Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Playlist: December 4, 2019

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The Eagles, Ol' 55
The Eagles, Lyin' Eyes
     Ken Taylor (1954-2019)
Fantastic Negrito, The Time Has Come
Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, Mary's Baby
     Sat 12/07 @ Paramount Theatre
Devine’s Jug Band, Thc Lindberg Hop
     Sun 12/08 @ Bird & Beckett
Deep Basement Shakers, The Ma Grinder
     Wed 12/11 @ Armando's
Mark Growden, Drivin' Into the Sunrise
     Sat 12/07 @ The Choir Loft
California Honeydrops, Miss Louise
     Thu 12/05 @ The Independent
     Sat-Sun 12/07-08 @ The New Parish
Big Blu Soul Revue, E-Walkin'
     Tue 12/10 @ Cafe du Nord: Kind of Blue Revue
The Gold Souls, Strongman
     Wed 12/11 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Robert Randolph & The Family Band, The March (live)
     Sat 12/07 @ The Fillmore

Joseph, Come On Up to the House
The Wild Reeds, Tom Traubert's Blues
Rosanne Cash, Time
     from the new album Come On Up to the House: Women Sing Waits
Tori Amos, Time
Madeleine Peyroux, (Looking For) The Heart of Saturday Night
Hot Club of Cowtown, Long Way Home
Holly Cole, Tango til They're Sore
Sarah McLachlan, Ol' 55
Bette Midler, Shiver Me Timbers / Samedi et Vendredi
Tom Waits, Goodnight Irene
Tom Waits, Ruby's Arms


Monday, December 2, 2019

Climate Ride 2020

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Playlist: November 27, 2019


Nina Simone, The Pusher
Tiffany Austin, Stardust
     Sun 12/01 @ Sweetwater Music Hall: A Tribute to Nina Simone
The Cottontails, Mississippi Dreamboat
     Sun 12/01 @ Bird & Beckett
The Gold Souls, Take It Easy
     Thu 11/28 @ The Tavern on Fourth
T Sisters, But Not For You
     Sat 11/30 Mystic Theatre
Quinn Deveaux & The Blue Beat Review, Tara Jean
     Sat 11/30 @ Club Deluxe
Sons of the Soul Revivers, Shook (live)
     Sat 11/30 @ Armando's
California Honeydrops, Standin' Still Blues
     Wed-Thu 12/03-04 @ The Independent
Mighty Mike Schermer, Stop Crying
     Fri 11/29 @ Armando's
     Sat 11/30 @ Poor House Bistro
     Sun 12/01 @ Moe's Alley
Sean Hayes, So Down
     Fri 11/29 @ The Chapel
     Sat 11/30 @ Moe's Alley
The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, Great White Noise
     Fri 11/29 @ The Fillmore
Jimi Hendrix Experience, Things I Used To Do

Sylvester Cotton, Thanksgiving Blues
Guy Davis, Thanksgiving Day
California Honeydrops, Pumpkin Pie
Lonnie Johnson, Sweet Potato Blues
The Robins, Turkey Hop Part 2
Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, Where's My Gravy
Andre Williams, Pass the Biscuits Please
Doc Watson, 49 Biscuits
Gary & Larry, Garlic Bread
Carolina Chocolate Drops, Cornbread And Butterbeans
Joe Morris, Beans and Cornbread
Joe Houston, Cornbread and Cabbage Greens
Bogus Ben Covington, I Heard the Voice of a Porkchop
Joe Swift, Alligator Meat
The Four Southern Singers, Ham Bone Am Sweet
Bessie Smith, Gimme a Pigfoot and a Bottle of Beer
Harold Burrage, You Eat Too Much
The Robins, Turkey Hop Part 1


