Thursday, December 1, 2016

Playlist: November 30, 2016

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Redwood Tango Ensemble, Abatido
     Fri 12/02 @ Red Poppy Art House
Rob Reich, Hidden Stairway
     Sat 12/03 Bal Haus
Karina Denike, You're So Quiet
     Sat 12/03 @ The Lost Church
Terrie Odabi, Ball and Chain
     Thu 12/01 @ Biscuits & Blues

Special in-studio guests: Terrance Kelly & the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir

     Sat 12/03 @ Paramount Theatre
     Sat 12/24 @ Slim's

We Three Kings
Jesus, What a Wonderful Child (in-studio)
Joy to the World (in-studio)
Angels We Have Heard On High (in-studio)
Deck the Halls (in-studio)
Emmanuel (in-studio)
O Come Emmanuel

Fillmore Slim, Blues From the Heart
     Sun 12/04 @ Club Fox
Ol Silver Tongue, Money Shot
     Fri 12/02 @ The Starry Plough
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, Died and Gone to Heaven
     Fri 12/02 @ Moe's Alley
Elvin Bishop, Let Your Woman Have Her Way
     Fri 12/02 @ Club Fox
Derek Irving & His Combo, Cuban Cigar
     Wed 12/07 on Fog City Blues
Lost Dog Found, The Ghost of Johnny Walker
     Fri 12/02 @ Bimbo's 365 Club
     Sat 12/03 @ Sonoma County Fairgrounds
Eric Lindell, Indian Summer
     Thu 12/01 @ Hopmonk Tavern
     Fri-Sat 12/02-03 @ The Independent
Little Jonny & The Giants, Stop Puttin' Me On
Robert Nighthawk, I Got News For You
Brownie McGhee, Let Me Tell You 'Bout My Baby
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, All Your Love (live)


Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Playlist: November 23, 2016

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Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, I Came A Mighty Long Way
     Wed 11/30 on Fog City Blues
Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, Preach 'Em Now!
T Sisters, Shadoop
     Sat 11/26 @ Mystic Theatere
Junk Parlor, Mick Jagger's Heart
     Tue 11/29 @ Corkscrew Wine Bar
Dorado Schmitt, Someone to Watch Over Me / I Got Rhythm
     Fri-Sun 11/25-27 SFJazz Center
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, One Hour Mama
     Fri 11/25 @ Biscuits & Blues
     Sat 11/26 @ Ashkenaz
Aki Kumar, Pukarta Chala
     Wed 11/30 @ Biscuits & Blues
Tinsley Ellis, Should I Have Lied
     Sun 11/27 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
     Mon 11/28 @ Yoshi's
Irma Thomas, Since I Fell For You
Mavis Staples, Lay My Burden Down
Bruce Springsteen and Dr. John, Right Place Wrong Time
     from the new album The Musical Mojo of Dr. John
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, People Don't Get What They Deserve
     Sharon Jones (1956-2016)

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 17, 2016

Playlist: November 16, 2016


Mose Allison, Your Mind Is On Vacation
     Mose Allison (1927-2016)
Leon Russell, Smashed
     Leon Russell (1942-2016)
Royal Jelly Jive, When I'm With You
     Sat 11/19 @ Blue Note Napa
     Sun 11/20 @ Mystic Theatre
Postmodern Jukebox, Sweet Child o' Mine
     Sun 11/20 @ Community Center Theater
     Tue 11/22 @ Luther Burbank Center for the Arts
     Wed 11/23 @ San Jose State University
Hot Club of Cowtown, Fuli Tschai (Bad Girl)
     Fri 11/18 @ Rio Theatre
     Sat 11/19 @ Monterey Cowboy Festival

Special in-studio guests: Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra

     Wed 11/23 @ The Chapel
     Sat 11/26 @ Mystic Theatre

Shudder
Letters (in-studio)
Preach 'Em Now! (in-studio)
Mad Tom od Bedlam (in-studio)
Yonder Come the Blues (in-studio)
Broke the Moon (in-studio)
Samson & Delilah (live)

