Thursday, January 19, 2017

Playlist: January 18, 2017

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Hot Club of San Francisco, Hey Jude / Dukie, Dukie
     from the new album John Paul George & Django
     Wed 1/25 @ Freight & Salvage
Hillstomp, Undertow
     Sat 1/21 @ The Big Easy
     Sun 1/22 @ Highwater
Con Brio, Honey
     Sat 1/21 @ Mystic Theatre
The Lucky Losers, Devil's Dream
     Thu 1/19 @ Freight & Salvage

Special in-studio guests: Mark Hummel and Wes Starr

     Fri 1/20 @ Yoshi's
     Sat 1/21 @ Harris Center for the Arts
     Sun 1/22 @ Moe's Alley

Golden State Lone Star Blues Revue, Walking With Mr. Lee
Golden State Lone Star Blues Revue, Stop This World
Jason Ricci & New Blood, Afro Blue
Corkey Siegel, Filisko's Dream (Opus 12 from the Chamber Blues Suite)
Duke Robillard, Shufflin' and Scufflin' (feat. Jimmie Vaughan)
Golden State Lone Star Blues Revue, Check Yourself

Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, I'm Not Evil
     Wed 1/25 on Fog City Blues
     Fri 1/27 @ SFJazz Center
John Brothers Piano Company, Plaster of Paris
     Fri-Sat 1/20-21 @ The Regency Ballroom
Royal Jelly Jive, Ride the Wave
The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, Streets We Once Called Home
     Fri 1/20 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
The Crux, Be Merry My Friends!
     Sun 1/22 @ Amnesia
California Honeydrops, Soul Tub
Fantastic Negrito, A New Beginning
Sam Cooke, A Change Is Gonna Come


Thursday, January 12, 2017

Playlist: January 11, 2017


Booker T & the MG's, Time Is Tight
Booker T, Austin City Blues
     Sat-Sun 1/14-15 @ Yoshi's
Sal's Greenhouse, Chump
     Fri 1/13 @ Slim's
NOT a Brass Band, 5 Years
     Sat 1/14 @ Woods Bar
Fantastic Negrito, Nothing Without You
     Fri 1/13 @ The New Parish
Rick Estrin, Work With Me (live)
     Sat 1/14 @ Biscuits & Blues
Mark Hummel, Humblebug (live)
     Wed 1/18 on Fog City Blues
Aki Kumar, Chala Jaata Hoon
     Fri 1/13 @ The Torch Club
     Sat 1/14 @ Hopmonk Tavern
David Bromberg Band, This Month
     Tue-Wed 1/17-18 @ Freight & Salvage
Rainbow Girls, She-Bop Nation
     Sat 1/14 @ The Lost Church
Vagabondage, White Line to Portland
     Fri 1/13 @ The Lost Church

Special in-studio guests: Phil Berkowitz & Cathy Lemons

     Thu 1/19 @ Freight & Salvage: CD Release Party

The Lucky Losers, Don't Let Them See You Cry
The Lucky Losers, Blind Man in the Dark
The Lucky Losers, Small Town Talk
The Lucky Losers, Change in the Weather

David Bowie, Five Years
Slim Harpo, Shake Your Hips
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band, Trout Mask Replica

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Playlist: January 4, 2017


Lightnin' Hopkins, Happy New Year
The Lucky Losers, Blind Man in the Dark
     Wed 1/11 on Fog City Blues
Aki Kumar, My Home Is a Prison
Ron Thompson, Looking For Trouble
     Sat 1/07 @ Freight & Salvage
Mark Growden, You Really Got a Hold On Me
     Fri 1/06 @ The Lost Church
Eric Lindell, Bayou Country (live)
     Fri 1/06 @ Gold Coast Coffee & Bakery
     Mon 1/09 @ Local Barrel
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, Lose Lose
     Sat 1/07 @ Mystic Theatre
Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, That Mellow Saxophone
     Sat 1/07 @ Ashkenaz
Slim Gaillard, Dunkin' Bagel
Neil Young, Glass Accident
     from the new album Peace Trail
Blue Rodeo, Can't Find My Way Back to You
     from the new album 1000 Arms