Thursday, November 21, 2019

Playlist: November 20, 2019


Wee Willie Walker & Anthony Paule, After A While (in-studio)
Wee Willie Walker & the Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra, Second Chance
Wee Willie Walker & the Greaseland All Stars, Little Red Rooster (live)
Wee Willie Walker, Warm to Cool to Cold
Wee Willie Walker, Ticket to Ride
     Wee Willie Walker (1941-2019)
Kim Nalley, Listen Here/Cold Duck/Compared to What?
Tiffany Austin, King of Pleasure
Denise Perrier, Big Long Slidin' Thing (live)
     Sun 11/24 @ Freight & Salvage
Los Centzontles & Andre Thierry, Richmond Blues (feat. David Hidalgo)
     Fri 11/22 @ Moe's Alley
     Sat 11/23 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
     Sun 11/24 @ The Sofia Tsakopoulos Center for The Arts
Book of J, Do Lord
     Sat 11/23 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Elvin Bishop, 100 Years of Blues
     Fri 11/22 @ The Chapel

Tom Waits, Drunk on the Moon
Go Van Gogh, The Stars and the Moon
Nina Simone, Everyone's Gone to the Moon
Howlin' Wolf, Coon on the Moon
Dinah Washington, Destination Moon
Otis Spann, Moon Blues
Gil Scott-Heron, Whitey on the Moon
Lightnin' Hopkins, Shine On Moon!
Cowboy Junkies, Shining Moon
Bobby Womack, Fly Me to the Moon
Slim Gaillard, How High the Moon
Piano Red, Mr. Moonlight
Tom Waits, Grapefruit Moon


Thursday, November 14, 2019

Playlist: November 13, 2019


The Honey Drippers, Impeach the President
Neil Young, Let's Impeach the President
Matt Andersen, What Would Your Mama Say
Gaby Moreno, Wrong Side of the Road
Liz Vice, Save Me
     Thu 11/14 @ Freight & Salvage: Roots Rising
Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, Maybe Later?
     Fri 11/15 @ Club Deluxe
George Cole, You Got a Glow
     Sat 11/16 @ Pacifica Performances
Selwyn Birchwood, Guilty Pleasures
     Thu 11/14 @ Poor House Bistro
     Sun 11/17 @ Moe's Alley
Doug MacLeod, Who's Driving This Bus?
     Thu 11/14 @ Armando's
Rainbow Girls, A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall
     Sat 11/16 @ The New Parish
Rebirth Brass Band, Blue Monk
     Thu-Fri 11/14-15 @ Starline Social Club
     Sat 11/16 @ Mezzanine

The Beatles, Ramblin' Woman/I Threw It All Away/Mama You Been On My Mind
Bob Dylan, I Threw It All Away (take 1)
The Beatles, Old Brown Shoe (rehearsal)
The Beatles, Old Brown Shoe (take 2)
The Beatles, The End (take 3)
Bob Dylan, I Am A Lonesome Hobo (take 4)
Bob Dylan, Drifter's Escape (take 1)
Bob Dylan, Country Pie (take 2)
The Beatles, Her Majesty (rehearsal)
The Beatles, Her Majesty (takes 1-3)
The Beatles, Octopus's Garden (rehearsal)
The Beatles, Octopus's Garden (take 9)
Bob Dylan, Folsom Prison Blues
Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash, Big River
Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash, I Walk The Line
Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash, One Too Many Mornings
     from the new album Travelin' Thru 1967-1969: The Bootleg Series Vol. 15
The Beatles, Golden Slumbers / Carry That Weight (takes 1-3)
     from the new album Abbey Road (Super Deluxe Edition)


Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Playlist: November 6, 2019


Conspiracy of Beards, Hallelujah
     Fri-Sun 11/08-10 @ Cafe du Nord: SF Leonard Cohen Festival
Leonard Cohen, Happens to the Heart
     from the forthcoming album Thanks For The Dance
Ken Newman, I Can't Breathe (for Eric Garner)
Stone Foxes, Goodnight Moon
     Thu 11/07 @ The Independent: Blanket the Homeless Record Release & Benefit Concert
Fantastic Negrito, Working Poor
Mark Growden, Paris, Texas
     Sat 11/09 @ The Choir Loft
Preservation Hall Jazz Band, St. James Infirmary (live)
     Mon 11/11 @ Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center
Tin Cup Serenade, Stack O'Lee Blues
      Fri 11/08 @ Revolution Cafe
Deep Basement Shakers, Longhair's Blues Rhumba
     Fri 11/08 @ Toots Tavern
Aki Kumar, Aaja Aaja
     Thu 11/07 @ Club Deluxe
     Fri 11/08 @ Toots Tavern
     Sat 11/09 @ ECR Pub
Rory Block, If You Haven't Any Hay, Get On Down the Road
Dough Sahm and Band, Blues Stay Away From Me

Bob Dylan, Train of Love
Bob Dylan, All Along the Watchtower (take 3)
Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash, Don't Think Twice It's Alright / Understand Your Man
Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash, Jimmie Rodgers Medley No.1
Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash, Mystery Train / This Train Is Bound For Glory
Bob Dylan, I Threw It All Away (live)
Bob Dylan, Lay Lady Lay (take 2)
Bob Dylan, Western Road
Bob Dylan, Ring of Fire
Bob Dylan, John Wesley Harding (take 1)
Bob Dylan, As I Went One Morning (take 1)
Bob Dylan, I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine (take 2)
Bob Dylan, I Pity the Poor Immigrant (take 4)
Bob Dylan, I Pity the Poor Immigrant (live)
Bob Dylan & The Band, Dear Mrs. Roosevelt (live)

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Playlist: October 30, 2019


Sly & the Family Stone, Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
Awesöme Orchestra Collective, Stand!
     Thu-Sun 10/30-11/02 @ SFJazz Center (SFJazz Collective)
John Brothers Piano Company, Closer
     Thu 10/31 @ The Ivy Room
King Street Giants, It Is Still
     Thu 10/31 @ Old Caz Beer
     Sat 11/02 @ Woods Bar & Brewery
Junk Parlor, Midnight in Oakland
     Thu 10/31 @ The Terrace Room
Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, American Rye
     Thu 10/31 @ Felton Music Hall
Quinn DeVeaux, Good News
     Thu 10/31 @ Club Deluxe
The Gold Souls, The Truth
     Fri 11/01 @ Boom Boom Room
Derek Irving & His Combo, Baby Baby
     Fri 11/01 @ Hopmonk Sonoma
Aki Kumar, Voh Surmayi Shaam
     Sat 11/02 @ St. Cyprian's Church
Rob Reich, Move A Little Closer
      Sat 11/02 @ Peninsula JCC

Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Feast of the Mau-Mau
Howlin' Wolf, I Ain't Superstitious
Bessie Smith, Haunted House Blues
Memphis Minnie, Haunted Blues
Victoria Spivey, Haunted By The Blues
B.B.King, Haunted House
Ken Nordine, Strollin' Spooks
Merline Johnson, Black Ghost Blues
Lightnin' Hopkins, Black Ghost Blues
Michael Bloomfield, Blue Ghost Blues
Lonnie Johnson, Blues Is Only A Ghost
Lonnie Johnson, Lonesome Ghost Blues
Helen Gross, Ghost Walkin' Blues
Mildred Bailey, A Ghost of a Chance
Blind Willie McTell, Scarey Day Blues
Creedence Clearwater Revival, Graveyard Train
Blue Rodeo, Graveyard


Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Playlist: October 23, 2019


Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash, Wanted Man (take 1)
     from the forthcoming album Travelin' Thru 1967-1969: The Bootleg Series Vol. 15
Johnny Cash, Wanted Man (live)
Midtown Social, Shine Again (in-studio)
La Gente SF feat. Versoul, La Mar (in-studio)
     Fri 10/25 @ Hopmonk Tavern
Tumbledown House, Ode to Josephine (in-studio)
     Fri 10/25 @ Club Deluxe
Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, Letters (in-studio)
     Thu 10/24 @ Hangtown Halloween
     Fri 10/25 @ Fernwood Campground and Resort
Blonde Toldeo, Little Miss Krissy (in-studio)
     Sat 10/26 @ Revolution Cafe
The Gold Souls, Worker's Lullaby (in-studio)
     Sat 10/26 @ Tavern on Fourth
Royal Jelly Jive, This Land Is Your Land (in-studio)
     Sat 10/26 @ Mystic Theatre
Barrio Manouche, Numéro 7 (in-studio)
     Sat 10/26 @ The New Parish
Junk Parlor, Dance With Me Bela Lugosi (in-studio)
     Fri 10/25 @ Peri's
The Stone Foxes, Little Red Rooster (in-studio)
     Sat 10/26 @ Starline Social Club

Big Harp George, Home Stretch (in-studio)
Fantastic Negrito, Working Poor (in-studio)
Aki Kumar & Kid Anderson, Back to Bombay (in-studio)
Meklit Hadero, Sweet or Salty (in-studio)
Noah Kibreab, Love Ain't Gonna Take It (in-studio)
The Lucky Losers, It Ain't Enough (in-studio)
Moonshine Jelly, Lucy & Zeb (in-studio)
Book of J, When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder (in-studio)

Eddie Lang, Prelude
Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang, Black and Blue Bottom
Lonnie Johnson & Blind Willie Dunn, Two Tone Stomp
Tram, Bix & Lang, Wringin' and Twistin'
Eddie Lang, A Little Love, A Little Kiss





Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Playlist: October 16, 2019


Bob Dylan, When I Paint My Masterpiece (live)
Bob Dylan, Lenny Bruce (live)
Deep Basement Shakers, I'm a Soldier (In the Army of the Lord)
     Fri 10/18 @ Amado's
John Brothers Piano Company, Black Widow Bump (live)
     Fri 10/18 @ Blue Note Napa
The Reverend Payton's Big Damn Band, Poor Until Payday
     Wed 10/23 @ Bottom of the Hill
Hot 8 Brass Band, Give Me the Night
     Sat 10/19 @ The New Parish
The Gold Souls, Good to Feel
     Sat 10/19 @ Hopmonk Tavern
Midtown Social, Fantastic Colors
     Sun 10/20 @ Cornerstone
Sugar Pie DeSanto, Hello San Francisco (Parts 1 & 2)
Big Joe Williams, Oakland Blues
Chuck Berry, San Francisco Dues

Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, Earthquake
R.E.M., Stand
Tragically Hip, New Orleans Is Sinking
Blue Rodeo, Love and Understanding
Neil Young, Rockin' in the Free World
Bob Dylan, Everything Is Broken
George Harrison, Cockamamie Business
Paul McCartney, My Brave Face
Tom Petty, Free Fallin'
Phil Collins, I Wish It Would Rain Down
Eric Clapton, Before You Accuse Me
Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, The House Is Rockin'


Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Playlist: October 9, 2019


Tiifany Austin, Keep Your Eyes on the Prize
     Mon 10/14 @ Jack Adams Hall (SFSU)
Thelonious Monk, Nice Work If You Can Get It
     Thu 10/10 @ SFJazz Center (Kenny Barron & Friends)
Tin Cup Serenade, Stack O' Lee Blues
     Fri 10/11 @ Revolution Cafe
     Tue 10/15 @ Verdi Club
Lucky Losers, Bulldogs & Angels
     Thu 10/10 @ The Saloon
     Fri 10/11 @ Seabright Brewing

The Beatles, I Want You (She's So Heavy)
The Beatles, I Want You (rehearsal)
The Beatles, Something (rehearsals)
The Beatles, Something (studio demo)
The Beatles, The Ballad of John and Yoko (take 7)
The Beatles, Mean Mr. Mustard (demo)
The Beatles, Mean Mr. Mustard (rehearsal)
The Beatles, Mean Mr. Mustard (take 20)
The Beatles, Polythene Pam (demo)
The Beatles, Polythene Pam (take 27)
     from the new album Abbey Road Anniversary Edition