Leonard Cohen, Democracy (live)
Leonard Cohen, You Want It Darker
     from the new album You Want It Darker
Leonard Cohen, Bird on the Wire
Leonard Cohen, Un Canadien Errant (The Lost Canadian)
Leonard Cohen, Almost Like the Blues
Leonard Cohen, Lullaby
     Leonard Cohen (1934-2016)
Bob Dylan, Hallelijah (live)
Markus James, Sleepyhead
     Sat 11/19 @ Fifth Street Farms
Derek Irving & His Combo, Baby Baby
     Sat 11/19 @ Geyserville Gun Club


Thursday, November 10, 2016

Playlist: November 9, 2016

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J.C. Burris, Black President
John Lee Hooker, Democrat Man
Ry Cooder, John Lee Hooker For President
Louis Jordan, Jordan For President
Bobby Rush, Bobby Rush For President

Special in-studio guests: Lyz Luke and Bells Atlas

     Fri-Sat 11/11-12 @ UnderCover Presents: A Tribute to Björk's "Homogenic"

NOT a Brass Band feat. Yvette Pylant, 5 Years
Bells Atlas, Spec and Bubble (in-studio)
Bells Atlas, Incessant Noise (in-studio)
Bells Atlas, Bachelorette
Redwood Tango Ensemble, All Neon Like
Sólás Burke-Laglee and DJ Cecil, All Is Full of Love

Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, Samson & Delilah (live)
     Wed 11/16 on Fog City Blues
The Crux, Veredictum (The Attorney's Waltz)
Rhiannon Giddens, Black Is The Color
     Tue 11/15 @ Mystic Theatre
     Wed 11/16 @ Bing Concert Hall
Trombone Shorty, Shortyville
     Sat 11/12 @ The Catalyst
John Mayall, War We Wage
     Fri 11/11 @ Rio Theatre
     Sat-Sun 11/12-13 @ Yoshi's
Bill Frisell, Masters of War (live)
     Sat 11/12 @ Strand Theater
Coco Montoya, Running Away From Love
     Fri 11/11 @ The Studio
     Sat 11/12 @ Redwood Cafe
     Sun 11/13 @ Moe's Alley
Big Jay McNeely, Party (live)
Big Jay McNeely, Big Jay's Hop
     from the new album Blowin' Down The House


Thursday, November 3, 2016

Playlist: November 2, 2016


Gaucho, St. Louis Blues (live)
     from the forthcoming album Live at Joe's Pub
     Sat 11/05 @ SFJazz Center
The Crux, I Run (Who Is Rat Woman?)
     Fri 11/04 @ Mystic Theatre
Bhi Bhiman, Up in Arms
     Mon 11/07 @ Rickshaw Stop

Special in-studio guests: Hibbity Dibbity

     Fri 11/04 @ The Ivy Room

Touchy Feely
Hibbity Dibbity (in-studio)
Swamp Machinery (in-studio)
Mountain Mama (in-studio)
Brett Hunter Band, I Can Do Anything
The Right Time (in-studio)
Psychic Mind, The Ringer

Jimi Hendrix, Machine Gun (live)
     from the new album Machine Gun: The Fillmore East 12/31/69
Lurrie Bell, Hidden Charms
     from the new album Can't Shake This Feeling
Colin James, Hoodoo Man Blues
     from the new album Blue Highways
JW Jones, High Temperature
     from the new album High Temperature
Monkeyjunk, The Hunter
     from the forthcoming album Time to Roll
Paul Kelly & Charlie Owen, Bird on a Wire
     from the new album Death's Dateless Night
Rory Block, Back to Memphis
     from the forthcoming album Keepin' Outta Tribute: A Tribute to Bukka White
Melisaa Etheridge, Memphis Train
     from the new album Memphis Rock and Soul
Big Head Blues Club, Hidden Charms
     from the new album Way Down Inside
Davy Knowles, Oxford MS
     from the new album Three Miles From Avalon
Devon Allman, Vancouver
     from the new album Ride or Die


Thursday, October 27, 2016

Playlist: October 26, 2016


Eddie Lang, Add a Little Wiggle
Joe Venuti's Rhythm Boys, Tempo de Modernage
Karina Denike, Golden Kimonos
    Sun 10/30 @ Red Poppy Art House
Rupa & The April Fishes, Culpa de la Luna (live)
     Sun 10/30 @ Penrose
     Mon 10/31 @ The Ivy Room

Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Need a Little Sugar in My Bowl
     Sat 10/29 @ Biscuits & Blues
Howell Devine, Shake 'Em On Down
     Sat 10/29 @ The Ivy Room
Junk Parlor, Into Dust
     Fri 10/28 @ Hopmonk Tavern
     Sat 10/29 @ The Ivy Room
Derek Irving & His Combo, Rock 'n Roll Queen
     Sat 10/29 @ Hopmonk Tavern
Lost Dog Found, Pop That Cap
     Fri 10/28 @ CPI Masquerade Ball
The Dixie Giants, Ray's Place
     Fri 10/28 @ The Big Easy
Blind Boys of Alabama, Down By the Riverside
     Thu 10/27 @ Mary Rogers Stuart Theatre
     Fri 10/28 @ Sunset Center
     Sat 10/29 @ Uptown Theatre
Hibbity Dibbity, Touchy Feely
     Wed 11/02 on Fog City Blues

Chuck Berry, Trick Or Treat
Otis Redding, Trick Or Treat
Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Feast of the Mau-Mau
Nina Simone, I Put A Spell On You
Tom Waits, Whistlin' Past the Graveyard
Howlin' Wolf, I Ain't Superstitious
Bessie Smith, Haunted House Blues
Memphis Minnie, Haunted Blues
Victoria Spivey, Haunted By The Blues
Merline Johnson, Black Ghost Blues
Lonnie Johnson, Lonesome Ghost Blues
Lightnin' Hopkins, Black Ghost Blues
Buudy Guy, Whiskey Ghost
Creedence Clearwater Revival, Graveyard Train
The Swan Silvetones, Mary Don't You Weep

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Playlist: October 19, 2016


Bob Dylan, Why Try to Change Me Now
Neil Young & Promise of the Real, A Rock Star Bucks a Coffee Shop
     Sat-Sun 10/22-23 @ Bridge School Benefit
The Dixie Giants, No Good Blues
     Sat 10/22 @ Fünkendänk Beerfest
Big Sam's Funky Nation, Big Sam's Blues
     Thu 10/20 @ The Independent
     Fri 10/21 @ Moe's Alley
     Sat 10/22 @ Fünkendänk Beerfest

Special in-studio guests: Westerly

Whiskey & The Devil
Cold Hard Bound (in-studio)
San Francisco Liberal (in-studio)
Don't Keep Me Waiting (in-studio)
Hallelujah (in-studio)
16 Hours (in-studio)
Darling Let Me Come Into Your Bedroom

Chuck Berry, San Francisco Dues
Chuck Berry, St. Louis Blues
The Beatles, Medley: Get Back / Little Demon / Maybellene / You Can't Catch Me / Brown Eyed Handsome Man
The Beatles, I Got to Find My Baby
The Beatles, Roll Over Beethoven (live)
The Rolling Stones, Come On
The Rolling Stones, Little Queenie (live)
The Kinks, Beautiful Delilah
David Bowie, Almost Grown
Jimi Hendrix, Johnny B. Goode (live)
Bob Dylan, Nadine (live)
Wanda Jackson, Memphis, Tennessee
Neko Case, Brown Eyed Handsome Man
Louis Jordan, Ain't That Just Like a Woman
Chuck Berry, Hoochie Coochie Man (live)
Chuck Berry, Maybellene


Thursday, October 13, 2016

Playlist: October 12, 2016


Con Brio, Liftoff
     from the new album Paradise
     Fri 10/14 @ The UC Theatre
T Sisters, Shadoop
     from the forthcoming album The T Sisters
     Fri 10/14 @ The Chapel
Westerly, San Francisco Liberal
     from the forthcoming album Fire in the Evergreens
     Wed 10/19 on Fog City Blues
Dom Flemons, San Francisco Baby
     Tue 10/18 @ Don Quixote's International Hall of Music
     Wed 10/19 @ Freight & Salvage
Bhi Bhiman, With Love From Russia

Special in-studio guests: Big Blu Soul Revue

     Thu 10/13 @ Boom Boom Room

Twenty-Five Miles
More
I Know (in-studio)
Black Pearl (in-studio)
And You Loved Me (in-studio)
Don't You Know
     from the new album Tongue & Groovin'

Paul Simon, Stranger to Stranger
John Vanderslice, Graceland
Diana Gameros, Gumboots
Trio Zincalo feat. Katie Clover, That Was Your Mother
Midtown Social, All Around the World or The Myth of Fingerprints
Simon & Garfunkel, America

