Thursday, August 21, 2014

Playlist: August 20, 2014

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B.B. King, See That My Grave Is Kept Clean (live)
     Fri 8/22 @ The Warfield
     Sat 8/23 @ The Mountain Winery
Blind Boys of Alabama, Every Grain of Sand
     Sat 8/23 @ The Mountain Winery
Maria Muldaur, Lay Baby Lay
     Mon 8/25 @ Yoshi's Oakland
Karina Denike, Ballad of a Thin Man
     Sat 8/23 @ The Chapel
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Long Time Wrong Time
     Thu 8/21 @ Sonoma Mountain Village Green
     Fri 8/22 @ The Mountain Winery

Ori Naftaly Band, Happy For Good
     Thu 8/21 @ Biscuits and Blues
PitchBlak Brass Band, Virus
     Fri 8/22 @ Neck of the Woods
     Sun 8/24 @ Leo's
Brass Band Mission, Rollin' in the Hood
     Fri 8/22 @ Neck of the Woods
Fanfare Zambaleta, Vo Strumica Na Ulica
     Fri 8/22 @ Neck of the Woods
     Fri 8/22 @ Sheba Lounge
     Sat 8/23 @ Napa Blues Brews & BBQ
Little Jonny & The Giants, I Wish You Would Love Me
     Sun 8/24 @ The Warehouse
     Wed 8/27 @ The Saloon

D. Johnson, Radio Blues
     Fri 8/22 @ Delormier Winery
R.E.M., Radio Song
Cowboy Junkies, Late Night Radio
Buddy Guy, DJ Play My Blues
     Tue 8/26 @ The Mountain Winery
Elvin Bishop, Radio Boogie

Lost Dog Found, Hot Swing Is Back
     from the new album Dine On Danger
     Sat 8/23 @ Bodega Seafood Art & Wine Festival
Junk Parlor, Alabama Song
     Wed 8/27 @ Boom Boom Room
Midtown Social, Addicted
     Fri 8/22 @ Rickshaw Stop
Isaac Hayes, Theme from Shaft
Sam & Dave, Soul Man
Led Zeppelin, Bron-Y-Aur Stomp
John Lee Hooker, Stop Talking
Count Basie & His Orchestra, House Rent Boogie

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Playlist: August 13, 2014

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Eric Lindell, West Country Drifter
     Sun 8/17 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
     Tue 8/19 @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall
     Wed 8/20 @ Moe's Alley
Benjamin Booker, Always Waiting
     from the forthcoming album Benjamin Booker
     Tue 8/19 @ Leo's
     Wed 8/20 @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Benjamin Brown, Cryin' Wolf
     Thu 8/14 @ Mission Community Market
     Fri 8/15 @ Fireside Lounge
T Sisters, It Was Me
     Sat 8/16 @ Chthonic Theater
The Amazing Dr. Zarcon's Breathing Machine, She Caught the Katy
     Sat 8/16 @ Sutter Creek Inn

     Thu 8/14 @ Leo's
Afrofrunk Experience, Under African Skies
     Fri 8/15 @ Zodiacs
Whiskerman, Bad News
     Fri 8/15 @ The Chapel
Bettye LaVette, I'm Not the One
     Thu 8/14 @ Yoshi's San Francisco
     Fri 8/15 @ Yoshi's Oakland
Cathy Lemons, The Big Payback
     Fri 8/15 @ The Saloon
Mitch Woods, Third Degree
     Sat 8/16 @ Poor House Bistro
     Sun 817 @ Biscuits and Blues

The Beatles, Paperback Writer (live)
Paul McCartney, San Francisco Bay Blues
The Beatles, She's A Woman
Paul McCartney, Bogey Music
Paul McCartney, Queenie Eye
     Thu 8/14 @ Candlestick Park

     from the forthcoming album To Blessed To Be Stressed
Elvin Bishop, Blues With A Feeling
     from the forthcoming album Can't Even Do Wrong Right
     Sun 8/17 @ Hoberg's Amphitheater
Missy Andersen, Rent Party
     from the new album In The Moment
Oscar Peterson, Oakland Blues
Colin James, Cha Shooky Doo
Jimmy McCracklin, I Wanna Make Love To You

