Thursday, March 22, 2018

Playlist: March 21, 2018

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High & Mighty Brass Band, Ol' Girl
     Thu 3/22 @ Moe’s Alley
     Mon 3/26 @ The Chapel
     Tue 3/27 @ Blue Note Napa
King Street Giants, Silver & Coal
     Wed 3/28 @ Blue Note Napa
Jon Cleary, Occapella
     Thu 3/22 @ The Independent
Mitch Woods, Take This Hammer
     Sat 3/24 @ Piedmont Piano Company

Special in-studio guests: Kyra Gordon and Larry Steelman

     Sun 3/25 @ Ashkenaz: Loving Janis

Bye Bye Baby (in-studio)
Davey (in-studio)
Trouble in Mind (in-studio)
New York in the Springtime (in-studio)
Ruby (in-studio)
Janis Ian, At Seventeen
Janis Joplin, Summertime
Janis Ian, God & The FBI

Royal Jelly Jive, Borerlands
Van Goat, Willie the Weeper
Trace Repeat, Breakfast
     Fri 3/23 @ Cornerstone
Big Blu Soul Revue, Don't You Know
     Sat 3/24 @ The Riptide
John Lee Hooker Jr, Maudie (live)
     Sat 3/24 @ Biscuits & Blues
MJ's Brass Boppers, Step Aside
Son House, Downhearted Blues
Tom Waits, You Can Never Hold Back Spring

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Playlist: March 14, 2018

Buddy Guy, DJ Play My Blues
Buddy Guy, A Man and the Blues
     Sat 3/17 @ Paramount Theatre
     Sun 3/18 @ Luther Burbank Center
Bonnie Raitt, Shakin' Shakin' Shakes
     Thu 3/15 @ City National Civic
     Mon 3/20 @ Fox Theatre
Jon Cleary, Popcorn Pop Pop
     Thu 3/15 @ City National Civic
     Fri 3/16 @ Moe's alley
     Mon 3/20 @ Fox Theatre

Special in-studio guests: Culann's Hounds

     Sat 3/17 @ Great American Music Hall

Martin Wynnes (in-studio)
Haghole (in-studio)
The Skylark (in-studio)
Carlo (in-studio)
Zombie (in-studio)
Silver Spear (in-studio)

Lucia Comnes, On the Farm
One Grass Two Grass, Stuck in the Middle With You
     Sat 3/17 @ Great American Music Hall
Red Baraat, Zindabad
Bhi Bhiman, Telouise
     Sat 3/17 @ SFJazz Center
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Going to Chicago Blues
     Thu-Sun 3/15-18 @ SFJazz Center
Faye Carol, Comes Love (live)
     Sat 3/17 Ashkenaz
John Brothers Piano Company, Ceviche
     Fri 3/16 @ The Ivy Room
     Sun 3/18 @ Flynn's Cabaret
     Fri 3/16 @ Neck of the Woods
Sly & The Family Stone, Stand!

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Playlist: March 7, 2018

Wee Willie Walker & The Greaseland All Stars, Help! (live)
Terrie Odabi, When You Love Me
     Thu 3/08 @ Yoshi's
June Core, Rhythm & Blues
     Fri 3/09 @ Poor House Bistro
Aki Kumar, Back to Bombay
    Sat 3/10 @ Main Street Brewery
Kenny 'Blues Boss' Wayne, Something Is Going On In My Room
     Fri 3/09 @ Biscuits & Blues
King Street Giants, Mr. & Mrs. J
Jim Kweskin, Blues in the Bottle
     Tue 3/13 @ Freight & Salvage
The Lucky Losers, Don't You Lose It
     Thu 3/08 @ The Saloon
Deep Basement Shakers, The Ma Grinder
Mark Hummel, Shake Your Boogie
     Fri 3/09 @ Speisekammer

Jimi Hendrix, Georgia Blues
Jimi Hendrix, Mannish Boy
     from the forthcoming album Both Sides of the Sky
Mud Morganfield, Howling Wolf
     from the forthcoming album They Call Me Mud
Nick Moss Band, Get Your Hands Out of My Pockets
     from the forthcoming album The High Cost of Low Living
Sue Foley, The Ice Queen
     from the new album The Ice Queen
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Be Careful What You Wish For
     Sat 3/10 @ The Fox Theatre
Lee Rocker, Night Train to Memphis
     Fri 3/09 @ Montalvo Arts Center
Love, Forever Changes
J.B. Lenoir, Vietnam Blues
J.B. Lenoir, When I Was Young

