Friday, May 26, 2017

Playlist: May 24, 2017

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I hope you enjoyed DJ Honeycomb Brown guest-hosting the show this week, while yours truly was working his day job at night, producing a live Philosophy Talk program down at Stanford (I did manage to catch some of it her set on the way home). For those of you who, like me, live and die by the playlist, here are the songs that went along with soul music's most terrifying tales:

1.     “Nowhere to Run” – Martha Reeves & the Vandellas / The Ultimate Collection
2.     “I Got the Feeling” – James Brown / Number 1s: James Brown
3.     “I Don’t Mind” – James Brown & the Famous Flames / Roots of a Revolution
4.     “Try Me” – James Brown / 20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection
5.     “Two Can Have a Party” – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell / 20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection
6.     “Hold Me Oh My Darling” – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell / 20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection
7.     “Baby Don’t Cha Worry” – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell / The Complete Duets
8.     “Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)” – Marvin Gaye / What’s Going On
9.     “That’s the Way Love Is” – Marvin Gaye / Number 1s: Marvin Gaye
10.  “A Change Is Gonna Come” – Sam Cooke / A Change Is Gonna Come LP
11.  “Lonely Island” – Sam Cooke / The Man Who Invented Soul
12.  “Trouble Blues” – Sam Cooke / The Man Who Invented Soul
13.  “Lonely Teardrops” – Jackie Wilson / 20 Greatest Hits
14.  “Am I the Man” – Jackie Wilson / 20 Greatest Hits
15.  “(I Feel Like I’m In) Paradise” – Jackie Wilson / Baby Workout
16.  “I Put a Spell On You” – Screamin’ Jay Hawkins / Cow Fingers and Mosquito Pie
17.  “Monkberry Moon Delight” – Screamin’ Jay Hawkins / Screamin’ the Blues
18.  “Fever” – Little Willie John / All 15 of His Chart Hits from 1953-1962
19.  “I’m Shakin’” – Little Willie John / Sure Things
20.  “My Love Is” – Little Willie John / Sure Things
21.  “I Hear a Symphony” – The Supremes / I Hear a Symphony
22.  “Your Heart Belongs to Me” – The Supremes / Anthology
23.  “He’s All I Got” – The Supremes / Anthology
24.  “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay – Otis Redding / The Very Best of Otis Redding
25.  “These Arms of Mine” – Otis Redding / The Very Best of Otis Redding
26.  “I’ve Been Loving You Too Long” – Otis Redding / The Very Best of Otis Redding
27.  “Free Me” – Otis Redding / Pure Southern Soul
28.  “Goodnight My Love” – Jessie Belvin / Original Solid Gold
29.  “The Girl of My Dreams” – Jessie Belvin / Top Pop 1

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Playlist: May 17, 2017

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The Dixie Giants, Three on the Tree
     Fri 5/19 @ Smiley's Schooner Saloon
Eddie Boyd, 24 Hours
Big Blu Soul Revue, Twenty-Five Miles
     Sat 5/20 @ SF Porchfest
     Sun 5/21 @ Golden Gate Fields
No Lovely Thing, Better Now
     Sat 5/20 @ The Ivy Room
Special in-studio guests: Lyz Luke, Joe Bagale, and Sahba Aminikia

     Fri-Sat 6/02-03 @ The UC Theatre: UnderCover Presents a Tribute to the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

The Beatles, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (take 9)
Electric Squeezebox Orchestra, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Eyes on the Shore, Getting Better
Sahba Aminikia, When I'm Sixty-Four
Mina Momeni, Bengar be Jahan
Rohan Krishnamurthy, Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!
Kendra McKinley, Lovely Rita
Otis McDonald feat. Awesöme Orchestra, A Day in the Life
Otis McDonald, Far Far Away

Bob Dylan, Blowin' in the Wind
Bob Dylan, P.S. I Love You
Bob Dylan, Visions of Johanna (take 4)
Bob Dylan, 32-20 Blues
Bob Dylan, Roll On John

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Playlist: May 10, 2017

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Kim Nalley, Movin' On Up (in-studio)
     Sun 5/14 @ Biscuits & Blues
Tin Cup Serenade, Sunny Oakland Day (in-studio)
     Fri 5/12 @ Revolution Cafe
The Lucky Losers, Baby You Got What It Takes (in-studio)
     Thu 5/11 @ The Saloon
Aki Kumar, Baar Baar Dekho (in-studio)
     Fri 5/12 @ Smoking Pig BBQ

Special in-studio guests: Darren Johnston's Broken Shadows

     Sat 5/13 @ Red Poppy Art House

The Falling Dream (in-studio)
Fuscia Dell (in-studio)
Stay (in-studio)
Road Song (in-studio)
Exit 68 (in-studio)
How to Fall, When to Grow

The View From Bernal Hill, We Are No Beautiful Children (in-studio)
Tumbleweed Wanderers, Restless (in-studio)
Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir Ensemble, Jesus O What A Wonderful Child (in-studio)
Bhi Bhiman, Up In Arms (in-studio)
Martin Luther, Somebody Superstar (in-studio)
Junk Parlor, Summertime in the City (in-studio)
Karina Denike, I Never Cared (in-studio)
Diana Gameros, Cómo Hacer (in-studio)
The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, Everyone Is Crazy But Me (in-studio)
Rupa & The April Fishes, Like I Do (in-studio)

The Dixie Giants, Mr. & Mrs. J (in-studio)
Fantastic Negrito, Working Poor (in-studio)
The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol, Chill With You (in-studio)
Tumbledown House, Midnight in the Barrio (in-studio)
Katdelic, Beautiful (in-studio)
Noah Kibreab, Love Ain't Gonna Take It (in-studio)
Royal Jelly Jive, Tango Til They're Sore (in-studio)
Howell Devine, Railroad Stomp (in-stuio)
California Honeydrops, Miss Louise (in-studio)
Meshugga Beach Party, Go Go Golem (in-studio)
Whiskerman, Amen (in-studio)
John Brothers Piano Company, Dumka (in-studio)
Lost Dog Found, Nobody Loves You Like I Do (in-studio)

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Playlist: May 3, 2017

Meklit & Quinn, Saving Up (in-studio)
     Sat 5/06 @ Rickshaw Stop
Broken Shadows Family Band, Song of Seven Miles #4 – Suk
     Wed 5/10 on Fog City Blues
Seth Augustus, Going Down to the Roadhouse (in-studio)
John Brothers Piano Company, Dumka (in-studio)
     Tue 5/09 @ San Francisco City Hall

Special in-studio guests: The Dixie Giants

     Fri 5/05 @ Doc's Lab

No Good Blues (in-studio)
     from the new album Dressed and Ready to Go
Loophole (in-studio)
Clarinet Marmalade (in-studio)
Mr. & Mrs. J (in-studio)
     from the new album Dressed and Ready to Go

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)
Barrio Manouche, Lucía (in-studio)
Tiffany Austin, Miss Rockwell (in-studio)
Hanna Rifkin & The Handsomes, Morning Glory (in-studio)
The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, Everyone Is Crazy But Me (in-studio)
Royal Jelly Jive, Alhambra (in-studio)
Rupa & The April Fishes, Like I Do (in-studio)
T Sisters, Playtime (in-studio)
Cathy Lemons, The Devil Has Blue Eyes (in-studio)