Thursday, July 21, 2016

Playlist: July 20, 2016

Click to listen

Don Henley, Too Much Pride
     Sat 7/23 @ Greek Theatre
Dr. John, God's Sure Good
     Fri 7/22 @ Golden State Theatre
     Sat 7/23 @ Uptown Theatre
     Sun 7/24 @ Woodlake Theatre
     Tue-Sat 7/26-30 @ SFJazz Center
Midtown Social, These Things
     from the forthocimng EP The December Session
     Fri 7/22 @ The Chapel
     Sat 7/23 @ Hopmonk Tavern
Will Magid, Sweet Something
     from the new album Alligator Spacewalk
     Sat 7/23 @ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Special in-studio guest: Kim Lembo

     Sat 7/30 @ The Lost Church

Country Roads
     from the new album 45 Miles
The Farm (in-studio)
What Moves You (in-studio)
The Howling
Bob Dylan, Everything Is Broken
One People (in-studio)
45 Miles

Elvin Bishop, Can't Even Do Wrong Right
     Sun 7/24 @ Rancho Nicasio
Taj Mahal, The New Hula Blues
     Sat 7/23 @ Sonoma State University
Marcial Ball, Can't Blame Nobody But Myself
     Fri 7/22 Freight & Salvage
     Sat 7/23 @ Sonoma State University
     Sun 7/24 @ Kuumbwa Jazz Center
Howell Devine, Woogie Man
     Sat 7/23 @ Speisekammer
     Sun 7/24 @ Rancho Nicasio
     Thu 7/21 @ Poor House Bistro
     Fri 7/22 @ Little Lou's BBQ
     Sat 7/23 @ The Saloon
Ana Popovic. Baby What's Wrong
     Mon 7/25 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
     Wed 7/27 @ Yoshi's
Filmore Slim, Trapped by the Devil
     Fri 7/22 @ Ivy Room
Lost Dog Found, I'm Not Crying For You
     Fri 7/22 @ Sausalito Blues by the Bay
Junk Parlor, Alphabet City
     Thu 7/21 @ Club Deluxe
     Sat 7/23 @ Uptown Cabaret
The Mission Seven, Monterrey
     Sat 7/23 @ The Bistro
Los Enanitos Verdes, Travelin' Band (Viajero Band)
     from the forthcoming album Quiero Creedence


Thursday, July 14, 2016

Playlist: July 13, 2016

Click to listen

Midtown Social, Are You The One
     from the forthcoming EP December Session
     Thu 7/14 @ Stanford Shopping Center
Tiffany Austin, Stardust
     Thu 7/14 @ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
The Lucky Losers, In Any Town
     Thu 7/14 @ The Saloon
     Fri 7/15 @ The Somking Pig
Kim Lembo, The Farm
     Wed 7/20 on Fog City Blues

Special in-studio guests: Will Magid and Garrett Kosbef

     Fri 7/15 @ Elbo Room
     Tue 7/19 @ Mezzanine
     Sat 7/23 @ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Prelude to Mars / The Crown
A Frog's Fantasy
Sweet Something
Bilongo (in-studio)
Set Me Free
     from the new album Alligator Spacewalk

John Brothers Piano Company, Patterns of Brick
Joan Osborne, The Same Love That Made Me Laugh
     Sun 7/17 @ Stern Grove Festival
T Sisters, It Was Me
     Thu 7/14 @ SFJazz Center
Kim Nalley, Summertime
     Fri 7/15 @ SFJazz Center
Paula West, Don't Think Twice It's Alright
     Sat 7/16 @ SFJazz Center
Grace Kelly, Blues for Harry Bosch
     Fri 7/15 @ SFJazz Center
Karina Denike, Stop the Horses
     Wed 7/20 @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Barrio Manouche, Coquette
     Sat 7/16 La Peña Cultural Center
Unltrafaux, The Sheik of Air B&B
     Fri 7/15 @ Red Poppy Art House
     Sat 7/16 La Peña Cultural Center
Eric Lindell, The Good Times
     from the new album Matters of the Heart
     Thu 7/14 @ Moe's Alley
Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Burgundy Street Blues