Hot Club of San Francisco, I Love Paris (live)
     Mon 10/19 @ Yoshi's
Catherine Russell, I Haven't Changed A Thing
     Thu 10/13 @ Harlow's
     Fri 10/14 @ Kuumbwa Jazz Center
Royal Jelly Jive, Little One
     Fri 10/14 @ Rossi's 1906
     Sat 10/15 @ Petaluma Arts Center
Bob Weir, Ghost Towns
     from the new album Blue Mountain
Nappy Brown, Every Shut Eye Ain't Sleepin'


Thursday, October 6, 2016

Playlist: October 5, 2016


Slim Jenkins, Jet Settin' Girl
     Sat 10/08 @ Peri's
Junk Parlor, Melusina
     Thu 10/06 @ Blush
     Sat 10/08 @ Peri's
Adam Theis & Jazz Mafia, Election Blues
     Fri 10/07 @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Big Blu Soul Revue, I Know
     Wed 10/12 on Fog City Blues

Special in-studio guest: Jeremiah Lockwood

Kol Nidre #3
Ribono Shel Olam (in-studio)
Everybody's Got To Be Tried (in-studio)
Kedusha (in-studio)
Cantor Jacob Konigsberg, Ovinu Malkeinu
Birkas Kohanim (in-studio)
Revive the Dead
     from the new album Kol Nidre

Elvin Bishop, Calling All Cows (live)
     Sat 10/08 @ Grand Theatre Center for the Arts
Lara Price, Pack It Up
     Thu 10/06 @ The Fairmont San Jose
     Sat 10/08 @ Grand Theatre Center for the Arts
Paula Harris, I Play Dirty
     Fri 10/07 @ Biscuits & Blues
Wendy DeWitt, Never Be Too Much
     Sat 10/08 @ Armando's
Mitch Woods, Broke (live)
     Thu 10/06 @ Biscuits & Blues
Howell Devine, Harmonica Wobble #2
     Fri 10/07 @ The Rail Club
     Sat 10/08 @ Club Deluxe
Aki Kumar, Hai Apna Dil
     Fri 10/07 @ Main Street Brewery
     Tue 10/11 @ Mojo Lounge
Chris Smither, Can't Shake These Blues (live)
     Sat 10/08 @ Hopmonk Tavern
     Sun 10/09 @ Kuumbwa Jazz Center
Duke Robillard, Left Handed
Keb' Mo', Hand It Over
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, Too Close Together
Thelonious Monk, Nice Work If You Can Get It


Thursday, September 29, 2016

Playlist: September 28, 2016


Jeremiah Lockwood, Ribono Shel Olam
     from the forthcoming album Kol Nidre
     Wed 10/05 on Fog City Blues
Fantastic Negrito, About A Bird
     Sun 10/02 @ Biscuits and Blues
Kim Nalley, The Chair Song (If I Can't Sell It)
     Sat 10/01 @ The Sound Room
Catherine Russell, I'm Checkin' Out Goom'bye
    Tue 10/04 @ Yoshi's

Special in-studio guests: Rob Reich and Schuyler Karr

     Fri 9/28 @ Red Poppy Art House: New Music for Jazz Accordion

The Other Charlie
Night Heron (in-studio)
Dig Deeper (in-studio)
Circus Bella All Star Band, The Afterparty
Traceries (in-studio)
The Things I Do When I'm Alone (in-studio)
How Now

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Sep.30-Oct.2

Valerie June, Pushin' Against a Stone
Mavis Staples, See That My Grave Is Kept Clean
C.W. Stoneking, The Zombie
John Hammond, Buzz Fledderjohn
Aki Kumar, Baar Baar Dekho
Wee Willie Walker, Help! (feat. Curtis Salgado)
California Honeydrops, Lead Me Home
Hot Tuna, Vicksburg Stomp
Rebirth Brass Band, Blue Monk

Gregg Allman, I Can't Be Satisfied (live)
     Sat-Sun 10/01-02 The Mountain Wintery
Yusuf, Tell 'Em I'm Gone
     Mon 10/03 @ Davies Symphony Hall