John Lennon, San Francisco Bay Blues
John Lennon, It's So Hard
The Beatles, Leave My Kitten Alone
The Beatles, Slow Down
The Beatles, Dizzy Miss Lizzie
The Beatles, Money (That's What I Want)
The Beatles, Cry For A Shadow
John Lennon, My Babe / Not Fade Away
The Beatles, Mailman Bring Me No More Blues
The Beatles, I Got A Woman
The Beatles, I Got To Find My Baby
John Lennon, I'm A Man
The Beatles, You Never Give Me Your Money (take 36)
The Beatles, The Long One (medley trial edit)
The Beatles, Her Majesty (rehearsal)

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Playlist: October 2, 2019


Buddy Guy, A Few Good Years
The Slide Brothers, My Sweet Lord
     Sat 10/04 @ Paramount Theatre
The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun (take 9)
     from the new album Abbey Road Anniversary Edition
Jimbo Mathus, You Are Like a Song
     Thu 10/03 @ The Uptown
     Sun 10/06 @ Moe's Alley

Special in-studio guests: The Lucky Losers

The Lucky Losers, Take the Long Road
Maina Crouse, Any Way the Wind Blows
Terrie Odabi, Gentrification Blues
The Lucky Losers, Jackson (in-studio)
The Lucky Losers, What Makes You Act Like That (in-studio)
The Lucky Losers, I Don't Know (in-studio)
The Lucky Losers, You Left It Behind

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass

Fantastic Negrito, The Time Has Come
Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears, Some Conversations You Just Don't Need to Have
Whiskerman, Jackie & Delilah
Calexico and Iron & Wine, Dark Eyes
Bill Frisell, Masters of War
Bettye LaVette, Everything Is Broken
Hot Tuna, Funky #7

Midtown Social, Savoir Faire
     Thu 10/03 @ Moe's Alley
     Fri 10/04 @ Ivy Room
No Lovely Thing, She Be
     Thu 10/03 @ New Parish
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, The Main Event
     Tue 10/08 @ Yoshi's
Johnny Mathis, Kol Nidre


Thursday, September 26, 2019

Playlist: September 25, 2019


The Honey Drippers, Impeach the President
Neil Young, Let's Impeach the President
The Beatles, Come Together (take 5)
     from the new album Abbey Road (Super Deluxe Edition)
Otis McDonald, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise) / A Day in the Life
     Thu 9/26 @ The Chapel

Special in-studio guests: Jeremiah Lockwood, Terrie Odabi, and Rob Reich

Down By the Riverside (in-studio)
Wade in the Water (in-studio)
Musaf piece (in-studio)
I'll Take You There (in-studio)
Ribono Shel Olam (in-studio)
Grinnin' In Your Face (in-studio)

Book of J, Agadelkha
Terrie Odabi, Live My Life
Rob Reich, Shimmytown Shuffle

Elvin Bishop, Something Smells Funky 'Round Here
     Thu 9/26 @ Freight & Salvage
Gary Clark Jr, Dirty Dishes Blues
     Sat 9/28 @ Greek Theatre
Chris Thomas King, Friday Night Bleu
     Fri 9/27 @ Palms Playhouse
     Sat 9/28 @ Freight & Salvage
Hot Club of Cowtown, Before the Time of Men
     Sat 9/28 @ Freight & Salvage
     Sun 9/29 @ Sofia Tsakapolous Center for the Arts
Madeleine Peyroux, Down On Me
     Tue 10/01 @ Rio Theatre
The Gold Souls, Midnight Song
     Sat 9/28 @ The Tavern on Fourth
     Wed 10/02 @ Harlow's
Hillstomp, Angels
     Sat 9/28 @ Moe's Alley
     Sun 9/29 @ Hopmonk Novato
John Coltrane, Blue World
     from the new album Blue World