Thursday, July 7, 2016

Playlist: July 6, 2016

Click to listen

Bobby Rush, Just Like A Dresser
Bobby Rush, Sock Boo Ga Loo
     Sun 7/10 @ Hayward / Russell City Blues Festival
Lazer Lloyd, Suffering
     Sun 7/10 @ Hayward / Russell City Blues Festival
The Klezmatics, Elijah Rock (live)
     Sat 7/09 @ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Jon Cleary, Beg Steal or Borrow
     Thu 7/07 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
     Sat 7/09 @ Moe's Alley
Mitch Woods, Big Mamou
     Sun 7/10 @ Biscuits and Blues
     Wed 7/13 @ Lagunitas Brewing Company
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, New Blowtop Blues
     Fri 7/08 @ De Young Museum
     Sat 7/09 @ Biscuits and Blues
     Sun 7/10 @ The Royal Cuckoo
Pamela Rose & Wayne De La Cruz, My Babe
     Thu 7/07 @ Angelica's
     Sun 7/10 @ Custom Made Theater
     Sun 713 @ SFJazz Center
Lara Price, I Mean Business
     Fri 7/08 @ Sausalito Jazz & Blues By The Bay
     Sat 7/09 @ San Pedro Market
     Wed 7/13 @ Tupelo
Gaucho, Song for Wong
     Fri 7/08 @ Comstock Saloon
     Tue 7/12 @ Club Deluxe
Delta Wires, Big Legged Woman (live)
     Sat 7/09 @ Vinnie's

Aki Kumar, Jaan e Jaan
     from the forthcoming album Aki Goes to Bollywood
Little Charlie & Organ Grinder Swing, Pennies from Heaven
     from the new album Skronky Tonk
Little Jonny & The Giants, No Other Man
     Wed 7/13 @ Club Fox
Steve Freund, Come On In This House
     Fri 7/08 @ The Saloon
     Sun 7/10 @ Vets To Vets Blues Festival
Huey Lewis & The News, Free
Bob Dylan, Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues (live)
Bill Withers, Ain't No Sunshine
Mavis Staples, Wade in the Water (live)


Thursday, June 30, 2016

Playlist: June 29, 2016


Aki Kumar, Eena Mena Deeka
     from the forthcoming album Aki Goes to Bollywood
Will Magid, Sweet Somerthing
     from the new album Alligator Spacewalk
     Wed 7/06 on Fog City Blues
Whsikerman, Cardinal City
     Thu 6/30 @ Rickshaw Stop
Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orcherstra, Left for the Wolves
     Fri 7/01 @ Slim's

Special in-studio guest: Cathy Lemons & Phil Berkowitz

The Lucky Losers, So High
     from the forthcoming album In Any Town
The Lucky Losers, Jackson
The Lucky Losers, It Ain't Enough
The Lucky Losers, Small Town Talk
Bobby Charles, Long Face
The Lucky Losers, Give Me a Sign
The Lucky Losers, Devil's Dream

Happy Pre-Canada Day

Neil Young, Vampire Blues (live)
     from the new album Earth
Leonard Cohen, Never Gave Nobody Trouble (live)
     from the new album Can't Forget: A Souvenir of the Grand Tour
Blue Rodeo, Diamond Mine (live)
     from the new album Live at Massey Hall
Paul DesLauriers Band, Gonna Make You Move (Part 2)
     from the forthcoming album Relentless
David Gogo, Jet Set (Sigh)
     Wed 7/06 @ Montreal International Jazz Festival
Kenny 'Blues Boss' Wayne, Ciao Ciao Baby
     Thu 6/30 @ Montreal International Jazz Festival
John Németh, Ain't Too Old (live)
     Fri 7/01 @ Montreal International Jazz Festival
Cowboy Junkies, Baby Please Don't Go
Canadian Scottish Regiment, O Canada


Thursday, June 23, 2016

Playlist: June 22, 2016


Royal Jelly Jive, Dear Mr. Waits
     from the new album Stand Up
     Fri 6/24 @ The Independent
The Lucky Losers, So High
     from the new album In Any Town
     Wed 6/29 on Fog City Blues
David Bromberg, Nobody's Fault But Mine
     Fri 6/24 @ Great American Music Hall
     Sat 6/25 @ Rio Theatre
     Sun 6/26 @ Center for the Arts
David Luning, Whiskey Bottle
     Sat 6/25 @ Great Ameerican Music Hall

Special in-studio guest: Big Harp George

     Sat 6/25 @ Biscuits and Blues

Home Stretch
     from the new album Wash My Horse in Champagne
Road Kill
My Bright Future
Paul deLay, Why Can't You Love Me
Mojo Waltz
Wash My Horse in Champagne

Sat 6/25: Fountain Blues Festival

Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, Don't Do It (live)
California Honeydrops, Cry For Me (live)
Maria Muldaur, Yonder Come the Blues
Otis Taylor, The Heart Is A Muscle (Used for the Blues)

