of Bo Diddley & Odetta- what a loss this year of the both of them! Also indulged myself with some favorites. Here's wishing all of you a happy, safe & loving 2009.

  1. Doyle Bramhall II & Erykah Badu- Oh, Death
  2. The Beatles- Birthday
  3. Bo Diddley- Bo Diddley
  4. Bo Diddley- Hush Your Mouth
  5. R L Burnside- Lay Down On My Bed and Cried
  6. Odetta- Goddnight Irene
  7. Odetta- How Long
  8. Bo Diddley- Goin' Down
  9. Bo Diddley-Get Out of My Life
  10. Smokin Joe Kubek & Bnois King- Armadillo Blues
  11. Kinsey Report- She's Gone
  12. Charlie Musselwhite-Stingaree
  13. Saffire- T'aint Nobody's Business
  14. Lonnie Mack & Stevie Ray Vaughn- If You Have to Know
  15. Luther Allison- Cherry Red Wine
  16. Katie Webster- Hard Lovin' Mama
  17. Sonny Boy Williamson- The Sky Is Crying
  18. Fenton Robinson- Somebody Loan Me a Dime
  19. B B King & Buddy Guy- I Pity the Fool
  20. B B King & Ruth Brown- You're The Boss
  21. Taj Mahal- Further On Up the Road
  22. Karen Lovely- Boogie Some
  23. Eden Brent- He'll Do the Same Thing to You
  24. Bo Diddley- Ride On Josephine
  25. Bo Diddley- You Can't Judge a Book By It's Cover
  26. B B King- Blues Before Sunrise
  27. Howlin' Wolf- Decoration Day
  28. Gregg Allman- Multi-Colored Lady
  29. Big Joe Williams- Coffeehouse Blues
  30. Steve Freund- I'll Be Your Mule
  31. Kinsey Report- When the Church Burned Down
  32. Junior Wells- Stop Breaking Down
  33. Jimmie Rogers- I'm In Love
  34. Odetta- Amazing Grace

Thursday, December 25, 2008

Playlist for Tuesday 12/23/08

I thought I'd do stuff I haven't done before on this show and I was able to do two things. To start the show off, I got to run through a playlist entitled Boom Boom, Boom Boom, Boom Boom & Boom Boom! I had an enjoyable time putting together a show featuring women in blues. I also played a tribute to our households' protector and companion, 14-year old Bella, who went to the Happy Hunting Ground, where you can chase all the rabbits and nobody hollers at you!

  1. Doyle Bramhall II & Erykah Badu- Oh, Death
  2. Luther Allison- Cat Blues
  3. Yardbirds- Boom Boom
  4. Jimmy Rogers All-Stars feat. R. Plant, J. Page & E. Clapton- Boom Boom
  5. John Lee Hooker- Boom Boom
  6. Karen Lovely- Boom Boom
  7. Karen Lovely- Lucky Girl
  8. Big Mama Thornton- Life Goes On
  9. Liz Mandeville- The Money's All Spent
  10. Barbara Blue- Tool Box Blues
  11. Sue Foley- Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is
  12. Liz Mandeville- Look At Me Look At Me
  13. Saffire- Don't You Tell Me
  14. Lucinda Williams with Taj Mahal- Going Back Home
  15. Fiona Boyes- Smokestack Lightnin
  16. Eden Brent- Mississippi Number One
  17. Joanna Connor- Nothin But The Blues
  18. Etta James- Crawling King Snake
  19. Shirley Johnson- Not For The Love of You
  20. Koko Taylor- Black Rat
  21. Big Mama Thornton- Black Rat
  22. Pink Floyd- Seamus (Bella's favorite!) R.I.P. Bella
  23. Koko Taylor- Gonna Buy Me a Mule
  24. Bessie Smith- St Louis Blues
  25. Etta James- Born Under a Bad Sign
  26. Etta James- Tell Mama
  27. Koko Taylor- Cut You Loose
  28. Deb Cleveland Band- Further On Up the Road
  29. Deb Cleveland & Barbara Healy- Wild Women Don't Get the Blues
  30. Deb Callahan- Get It Right
  31. Renee Austin- Mouth of the Delta
  32. Susan Tedeschi- Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean
  33. Koko Taylor- Wand Dang Doodle
  34. Karen Lovely- Rock Me

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Playlist for Tuesday 12/16/08

Had a good time and a fun show despite going through a snow emergency...gave up a chunk of music, though!