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Playlist: August 6, 2014

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Dr. John, What A Wonderful World
     from the forthcoming album Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch
     Sun 8/10 @ The Mountain Winery
Jon Cleary, Fortune Teller
     Thu 8/07 @ Leo's
     Fri 8/08 @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Tin Cup Serenade, Empty Pocket Waltz
     Fri 8/08 @ Revolution Cafe
     Sat 8/09 @ Speisekammer
Howell Devine, Honey Bee
     Thu 8/07 @ Union Square Street Fair
     Sat 8/09 @ Club Deluxe
The Hound Kings, Drunk Honey Bee
     Sun 8/10 @ Biscuits and Blues
 
San Jose Jazz Summer Fest: August 8-10

Catherine Russell, Bring It Back
     Fri 8/08 @ Harlow's
     Sat 8/09 @ Yoshi's San Francisco
The Soul Rebels, Sweet Dreams Are Made of This
     Fri 8/08 @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall
C.J. Chenier, Ain't No Need in Cryin'
     Thu 8/07 @ SFJazz Center
Hot Club of Detroit, Sacré Bleu
     Thu 8/07 @ Yoshi's Oakland
J.C. Smith Band, She Walks Right In

Bobby Rush, Too Much Weekend
     Fri 8/08 @ Lions Gate Hotel
Robert Cray Band, Hip Tight Onions
     Fri 8/08 @ Crest Theatre
Monophonics, Thinking Black
     Sun 8/10 @ Stern Grove Festival

Outside Lands Music Festival: August 8-10

Valerie June, Pushin' Against A Stone
Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers, Little Too Late
Tumbleweed Wanderers, Worn Down Welcome
Phosphorescent, Ride On / Right On
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Burnt Out Town
     from the new album Hypnotic Eye
Slim Jenkins, Devil's Angels
Beso Negro, Grow
     Wed 8/13 @ Sweetwater Music Hall

Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, That Mellow Saxophone
     Mon 8/11 @ Yoshi's Oakland
     Wed 8/13 @ Mill Valley Public Library
Sean Hayes, Magic Slim vs. Dynamite
     Thu 8/07 @ Fox Theatre
Magic Slim & The Teardrops, She Is Mine
Louis Armstrong, (What Did I Do To Be So) Black and Blue
Dr. John, Mack the Knife
     from the forthcoming album Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Playlist: July 30, 2014

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Buddy Guy, I Could Die Happy
     Sun 8/03 @ Mammoth Lakes Bluesapalooza
Taj Mahal, Slow Drag
     Thu 7/31 @ Montalvo Arts Center
     Fri 8/01 @ Mammoth Lakes Bluesapalooza
Lost Dog Found, Give Me Love
     from the forthcoming album Dine On Danger
     Fri 8/01 @ Sonoma County Fair
Elvin Bishop, Can't Even Do Wrong Right
     from the forthcoming album Can't Even Do Wrong Right

Ensemble Mik Nawooj, First Song
     from the new album Ensemble Mik Nawooj: A Hip-Hop Orchestra
     Sun 8/03 @ Oakland Art & Soul Festival
Andrew Bird, Far From Any Road (Be My Hand)
     Sat 8/02 @ The Mountain Winery
     Sun 8/03 @ Stern Grove Festival
Broken Shadows Family Band, Driftwood
     Sat 8/02 @ Amnesia
Junk Parlor, Alabama Song
     Fri 8/01 @ Hopmonk Tavern
Jim Campilongo, Blues For Roy
     Sun 8/03 @ Yoshi's San Francisco
Chris Smither, Visions of Johanna
     Fri 8/01 @ City Winery
     Sat 8/02 @ Palms Playhouse
     Sun 8/03 @ Kuumbwa Jazz Center
Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Shot of Love
     Sat 8/02 @ Mammoth Lakes Bluesapalooza
     Sun 8/03 @ The Mountain Winery