Americano Social Club, Mi Amor Es Para Ti
     Fri 6/24 @ The Ivy Room
Jimmy Grant Ensemble, Lynn's Blues
     Thu 6/23 @ Cigar Bar
Hanna Rifkin & The Handsomes, Morning Glory (in-studio)
     Thu 6/23 @ Driftwood
Helen Humes, All Night Long
Jerry McCain, Courtin' in a Cadillac
Lazy Lester, I'm a Lover Not a Fighter
Clifton Chenier, Hey Ma Ma
Bob Dylan, Boogie Woogie Country Girl


Thursday, June 9, 2016

Playlist: June 8, 2016


Bob Dylan and Mavis Staples, Gonna Change My Way of Thinking
     Thu-Fri 6/09-10 @ Greek Theatre
Mavis Staples, Action
     from the new album Livin' On A High Note
Terrie Odabi, Gentrification Blues
     from the new album My Blue Soul
     Sat 6/11 @ The Sound Room
Alabama Mike, SSI Blues
     from the new album Upset the Status Quo
     Sun 6/12 @ Biscuits and Blues

Special in-studio guest: Fantastic Negrito

Lost in a Crowd
Working Poor (in-studio)
Hump Thru the Winter
Rant Rushmore (in-studio)
In The Pines (in-studio)
Nothing Without You
     from the new album The Last Days of Oakland

California Honeydrops, A River's Invitation
     Thu-Fri 6/09-10 @ SFJazz Center
Davina & The Vagabonds, Fizzle Out
     Thu 6/09 @ SFJazz Center
     Fri 6/10 @ Kuumbwa Jazz Center
Rhythm Future Quartet, Summertime
     Fri 6/10 @ Djanofest Mill Valley
Robin Nolan, Buckets of Rain
     Fri 6/10 @ Djanofest Mill Valley
Gonzalo Bergara Quartet, Resurrection
     from the new album Claroscuro
     Sun 6/12 @ Djanofest Mill Valley
Little Charlie & Organ Grinder Swing, Django
     from the new album Skrony Tonk
Big Harp George, Justice In My Time
     from the new album Wash My Horse in Champgane
     Wed 6/22 on Fog City Blues
Lost Dog Found, Pop That Cap
     Sun 6/12 @ Sebastalpol Community Cultural Center
Tom Jones, Take My Love (I Want to Give It)
Derek Trucks Band, Forty-Four
Bob Dylan, Come Rain or Come Shine
     Thu-Fri 6/09-10 @ Greek Theatre


Thursday, June 2, 2016

Playlist: June 1, 2016


Paul Simon, Wristband
     from the forthcoming album Stranger To Stranger
     Fri-Sat 6/03-04 @ Greek Theatre
Bob Dylan, Polka Dots and Moonbeams
     from the new album Fallen Angels
Tin Cup Serenade, This Rainy May
     Sun 6/05 @ Philosophy Talk Live at StageWerx
Tiffany Austin, I Walk the Line
     Sat 6/04 @ Jazz in the Basement
Fantastic Negrito, In the Pines
     from the forthcoming album The Last Days of Oakland
     Fri 6/03 @ Oakland First Friday
     Wed 6/08 on Fog City Blues

Special in-studio guests: Royal Jelly Jive

     Thu 6/02 @ Moe's Alley
     Sun 6/05 @ Railroad Square Music Festival
     Fri 6/24 @ The Independent: CD Release Party

Bad
Dear Mr. Waits
Don't Lead Me On (in-studio)
Oh Roger (in-studio)
Railroad Track
Top Hat
Green Grass (in-studio)
Tommy the Cat
     from the forthcoming album Stand Up

Hillstomp, The Cuckoo
     Sat 6/04 @ Mystic Theatre
Monophonics, There's a Riot Going On
     Sat 6/04 @ The Ritz
The Budos Band, Sing a Simple Song
     Sat 6/04 @ The Catalyst
     Sun 6/05 @ Regency Ballroom
Charlie Musselwhite, It Ain't Right (live)
     Fri 6/03 @ Freight & Salvage
     Sat 6/04 @ College of san Mateo
     Sun 6/05 @ Rancho Nicasio
Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet, Having an Average Weekend
     Wed 6/08 @ Great American Music Hall
The Soul of John Black, Early in the Moanin'
     Thu 6/02 @ Moe's Alley
     Fri 6/03 @ Poor House Bistro
     Sat 6/04 @ Swabbie's
William Bell, Mississippi-Arkansas Bridge
     from the forthcoming album This Is Where I Live
Kenny 'Blues Boss' Wayne, Barnkrupted Blues
     from the forthcoming album Jumpin' & Boppin'
Walter Horton (with Hot Cottage), Shakey's Edmonton Blues
Jeff Healey, Hong Kong Blues
Sam Chatmon & His Barbeque Boys, All Night Long
Long John Baldry, Midnight Special
     from the forthcoming album 40 Years of Stony Plain Records


