Thursday, October 18, 2018

Playlist: October 17, 2018

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Tiffany Austin, Ain't No Grave (Can Hold My Body Down)
     Sat 10/20 @ Community School of the Arts
     Wed 10/24 @ Oakland City Center
Big Harp George, Internet Honey
Junk Parlor, The Basso
Eva & the Vagabond Tales, Novembers
     Sun 10/21 @ Bottom of the Hill

Special in-studio guests: Aki Kumar & Rome Yamilov

      Fri 10/19 @ The Sound Room
      Wed 10/31 @ Club Fox
      Fri 11/02 @ Biscuits & Blues

Dum Maaro Dum
Hindi Man Blues / Dekha Naa (in-studio)
Ajeeb Daastaan Hai Yeh (in-studio)
Ruxaana
All Bark No Bite (in-studio)
I Hear You Knocking (in-studio)
Watermelon Man
     from the new album Hindi Man Blues

Carol Burnett, The Trolley Song
Carol Burnett, Sweet Georgia Brown
     Thu 10/18 @ Paramount Theatre
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, The Busy Woman's Blues
     Fri 10/19 @ Biscuits & Blues
     Wed 10/24 @ Blue Note Napa
Nancy Wright, In Between Tears
     Fri 10/19 @ Armando's
Wendy DeWitt, Sometimes I Wonder
     Wed 10/24 @ Club Fox
The Lucky Losers, Last Ride
     Sun 10/21 @ Half Moon Bay Brewing Company
Roy Rogers & the Delta Rhythm Kings, Gertie Ruth (live)
     Sat 10/20 @ Biscuits & Blues
Eric Lindell, Grandpa Jim
     from the new album Revolution in Your Heart
     Thu 10/18 @ Bottom of the Hill
Jon Cleary, Big Greasy
     from the new album Dyna-Mite
Lee 'Scratch' Perry, Once There's a Will There's a Way
     Thu 10/18 @ The Chapel
     Fri 10/19 @ Rio Theatre
St. Paul & the Broken Bones, Call Me
     Fri 10/19 @ Fox Theatre


Thursday, October 11, 2018

Playlist: October 10, 2018


Taj Mahal, Fishin' Blues
Fantastic Negrito, Lost in a Crowd 
     Sat 10/13 @ The UC Theatre
Quinn DeVeaux, Going Where
     Thu 10/11 @ he Chapel
Big Harp George, Cold Snap By the Bay
     Fri 10/12 @ Biscuits & Blues
Aki Kumar, Badan Pe Sitare
     Wed 10/17 on Fog City Blues

Special in-studio guests: Junk Parlor

     Sun 10/21 @ Bottom of the Hill
     Sat 11/10 @ The Ivy Room

Howl Like Coyote
     from the new album Electricity for Dreams
Dance With Me, Bela Lugosi (in-studio)
Ragged Hearts (in-studio)
Midnight in Oakland (in-studio)
Beneath Your Love (in-studio)
Empress of Killjoy
     from the new album Electricity for Dreams

Aretha Franklin, Night Time Is the Right Time
Aretha Franklin, You Are My Sunshine
     Sat 10/13 @ Boom Boom Room: Tribute to the Queen of Soul
The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol, Love For Sale (live)
     Thu 10/11 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
The Stone Foxes, Gimme Some Truth
     Fri 10/12 @ Harlow's
     Sat 10/13 @ Slim's
John Lennon, It's So Hard
John Lennon, Crippled Inside
Cyril Neville, Fortune Teller (live)
Wild Tchoupitoulas, The Wild Tchoupitoulas
Thelonious Monk, Nice Work If You Can Get It
Paul Simon, Paranoid Blues


Thursday, October 4, 2018

Playlist: October 3, 2018


Gary Clark Jr, Bright Lights
Fiona Silver, Thunder and Lightning
     Tue-Fri 10/09-12 @ The Fillmore
Quinn DeVeaux, Coming Up With One
     Thu 10/11 @ The Chapel
Junk Parlor, Howl Like Coyote
     Wed 10/10 on Fog City Blues