  1. Doyle Bramhall II & Erykah Badu- Oh, Death
  2. Johnny Jenkins- Rollin Stone
  3. Z Z Top- Blue Jean Blues (Happy Birthday Billy Gibbons!)
  4. Ronnie Baker Brooks (with Lonnie Brooks)- Make These Blues Survive
  5. Stevie Ray Vaughn- Look at Little Sister
  6. Buddy Guy- Hammer & A Nail
  7. Luther Allison- Little Red Rooster
  8. Luther Allison- Dust My Broom
  9. Floyd Miles- Goin Back to Daytona
  10. Phil Guy- On Our Front Porch
  11. Jimmy Rogers All-Stars & Taj Mahal- Ludella
  12. John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers- Maydell
  13. Jimmy Rogers All-Stars & Mick Jagger and Keith Richards- Goin Away Baby
  14. Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson- Pledging My Time
  15. Floyd Miles- Swamp Rose
  16. Carolyn Wonderland- Walk On
  17. Fiona Boyes- Homesick Blues
  18. Big Mama Thornton- Ball & Chain
  19. Karen Lovely- Blues is My Business
  20. Buddy Guy- Change In the Weather
  21. Elmore James- Stranger Blues
  22. Elmore James- One Way Out
  23. Luther Allison- Give Me Back My Wig
  24. Gov't Mule- Gonna Send You Back To Georgia
  25. Susan Tedeschi- Rock Me Right
  26. Karen Lovely- Boom Boom
  27. Curtis Salgado- 20 Years of B B King
  28. Kinsey Report- She's Gone

Playlist for Saturday 12/13/08

Sat in for Brad the Broken-Down Old Man. Thanks, Brad! Celebrated the stars of Chess Records and enjoyed playing Ashland, Oregon's Karen Lovely- check her out-this lady can really sing!...

  1. Doyle Bramhall II & Erykah Badu- Oh, Death
  2. Little Brother Montgomery- Talkin Boogie
  3. Jimmy Yancey- Salute to Pinetop
  4. Ray Charles- Low Society
  5. Floyd Dixon- Hey, Bartender
  6. Famous Hokum Boys- Terrible Operation Blues
  7. Smiley Lewis- If You Ever Loved a Woman
  8. Smiley Lewis-Where Were You?
  9. Bukka White- District Attorney Blues
  10. Bukka White- Fixin to Die Blues
  11. Chippy Hill- Some Cold Rainy Day
  12. Sonny Boy Williamson- One Way Out
  13. Sonny Boy Williamson-Decoration Day
  14. Elmore James- One Way Out
  15. Elmore James- Got to Move
  16. Mama Yancey- How Long Blues
  17. Wynonie Harris- Tell a Whale of a Tale
  18. Ruth Brown- Rain is a Bringdown
  19. Esther Phillips- Just Like A Fish
  20. Otis Clay- Pouring Water on a Drowning Man
  21. Johnny Copeland- It's My Own Tears That's Being Wasted
  22. Aretha Franklin- Takin' Another Man's Place
  23. Little Walter- Blues WIth a Feeling
  24. Little Walter- Key to the Highway
  25. T- Bone Walker- Call It Stormy Monday
  26. T- Bone Walker- T Bone Blues
  27. Willie Mabon- I'm Mad
  28. Elmore James- Who's Muddy Shoes
  29. Alberta Adams- Remember
  30. Howlin Wolf- Evil
  31. Lowell Fulson- Reconsider Baby
  32. Big Joe Williams- Baby Please Don't Go
  33. Big Joe Williams- P Vine Blues
  34. Buddy Guy- First Time I Met the Blues
  35. Howlin Wolk- Goin Down Slow
  36. Etta James- Some Thing's Got a Hold One Me
  37. Koko Taylor- What Kind Of Man Is That?
  38. Koko Taylor- Wang Dang Doodle
  39. Etta James- I'd Rather Go Blind
  40. Jimmy Witherspoon- Ain't Nobody's Business
  41. Otis Spann- I'm Leaving You
  42. Floyd Dixon- Please Don't Go
  43. Sonny Boy Williamson- Your Funeral & My Trial
  44. Karen Lovely- Boom Boom
  45. Karen Lovely- Rock Me
  46. Chris Cain Band- Tippin' at taylor's
  47. James Johnson- Hesitation Blues
  48. Sonny Boy Williamson II-Don't Start Me to Talkin
  49. Muddy Waters, Little Walter & Bo Diddley- Long Distance Call
  50. Liz Mandeville- Chi-Town
  51. Albert King- Crosscut Saw
  52. Albert King-Born Under a Bad Sign
  53. B B King- Sitting On Top Of the World
  54. The Allman Brothers Band- Don't Keep Me Wondering
  55. Paul Delay Band- 14 Dollars In the Bank
  56. Mississippi Fred McDowell- Good Mornin Little Schoolgirl
  57. Eddie "The Chief" Clearwater- A Time For Peace

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Playlist for Tuesday 12/09/08

Had a gas celebrating the birthday of Junior Wells; played 10 of his tunes and could have played a hundred! Junior has always meant alot to me as far as music history goes...I feel the most important moment in Rock n Roll was when Keith Richards approached his former classmate, Mick Jagger, at the tube station and started talking music because Mick had a Junior Wells & Buddy Guy album under his arm....and the rest is history!