Buddy Guy, Whiskey Ghost
Buddy Guy, Sit and Cry (The Blues)
Buddy Guy, Try to Quit You
Buddy Guy & Junior Wells, A Man of Many Words
Buddy Guy, Buddy's Blues: Part Two (live)
Buddy Guy, I Love the Life I Live
Buddy Guy, Hello San Francisco
Buddy Guy, 74 Years Young

Mud Morganfield & Kim Wilson, I Love the Life I Live
     from the forthcoming album For Pops: Tribute to Muddy Waters
Ruthie Foster, Believe
     from the forthcoming album Promise of a Brand New Day
Dom Flemons, 'Til the Seas Run Dry
     from the new album Prospect Hill
Michael Bloomfield, Glamour Girl (live)

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Playlist: July 23, 2014

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U2, "40" (live)
Carletta Sue Kay, Queen Jane Approximately
     Fri 7/25 @ The Chapel

Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, Handle With Care
     from the new album You Asked For It... Live!
Lowell Fulson, Blues Pain
Z.Z. Hill, Don't Make Me Pay For His Mistakes
Rodger Collins, She's Looking Good
Fillmore Slim, Playboy
Johnnie Morisette, A Brick Baby
Jimmy McCracklin, Think

Travis Phillips, Eyes Like a Cat 
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, Too Close Together
     from the new album You Asked For It... Live!
     Sat 7/26 @ Redwood City PAL Blues Festival
     Sun 7/27 @ Seaside Sunday Blues Concert Series

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Playlist: July 16, 2014

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Kelly McFarling, I Wanna Dance With Somebody
     Thu 7/17 @ Contemporary Jewish Museum
Con Brio, Never Be The Same
Eric Bibb, Music
Maria Muldaur, Get You Next to Me
     Thu 7/17 @ SFJazz Center

Special in-studio guests: Andy T Nick Nixon Band

     Fri 7/18 @ Biscuits and Blues
     Sat 7/19 @ Rio Nido Roadhouse
     Sun 7/20 @ Barley & Hops Tavern

You Look So Good (in-studio)
On My Way to Texas (in-studio)
Love at First Sight (in-studio)
Good Man (in-studio)
Last to Leave
     from the new album Livin' It Up
No End to the Blues (in-studio)
Whatever You Had You Ain't Got It No More
     from the new album Livin' It Up

Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, My Next Ex-Wife
     from the new album You Asked For It... Live!
     Sat 7/19 @ Biscuits and Blues
Phil Berkowitz, Saturday Night Fish Fry
     Tue 7/22 @ Freight & Salvage
Steve Freund, Cleanhead Blues
Charles Wheal, Sent For You Yesterday
Big Jon & The Nationals, Down Home Special
     Sat 7/19 @ Little Lou's BBQ

Lucky Peterson, Boogie-Woogie Blues Joint Party
     from the new album The Son of a Bluesman
John Primer & The Teardrops, Standing at the Crossroads
     from the new album You Can Make It If You Try
Joe Louis Walker, Highview
     from the new album The Best of the Stony Plain Years
     Wed-Thu 7/23-24 @ Stanford Jazz Camp & Festival
Dennis Johnson, Terraplane Blues
     from the new album Slide Avenue
     Thu 7/17 @ Calistoga Concert in the Park
The Gospel Flats, The Mighty Jordan

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Playlist: July 9, 2014

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Eric Bibb, The Lord's Work
     Wed 7/16 @ Harlow's
     Thu 7/17 @ SFJazz Center
Bill Cosby, Funky North Philadelphia
     Sat 7/12 @ SF Jazz Center
Mr. Lonesome & The Bluebelles, I Sold My Heart to the Junkman
     Thu 7/10 @ Club Deluxe
Candye Kane, Invisible Woman
     Tue 7/15 @ Biscuits and Blues
     Wed 7/16 @ Club Fox
Janiva Magness, Let Me Breathe
     Thu 7/10 @ KRSH backyard Concert
     Fri 7/11 @ Palms Playhouse
     Mon 7/14 @ Yoshi's Oakland