Special in-studio guest: George Bisharat

     Fri 10/12 @ Biscuits & Blues

Big Harp George, Alternative Facts
Big Harp George, In the First Place
Big Harp George, I Wanna Know
Paul DeLay, Why Can't You Love Me
Otis Rush, Take A Look Behind
Big Harp George, Uptown Cool

Regina Carter, Death Have Mercy / Breakaway
     Mon 10/08 @ Kuumbwa Jazz Center
Kim Nalley, Listen Here / Cold Duck / Compared to What?
     Fri 10/05 @ Bird & Beckett Books
Wendy DeWitt, Sonoma County 
     Fri 10/05 @ The Saloon
     Sat 10/06 @ Armando's
California Honeydrops, Only Home I've Ever Known
     Sun 10/07 @ The Independent
Blonde Toledo, The Kings Lunch
     Sat 10/13 @ Ferment Drink Repeat
Dennis Johnson & The Mississippi Ramblers, Revolution
     Sat 10/06 @ Palms Playhouse
Simon & Garfunkel, Mrs. Robinson
Simon & Garfunkel, The Big Bright Green Pleasure Machine
Coco Montoya, Where Can a Man Go From Here
     Thu 10/04 @ Biscuits & Blues
     Sun 10/07 @ Moe's Alley
Otis Rush, Right Place Wrong Time (live)
     Otis Rush Jr (1935-2018)


Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Playlist: September 26, 2018


Colin James, Black Night
     from the new album Miles to Go
Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, Southern Road
     Sat 9/29 @ Mystic Theatre
Mark Hummel, Rotten Kid
     from the new album Harpbreaker
Big Harp George, Down to the Rite Aid
     Wed 10/03 on Fog City Blues
Junk Parlor, Empress of Killjoy
     from the new album Electricity for Dreams
     Sat 9/29 @ Peri's
Tumbledown House, One Mistake Will Do
     Fri 9/28 @ Club Deluxe
Fog Swamp, I Got Mine
     Fri 9/28 @ The Starry Plough
The Gold Souls, Midnight Song
     from the new album Good to Feel
Macy Black & The Mighty Fines, Shoorah Shoorah
     Fri 9/28 @ The Back Room
Terry Hanck, Ain't That Just Like A Woman (live)
     Fri 9/28 @ Armando's

Elvin Bishop's Big Fun Trio, That's The Way Willy Likes It
Wee Willie Walker & The Anthony Paule Orchestra, Thanks For the Dance
Sons of the Soul Revivers, I'm a New Creature
Cyrus Chestnut Trio, Rhythm-A-Ning
     Thu-Sun 9/27-30 @ SFJazz Center
Tiffany Austin, Resolution
     Thu 9/27 @ Piedmont Arts Center
     Sat 9/29 @ Herbst Theater
Montreal Guitar Trio & California Guitar Trio, While My Guitar Gently Weeps
     Wed 10/03 @ Harlow's
George Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue (solo)


Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Playlist: September 19, 2018


Selections from Live From the Fog City Blues Volumes 3 & 4


Moonshine Jelly, Lucy and Zeb (in-studio)
La Gente SF feat. Versoul, La Mar (in-studio)
The King Street Giants, No Good Blues (in-studio)
Mark Growden, You Belong in New Orleans With Me (in-studio)
Meklit Hadero, Sweet or Salty (in-studio)
Royal Jelly Jive, Alhambra (in-studio)
Rupa & The April Fishes, Like I Do (in-studio)
The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, Everyone Is Crazy But Me (in-studio)
Kim Lembo, The Farm (in-studio)


Noah & the Arkiteks (solo), Love Ain't Gonna Take It No More (in-studio)
The Lucky Losers, It Ain't Enough (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, Jesus O What a Wonderful Child


Book of J, When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder (in-studio)
Fantastic Negrito, Working Poor (in-studio)