Thursday, September 22, 2016

Playlist: September 21, 2016


Royal Jelly Jive, When I'm With You
     Fri 9/23 @ Great American Music Hall
Rob Reich, Chicken Soup
     Wed 9/28 on Fog City Blues

Special in-studio guests: Aki Kumar & Kid Andersen

Eena Meena Deeka
Jaan e Jaan
Ajeeb Daastaan Hai Yeh (in-studio)
Badaan Pe Sitaare (in-studio)
Back to Bombay (in-studio)
Baar Baar Dekho (in-stuido)
Jaanu Meri Jaan
     from the new album Aki Goes to Bollywood

Little Jonny & Aki Kumar, Worried All Night Long (in-studio)
Seth Augustus, Goin' Down to the Roadhouse (in-studio)
Martin Luther, Somebody Superstar (in-studio)
Fantastic Negrito, In The Pines (in-studio)
     Sun 10/02 @ Biscuits & Blues
Barrio Manouche, Lucía (in-studio)
     Thu 9/22 @ The Chapel
The Lucky Losers, What Is Success (in-studio)
     Thu 9/22 @ The Saloon
John Brothers Piano Company, The Marionettist (in-studio)
     Fri 9/23 @ SFMoMA
Jeremiah Lockwood, The Bright Sunny South (in-studio)
     Wed 10/05 on Fog City Blues
The Mission Seven, Ain't That Right (in-studio)
     Fri 9/30 @ Revolution Cafe
RDL+, 94 Hour Blues (in-studio)
The Same Chase & The Untraditional, Everyone Is Crazy But Me (in-studio)

Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra, Take The 'A' Train
Glenn Miller Orchestra, Chattanooga Choo Choo
Woody Herman & His Orchestra, Blues In The Night
William Gillespie, Blues In The Night
Muddy Waters, Country Blues #1
Peetie Wheatstraw, Sleepless Night Blues
Blind Boy Fuller, New Oh Red
Champion Jack Dupree, Junker's Blues

Bob Dylan, When I Paint My Masterpiece
Long John Baldy, Rock Me When He's Gone
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band, Kiss Where I Kain't
Paul Simon, Paranoia Blues
Marvin Gaye, Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)
Dough Sahm, San Francisco FM Blues
Sugar Pie DeSanto, Hello San Francisco (Part 2)



Thursday, September 15, 2016

Playlist: September 14, 2016


Selections from Live From the Fog City Blues Volume 3

Lost Dog Found, Nobody Loves You Like I Do (in-studio)
Ol Silver Tongue, Shotgun Shuffle (in-studio)
Roy Rogers, She's A Real Jaguar (in-studio)
Midtown Social, Shine Again (in-studio)

Little Jonny & Aki Kumar, Worried (in-studio)
Whiskerman, Amen (in-studio)
Slim Jenkins, Hand Me Down Blues (in-studio)
John Brothers Piano Company, Dumka (in-studio)
Royal Jelly Jive, Alhambra (in-studio)
Rupa & The April Fishes, Like I Do (in-studio)
Jimmy Grant Ensemble, Bunicul (in-studio)
The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, Everyone Is Crazy But Me (in-studio)
Hanna Rifkin & The Handsomes, Morning Glory (in-studio)

Fantastic Negrito, Working Poor (in-studio)
     Sun 10/02 @ Biscuits & Blues
The Stone Foxes, Little Red Rooster (in-studio)
     Fri 9/16 @ Don Quixote's International Hall of Music
     Sat 9/17 @ Mountain Theater
Joe Louis Walker, Soldier For Jesus (in-studio)
     Fri 9/16 @ Biscuits & Blues
     Sun 9/18 @ Moe's Alley
John Németh, She Did Not Know (in-studio)
     Sat 9/17 @ Biscuits & Blues
     Sun 9/18 @ Poor House Bistro

Tiffany Austin, Miss Rockwell (in-studio)
Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir Ensemble, Jesus O What A Wonderful Child (in-studio)
The View From Bernal Hill, We Are No Beautiful Children (in-studio)
Cathy Lemons, The Devil Has Blue Eyes (in-studio)
Bhi Bhiman, Up In Arms (in-studio)
Barrio Manouche, Lucía (in-studio)
T Sisters, Playtime (in-studio)
Tumbleweed Wanderers, Restless (in-studio)