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Playlist: February 28, 2018

The Clash, Know Your Rights
Bukka White, District Attorney Blues
John Mayall, The Laws Must Change
John Primer, Power of Attorney
Warren Zevon, Lawyers Guns & Money
Peter Tosh, Cold Blood
Lee Perry & The Sensations, Set Them Free
Bob Dylan, Death of Emmett Till
Bob Dylan, Red Cadillac and a Black Moustache
Mitch Woods, Solid Gold Cadillac (live)
Lightnin' Hopkins, Big Black Cadillac Blues
Dizzy Gillespe, Swing Low Sweet Cadillac

Janiva Magness, Hammer
     from the new album Love Is An Army
Janiva Magness, Honey in the Rock (live)
David Luning, Humble Apologizin'
     Fri 3/02 @ Slim's
Kelly McFarling, Pacific
     Fri 3/02 @ Bottom of the Hill
Booker T. Jones, The Bronx
     Fri 3/02 @ Kuumbwa Jazz Center
     Sat 3/03 @ The Independent
Squirrel Nut Zippers, Twilight
     Sat 3/03 @ Freight & Salvage
     Sun 3/04 @ Rio Theatre
Steve Lucky, Smack Dab in the Middle
     Fri 3/02 @ Armando's
     Tue 3/06 @ Verdi Club
Curtis Salgado and Alan Hager, Too Young to Die
     Sat 3/03 @ El Campanil Theatre
     Sun 3/04 @ Moe's Alley
Tommy Castro & the Painkillers, My Old Neighborhood
     Fri-Sat 3/02-03 @ Rancho Nicasio
Harvey Mandel, Nashville 1 A.M.
     Thu 3/01 @ Biscuits & Blues
Andy T Nick Nixon Band, Good Man (in-studio)
Andy T Nick Nixon Band, No End to the Blues (in-studio)

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Playlist: February 21, 2018

Big Mama Thornton, Session Blues
Anita Lofton Project, I'll Let You Down
     Sat 2/24 @ Ashkenaz
Chris Thomas King, Da Thrill Is Gone From Here
     Wed 2/28 @ Freight & Salvage
Jules Leyhe, Monkey Finger
     Sun 2/25 @ Biscuits & Blues
Tinsley Ellis, Saving Grace
     Sun 2/25 @ B Street Theatre
     Mon 2/26 @ Yoshi's
The Wood Brothers, Happiness Jones
     Sat-Sun 2/24-25 @ The Fillmore
Mitch Woods, Cryin' For My Baby (feat. Charlie Mussewhite)
     Thu 2/22 @ Pier 23
     Sun 2/25 @ Sausalito
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, I Ain't All That
     Thu 2/22 @ Biscuits & Blues
California Honeydrops, Honeydrops Theme
     Wed 2/28 @ Sweetwater Music Hall (La Leche & Honey)
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, I've Got a Feelin'
     Sat 2/24 @ Rancho Nicasio
Howell Devine, PM Blues
     Sat 2/24 @ Speisekammer

George Harrison, Microbes
George Harrison, Rocking Chair in Hawaii
The Beatles, It's All Too Much
George Harrison, Ramblin' Woman / I Threw It All Away / Mama You Been On My Mind
George Harrison, Horse to the Water
Nina Simone, My Sweet Lord / Today Is A Killer
Nina Simone, I Shall Be Released
Seth Augustus, Trickeries of the Great Emptiness

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Playlist: February 14, 2018

Tom Waits, Blue Valentine
Bob Dylan, It Gets Lonely Early
Ray Charles, Lonely Avenue
Little Walter, Blue and Lonesome
Hound Dog Taylor, Sitting at Home Alone
Al Green, Tired of Being Alone

The Reverend Shawn Amos, (We've Got to) Come Together
     Fri 2/16 @ Mystic Theatre
Otis Taylor, Twelve String Mile
     Sat-Sun 2/17-18 @ Biscuits & Blues
Fantastic Negrito, Working Poor
     Sun 2/17 @ Fox Theatre
Blonde Toledo, Aging Lion
     Fri 2/16 @ Old Bus Tavern
Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, Stereoscope
    from the new album Stereoscope
     Fri 2/16 @ Smiley's Schooner Saloon
The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, A Lucky One
     Sat 2/17 @ Slim's

Friday, February 9, 2018

Playlist: February 7, 2018

Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, Mary's Baby
     Sun 2/11 @ Freight & Salvage
Marcus Shelby Orchestra, Black Suffrage Blues
     Thu 2/08 @ SFJazz Center
The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, There For Me
     Wed 2/14 on Fog City Blues