Con Brio, California Cowboy (in-studio)

Big Blu Soul Revue, And You Loved Me (in-studio)

The Gold Souls, Worker's Lullaby (in-studio)

Tumbledown House, Ode to Josephine (in-studio)

Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, Letters (in-studio)
Blonde Toledo, Little Miss Krissy (in-studio)
Seth Augustus, Going Down to the Roadhouse (in-studio)
Martin Luther, Somebody Superstar (in-studio)
Bhi Bhiman, Up in Arms (in-studio)
Big Harp George, Home Stretch (in-studio)



Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Playlist: September 12, 2018


Big Blu Soul Revue, And You Loved Me (in-studio)
     Fri 9/14 @ Boom Boom Room
Tumbledown House, Ode to Josephine (in-studio)
     Fri 9/14 @ The Terrace Room
Big Harp George, Home Stretch (in-studio)
     Mon 9/24 @ Eli's Mile High Club
Aki Kumar & Kid Andersen, Goin' to Bombay (in-studio)
     Sat 9/15 @ Dublin Splatter
Fantastic Negrito, Working Poor (in-studio)
Roy Rogers, She's A Real Jaguar (in-studio)
Midtown Social, Shine Again (in-studio)
Barrio Manouche, Lucía (in-studio)
Rob Reich, Dig Deeper (in-studio)
Blonde Toledo, Little Miss Krissy (in-studio)
Con Brio, California Cowboy (in-studio)
The Gold Souls, Worker's Lullaby (in-studio)
Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, Letters (in-studio)

Tiffany Austin, Miss Rockwell (in-studio)
Hanna Rifkin & The Handsomes, Morning Glory (in-studio)
John Brothers Piano Company, Dumka (in-studio)
John Németh, She Did Not Show (in-studio)
     Sat 9/15 @ Biscuits & Blues
     Sun 9/16 @ Poor House Bistro
Noah & the Arkiteks (solo), Love Ain't Gonna Take It No More (in-studio)
The Lucky Losers, It Ain't Enough (in-studio)
Moonshine Jelly, Lucy and Zeb (in-studio)
T Sisters, Playtime (in-studio)
Rupa & The April Fishes, Like I Do (in-studio)
Tumbleweed Wanderers, Restless (in-studio)
Book of J, When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder (in-studio)



Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Playlist: September 5, 2018


Marcus Shelby Orchestra, We're a Winner
     Sat 9/08 @ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Tiffany Austin, You Must Believe in Spring
     Thu 9/06 @ Kepler's Books
Big Harp George, Lord Make Me Chaste
     from the new album Uptown Cool
     Sat 9/08 @ Poor House Bistro
Aki Kumar, Dilruba
     from the new album Hindi Man Blues
     Fri 9/07 @ Michael's On Main
     Sat 9/08 @ The Smoking Pig
Junk Parlor, Dance With Me Bela Lugosi
     from the new album Electricity for Dreams
     Fri 9/07 @ Hopmonk Tavern
     Sun 9/09 @ Peri's
Moonshine Jelly, Lawr y Lon
     from the new album High Tide
     Thu 9/06 @ The Back Room
Royal Jelly Jive, Chinatown
     Sat 9/08 @ Capitola Art & Wine Festival
     Mon 9/10 @ Lagunitas Brewing Company
No Lovely Thing, Countdown
     Sat 9/08 Pittsburg Seafood & Music Festival
Cafe R&B, Steppin'
    Fri 9/07 @ Biscuits & Blues
John Primer & Bob Corritore, Harmonica Boogaloo
     Sun 9/09 @ Biscuits & Blues
Barrio Manouche, La Marcha Gatina
     Fri 9/07 @ The Chapel