R.I.P. 2016

David Bowie, Lazarus
David Bowie, Rubber Band
Prince, Purple House (live)
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, What Have You Done For Me Lately
Leonard Cohen, Democracy
Dan Hicks & The Hot Licks, Subterranean Homesick Blues
Leon Russell, Love Minus Zero / No Limit
Mose Allison, Your Molecular Structure
Toots Thielemans, Theme from Sesame Street
Earth, Wind & Fire, Got to Get You Into My Life
George Martin feat. Sean Connery, In My Life
Prince Buster, Hard Man Fe Dead


Thursday, December 29, 2016

Playlist: December 28, 2016


Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, 8 Days of Hannukah
Meshugga Beach Party, Dreidel Dreidel
Lil' Son Jackson, New Year's Resolution
Lonnie Johnson, Happy New Year Darling
Johnny Otis Orchestra, Happy New Year Baby
Kim Nalley, Hanukkah in Santa Monica

Special in-studio guests: Con Brio

     Thu 12/29 @ City National Civic
     Fri-Sat 12/30-31 @ The Chapel

Liftoff
Money
Honey (in-studio)
No Limits
Hard Times
California Cowboy (in-studio)
Can't Get Enough
     from the new album Paradise

What (Else) Are You Doing New Year's Eve?

California Honeydrops, Junkers Blues
California Honeydrops, Please Come Home For Christmas
     Sat 12/31 @ The UC Theatre
John Brothers Piano Company, Closer
The Cottontails, Carnival in Caroline
     Sat 12/31 @ Bimbo's 365 Club
Fanfare Zambaleta, Zv'jezda Tjera Mjeseca
     Sat 12/31 @ Ashkenaz
Brass Mafia feat. Seneca, Election Blues
     Sat 12/31 @ The Mint
Midtown Social, Thinking Talking
     Sat 12/31 @ Rickshaw Stop
Big Blu Soul Revue, E. Walkin'
     Sat 12/31 @ Presidio Social Club
Tommy Castro, Lovey Dovey
     Sat 12/31 @ Freight & Salvage
Cafe R&B, Take Your Hand Out of My Pocket
     Sat 12/31 @ Biscuits & Blues


Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Playlist: December 21, 2016


Stephen Colbert & Jon Stewart, Can I Interest You in Hanukkah?
Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, Mary's Baby
     Sat 12/24 @ Slim's
Brian Setzer Orchestra, Santa Drives a Hot Rod
     Sat 12/24 @ The Warfield
Meshugga Beach Party, Hot Rod Hanukkah
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Winter Wonderland
     Sun 12/25 @ Biscuits & Blues
Hot Club of San Francisco, Sugar Rum Cherry
Blue Rodeo, Song For A Winter's Night
Bob Dylan, Must Be Santa
Champion Jack Dupree, Santa Claus Blues
Kathy & Jimmy Zee, Santa Claus Rock and Roll
Nap Hepburn & March of Dimes, Tell Santa Claus
Bill Lacey w/ Lil Armstrong & Her Ebony-Aires, Cowboy Santa Claus
Lil McClintock, Don't Think I'm Santa Claus
Victoria Spivey, I Ain't Gonna Let You See My Santa Claus
Ozie Ware w/ Duke Ellington's Hot Five, Santa Claus Bring My Man Back
Jo Poovey & The Big 'D' Boys, Santa's Helper

Con Brio, Can't Get Enough
     from the new album Paradise
     Wed 12/28 on Fog City Blues

Ray Brenner and Barry E. Blitzer, The Problem 
Jeremiah Lockwood, Ethan Miller, and Luther Dickinson, Dreidel
Woody Guthrie, Hanukkah Dance
Theo Bikel, Sweetest Dreams Be Thine
The Ames Brothers, I Got A Cold For Christmas
Mickey Katz, Grandma's Dreidel
Cantor David Putterman, Rock Of Ages
Temple B'Nai Abraham Children's Choir, Svivon Sov Sov Sov
The Ramones, Merry Christmas (I Don't Wanna Fight Tonite)