Special in-studio guests: Lost Dog Found

     Fri 7/11 @ Rohnert Park Party on the Plaza
     Sat 7/12 @ Odd Fellows Hall

The Ghost of Johnny Walker
     from the forthcoming album Dine On Danger
Nobody Loves Me Like You Do (in-studio)
These Times Are Tough (But Baby So Are We) (in-studio)
Where Is Ray? (in-studio)
50 Things I Love About a Woman (in-studio)
Dine On Danger
     from the forthcoming album Dine On Danger

Hayward-Russell City Blues Festival: July 12-13

Billy Branch & The Sons of Blues, Dog House
Grady Champion, South Side
Alabama Mike, Moon Dog Howl
Birdlegg, Draw In Your Lip
Toronzo Cannon, Gentle Reminder

Afrofunk Experience, What It Was, Pt.2
     Fri 7/11@ Crazy Horse Saloon & Grill
     Sat 7/12 @ Harlow's
Andy T - Nick Nixon Band, Snake in the Grass
     from the new album Livin' It Up
     Wed 7/16 on Fog City Blues
Cathy Lemons, Texas Shuffle
     Thu 7/10 @ The Saloon
Aki Kumar, Wish Me Well
     Thu 7/10 @ Little Lou's BBQ
     Fri 7/11 @ Mojo Lounge
     Sat 7/12 @ Monaghan's on the Hill
California Honeydrops, Like This Like That
     Thu 7/10 @ Windsor Summer Nights on the Green
Bill Cosby, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heats Club Band
The Beatles, With a Little Help From My Friends

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Playlist: June 25, 2014


Carolina Chocolate Drops, No Man's Mama
     Tue 7/01 @ Kuumbwa Jazz Center
     Wed 7/02 @ Gallo Center for the Arts
     Thu 7/03 @ Napa City Winery
Dom Flemons, San Francisco Baby
     from the forthcoming album Prospect Hill
Lost Dog Found, Turn Me On
     Sat 6/28 @ The Surf Spot
     Sat 6/28 @ Half Moon Bay Brewing Company
     Wed 7/09 on Fog City Blues
Slim Jenkins, Well I Done Got Over It
     Fri 6/27 @ The Starry Plough
Preservation Hall Jazz Band, The Darker It Gets
     Sat 6/28 @ Mondavi Winery

Special in-studio guests: Midtown Social

     Fri 6/27 @ Great American Music Hall

Addicted (in-studio)
That Something (in-studio)
Socialite Boogie (in-studio)
Solid Ground
Addicted (instrumental)
     from the new EP Down On Sixth

Charlie Musselwhite, Cristo Redentor (live)
     Thu 7/03 @ Vacaville Blues Festival
Elvin Bishop, Stomp (live)
     Sun 7/06 @ Marin County Fair
Grady Champion, Laugh, Smile, Cry Sometimes
     Fri 7/04 @ Red, White & Blues Festival
Ron Thompson & The Resistors, Nervous Breakdown
     Fri 6/27 @ The Saloon
     Tue 7/01 @ Biscuits and Blues
     Fri 7/04 @ Red, White & Blues Festival
Bay Area Caravan of All-Stars, Norm's Shuffle
     Fri 7/04 @ Red, White & Blues Festival

The Blues Broads, Two Bit Texas Town
     Thu 6/26 @ Freight & Salvage
Ruthie Foster, Runaway Soul (live)
     Sun 6/29 @ Rancho Nicasio
Kara Grainger, C'mon in My Kitchen
     Sun 7/06 @ Biscuits and Blues
Bo Carter, Rolling Blues
Big Bill Broonzy, These Ants Keeps Biting Me
Honeyboy Edwards, Sweet Home Chicago
Clifton Chenier, Night and Day My Love

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Playlist: June 18, 2014


Paul McCartney, Summer of '59
Bob Dylan, Summer Days
Whiskerman, Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
     Thu 6/19 @ Contemporary Jewish Museum
Midtown Social, All Around the World Or The Myth of Fingerprints
     Wed 6/25 on Fog City Blues