Bob Dylan, Straight A's in Love
Chuck Berry, School Days
AC/DC, School Days
Brownsville Station, Smokin' in the Boys Room
Ramones, Rock and Roll High School
Nat King Cole, You Don't Learn That in School
James Brown, Don't Be a Dropout
Brenda Holloway, Play It Cool, Stay In School
Otis Rush, Homework
Babs Gonzales, Professor Bop
Sonny Boy Williamson, Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
Jimmy Reed, Baby What You Want Me To Do
Memphis Slim, The Gimmick
Sunnyland Slim, The Devil Is a Busy Man
Quinn DeVeaux, I Was On Fire


Thursday, August 30, 2018

Playlist: August 29, 2018


Blue Rodeo, The Ballad of the Dime Store Greaser and the Blonde Mona Lisa
Greg Keelor, Gord's Tune
Midtown Social, Magic
Ghost & the City, Steady Trippin
The Seshen, Right Here
     Sat 9/01 @ The Independent
Lucky Peterson (feat. Tamara Peterson), Been So Long
     Thu-Sun 8/30-9/02 @ Biscuits & Blues
Lavay Smith & Her Red Skillet Lickers, I'm Not Evil
     Sat 9/01 @ Armando's
Macy Blackman, On the Street Where You Live / They Can't Take That Away From Me
     Fri 8/31 @ Speisekammer
Mitch Woods, Cryin' For My Baby (feat. Charlie Musselwhite)
     Fri 8/31 @ Sausalito Cruising Club
     Sat 9/01 @ Poor House Bistro
Culann's Hounds, Star of the County Down
     Thu 8/30 @ The Big Easy

Special in-studio guest: Javi Jiménez

     Thu-Sun 8/30-9/02 @ Throckmorton Theatre: DjangoFest Mill Valley

Barrio Manouche, Aires de Cambio
Barrio Manouche, Té a la Menta
Antoine Boyer & Samuelito, Life on Mars?
Antoine Boyer & Samuelito, Zyryab
Evan Price, Le Mouton Chanteur
Tim Kliphuis Trio, Stompin' at Decca
Barrio Manouche, Bossa Mosquito
Django Reinhardt, In the Still of the Night


Thursday, August 23, 2018

Playlist: August 22, 2018


Aretha Franklin, Dr. Feelgood (demo)
Aretha Franklin, Dr. Feelgood (live)
Aretha Franklin, Today I Sing the Blues
     Aretha Franklin (1942-2018)

Special in-studio guest: Quinn DeVeaux

     Thu 8/23 @ Moe's Alley

Quinn Deveaux, Spend Some Time
Quinn Deveaux, Coming Up With One
Sis, Wild Parrot
Quinn Deveaux, Another Love (in-studio)
Quinn DeVeaux, Tiger in Your Tank (in-studio)
Quinn DeVeaux, One More Try
Meklit & Quinn, This Must Be the Place
Quinn DeVeaux, Do Right Woman Do Right Man (in-studio)
Quinn DeVeaux, Walls (in-studio)
Quinn DeVeaux, This Could Be Yours
     from the new album This Could Be Yours

Jeremy Lyon, Domesticated
     from the new album King Dream
Kendra McKinley, Honey
     Fri 8/24 @ The Independent
RDL+, Pacific Voyage
     Sat 8/25 @ Red Poppy Art House
Royal Jelly Jive, Story
     Wed 8/29 @ Yoshi's
Blonde Toledo, Aging Lion
     Fri 8/24 @ Freewheel
Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite, No Mercy In This Land
     Mon 8/27 @ The Catalyst
Terrie Odabi, I Can't Keep
     Fri 8/24 @ Smoking Pig
Sister Wynona Carr, The Ball Game
Wynonie Harris, Keep On Churnin'
John Lee Hooker, She's Real Gone
Lazy Lester, I Hear You Knockin'
Lazy Lester, Rainin' in My Heart (live)
     Lazy Lester (1933-2018)