Special in-studio guest: Dawn Oberg

     Fri 2/16 @ Bar Fluxus

Nothing Rhymes With Orange
Information Is Your Friend
Black Quarterback, Haiti
John Elliott, Concerning the Lincoln & Douglas Debates or Love Found Lost
Randy Newman, Putin
Larray Gallagher, The DNA Stops Here

Bob Dylan, The Groom's Still Waiting at the Altar
Bob Dylan, Jesus Met the Woman at the Well
     Sun 2/11 @ The Chapel: Trouble No More
MJs Brass Boppers, Step Aside
     Tue 2/13 @ Step Aside
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, When the Saints Go Marching In
     Fri 2/09 @ Speisekammer
     Sat 2/10 @ Pacific
     Wed 2/14 @ Biscuits & Blues
Seth Walker, Trouble (Don't Want No)
     Thu 2/08 @ Cotati
     Fri 2/09 @ Biscuits & Blues
Howell Devine, Sirenic Woman
     Sat 2/10 @ Club Deluxe
Daniel Castro, Funky for the Ice Man
     Thu 2/08 @ Biscuits & Blues
     Sat 2/10 @ Torch Club
Pamela Rose, You Was Right Baby
     Sun 2/11 @ Half Moon Bay Brewing Company
Karina Denike, Až Budeš Vélky

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Playlist: January 31, 2018

Book of J, The Partisan
     Fri 2/02 @ SFJazz Center
Royal Jelly Jive, Green Grass
     Fri 2/02 @ Moe's Alley
     Sat 2/03 @ Hopmonk Novato
Wolf & Crow, Fear No Evil
     Sat 2/03 @ Red Poppy Art House
Lost Dog Found, Four Drinks
     Sat 2/03 @ Monroe Hall

Special in-studio guests: Seth Augustus Band

     Sat 2/03 @ Old Bus Tavern

Angel on the One Side (in-studio)
Yellow Bird (in-studio)
Hey Hey Heraclitus (in-studio)
Movies Going By (in-studio)
Not Gonna Push That Rock (in-studio)
Turn My Head Around (in-studio)
It'll Be Me

Cowboy Junkies, Blue Moon Revisited
Elvis Presley, Blue Moon
Billie Holiday Blue Moon
Sam Cooke, Blue Moon
The Marcels, Blue Moon
Dr. Feelgood & The Interns, Mister Moonlight
Dinah Washington, Destination Moon
Slim Gaillard, How High the Moon
Bobby Womack, Fly Me to the Moon
Otis Spann, Moon Blues
Lightnin' Hopkins, Shine On Moon!
Tom Waits, Drunk on the Moon
Tom Waits, I'll Shoot the Moon
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band, Moonlight On Vermont

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Playlist: January 24, 2018

Conspiracy of Beards, Don't Go Home With Your Hard On
Kugelplex, Desolation Row
     Sun 1/28 @ Cafe du Nord
Whiskerman, Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
     Fri 1/26 @ The Independent
Mike Nesmith, Grand Ennui
     Sun 1/28 @ The Chapel

Special in-studio guests: Blonde Toledo

     Sat 1/27 @ Make-Out Room

Watch Your Back
     from the new album Where's That Sound
Miss Chrissy (in-studio)
Don't Ask Joe (in-studio)
Magic In Your Kiss (in-studio)
Party Box (in-studio)
Where's That Sound
     from the new album Where's That Sound

Radio Veloso, Hotel Pool
The Midnight Drells, Machine Gun
     Sat 1/27 @ Make-Out Room
Mark Hummel, Can't Judge Nobody (live)
RJ Mischo, Moe's Blues (live)
Billy Boy Arnold, Keep On Rubbing
John Primer, Elevate Me Mama
     Thu-Fri 1/25-26 @ Freight & Salvage: Blues Harmonica Blowout
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, Stick and Stones
     Fri 1/26 @ Fulton 55
     Sat 1/27 @ SLO Veterans Hall
     Sun 1/28 @ Moe's Alley
Earl Thomas, All Talk No Action
     Fri-Sat 1/26-27 @ Biscuits & Blues
Curtis Salgado & Alan Hager, I Will Not Surrender
     from the new album Rough Cut
     Thu 1/25 @ Biscuits & Blues
Django Reinhardt, Night and Day
Elmore James, The 12 Year Old Boy
Etta James, The Pick-Up

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Playlist: January 17, 2018

Bob Dylan, Wigwam
     Thu 1/18 @ The Chapel: The Music of the Royal Tenenbaums
Zoot Sims Quartet, Blinuet
     Thu 1/18 @ The Chapel: The Music of Rushmore
Blonde Toledo, Cuckoo Clock Strut
     from the new album Where's That Sound?
     Wed 1/24 on Fog City Blues
Hillstomp, Don't Come Down
     Fri 1/19 @ Moe's Alley
     Sat 1/20 @ Terrapin Crossroads
The Sam Chase, Everyone Is Crazy But Me
     Fri 1/19 @ Moe's Alley