Thursday, May 26, 2016

Playlist: May 25, 2016


Bob Dylan, Young at Heart
     from the new album Fallen Angels
Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Shot of Love
     Sat 5/28 @ Santa Cruz American Music Festival
Buddy Guy, Whiskey Beer & Wine
     Fri 5/27 @ Bottlerock Napa Valley
     Sat 5/28 @ Santa Cruz American Music Festival
Fantastic Negrito, Lost in a Crowd
     Fri 5/27 @ Bottlerock Napa Valley
     from the forthcoming album The Last Days of Oakland
Royal Jelly Jive, Dear Mr. Waits
     Sun 5/29 @ Bottlerock Napa Valley
     Wed 6/01 on Fog City Blues
Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Tootie Ma Is A Mighty Fine Thing
     Thu-Sun 5/26-29 @ SFJazz Center
John Brothers Piano Company, Black Widow Bump
     Sun 5/29 @ Smiley's Schooner Saloon
     Tue 5/31 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Tumbleweed Wanderers, Ghosts
     Thu 5/26 @ Sophia's Thai Kitchen
     Fri 5/27 @ Rickshaw Stop
     Sat 5/28 @ The Crepe Place
James Hunter Six, Satchel Foot
     Thu 5/26 @ Strawberry Music Festival
Pokey Lafarge, Wanna Be Your Man
     Fri 5/27 @ Strawberry Music Festival
Mavis Staples, Love and Trust
     Sun 5/29 @ Strawberry Music Festival
T-Bone Walker, Call It Stormy Monday

Bob Dylan at 75: A Bay Area History

The Times They Are A-Chnagin' (San Jose 11/25/1964)
It Ain't Me, Babe (Berkeley 12/04/1965)
Most Likely You Go Your Way (Oakland 2/11/1974)
Baby Let Me Follow You Down (San Francisco 11/25/1976)
The Groom's Still Waiting at the Altar (San Francisco 11/16/1980)
Good Rockin' Mama feat. John Lee Hooker (Mountain View 8/05/1986)
Subterranean Homesick Blues (Concord 6/07/1988)
Pretty Boy Floyd (Oakland 12/04/1988)
Crash On The Levee (Monterey 5/27/1995)
Hoochie Coochie Man (Santa Cruz 3/15/2000)
Mutineer (Berkeley 10/11/2002)
Stay With Me (Oakland 10/30/2014)


Thursday, May 19, 2016

Playlist: May 18, 2016


Selections from Live From the Fog City Blues Volume 3

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)
Tumbleweed Wanderers, Restless (in-studio)

T Sisters, Playtime (in-studio)
Rupa & The April Fishes, Like I Do (in-studio)
Royal Jelly Jive, Alhambra (in-studio)
The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, Everyone Is Crazy But Me (in-studio)
Bhi Bhiman, Up In Arms (in-studio)
Martin Luther, Somebody Superstar (in-studio)
Seth Augustus, Going Down to the Roadhouse (in-studio)
John Brothers Piano Company, Dumka (in-studio)
Big Jon Atkinson & Mark Hummel, Make A Little Love With Me (in-studio)
     Fri 5/20 @ Poor House Bistro

Meklit & Quinn, Saving Up (in-studio)
     Thu-Sat 5/19-21 @ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (Meklit)
     Sat 5/21 @ Starline Backroom (Quinn)
Hanna Rifkin & The Handsomes, Morning Glory (in-studio)
Tiffany Austin, Miss Rockwell (in-studio)
Junk Parlor, Summertime in the City (in-studio)
     Thu 5/19 @ Club Deluxe
Barrio Manouche, Lucía (in-studio)
Jimmy Grant Ensemble, Bunicul (in-studio)
Midtown Social, Shine Again (in-studio)
Roy Rogers, She's A Real Jaguar (in-studio)
Ol Silver Tongue, Shotgun Shuffle (in-studio)
Lost Dog Found, Nobody Loves You Like I Do (in-studio)
Slim Jenkins, Hand Me Down Blues (in-studio)
Tin Cup Serenade, Sunny Oakland Day (in-studio)
Shake Your Peace, Feel Like Going On Home (in-studio)