Thursday, August 16, 2018

Playlist: August 15, 2018


Taj Mahal, Happy to Be Just Like I Am
     Thu-Sun 8/16-19 @ SFJazz Center
Quinn DeVeaux, One More Try
     from the new album This Could Be Yours
     Wed 8/22 on Fog City Blues
Martin Luther, Daily Bread
     Sat 8/18 @ SFJazz Center
Sal's Greenhouse, Junky Booty
     Sun 8/19 @ SFJazz Center
M-Tet, Hot Buttered Rum
     Thu 8/16 @ SFJazz Center

Special in-studio guests: Jeremy Lyon and Kendra McKinley

     Fri 8/24 @ The Independent

Jeremy Lyon, Hand in Hand
     from the forthcoming album King Dream
Kendra McKinley, Maya May
Jeremy Lyon, Patriot
     from the forthcoming album King Dream
Jeremy Lyon, Demon (in-studio)
Kendra McKinley, Sink (in-studio)
Kendra McKinley, Overcome It (in-studio)
Jeremy Lyon, My Love (in-studio)
Jeremy Lyon, All the Present Has Endowed
     from the forthcoming album King Dream

Kendra McKinley, Lovely Rita
Otis McDonald, A Day in the Life
     Fri 8/17 @ SFJazz Center
The Beatles, Live at Shea Stadium
Aretha Franklin, Let It Be


Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Playlist: August 8, 2018


Tiffany Austin, Music's Gonna Meet Me There
     Sat 8/11 @ SFJazz Center
Kim Nalley, Movin' On Up
     Thu-Sun 8/09-12 @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
Kendra McKinley, I've Come A Long Way
King Dream, Money + Power
     Wed 8/15 on Fog City Blues
Swingatto, East
     Sat 8/11 @ Red Poppy Art House
The Blues Broads, Walk Away
     Fri 8/10 @ Freight & Salvage
The Lucky Losers, You Left It Behind
     Thu 8/09 @ The Saloon
     Sun 8/12 @ Red Brick
Delta Wires, Take Your Hands Outta My Pocket / Pontiac Blues
     Sat 8/11 @ Biscuits & Blues
Thomas Mapfumo, Havasevenzi Vapfana

The Verve, Bitter Sweet Symphony
Bob Dylan, Señor (Tales of Yankee Power)
Leonard Cohen, Lullaby
Liam Finn, Lullaby
Siwsann George, Rhybudd i'r Carwr
Cyndi Lauper, Hole in My Heart (All the Way to China)
Trio, Da Da Da
The Dixie Cups, Iko Iko
The Belle Stars, Iko Iko
Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, Oompa Loompa
R.E.M., We Walk
Lipps Inc, Funkytown
Joan Jett, Dirty Deeds
Neil Young, Powderfinger
Ira Wolfe, The Wheels on the Bus


Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Playlist: July 25, 2018


Dr. John, Gris-Gris Gumbo Ya Ya
     Sat 7/28 @ The Chapel: A 50th Anniversary Tribute to "Gris Gris" by Dr John The Night Tripper
Dr. John, Locked Down
Jazz Mafia's Choral Syndicate, Longview
Tiffany Austin, King of Pleasure
     Sat 7/28 @ Oakland Art & Soul Festival
John Brothers Piano Company, Fastball!
     Thu 7/26 @ UC Botanical Garden
     Sat 7/28 @ Oakland Art & Soul Festival
California Honeydrops, Coming Around
     Thu-Fri 7/26-27 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
     Thu-Sun 7/26-29 @ SFJazz Center
     Fri 7/27 @ Freight & Salvage
     Sat 7/28 @ B Street at the Sofia
Beausoleil, Zydeco Gris-Gris
     Sun 7/29 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
     Tue 7/31 @ Tuesdays in the Plaza
Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, Southern Road
     Sat 8/04 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Howell Devine, Boat's Up the River
     Sat 7/28 @ Speisekammer
     Sun 7/29 @ Biscuits & Blues

Michael Bloomfield, I'm Glad I'm Jewish
Michael Bloomfield, Feel So Good
Butterfield Blues Band, Work Song
The Electric Flag, Over Lovin' You (live)
Michael Bloomfield, Mood Indigo
Bob Dylan, Sitting On a Barbed Wire Fence
Bob Dylan, Maggie's Farm (live)
Bob Dylan, Like A Rolling Stone (live)