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Playlist: December 14, 2016

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Christmas Jug Band, Oh St. Nick
     Thu 12/15 @ Ashkenaz
     Fri 12/16 @ The Big Easy
     Sun-Mon 12/18-19 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Kim Nalley, Santa Baby
     Sun 12/18 @ Biscuits & Blues
Jeremiah Lockwood, Unasaneh Tokef
Luther Dickinson, Yard Man
     Fri 12/16 @ Partners in Crime: Hanukkah Pop-up
Meshugga Beach Party, Festival of Lights
     Thu 12/15 @ Forbidden Island
The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol, No Christmas Blues
     Fri-Sat 12/16-17 @ SFJazz
Luther Dickinson, Jeremiah Lockwood, and Ethan Miller, Dreidl (live)

Special in-studio guest: Alvon Johnson

     Wed 12/21 @ Biscuits & Blues
     Mon 12/26 @ Yoshi's

The Blues Chose Me
I Love The Blues
Look at the World
Hoochie Coochie Man
Long Way
Frustrations
     from the new album The Blues Chose Me

Cedric Brunside & Lightnin' Malcolm, Don't Just Sing About the Blues
     Thu-Fri 12/15-16 @ Biscuits & Blues
Elvin Bishop & Little Smokey Smothers, Dirty Drawers (live)
     Sat 12/17 @ Biscuits & Blues
Dennis Johnson, The Wind Is Howling
     Fri 12/16 @ Sacramento Metro Arts Holiday Series
Terrie Odabi, I Bet You Think I Don't Know
     Fri 12/16 @ The Sound Room
     Wed 12/21 @ Club Fox
The Lucky Losers, Don't Let 'Em See Ya Cry
     Thu 12/15 @ The Saloon
Maria Muldaur, Let It Simmer
     Sat 12/17 @ The Big Easy
24th Street Wailers, I Found a Love
     Thu 12/15 @ The Torch Club
     Fri 12/16 @ Poor House Bistro
Leonard Cohen, On The Level
     Sun 12/18 @ Ashkenaz: Musicians for Standing Rock


Thursday, December 8, 2016

Playlist: December 7, 2016


Guest host: DJ Honeyvcomb Brown

Solomon Bruke, Cry to Me
Gwen Stacey, How Many Times Can One Heart Break
The Pentagons, Help Me With My Broken Heart
The Flamingos, Love Walked In
The Rollettes, Sad Fool
Timi Yuro, With All My Heart
Bertha Tillman, Oh My Angel
Rick Randell, Words on Paper
Ruby and the Romantics, Heartaches
Tony Middleton, Drifting
Barbara Lynn, Don’t Be Cruel
Betty Harris, I’ll Be a Liar
Bo Diddley, I’m Sorry
Don French, Lonely Saturday Night
Erma Franklin, Piece of My Heart
Lavern Baker, Shadow of Love
Irma Thomas, Ruler of My Heart
Little Bessie. Broken Hearted
Maureen Evans, Don’t Want the Moonlight
McKinley Mitchell, The Town I Live In
Ral Donner, The Girl of My Best Friend
Otis Redding, Free Me
Ray Ellington, If You Can’t Say Something Nice
Peggy Lee, Me and My Shadow
Roberta Sherwood, You Always Hurt the One You Love
Steve Cassidy, Ecstasy
Slim Whitman, Indian Love Call
Pee Wee King, The Waltz of Regret
The Chantels, He’s Gone
Toni Fisher, Laugh or Cry
Val Martinez, Someone’s Gonna Cry
Frank Sinatra, In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning
Jackie Gleason, Melancholy Serenade/Yesterdays (Medley)
Esquivel, Besame Mucho
Ruby and the Romantics, Moonlight and Music
Leroy Dyke, Dim Dark Corner
Fats Waller, I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter



Thursday, December 1, 2016

Playlist: November 30, 2016


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


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