Smokey Robinson, Girlfriend
     Sun 6/22 @ Stern Grove
Maria Muldaur, Please Send Me Someone To Love
     Thu 6/19 @ City Winery
Cafe R&B, My Tears
     Sat 6/21 @ Biscuits and Blues
Frank Bey with the Anthony Paule Band, Town Without Pity
     Sat 6/21 @ Half Moon Bay Brewing Company
Beso Negro, Self Control
     Sat 6/21 @ Thee Parkside
     Sun 6/22 @ San Anselmo Art & Wine Festival
Jerry McCain, Geronimo Rock 'n Roll
Lazy Lester, Lester's Stomp
Benjamin Brown, Crying Wolf
The Plāto'nes, Fists of a Genius
     Sun 6/22: Philosophy Talk Live at the Marsh

Cowboy Junkies, Blue Moon Revisited
Cowboy Junkies, Baby Please Don't Go
Cowboy Junkies, Take Me
Cowboy Junkies, State Trooper
Cowboy Junkies, Sweet Jane
Cowboy Junkies, Working On A Building
Cowboy Junkies, I Don't Get It
Cowboy Junkies, Little Dark Heart (in-studio)
Cowboy Junkies, Stranger Here (in-studio)
Cowboy Junkies, Renmin Park (in-studio)
Cowboy Junkies, Postcard Blues
     Thu 6/19 @ Great American Music Hall
     Fri 6/20 @ Center for the Arts
     Sat 6/21 @ Freight & Salvage

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Playlist: June 11, 2014


Bob Dylan and Mavis Staples, Gonna Change My Way of Thinking
     Sun 6/15 @ Napa Valley Jazz Getaway
Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Freakish
     Thu 6/12 @ Moe's Alley
     Fri 6/13 @ The Independent
     Sat 6/14 @ Napa Valley Jazz Getaway
Hillstomp, Santa Fe Line
     from the new album Portland, Ore.
     Fri 6/13 @ Harlow's
     Sat 6/14 @ The Crepe Place
The Gospel Flats, N Judah
     from the new album The Gospel Flats
     Thu 6/12 @ Amnesia

Special in-studio guests: Junk Parlor

     Thu 6/12 @ Slim's
     Fri 6/13 @ Whiskey Tip
     Sat 6/14 @ The Catalyst

Junk Parlor, Alabama Song
Junk Parlor, Si Tu Savais (in-studio)
Junk Parlor, The Rose of Filipino Shores (in-studio)
Jim Campilongo, Backburner
Matelo Ferret, Mademoiselle de Bucharest
Junk Parlor, Rondo a la Turk
Junk Parlor, Crocodile (in-studio)
Junk Parlor, Strange Man

Vanesse Thomas, South Central Blues
Vaneese Thomas with Rufus Thomas, When My Baby Gets Home
     from the new album Blues For My Father
Big Bill Morganfield, No Butter For My Grits
Mud Morganfield, Loco Motor
Bob Stroger & Kenny 'Beedy Eyes' Smith, In My House
     from the new album Keepin' It Together

Keb' Mo', Somebody Hurt You
     from the new album Bluesamericana
Seth Walker, Trouble (Don't Want No)
     from the new album Sky Still Blue
Dennis Johnson, Swinging at the Savoy
     from the new album Slide Avenue
Blind Boy Paxton, Dirtiest Little Darling
Markus James, Dream After Dream (for Skip James)
     Thu 6/12 @ UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Skip James, Sea Walking Jesus
Pinetop Smith, Pinetop's Boogie Woogie
Howlin' Wolf, Ain't Goin' Down That Dirt Road

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Playlist: June 4, 2014


Hillstomp, You Got To Move
     Fri 6/06 @ The Independent
     Sat 6/07 @ The Crepe Place
     Sun 6/08 @ Lagunitas Brewing Company
Junk Parlor, Wild Tones
     Wed 6/11 on Fog City Blues
California Honeydrops, Carolina Peach
     Thu-Fri 6/05-06 @ the New Parish
Meklit Hadero, In Sleep
     from the new album We Are Alive
     Thu 6/05 @ Berkeley Botanical Garden