Special in-studio guests: Jewlia Eisenberg & Jeremiah Lockwood

Do Lord
     from the forthcoming album Book of J
When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder (in-studio)
Journey Home (in-studio)
Fiery Love (in-studio)
Agadelkha (in-studio)
The Partisan (in-studio)
     not from the forthcoming album Book of J

Jazz Mafia Symphony, Community 3.0
     Fri 1/19 @ Paramount Theater
T Sisters, Three Little Birds
     Fri 1/19 @ Paramount Theater
     Sat 1/20 @ Terrapin Crossroads
The Sons of the Soul Revivers, Shook (live)
     Fri 1/19 @ Freight & Salvage
     Sat 1/20 @ Empress Theatre
Howell Devine, Rope Stretching Blues
     Thu 1/18 @ Whitechapel
     Fri 1/19 @ Freight & Salvage
Aki Kumar, Jaan e Jaan
     Fri 1/19 @ Freight & Salvage
     Sat 1/20 @ Sunnyvale Theater
The California Honeydrops, Long Way
Steve Lucky, The 12 Bar Blues
Fantastic Negrito, A New Beginning
Eartha Kitt, Shalom
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band, Trout Mask Replica

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Playlist: January 10, 2018

Kim Nalley, Movin' On Up
Tiffany Austin, Georgia
     Sun 1/14 @ Oakland Scottish Rite Center
Little Charlie's Organ Grinder Swing, Skronky Tonk
     Sat 1/13 @ Piedmont Piano Company

Special in-studio guests: La Gente, Soltron, and Pamela Parker

La Gente, California (We La Gente)
Soltron, I Live Where You Vacation (in-studio)
Soltron, Arroz Con Gandules
Pamela Parker, Red (in-studio)
Pamela Parker, Light Your Fire
Versoul, Untitled (in-studio)
Rafael Sarria feat. Versoul, La Mar (in-studio)
La Gente, Prior Convictions

John Brothers Piano Company, C.H.P.
Orchestra Euphonos, Fun Der Khupe
     Sat 1/13 @ Great American Music Hall
Book of J, Chavele
     Wed 1/17 on Fog City Blues
Aki Kumar, Wishing Well
     Fri 1/12 @ Kuumbwa Jazz Center: June Core's Rhythm & Blues Review
Howell Devine, The Key
     Fri 1/12 @ Up & Under
     Sat 1/13 @ Club Deluxe
Tin Cup Serenade, Stack O'Lee Blues
     Fri 1/12 @ Revolution Cafe
Nancy Wright feat. Elvin Bishop, There Is Something On Your Mind
     Sat 1/13 @ Poor House Bistro
Elvin Bishop, Keep On Rollin'
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, Living Hand to Mouth
Wee Willie Walker and the Anthony Paule Orchestra, Hate Take a Holiday

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Playlist: January 3, 2018

The Heartbeats, After New Year's
Lightnin' Hopkins, Happy New Year
Lonnie Johnson, Happy New Year Darling
Lil Son Jackson, New Year's Resolution
Roy Milton Solid Serenaders, New Year's Resolution Blues
Johnny Otis Orchestra, Happy New Year Baby

Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Big Fine Daddy
     Fri 1/05 @ Club Deluxe
Ren Geisick, You Don't Miss Your Water
     Fri 1/05 @ Red Poppy Art House
JJ Thames, Rhinestones
     Fri 1/05 @ Biscuits & Blues
Wee Willie Walker and the Anthony Paule Orchestra, Cannot Be Denied
     Fri 1/05 @ Empress Theatre
Harvey Mandel, Caa Purange
     Thu 1/04 @ Biscuits & Blues
S.E. Willis, Turtle Dove Bounce
     Sun 1/07 @ Biscuits & Blues
David Bowie, Starman (live)
David Bowie, White Light/White Heat (live)

Best of in-studio 2017

No Lovely Thing, Hey Brother
John Brothers Piano Company, Daffy Duckin'
Tumbledown House, Ode to Josephine
Macy Blackman & The Mighty Fines, Look Up
The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol, Birth of the Blues
Royal Jelly Jive, Boom Boom
The King Street Giants, Clarinet Marmalade
Big Harp George, Home Stretch
The Gold Souls, Worker's Lullaby
Howell Devine, Long Distance Call
Christmas Jug Band, S.A.N.T.A.