  1. Doyle Bramhall II & Erykah Badu- Oh, Death
  2. Roomful of Blues- Stranger Blues
  3. James "Blood" Ulmer-No Escape from the Blues
  4. James "Blood" Ulmer- Trouble in Mind
  5. Bettye LaVette-When the Blues Catch Up to You
  6. Louisiana Red-Bring Me Some Water
  7. Koko Taylor (with Kenny Wayne Shepard)- Bring Me Some Water
  8. Koko Taylor (with B B King)- Blues Hotel
  9. Junior Wells (with Sonny Landreth & Derek Trucks)- Why are People Like That?
  10. Junior Wells (with Derek Trucks)- I'm Gonna Move to Kansas City
  11. Lonnie Mack & Stevie Ray Vaughn- Double Whammy
  12. Willie "Big Eyes" Smith- Don't Start Me to Talkin'
  13. Willie "Big Eyes" Smith-Don't Say that No More
  14. Bob Dylan- Maggie's Farm
  15. Junior Wells- Messin' With the Kid
  16. Big Mama Thornton- Hound Dog
  17. Francine Reed- Wild Women
  18. Bryan Lee- You'd Better Believe It
  19. Bryan Lee- Beautician Blues
  20. The Mellow Fellows- Feels Like Rain
  21. The Mellow Fellows- Driving Wheel
  22. Junior Wells- Stop Breaking Down
  23. Junior Wells- Five Long Years
  24. Junior Wells- You Don't Love Me
  25. Junior Wells- Tobacco Road
  26. Big Mama Thornton- Everything Gonna Be Alright
  27. Junior Wells (with Bonnie Raitt & Sonny Landreth)- Everybody's Gettin' Them Some
  28. Junior Wells (with Carlos Santana)- Get Down
  29. Freddy King-Woman Across the River
  30. Junior Wells & Buddy Guy- Boogie Chillen

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Playlist for Tuesday 12/02/08

Better late than never; finals week at my house last week and nothin' but scholarly endeavours were allowed on the computer! Without further adieu:
  1. Doyle Bramhall II & Erikah Badu- Oh, Death
  2. Stevie Ray Vaughn- Little Wing
  3. Johnny Jenkins- It Ain't Nothin But the Blues
  4. Johnny Jenkins- Statesboro Blues
  5. Fleetwood Mac- Madison Blues
  6. Fleetwood Mac- Every Day I Have the Blues
  7. Blues Brothers Band- Shotgun Blues
  8. Blues Brothers Band- "B" Movie Boxcar Blues
  9. Luther Allison- I Need a Friend
  10. R L Burnside- Everything Is Broken
  11. Hound Dog Taylor- Give Me Back My Wig
  12. A C Reed & Stevie Ray Vaughn- These Blues Is Killing Me
  13. Elvin Bishop- Fannie Mae
  14. Charlie Musselwhite- Leaving Your Town
  15. Carey Bell & Junior Wells- Second Hand Man
  16. Saffire- The Middle-Aged Blues Boogie
  17. Carolyn Wonderland- Misunderstood
  18. Carolyn Wonderland- Bad Girl Blues
  19. Susan Tedeschi- Can't Sleep at Night
  20. Fiona Boyes- High Cotton
  21. Jeff Healy- Blue Jean Blues
  22. Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee- Gonna Lay My Body Down
  23. Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee- Drinking in the Blues
  24. Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee- I'm a Stranger Here
  25. Howlin Wolf- Ain't Superstitious
  26. Howlin Wolf- Goin Down Slow
  27. Waters, Winter & Cotton- Can't Be Satisfied
  28. Koko Taylor- Insane Asylum
  29. Willie Dixon- 29 Ways
  30. Little Walter- Dead Presidents
  31. Bo Diddley- You Can't Judge a Book By It's Cover
  32. Charlie Musselwhite & Jimmie Vaughn- Bad Boy