Thursday, July 19, 2018

Playlist: July 18, 2018


Robin Williams, Blame Canada
Robin Williams & Bobby McFerrin, Come Together
     Sat 7/21 @ Throckmorton Theatre: Robin Williams Birthday Celebration
Ry Cooder, The Prodigal Son
     Thu-Fri 7/19-20 @ Great American Music Hall
     Sat-Sun 7/21-22 @ Uptown Theatre
Paul Thorn, What Should I Do
     Fri 7/20 @ Rio Theatre
     Sat-Sun 7/21-22 Rancho Nicasio

Special in-studio guests: Fog Swamp

     Sun 7/22 @ Lagunitas Brewing Company

I Got Mine
     from the forthcoming album Fog Swamp
Cliché Blues (in-studio)
Sweet for a Day (in-studio)
Muddlin' (in-studio)
Slinkin' (in-studio)
New Year Shuffle (in-studio)
Mid-Air
     from the forthcoming album Fog Swamp

Django Festival Allstars, Lovely Wife
Django Festival Allstars, Troublant Romeo
     Sun 7/22 @ Bach Dancing & Dynamite Festival
     Mon 7/23 @ Kuumbwa Jazz Center
Banda Sin Nombre, Old Fashioned Morphine
     Thu 7/19 @ The Chapel
Bombino, Deran Deran Alkheir (Well Wishes)
     Thu 7/19 @ Moe’s Alley
Johnny Rawls, California Shake
     Thu 7/19 @ Biscuits & Blues
Midtown Social, Saturday
Ginger & Juice, Ain't Made a Sound
     Fri 7/20 @ 7.20 Moe’s Alley
Steve Freund, Turtle Blues
     Fri 7/20 Armando’s
Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Yellow Coat


Thursday, July 12, 2018

Playlist: July 11, 2018


Tiffany Austin, Ain't No Grave (Can Hold My Body Down)
     from the new album Unbroken
Brandi Carlile, Sugartooth
     Sat 7/14 @ Robert Mondavi Winery
The Dustbowl Revival, Don't Wait Up
     Thu 7/12 @ SFJazz Center
     Tue 7/12 @ Mendocino Music Festival
Hot Club of Cowtown, Long Way Home
     Thu 7/12 @ SFJazz Center
     Fri 7/13 @ Blue Note Napa
     Sat 7/14 @ Sofia Tsakopoulos Center for the Arts
The Band, Tears of Rage
The Weight Band, Common Man
     Thu 7/12 @ Sofia Tsakopoulos Center for the Arts
     Sat 7/14 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Bob Dylan & The Band, Quinn the Eskimo (take 1)
Bob Dylan & The Band, Blowin' in the Wind
Bob Dylan & The Band, Belshazzar
Bob Dylan & The Band, Big River

Fog Swamp, Slinkin' (acoustic)
     Wed 7/18 on Fog City Blues
Barrio Manouche, Aires de Cambio
     Thu 7/12 @ UC Botanical Garden
Blonde Toledo, Monday Mambo
     Fri 7/13 @ Winters Tavern
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, Enough Is Enough
     Sat 7/14 @ The Smoking Pig
     Sun 7/15 @ Rancho Nicasio
Andy T Band feat. Alabama Mike, Doin' Hard Time
     Sat 7/14 @ Half Moon Bay Brewing Company
     Sun 7/15 @ Moe's Alley
The Lucky Losers, Supernatural Blues
     Thu 7/12 @ The Saloon
Aki Kumar, All Bark No Bite
     Sun 7/15 @ Half Moon Bay Brewing Company
     Wed 7/18 @ Biscuits & Blues
Big Harp George, Alternative Facts
     from the forthcoming album Uptown Cool
Louis Jordan, Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (My Baby)
Ringo Starr, Nashville Jam