Thursday, May 12, 2016

Playlist: May 11, 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)

Jimmy Grant Ensemble, Bunicul (in-studio)
Barrio Manouche, Lucía (in-studio)
Tiffany Austin, Miss Rockwell (in-studio)
Hanna Rifkin & The Handsomes, Morning Glory (in-studio)
John Brothers Piano Company, Dumka (in-studio)
Seth Augustus, Going Down to the Roadhouse (in-studio)
Martin Luther, Somebody Superstar (in-studio)
Bhi Bhiman, Will You Be There (in-studio)
The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, Everyone Is Crazy But Me (in-studio)

The Hound Kings, SSI Blues (in-studio)
     Fri 5/13 @ Slim's (Bey Paule Band)
Little Jonny & Aki Kumar, Worried All Night Long (in-studio)
     Wed 5/18 @ Biscuits and Blues
Wendy DeWitt, Nervous (in-studio)
     Thu 5/12 @ Yoshi's
Will Magid, 12-Bar Blues (in-studio)
     Fri 5/13 @ Mezzanine

Royal Jelly Jive, Alhambra (in-studio)
Rupa & The April Fishes, Like I Do (in-studio)
Tumbleweed Wanderers, Restless (in-studio)
T Sisters, Playtime (in-studio)
Cathy Lemons, The Devil Has Blue Eyes (in-studio)
The View From Bernal Hill, We Are No Beautiful Children (in-studio)
Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir Ensemble, Jesus O What A Wonderful Child (in-studio)
RDL+, 94 Hour Blues (in-studio)


Thursday, May 5, 2016

Playlist: May 4, 2016


Bob Dylan, All the Way
     from the forthcoming album Fallen Angels
Jeremiah Lockwood, Cold Comfort
     Mon 5/09 @ Temple Sinai
John Brothers Piano Company, CHP
     Fri 5/06 @ Starry Plough
Royal Jelly Jive, Rumi's Lullaby
     Sun 5/08 @ Whole Earth Festival

Special in-studio guests: Elizabeth Setzer & Roberto Aguilar

     Fri-Sun 6/03-05 @ The Independent: UnderCover Presents a Tribute to Radiohead's Kid A

Rob Ewing's Disappear Incompletely, Everything in Its Right Place
Gojogo, Treefingers
Battlehooch, In Limbo
Elizabeth Setzer & Roberto Aguilar, How to Disappear Completely (in-studio)
Kitka Women's Vocal Ensemble, Blue
Kid Beyond ft. LL Aspect + Classical Revolutio, Idioteque
Elizabeth Setzer, Blue Sky Dreamer
Radiohead, Burn the Witch
Hard 'n Phirm, Rodeohead

Martin Luther, Somebody Superstar
     Fri 5/06 @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Bettye LaVette, When the Blues Catches Up to You
     Wed 5/11 @ Yoshi's
Rhonda Benin, A Matter of the Heart
     Wed 5/11 @ Empress Theatre
J.C. Smith Band, Last Night
     Thu 5/05 @ Biscuits and Blues
Little Walter, Dead Presidents
James Brown, Funky President (People It's Bad)
Johnnie Taylor, Somebody's Sleeping In My Bed
Big Maybelle, Goodnight Wherever You Are
Blind Willie McTell, Blues Around Midnight
Dick Dale, Tidal Wave
Link Wray, Rumble


Thursday, April 28, 2016

Playlist: April 27, 2016


Prince, Blues in C (If I Had a Harem)
Prince, Red (Purple) House
     Prince Rogers Nelson (1958-2016)
Lost Dog Found, Dine on Danger
     Thu 4/28 @ Ashkenaz

Special in-studio guests: Sam Chase and Ted Desmarais

     Fri 4/29 Great American Musical Hall

The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, I've Got Problems
The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, What Is All the Rage
The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, Wong or the Right
Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, Shudder
Dead Winter Carpenters, Midnight Ghost
The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, There For Me
The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, Great White Noise
     from the new album Great White Noise

7th Annual Left-Hand-A-Thon

Albert King, Born Under A Bad Sign (live)
Otis Rush, Crosscut Saw (live)
Gales Brothers, Sign of the Times
Eric Gales, Good for Sumthin'
Little Jimmy King, I Wonder Why
Trampled Under Foot, Wrong Side of the Blues
Elizabeth Cotten, Vastapol
Barbara Lynn, It's Been So Long
Toronzo Cannon, Chickens Comin' Home to Roost
Afrofunk Experience, Mad Money Woes
Jimi Hendrix Experience, Red House