Special in-studio guests: Olli Soikkeli and Jimmy Grant

     Fri-Sun 6/06-08 @ Throckmorton Theatre: DjangoFest Mill Valley

Olli Soikkeli & Jimmy Grant, My Blue Heaven (in-studio)
Olli Soikkeli & Jimmy Grant, Moscow Lights (in-studio)
Rhythm Future Quartet, Night and Day
Trio Dinicu, Whistle Hora
Hot Club d'Europe, Song d'Automne
Jimmy Grant, Blues en Mineur
Olli Soikkeli & Jimmy Grant, China Boy (in-studio)
Olli Soikkeli & Jimmy Grant, Made for Wesley (in-studio)
Rhythm Future Quartet, Joseph Joseph
     from the new album The Rhythm Future Quartet

Ensemble Mik Nawooj, We Will Conquer
     Thu 6/05 @ Brick and Mortar Music Hall
     Sat 6/14 @ Red Poppy Art House
Howell Devine, Rollin' and Tumblin'
     Sat 6/07 @ Club Deluxe
     Wed 6/11 @ Biscuits and Blues
The Holmes Brothers, You've Got to Lose
     Thu 6/05 @ JCC San Francisco
Nick Moss, Was I Ever Heard
     from the new album Time Ain't Free
     Thu 6/05 @ Biscuits and Blues
Sugaray Rayford, Stuck for a Buck
     Fri-Sat 6/06-07 @ Biscuits and Blues
The Mannish Boys, Something for Nothing
     from the forthcoming album Wrapped Up and Ready
Muddy Waters, Mannish Boy
Jimmy Rogers, Blues All Day Long
Tom Jones, What Good Am I
Elvis Perkins, Congratulations
Bob Dylan, Full Moon and Empty Arms
Bob Dylan, Obviously Five Believers
Memphis Minnie, Me and My Chauffeur

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Playlist: May 28, 2014


Maya Angelou, Stone Cold Dead in the Market
     Maya Angelou (1928-2014)
B.B. King, You Put It On Me
Herb Jeffries, Mood Indigo
     Herb Jeffries (1913-2014)
Gaucho, Thinking of You
     from the new album Thinking of You
     Thu 5/29 @ Awaken Cafe
Trio Dinicu, Cossack Medley
     Wed 6/04 on Fog City Blues

Special in-studio guest: Graham Patzner (Whiskerman)

     Sat 5/31 @ Great American Music Hall

Whiskerman, The Town
Whiskerman, Never Come Apart
Captive Eddies, No Time
Otis Spann, Love Love Love
Little Willie John, (I've Got) Spring Fever
Graham Patzner, Louie (in-studio)
Graham Patzner, Bad News (in-studio)
Whiskerman, I Came Here To Thank You
     from the new EP Bad News

Merle Haggard, Working Man Blues
     Sun 6/01 @ The Mountain Winery
Bob Dylan, Workingman's Blues #2
Guy Davis, Sweetheart Like You
     Sat 5/31 @ Healdsburg Jazz Festival
     Sun 6/01 @ Davis Family Vineyards
Quinn DeVeaux & The Blue Beat  Review, Highway 61 Revisited
     Thu 5/29 @ The Rite Spot
     Fri 5/30 @ Jerry's Front Pocket
     Sat 5/31 @ Milk Bar

Marc Ribot, Fat Man Blues (live)
     Thu-Sun 5/29-6/01 @ SFJazz Center
Tom Waits, Raised Right Men
Neil Young, Since I Met You Baby
     from the new album A Letter Home
The Amazing Dr. Zarcon's Breathing Machine, Send Me to the 'Lectric Chair
     Sat 5/31 @ The Crepe Place
Cathy Lemons, Hip Check Man
     Sat 5/31 @ Poor House Bistro
Ramsey Lewis Trio, The 'In' Crowd
T-Bone Walker, She's Going to Ruin Me